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

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$39.69 +1.40 (+3.66 %)
(As of 02/18/2019 09:33 AM ET)
Previous Close$38.29
Today's Range$38.46 - $39.87
52-Week Range$29.97 - $59.05
Volume680,056 shs
Average Volume404,905 shs
Market Capitalization$1.89 billion
P/E Ratio11.74
Dividend Yield1.04%
Beta1.5
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

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$3.3381 per share
Book Value$30.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$121.02 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,804
Market Cap$1.89 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 Tuesday, December 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, January 10th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 28th. View Ameris Bancorp's Dividend History.

How were Ameris Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January, 25th. The bank reported $0.96 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.93 by $0.03. The bank earned $131.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $130.93 million. Ameris Bancorp had a return on equity of 11.46% and a net margin of 22.76%. The business's revenue was up 37.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.63 EPS. 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, April 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ameris Bancorp.

What price target have analysts set for ABCB?

6 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Ameris Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $61.00. On average, they anticipate Ameris Bancorp's stock price to reach $53.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.6% 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.

Has Ameris Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about ABCB stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ameris Bancorp earned a news impact score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the bank a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 & Director (Age 49)
  • Mr. Lawton E. Bassett III, Exec. VP & Banking Group Pres (Age 50)
  • Mr. Andrew B. Cheney, Non-Employee Advisor (Age 69)
  • Ms. Nicole S. Stokes, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 45)
  • Ms. Cindi H. Lewis, Chief Admin. Officer, EVP & Corp. Sec. (Age 65)

Who are Ameris Bancorp's major shareholders?

Ameris Bancorp's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.71%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.55%), Polaris Capital Management LLC (2.26%), Mendon Capital Advisors Corp (2.17%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (2.12%) and Jennison Associates LLC (2.00%). 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 selling Ameris Bancorp stock?

ABCB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, RMB Capital Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, Oak Ridge Investments LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., First Trust Advisors LP and Barclays PLC. Company insiders that have sold Ameris Bancorp company stock in the last year include Edwin W Hortman Jr and Robert Dale Ezzell. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 Jennison Associates LLC, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Mendon Capital Advisors Corp, GW&K Investment Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., JCSD Capital LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Squarepoint Ops LLC. 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 $39.69.

How big of a company is Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp has a market capitalization of $1.89 billion and generates $531.74 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $121.02 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.

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:  283 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  267 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  550
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 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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