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

-0.74 (-1.80 %)
(As of 02/23/2020 03:46 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $40.31
50-Day Range
MA: $41.74
52-Week Range
Now: $40.31
Volume827,998 shs
Average Volume282,344 shs
Market Capitalization$2.81 billion
P/E Ratio14.14
Dividend Yield1.46%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$834.51 million
Cash Flow$3.39 per share
Book Value$35.45 per share


Net Income$161.44 million


Market Cap$2.81 billion
Next Earnings Date4/28/2020 (Estimated)

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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 Monday, December 23rd. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, January 10th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 30th. View Ameris Bancorp's Dividend History.

How were Ameris Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) posted its earnings results on Thursday, January, 23rd. The bank reported $0.96 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.96. The bank earned $210.46 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $213.83 million. Ameris Bancorp had a net margin of 19.35% and a return on equity of 11.26%. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.96 earnings per share. 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 Tuesday, April 28th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Ameris Bancorp.

What price target have analysts set for ABCB?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Ameris Bancorp's stock. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $53.00. On average, they anticipate Ameris Bancorp's stock price to reach $49.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ameris Bancorp.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ameris Bancorp?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ameris Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 4 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?

Media coverage about ABCB stock has been trending negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ameris Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Ameris Bancorp.

Are investors shorting Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp saw a decline in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,110,000 shares, a decline of 5.4% from the January 15th total of 2,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 320,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.6 days. Approximately 3.2% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Ameris Bancorp's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Ameris Bancorp's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Ameris Bancorp own?

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)
  • 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)

Who are Ameris Bancorp's major shareholders?

Ameris Bancorp's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (3.52%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.20%), Jennison Associates LLC (2.06%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.52%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.47%) and Mendon Capital Advisors Corp (1.40%). Company insiders that own Ameris Bancorp stock include Edwin W Hortman Jr, Elizabeth A Mccague, James A Lahaise, 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 NWQ Investment Management Company LLC, Banc Funds Co. LLC, RMB Capital Management LLC, Mendon Capital Advisors Corp, Falcon Point Capital LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Arizona State Retirement System and GW&K Investment Management LLC. 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 Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, EJF Capital LLC, Emerald Advisers LLC, Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Summit Creek Advisors LLC, Bank of America Corp DE and Penn Capital Management Co. Inc.. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ameris Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of ABCB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.31.

How big of a company is Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp has a market capitalization of $2.81 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 1,804 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Ameris Bancorp.

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:  361 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  342 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  703
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 2/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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