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Ameris Bancorp Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NASDAQ:ABCB)

$43.54
-0.20 (-0.46 %)
(As of 11/15/2019 03:48 AM ET)
Today's Range
$43.32
Now: $43.54
$43.84
50-Day Range
$38.67
MA: $41.76
$44.49
52-Week Range
$29.97
Now: $43.54
$44.96
Volume260,400 shs
Average Volume399,452 shs
Market Capitalization$3.03 billion
P/E Ratio12.88
Dividend Yield1.37%
Beta1.5
Ameris Bancorp operates as the bank 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, SBA Division, and Premium Finance Division. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ABCB
CUSIP03076K10
Phone229-890-1111

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$531.74 million
Cash Flow$3.25 per share
Book Value$34.82 per share

Profitability

Net Income$121.03 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,804
Market Cap$3.03 billion
Next Earnings Date1/24/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Thursday, September 19th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, October 10th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.38%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 27th. 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, October, 18th. The bank reported $0.98 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.03. The bank had revenue of $225.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $213.84 million. Ameris Bancorp had a net margin of 19.46% and a return on equity of 11.71%. Ameris Bancorp's revenue was up 74.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.91 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, January 24th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Ameris Bancorp.

What price target have analysts set for ABCB?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Ameris Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $53.00. On average, they expect Ameris Bancorp's stock price to reach $48.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.8% 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.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Ameris Bancorp stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Ameris Bancorp stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "ABC Bancorp is a bank holding company. " (10/18/2019)
  • 2. Stephens analysts commented, "We maintain our Overweight rating and remain excited about the outlook for the combined companies.Stephens Inc. Page 2 APPENDIX A ANALYST CERTIFICATION The analyst primarily responsible for the preparation of the content of this report certifies that (i) all views expressed in this report accurately reflect the analyst’s personal views about the subject company and securities, and (ii) no part of the analyst’s compensation was, is, or will be, directly or indirectly, related to the specific recommendations or views expressed by the analyst in this report. REQUIRED DISCLOSURES The research analyst principally responsible for preparation of this report has received compensation that is based on the firm’s overall revenue which includes investment banking revenue. Stephens Inc." (7/1/2019)

Has Ameris Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about ABCB stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ameris Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Ameris Bancorp.

Are investors shorting Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,860,000 shares, an increase of 6.9% from the September 30th total of 1,740,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 410,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.5 days. Approximately 2.9% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Ameris Bancorp's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Ameris Bancorp's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Ameris Bancorp own?

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)
  • Ms. Nicole S. Stokes, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 45)
  • Mr. James Allan LaHaise III, Exec. VP & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Lawton E. Bassett III, Exec. VP & Banking Group Pres (Age 50)
  • Ms. Cindi H. Lewis, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 65)

Who are Ameris Bancorp's major shareholders?

Ameris Bancorp's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.56%), Strs Ohio (0.77%), Rice Hall James & Associates LLC (0.75%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.61%), Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (0.51%) and Rhumbline Advisers (0.30%). Company insiders that own Ameris Bancorp stock include Dennis J Zember Jr, Edwin W Hortman Jr, Elizabeth A Mccague, James A Lahaise, 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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., BB&T Corp, Stephens Investment Management Group LLC, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Commonwealth Equity Services LLC, Smithfield Trust Co. and Tower Research Capital LLC TRC . View Insider Buying and Selling for Ameris Bancorp.

Which major investors are buying Ameris Bancorp stock?

ABCB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, GW&K Investment Management LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, California Public Employees Retirement System, Rhumbline Advisers, Montag A & Associates Inc. and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ameris Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of ABCB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.54.

How big of a company is Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp has a market capitalization of $3.03 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.View Additional Information About Ameris Bancorp.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  339 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  321 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  660
MarketBeat'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 11/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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