NASDAQ:ABCB - Ameris Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $44.53 +0.01 (+0.02 %) (As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$44.52Today's Range$43.43 - $44.7452-Week Range$39.34 - $59.05Volume676,494 shsAverage Volume293,541 shsMarket Capitalization$2.11 billionP/E Ratio17.96Dividend Yield0.92%Beta1.16 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 Webwww.amerisbank.com Phone229-890-1111 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.53 Current Ratio1.01 Quick Ratio0.99 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.96 Forward P/E Ratio13.41 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$398.80 million Price / Sales5.30 Cash Flow$2.6617 per share Price / Cash16.73 Book Value$29.58 per share Price / Book1.51 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.48 Net Income$73.54 million Net Margins17.99% Return on Equity11.14% Return on Assets1.29% Miscellaneous Employees1,460 Outstanding Shares47,500,000Market Cap$2.11 billion 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 21st. Investors of record on Friday, September 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, October 10th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.90%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 27th. View Ameris Bancorp's Dividend History. How were Ameris Bancorp's earnings last quarter? Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October, 19th. The bank reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.01. The bank had revenue of $129.21 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $135.44 million. Ameris Bancorp had a net margin of 17.99% and a return on equity of 11.14%. 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 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ameris Bancorp. What price target have analysts set for ABCB? 5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Ameris Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $61.00. On average, they expect Ameris Bancorp's stock price to reach $57.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ameris Bancorp. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ameris Bancorp? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ameris Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Ameris Bancorp. Has Ameris Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about ABCB stock have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news 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 news sentiment score of 1.5 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 effect 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 East West Bancorp (EWBC), Commerce Bancshares (CBSH), Signature Bank (SBNY), Popular (BPOP), First Citizens BancShares (FCNCA), Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL), Prosperity Bancshares (PB), Wintrust Financial (WTFC), Investors Bancorp (ISBC), First Financial Bankshares (FFIN), IBERIABANK (IBKC), Associated Banc (ASB), Glacier Bancorp (GBCI), United Bankshares (UBSI) and First Hawaiian (FHB). Who are Ameris Bancorp's key executives? Ameris Bancorp's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Dennis J. Zember Jr., Pres, CEO, COO & Director (Age 48)Mr. Joseph B. Kissel, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 64)Mr. Lawton E. Bassett III, Exec. VP & Banking Group Pres (Age 49)Mr. Andrew B. Cheney, Non-Employee Advisor (Age 68)Ms. Nicole S. Stokes, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 44) Who are Ameris Bancorp's major shareholders? Ameris Bancorp's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.40%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (3.35%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.31%), NWQ Investment Management Company LLC (2.95%), Polaris Capital Management LLC (2.20%) and GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.79%). 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 institutional investors are selling Ameris Bancorp stock? ABCB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Jennison Associates LLC, Oak Ridge Investments LLC and Fisher Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Ameris Bancorp company stock in the last year include Dennis J Zember Jr, Edwin W Hortman Jr, James A Lahaise, Lawton E Bassett III and Robert Dale Ezzell. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ameris Bancorp. Which institutional investors are buying Ameris Bancorp stock? ABCB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NWQ Investment Management Company LLC, BlackRock Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Maltese Capital Management LLC, Stieven Capital Advisors L.P., Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Polaris Capital Management LLC and Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management. 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 $44.54. How big of a company is Ameris Bancorp? Ameris Bancorp has a market capitalization of $2.11 billion and generates $398.80 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $73.54 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.48 on an earnings per share basis. Ameris Bancorp employs 1,460 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: 261 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 249 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 510MarketBeat'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 11/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Is the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) still relevant?