NASDAQ:ABCB - Ameris Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$43.95 +0.16 (+0.37 %)
(As of 10/18/2018 05:17 AM ET)
Previous Close$43.79
Today's Range$43.08 - $44.34
52-Week Range$41.86 - $59.05
Volume364,900 shs
Average Volume292,191 shs
Market Capitalization$2.17 billion
P/E Ratio17.73
Dividend Yield0.91%
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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.69
Current Ratio1.03
Quick Ratio1.01


Trailing P/E Ratio17.73
Forward P/E Ratio13.24
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$398.80 million
Price / Sales5.24
Cash Flow$2.5567 per share
Price / Cash17.19
Book Value$21.61 per share
Price / Book2.03


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.48
Net Income$73.54 million
Net Margins15.07%
Return on Equity10.84%
Return on Assets1.20%


Outstanding Shares47,520,000
Market Cap$2.17 billion

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 Friday, September 21st. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, October 10th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. View Ameris Bancorp's Dividend History.

How were Ameris Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July, 27th. The bank reported $0.74 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.10. The bank earned $107.31 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $108.92 million. Ameris Bancorp had a return on equity of 10.84% and a net margin of 15.07%. 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, October 19th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Ameris Bancorp.

How can I listen to Ameris Bancorp's earnings call?

Ameris Bancorp will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, October 19th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8775041190.

What price target have analysts set for ABCB?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Ameris Bancorp's stock. Their predictions range from $54.00 to $61.00. On average, they expect Ameris Bancorp's share price to reach $57.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 31.5% 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.

Who are some of Ameris Bancorp's key competitors?

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 investors include Security National Bank (0.09%). 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 major investors are buying Ameris Bancorp stock?

ABCB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Security National Bank. 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 $43.95.

How big of a company is Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp has a market capitalization of $2.17 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 1,882 workers across the globe.

What is Ameris Bancorp's official website?

The official website for Ameris Bancorp is

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:  257 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  246 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  503
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 10/18/2018 by Staff

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