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BauerFinancial, Inc., Rates Hancock Whitney Strong for 138th Quarter

Consecutive recommendations place bank among top 25% in U.S.


5-star-bank-logo-1GULFPORT, Miss. (March 20, 2024) — The nation’s leading independent bank research and rating firm has once again rated Hancock Whitney among the strongest, safest banks in America.

BauerFinancial, Inc., which issues quarterly ratings affirming the strength and stability of the nation’s banks and credit unions, recently recommended Hancock Whitney as one of the country’s most financially sound financial institutions for the 138th quarter in a row, based on the quarter ending December 31, 2023.

Combined with consecutive recommendations covering the past 34.5 years, this most recent rating places Hancock Whitney among the top 25% of all banks and credit unions in the United States.

Founded in 1983, BauerFinancial, Inc., is based in Coral Gables, Florida. Using financial data reported to regulators each quarter, BauerFinancial, Inc., applies a proprietary rating system similar to the CAMELS model regulators use to consider capital adequacy, asset quality, management quality, earnings, liquidity, and sensitivity to market risk. The firm’s quarterly bank ratings come out during the quarter following the rating period.

No institution can pay for or opt out of a BauerFinancial, Inc., rating. Consumers can review bank ratings free at www.bauerfinancial.com.


About Hancock Whitney

Since the late 1800s, Hancock Whitney has embodied core values of Honor & Integrity, Strength & Stability, and Commitment to Service, Teamwork, and Personal Responsibility. Hancock Whitney offices and financial centers in Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Texas offer comprehensive financial products and services, including traditional and online banking; commercial and small business banking; private banking; trust and investment services; healthcare banking; and mortgage services. The company also operates combined loan and deposit production offices in the greater metropolitan areas of Nashville, Tennessee and Atlanta, Georgia. More information is available at www.hancockwhitney.com.