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NASDAQ:ABCB

Ameris Bancorp - ABCB Stock Forecast, Price & News

$50.67
+0.68 (+1.36%)
(As of 08/18/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$49.77
$50.71
50-Day Range
$38.86
$50.67
52-Week Range
$38.22
$56.63
Volume
226,993 shs
Average Volume
283,894 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.51 billion
P/E Ratio
10.51
Dividend Yield
1.20%
Price Target
$52.50

Ameris Bancorp MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.6% Upside
$52.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.26% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.68mentions of Ameris Bancorp in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
8.70%
From $4.94 to $5.37 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.88 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

763rd out of 914 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

180th out of 192 stocks

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About Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) Stock

Ameris Bancorp operates as the bank holding company for Ameris Bank that provides range of banking services to retail and commercial customers primarily in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, 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. In addition, it originates, administers, and services commercial insurance premium loans and small business administration loans. The company operates 165 full service domestic banking offices and 35 mortgage and loan production offices. Ameris Bancorp was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Separately, Raymond James reduced their price objective on Ameris Bancorp from $50.00 to $48.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 7th.

Ameris Bancorp Price Performance

Shares of ABCB traded up $0.63 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $50.62. 1,204 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 290,967. Ameris Bancorp has a 52-week low of $38.22 and a 52-week high of $56.63. The company has a current ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18. The company has a market cap of $3.51 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.37 and a beta of 1.19. The company's 50-day moving average price is $43.34 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $44.60.

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 26th. The bank reported $1.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.11. Ameris Bancorp had a return on equity of 10.78% and a net margin of 31.45%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.25 EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that Ameris Bancorp will post 4.94 earnings per share for the current year.

Ameris Bancorp Announces Dividend

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 30th were issued a $0.15 dividend. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 29th. Ameris Bancorp's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 12.45%.

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ABCB Stock News Headlines

Ameris Bancorp (ABCB) Q2 Earnings Lag Estimates
Relative Strength Alert For Ameris Bancorp
Ameris Bancorp (ABCB)
ABCB: Lowering target price to $42.00
ABCB: Lowering target price to $44.00
Ameris Bancorp (ABCB) Q1 Earnings Match Estimates
Ameris Bancorp Tops Q1 EPS by 10c
Ameris Bancorp is Oversold
Ameris Bank Announces Reduction in Overdraft Fees
ABCB Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level
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ABCB Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/8 Dividend
6/29/2022
Dividend Payable
7/08/2022
Last Earnings
7/26/2022
Today
8/18/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:ABCB
CUSIP
03076K10
Employees
2,865
Year Founded
1971

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$52.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$57.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$48.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+3.6%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$376.91 million
Pretax Margin
41.79%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.07 billion
Cash Flow
$6.11 per share
Book Value
$44.31 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
65,545,000
Market Cap
$3.51 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.19

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Key Executives

  • Mr. James B. Miller Jr. (Age 82)
    Exec. Chairman
    Comp: $2.36M
  • Mr. H. Palmer Proctor Jr.Mr. H. Palmer Proctor Jr. (Age 54)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.12M
  • Mr. Lawton E. Bassett III (Age 53)
    Group Pres & Chief Banking Officer
    Comp: $995.46k
  • Ms. Nicole S. Stokes CPAMs. Nicole S. Stokes CPA (Age 48)
    Corp. Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $908.38k
  • Mr. James Allan LaHaise III (Age 61)
    Corp. Exec. VP & Chief Strategy Officer
    Comp: $846.1k
  • Mr. Jody L. Spencer Esq. (Age 49)
    J.D., Corp. Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer
  • Mr. William D. McKendry (Age 52)
    Corp. Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer
  • Mr. Ross L. Creasy (Age 47)
    Corp. Exec. VP & Chief Innovation Officer
  • Mr. Michael T. Pierson (Age 51)
    Corp. Exec. VP, Chief Governance Officer & Corp. Sec.
  • Randall Chumley
    VP of Wholesale Services













ABCB Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Ameris Bancorp stock right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ameris Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" ABCB shares.
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What is Ameris Bancorp's stock price forecast for 2022?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Ameris Bancorp's stock. Their ABCB share price forecasts range from $48.00 to $57.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $52.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have ABCB shares performed in 2022?

Ameris Bancorp's stock was trading at $49.68 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, ABCB stock has increased by 2.0% and is now trading at $50.67.
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When is Ameris Bancorp's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 27th 2022.
View our ABCB earnings forecast
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How were Ameris Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 26th. The bank reported $1.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.19 by $0.11. Ameris Bancorp had a net margin of 31.45% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.78%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.25 EPS.

How often does Ameris Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, July 8th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 29th.
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Is Ameris Bancorp a good dividend stock?

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.20%. The dividend payout ratio is 12.45%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, ABCB will have a dividend payout ratio of 11.17% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for ABCB.

What is H. Palmer Proctor, Jr.'s approval rating as Ameris Bancorp's CEO?

10 employees have rated Ameris Bancorp Chief Executive Officer H. Palmer Proctor, Jr. on Glassdoor.com. H. Palmer Proctor, Jr. has an approval rating of 66% among the company's employees.

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 (ET), Bank of America (BAC), Phillips 66 (PSX), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), CVS Health (CVS), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), AT&T (T) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA).

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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (5.22%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (3.00%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.74%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (1.61%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.30%) and Millennium Management LLC (1.09%). Insiders that own company stock include Elizabeth A Mccague, H Palmer Proctor Jr, James A Lahaise, Jimmy D Veal, Jon S Edwards, Michael T Pierson, Nicole S Stokes, Robert P Lynch, Ross L Creasy and William Millard Choate.
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How do I buy shares of Ameris Bancorp?

Shares of ABCB stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Ameris Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of ABCB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.67.

How much money does Ameris Bancorp make?

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) has a market capitalization of $3.51 billion and generates $1.07 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $376.91 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.82 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Ameris Bancorp have?

The company employs 2,865 workers across the globe.

Does Ameris Bancorp have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Ameris Bancorp: Atlantic Coast Financial.
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When was Ameris Bancorp founded?

Ameris Bancorp was founded in 1971.

How can I contact Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp's mailing address is 3490 PIEDMONT RD SUITE 1550, ATLANTA GA, 30305. The official website for the company is www.amerisbank.com. The bank can be reached via phone at (229) 890-1111, via email at investor.relations@slgreen.com, or via fax at 229-890-2235.

This page (NASDAQ:ABCB) was last updated on 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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