NASDAQ:ABCB - Ameris Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $36.34 +0.39 (+1.08 %) (As of 05/22/2019 02:59 AM ET)Previous Close$35.95Today's Range$35.96 - $36.5952-Week Range$29.97 - $58.10Volume138,100 shsAverage Volume345,774 shsMarket Capitalization$1.73 billionP/E Ratio10.75Dividend Yield1.11%Beta1.5 ProfileAnalyst 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 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. 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; and municipal and commercial insurance premium finance loans. It operates 125 domestic banking offices and 16 loan production offices. Ameris Bancorp was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Moultrie, Georgia. Receive ABCB News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ABCB and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry State commercial banks Sub-IndustryRegional Banks SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:ABCB Previous Symbol CUSIP03076K10 CIK351569 Webhttp://www.amerisbank.com/ Phone229-890-1111Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.16 Current Ratio0.96 Quick Ratio0.95Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.75 Forward P/E Ratio9.09 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$531.74 million Price / Sales3.25 Cash Flow$3.3401 per share Price / Cash Flow10.88 Book Value$31.43 per share Price / Book1.16Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.38 Net Income$121.03 million Net Margins23.09% Return on Equity11.24% Return on Assets1.41%Miscellaneous Employees1,804 Outstanding Shares47,585,000Market Cap$1.73 billion Next Earnings Date7/26/2019 (Estimated) 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 Thursday, March 21st. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 29th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, April 10th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 28th. View Ameris Bancorp's Dividend History. How were Ameris Bancorp's earnings last quarter? Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 23rd. The bank reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.02. The bank earned $130.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $130.90 million. Ameris Bancorp had a net margin of 23.09% and a return on equity of 11.24%. The business's revenue was up 36.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.73 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 Friday, July 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ameris Bancorp. What price target have analysts set for ABCB? 6 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Ameris Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $61.00. On average, they expect Ameris Bancorp's stock price to reach $53.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 48.0% 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? Media coverage about ABCB stock has been trending neutral recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ameris Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the bank a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Ameris Bancorp's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Ameris Bancorp include Commerce Bancshares (CBSH), Signature Bank (SBNY), Popular (BPOP), First Citizens BancShares (FCNCA), Prosperity Bancshares (PB), Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL), IBERIABANK (IBKC), Wintrust Financial (WTFC), Bank Ozk (OZK), United Bankshares (UBSI), First Hawaiian (FHB), Associated Banc (ASB), Glacier Bancorp (GBCI), Bank of Hawaii (BOH) and Home Bancshares (HOMB). 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 LP Unit (ET), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund (CLM), Martin Midstream Partners (MMLP), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE), SandRidge Permian Trust (PER), SunCoke Energy Partners (SXCP) and Bank of America (BAC). 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 BlackRock Inc. (12.74%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.28%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (2.88%), Wellington Management Group LLP (2.66%), Mendon Capital Advisors Corp (2.14%) and Jennison Associates LLC (1.99%). 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, 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 Goldman Sachs Group Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Castine Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Marshall Wace North America L.P. and Mendon Capital Advisors Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ameris Bancorp. Which major investors are buying Ameris Bancorp stock? ABCB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Algebris UK Ltd, Oak Ridge Investments LLC, State of Wisconsin Investment Board and Foundry Partners 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 $36.34. How big of a company is Ameris Bancorp? Ameris Bancorp has a market capitalization of $1.73 billion and generates $531.74 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $121.03 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: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 298 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 287 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 585MarketBeat'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. 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