News: Business Hancock Holding declares dividend November 17, 2012 | Modified: November 17, 2012 at 5:15 pm Leave a comment GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Hancock Holding Co. has declared a quarterly dividend of 24 cents per share on common stock. The dividend is payable Dec. 14 to shareholders of record Dec. 5. Hancock Holding is the parent of Hancock Bank and Whitney Bank. Sign Up for the Daily E-dition newsletter! Please enter your email address below to begin receiving the Daily E-dition newsletter. You must enter a valid email address in the field above! Thank you for signing up for the Daily E-dition newsletter! You should receive your first newsletter very soon. We're sorry, there was an error processing your newsletter signup. Please click here to visit our Newsletter Signup Center to register for this newsletter.