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NASDAQ:ABCB

Ameris Bancorp (ABCB) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$45.80
-0.53 (-1.14%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$45.08
$46.42
50-Day Range
$45.19
$53.74
52-Week Range
$28.33
$53.99
Volume
307,500 shs
Average Volume
423,602 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.16 billion
P/E Ratio
11.74
Dividend Yield
1.31%
Price Target
$49.00

Ameris Bancorp MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.75 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.0% Upside
$49.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.01% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.68mentions of Ameris Bancorp in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
8.52%
From $4.46 to $4.84 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.83 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

536th out of 859 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

129th out of 179 stocks


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About Ameris Bancorp Stock (NASDAQ:ABCB)

Ameris Bancorp operates as the bank holding company for Ameris Bank that provides range of banking services to retail and commercial customers primarily in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina. It operates through five segments: Banking Division, Retail Mortgage Division, Warehouse Lending Division, SBA Division, and Premium Finance Division. The company offers commercial and retail checking, regular interest-bearing savings, money market, individual retirement, and certificates of deposit accounts. It 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 personal credit lines. In addition, the company originates, administers, and services commercial insurance premium loans and small business administration loans. It operates full service domestic banking offices, and mortgage and loan production offices. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

ABCB Stock Price History

ABCB Stock News Headlines

Critical asset just had biggest fall on record
What many consider America's critical financial asset suffers biggest fall on record. Expert says: "it's very bad for millions, protect yourself now."
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Critical asset just had biggest fall on record
What many consider America's critical financial asset suffers biggest fall on record. Expert says: "it's very bad for millions, protect yourself now."
Q3 2023 Ameris Bancorp Earnings Call
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/8 Dividend
12/28/2023
Dividend Payable
1/08/2024
Last Earnings
1/25/2024
Today
3/02/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:ABCB
CUSIP
03076K10
Employees
2,847
Year Founded
1971

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$49.00
High Stock Price Target
$54.00
Low Stock Price Target
$44.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+7.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.75
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$269.11 million
Pretax Margin
23.43%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.52 billion
Cash Flow
$4.71 per share
Book Value
$49.64 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
65,185,000
Market Cap
$3.16 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.04

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ABCB Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Ameris Bancorp stock right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ameris Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" ABCB shares.
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What is Ameris Bancorp's stock price target for 2024?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Ameris Bancorp's stock. Their ABCB share price targets range from $44.00 to $54.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $49.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have ABCB shares performed in 2024?

Ameris Bancorp's stock was trading at $53.05 at the beginning of the year. Since then, ABCB stock has decreased by 13.7% and is now trading at $45.80.
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Are investors shorting Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,310,000 shares, an increase of 12.9% from the January 31st total of 1,160,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 422,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.1 days. Approximately 2.0% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Ameris Bancorp's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2024.
View our ABCB earnings forecast
.

How were Ameris Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) issued its earnings results on Thursday, January, 25th. The bank reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.05. The bank earned $262.35 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $267.23 million. Ameris Bancorp had a net margin of 17.67% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.30%.

How often does Ameris Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 11th. Stockholders of record on Sunday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, January 8th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.31%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th.
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Is Ameris Bancorp a good dividend stock?

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.30%. The dividend payout ratio is 15.38%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, ABCB will have a dividend payout ratio of 12.40% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for ABCB.

What is H. Palmer Proctor, Jr.'s approval rating as Ameris Bancorp's CEO?

10 employees have rated Ameris Bancorp Chief Executive Officer H. Palmer Proctor, Jr. on Glassdoor.com. H. Palmer Proctor, Jr. has an approval rating of 66% among the company's employees.

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 (ET), Bank of America (BAC), Phillips 66 (PSX), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), CVS Health (CVS), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), AT&T (T) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA).

Who are Ameris Bancorp's major shareholders?

Ameris Bancorp's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.82%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.07%), Independent Advisor Alliance (3.64%), North Reef Capital Management LP (3.23%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.81%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.76%). Insiders that own company stock include H Palmer Proctor Jr, James A Lahaise, Jimmy D Veal, Nicole S Stokes, William D Mckendry, William I Jr Bowen and William Millard Choate.
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How do I buy shares of Ameris Bancorp?

Shares of ABCB stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Ameris Bancorp have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Ameris Bancorp: Atlantic Coast Financial.
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This page (NASDAQ:ABCB) was last updated on 3/2/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff