NASDAQ:ABCB - Ameris Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $35.37 -1.67 (-4.51 %) (As of 03/21/2019 01:20 AM ET)Previous Close$37.04Today's Range$35.31 - $37.1652-Week Range$29.97 - $58.10Volume408,594 shsAverage Volume384,532 shsMarket Capitalization$1.68 billionP/E Ratio10.46Dividend Yield1.08%Beta1.53 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Ameris Bancorp operates as the holding company for Ameris Bank that provides banking services to retail and commercial customers primarily in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and South Carolina. The company operates through five segments: Banking Division, Retail Mortgage Division, Warehouse Lending Division, Small Business Administration Division, and Premium Finance Division. It offers commercial and retail checking accounts, regular interest-bearing savings accounts, money market accounts, individual retirement accounts, and certificates of deposit. The company also provides commercial real estate, residential real estate mortgage, agricultural, and commercial and industrial loans; consumer loans, including motor vehicle, home improvement, and home equity loans, as well as loans secured by savings accounts and small unsecured personal credit lines; and municipal and commercial insurance premium finance loans. It operates 97 domestic banking offices and 13 loan production offices. Ameris Bancorp was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Moultrie, Georgia. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry State commercial banks Sub-IndustryRegional Banks SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:ABCB Previous Symbol CUSIP03076K10 CIK351569 Webwww.amerisbank.com Phone229-890-1111Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.17 Current Ratio0.96 Quick Ratio0.95Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.46 Forward P/E Ratio8.58 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$531.74 million Price / Sales3.16 Cash Flow$3.0491 per share Price / Cash Flow11.60 Book Value$30.66 per share Price / Book1.15Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.38 Net Income$121.03 million Net Margins22.76% Return on Equity11.46% Return on Assets1.39%Miscellaneous Employees1,804 Outstanding Shares47,499,000Market Cap$1.68 billion Next Earnings Date4/19/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) Frequently Asked Questions What is Ameris Bancorp's stock symbol? Ameris Bancorp trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ABCB." How often does Ameris Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ameris Bancorp? Ameris Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, January 10th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 28th. View Ameris Bancorp's Dividend History. How were Ameris Bancorp's earnings last quarter? Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January, 25th. The bank reported $0.96 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.93 by $0.03. The bank earned $131.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $130.93 million. Ameris Bancorp had a return on equity of 11.46% and a net margin of 22.76%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 37.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.63 earnings per share. View Ameris Bancorp's Earnings History. When is Ameris Bancorp's next earnings date? Ameris Bancorp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, April 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ameris Bancorp. What price target have analysts set for ABCB? 6 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Ameris Bancorp's shares. Their predictions range from $48.00 to $61.00. On average, they anticipate Ameris Bancorp's stock price to reach $53.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 52.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ameris Bancorp. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ameris Bancorp? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ameris Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Ameris Bancorp. Has Ameris Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about ABCB stock have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ameris Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the bank a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Ameris Bancorp's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Ameris Bancorp include Commerce Bancshares (CBSH), Popular (BPOP), Prosperity Bancshares (PB), First Citizens BancShares (FCNCA), Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL), First Financial Bankshares (FFIN), Wintrust Financial (WTFC), IBERIABANK (IBKC), Bank Ozk (OZK), United Bankshares (UBSI), Associated Banc (ASB), First Hawaiian (FHB), Investors Bancorp (ISBC), Bank of Hawaii (BOH) and Glacier Bancorp (GBCI). What other stocks do shareholders of Ameris Bancorp own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ameris Bancorp investors own include Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF), Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund (CLM), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), General Electric (GE), Ford Motor (F), Martin Midstream Partners (MMLP), SandRidge Permian Trust (PER), SunCoke Energy Partners (SXCP) and Navios Maritime Midstream Partners (NAP). Who are Ameris Bancorp's key executives? Ameris Bancorp's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Dennis J. Zember Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 49)Mr. Lawton E. Bassett III, Exec. VP & Banking Group Pres (Age 50)Mr. Andrew B. Cheney, Non-Employee Advisor (Age 69)Ms. Nicole S. Stokes, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 45)Ms. Cindi H. Lewis, Chief Admin. Officer, EVP & Corp. Sec. (Age 65) Who are Ameris Bancorp's major shareholders? Ameris Bancorp's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.71%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.55%), Polaris Capital Management LLC (2.26%), Mendon Capital Advisors Corp (2.17%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (2.12%) and Jennison Associates LLC (2.00%). Company insiders that own Ameris Bancorp stock include Cindi H Lewis, Dennis J Zember Jr, Edwin W Hortman Jr, Elizabeth A Mccague, James A Lahaise, Jon S Edwards, Lawton E Bassett III, Leo J Hill, Robert Dale Ezzell and William I Jr Bowen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ameris Bancorp. Which major investors are selling Ameris Bancorp stock? ABCB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, RMB Capital Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, Oak Ridge Investments LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., First Trust Advisors LP and Barclays PLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ameris Bancorp. Which major investors are buying Ameris Bancorp stock? ABCB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jennison Associates LLC, Norges Bank, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Mendon Capital Advisors Corp, GW&K Investment Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., JCSD Capital LLC and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought Ameris Bancorp stock in the last two years include Elizabeth A Mccague, Leo J Hill and William I Jr Bowen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ameris Bancorp. How do I buy shares of Ameris Bancorp? Shares of ABCB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Ameris Bancorp's stock price today? One share of ABCB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.37. How big of a company is Ameris Bancorp? Ameris Bancorp has a market capitalization of $1.68 billion and generates $531.74 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $121.03 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.38 on an earnings per share basis. Ameris Bancorp employs 1,804 workers across the globe. What is Ameris Bancorp's official website? The official website for Ameris Bancorp is http://www.amerisbank.com. How can I contact Ameris Bancorp? Ameris Bancorp's mailing address is 310 FIRST ST. SE, MOULTRIE GA, 31776. The bank can be reached via phone at 229-890-1111 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ ABCB)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 286 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 272 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 558MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ameris Bancorp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ABCB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ABCB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: When is a capital gain realized?