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Ameris Bancorp Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:ABCB)

$39.89
+0.48 (+1.22 %)
(As of 10/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$39.89
Now: $39.89
$40.78
50-Day Range
$33.74
MA: $37.78
$40.45
52-Week Range
$29.97
Now: $39.89
$45.25
Volume417,803 shs
Average Volume519,560 shs
Market Capitalization$2.77 billion
P/E Ratio11.80
Dividend Yield1.52%
Beta1.51
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
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ABCB
CUSIP03076K10
Phone229-890-1111

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$531.74 million
Cash Flow$3.34 per share
Book Value$30.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$121.03 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,804
Market Cap$2.77 billion
Next Earnings Date10/18/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 19th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, October 10th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.50%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 27th. View Ameris Bancorp's Dividend History.

How were Ameris Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July, 26th. The bank reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.96. The bank earned $136.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $139.72 million. Ameris Bancorp had a return on equity of 12.01% and a net margin of 26.23%. The business's revenue was up 27.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.74 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, October 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ameris Bancorp.

How can I listen to Ameris Bancorp's earnings call?

Ameris Bancorp will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, October 18th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for ABCB?

6 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Ameris Bancorp's stock. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $52.00. On average, they expect Ameris Bancorp's share price to reach $47.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.8% 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.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Ameris Bancorp stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Ameris Bancorp stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "ABC Bancorp is a bank holding company. " (10/11/2019)
  • 2. Stephens analysts commented, "We maintain our Overweight rating and remain excited about the outlook for the combined companies.Stephens Inc. Page 2 APPENDIX A ANALYST CERTIFICATION The analyst primarily responsible for the preparation of the content of this report certifies that (i) all views expressed in this report accurately reflect the analyst’s personal views about the subject company and securities, and (ii) no part of the analyst’s compensation was, is, or will be, directly or indirectly, related to the specific recommendations or views expressed by the analyst in this report. REQUIRED DISCLOSURES The research analyst principally responsible for preparation of this report has received compensation that is based on the firm’s overall revenue which includes investment banking revenue. Stephens Inc." (7/1/2019)

Has Ameris Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about ABCB stock have trended negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ameris Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the bank a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Ameris Bancorp.

Are investors shorting Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,780,000 shares, an increase of 14.1% from the August 30th total of 1,560,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 416,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.3 days. Approximately 2.7% of the company's stock 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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Everence Capital Management Inc. (0.01%) and Truewealth LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Ameris Bancorp stock include 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 buying Ameris Bancorp stock?

ABCB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Everence Capital Management Inc. and Truewealth 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ameris Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of ABCB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.89.

How big of a company is Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp has a market capitalization of $2.77 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.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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  327 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  316 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  643
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 10/13/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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