Ameris Bancorp Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.38 (+0.80 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.92 million shs
Average Volume430,238 shs
Market Capitalization$3.34 billion
P/E Ratio7.85
Dividend Yield1.26%
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About Ameris Bancorp

Ameris Bancorp is a bank holding company, which through the subsidiary, Ameris Bank, engages in the provision of banking services to its retail and commercial customers. It operates through the following business segments: Banking, Retail Mortgage, Warehouse Lending, the SBA and Premium Finance. The Banking segment offers full service financial services to include commercial loans, consumer loans and deposit accounts. The Retail Mortgage segment includes origination, sales, and servicing of one-to-four family residential mortgage loans. The Warehouse Lending segment includes the origination and servicing of warehouse lines to other businesses that are secured by underlying one-to-four family residential mortgage loans. The SBA segment comprises of origination, sales, and servicing of small business administration loans. The Premium Finance segment comprises origination and servicing of commercial insurance premium finance loans. The company was founded on December 18, 1980 and is headquartered in Moultrie, GA.


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2.60 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

150th out of 1,330 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

28th out of 232 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ameris Bancorp a buy right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ameris Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Ameris Bancorp stock.
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When is Ameris Bancorp's next earnings date?

Ameris Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 28th 2021.
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How were Ameris Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 21st. The bank reported $1.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.20 by $0.05. The bank had revenue of $251.09 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $263.83 million. Ameris Bancorp had a net margin of 35.64% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.63%. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.61 earnings per share.
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How has Ameris Bancorp's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Ameris Bancorp's stock was trading at $25.74 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ABCB shares have increased by 85.8% and is now trading at $47.83.
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How often does Ameris Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 17th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, October 8th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 29th.
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Is Ameris Bancorp a good dividend stock?

Ameris Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.26%. The dividend payout ratio of Ameris Bancorp is 13.86%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Ameris Bancorp will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.12% next year. This indicates that Ameris Bancorp will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for ABCB?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Ameris Bancorp's stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect Ameris Bancorp's stock price to reach $46.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.3%.
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Who are Ameris Bancorp's key executives?

Ameris Bancorp's management team includes the following people:
  • H. Palmer Proctor, Chief Executive Officer & Director (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Nicole S. Stokes, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Cindi H. Lewis, Secretary, Chief Administrative Officer & EVP
  • Jon S. Edwards, Chief Credit Officer & Executive Vice President
  • James A. Lahaise, Chief Strategy Officer & Executive Vice President

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

10 employees have rated Ameris Bancorp CEO H. Palmer Proctor, Jr. on H. Palmer Proctor, Jr. has an approval rating of 66% among Ameris Bancorp's employees.

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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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.69%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.61%), State Street Corp (5.90%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.16%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.68%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.51%). Company insiders that own Ameris Bancorp stock include Elizabeth A Mccague, H Palmer Proctor Jr, James A Lahaise, Jon S Edwards, Michael T Pierson, Robert P Lynch, Ross L Creasy and William Millard Choate.
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Which institutional investors are selling Ameris Bancorp stock?

ABCB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jennison Associates LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Bank of America Corp DE, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Stieven Capital Advisors L.P., and Hillcrest Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Ameris Bancorp company stock in the last year include Jon S Edwards, and William Millard Choate.
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Which institutional investors are buying Ameris Bancorp stock?

ABCB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Principal Financial Group Inc., State Street Corp, American Century Companies Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC. Company insiders that have bought Ameris Bancorp stock in the last two years include Elizabeth A Mccague, H Palmer Proctor Jr, Michael T Pierson, Robert P Lynch, and Ross L Creasy.
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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 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 $47.83.

How much money does Ameris Bancorp make?

Ameris Bancorp has a market capitalization of $3.34 billion and generates $1.17 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $261.99 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.33 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Ameris Bancorp have?

Ameris Bancorp employs 2,671 workers across the globe.

Does Ameris Bancorp have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Ameris Bancorp: Atlantic Coast Financial.

When was Ameris Bancorp founded?

Ameris Bancorp was founded in 1971.

What is Ameris Bancorp's official website?

The official website for Ameris Bancorp is

Where are Ameris Bancorp's headquarters?

Ameris Bancorp is headquartered at 3490 PIEDMONT RD SUITE 1550, ATLANTA GA, 30305.

How can I contact Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp's mailing address is 3490 PIEDMONT RD SUITE 1550, ATLANTA GA, 30305. The bank can be reached via phone at (229) 890-1111 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 9/19/2021 by Staff
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