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Ameris Bancorp Stock Forecast, Price & News

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(As of 09/22/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.52
50-Day Range
MA: $24.61
52-Week Range
Now: $21.52
Volume789,720 shs
Average Volume428,225 shs
Market Capitalization$1.50 billion
P/E Ratio11.09
Dividend Yield2.79%
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. 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; and municipal and commercial insurance premium finance loans. It operates 125 domestic banking offices and 16 loan production offices. Ameris Bancorp was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Moultrie, Georgia.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.90 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ABCB



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$834.51 million
Cash Flow$3.32 per share
Book Value$35.45 per share


Net Income$161.44 million


Market Cap$1.50 billion
Next Earnings Date10/16/2020 (Estimated)
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Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Ameris Bancorp's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Ameris Bancorp's stock was trading at $25.74 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ABCB stock has decreased by 16.4% and is now trading at $21.52.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Ameris Bancorp?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ameris Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Ameris Bancorp's next earnings date?

Ameris Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 16th 2020.
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How were Ameris Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) issued its earnings results on Monday, July, 27th. The bank reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.60 by $0.01. The bank had revenue of $284.77 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $218.95 million. Ameris Bancorp had a net margin of 12.69% and a return on equity of 8.86%. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.96 earnings per share.
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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, September 22nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, October 9th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.79%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 29th.
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What price target have analysts set for ABCB?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Ameris Bancorp's stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $53.00. On average, they expect Ameris Bancorp's stock price to reach $33.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 56.1% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp saw a decline in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,360,000 shares, a decline of 12.3% from the August 15th total of 1,550,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 374,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.6 days. Currently, 2.1% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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 LP Unit (ET), General Electric (GE), Ford Motor (F), Bank of America (BAC), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Oasis Petroleum (OAS), Pfizer (PFE), Phillips 66 (PSX), AT&T (T) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

Who are Ameris Bancorp's key executives?

Ameris Bancorp's management team includes the following 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)

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.89%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (3.03%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.99%), Polaris Capital Management LLC (1.64%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.58%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.19%). Company insiders that own Ameris Bancorp stock include Elizabeth A Mccague, H Palmer Proctor Jr, James A Lahaise, Michael T Pierson, Robert P Lynch, Ross L Creasy and William I Jr Bowen.
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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 Castine Capital Management LLC, Mendon Capital Advisors Corp, Jennison Associates LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Vanguard Group Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and BHZ Capital Management LP.
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Which institutional investors are buying Ameris Bancorp stock?

ABCB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Stieven Capital Advisors L.P., Victory Capital Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., EJF Capital LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, New York State Common Retirement Fund, GW&K Investment Management LLC, and Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC. 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, Ross L Creasy, and William I Jr Bowen.
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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 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 $21.52.

How big of a company is Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp has a market capitalization of $1.50 billion and generates $834.51 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $161.44 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.80 on an earnings per share basis. Ameris Bancorp employs 2,722 workers across the globe.

What is Ameris Bancorp's official website?

The official website for Ameris Bancorp is www.amerisbank.com.

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 9/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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