BancorpSouth appoints Chris Bagley as COO BancorpSouth has selected Chris A. Bagley as the next COO of BancorpSouth and BancorpSouth Bank. Bagley will succeed James V. Kelley upon his previously announced retirement on August 15. Kelley has served as BancorpSouth's COO since 2000.
BancorpSouth upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley Morgan Stanley upgraded BancorpSouth to Equal Weight based on improving fundamentals and limited negative regulatory catalysts. Price target is $22.