Ameris Bancorp Stock Forecast, Price & News

-2.88 (-5.44 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.41 million shs
Average Volume446,293 shs
Market Capitalization$3.49 billion
P/E Ratio9.46
Dividend Yield1.20%
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About Ameris Bancorp

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, and South Carolina. The company operates through five segments: Banking Division, Retail Mortgage Division, Warehouse Lending Division, SBA Division, and Premium Finance Division. It offers commercial and retail checking, regular interest-bearing savings, money market, individual retirement, and certificates of deposit accounts. 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. In addition, it originates, administers, and services commercial insurance premium loans and small business administration loans. The company operates 164 full service domestic banking offices and 33 mortgage and loan production offices. Ameris Bancorp was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.


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Overall MarketRank

1.72 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

473rd out of 1,970 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

93rd out of 309 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ameris Bancorp a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ameris Bancorp in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Ameris Bancorp stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Ameris Bancorp?

Wall Street analysts have given Ameris Bancorp a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Ameris Bancorp wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is Ameris Bancorp's next earnings date?

Ameris Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July 26th 2021.
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How were Ameris Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 21st. The bank reported $1.66 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.15 by $0.51. The bank earned $282.95 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $257.55 million. Ameris Bancorp had a net margin of 29.84% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.46%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 39.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.56 earnings per share.
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How has Ameris Bancorp's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Ameris Bancorp's stock was trading at $25.74 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ABCB shares have increased by 94.4% and is now trading at $50.03.
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How often does Ameris Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, July 9th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.20%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 29th.
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Is Ameris Bancorp a good dividend stock?

Ameris Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.20%. Ameris Bancorp does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Ameris Bancorp is 13.86%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Ameris Bancorp will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.67% next year. This indicates that Ameris Bancorp will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for ABCB?

5 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Ameris Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate Ameris Bancorp's share price to reach $43.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.3%.
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Who are Ameris Bancorp's key executives?

Ameris Bancorp's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. James B. Miller Jr., Exec. Chairman (Age 81, Pay $2.21M)
  • Mr. H. Palmer Proctor Jr., CEO & Director (Age 53, Pay $1.85M)
  • Ms. Nicole S. Stokes CPA, Corp. Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47, Pay $866.83k)
  • Mr. James Allan LaHaise III, Corp. Exec. VP & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 60, Pay $915.67k)
  • Mr. Lawton E. Bassett III, Corp. EVP & Chief Banking Officer (Age 52, Pay $952.44k)
  • Ms. Cindi H. Lewis, Corp. Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 67)
  • Ms. Angela Redd, Corp. Exec. Assistant
  • Mr. Jody L. Spencer Esq., J.D., Corp. Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Andrew B. Cheney, Non-Employee Advisor (Age 71)
  • Mr. William D. McKendry, Corp. Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 51)

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

10 employees have rated Ameris Bancorp CEO H. Palmer Proctor, Jr. on H. Palmer Proctor, Jr. has an approval rating of 66% among Ameris Bancorp's employees.

Who are some of Ameris Bancorp's key competitors?

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).

What is Ameris Bancorp's stock symbol?

Ameris Bancorp trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ABCB."

Who are Ameris Bancorp's major shareholders?

Ameris Bancorp's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.75%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.43%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.68%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.43%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.95%) and Ameriprise Financial Inc. (1.93%). Company insiders that own Ameris Bancorp stock include Elizabeth A Mccague, H Palmer Proctor Jr, James A Lahaise, Jon S Edwards, Michael T Pierson, Robert P Lynch, Ross L Creasy and William Millard Choate.
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Which institutional investors are selling Ameris Bancorp stock?

ABCB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio, Brown Advisory Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Mendon Capital Advisors Corp, Polaris Capital Management LLC, and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Ameris Bancorp company stock in the last year include Jon S Edwards, and William Millard Choate.
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Which institutional investors are buying Ameris Bancorp stock?

ABCB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Boston Partners, Congress Asset Management Co. MA, Lisanti Capital Growth LLC, Penserra Capital Management LLC, and Ameriprise Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Ameris Bancorp stock in the last two years include Elizabeth A Mccague, H Palmer Proctor Jr, Michael T Pierson, Robert P Lynch, and Ross L Creasy.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Ameris Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of ABCB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.03.

How much money does Ameris Bancorp make?

Ameris Bancorp has a market capitalization of $3.49 billion and generates $1.17 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $261.99 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.33 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Ameris Bancorp have?

Ameris Bancorp employs 2,671 workers across the globe.

What is Ameris Bancorp's official website?

The official website for Ameris Bancorp is

Where are Ameris Bancorp's headquarters?

Ameris Bancorp is headquartered at 3490 PIEDMONT RD SUITE 1550, ATLANTA GA, 30305.

How can I contact Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp's mailing address is 3490 PIEDMONT RD SUITE 1550, ATLANTA GA, 30305. The bank can be reached via phone at 404-639-6500 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/21/2021 by Staff
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