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NASDAQ:ABCB

Ameris Bancorp Stock Forecast, Price & News

$43.22
-0.44 (-1.01 %)
(As of 01/26/2021 02:03 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$43.16
Now: $43.22
$44.36
50-Day Range
$35.96
MA: $40.16
$44.88
52-Week Range
$17.12
Now: $43.22
$45.18
Volume6,041 shs
Average Volume485,645 shs
Market Capitalization$3.00 billion
P/E Ratio13.10
Dividend Yield1.35%
Beta1.46
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. 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 170 domestic banking offices and 31 mortgage and loan production offices. Ameris Bancorp was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.76 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

432nd out of 1,930 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

92nd out of 307 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.6Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ABCB
CUSIP03076K10
Phone404-639-6500
Employees2,656
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$834.51 million
Cash Flow$3.47 per share
Book Value$35.45 per share

Profitability

Net Income$161.44 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$3.00 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$43.22
-0.44 (-1.01 %)
(As of 01/26/2021 02:03 PM ET)
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Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Ameris Bancorp's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Ameris Bancorp's stock was trading at $25.74 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ABCB stock has increased by 69.3% and is now trading at $43.59.
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Is Ameris Bancorp a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ameris Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Ameris Bancorp stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Ameris Bancorp?

Wall Street analysts have given Ameris Bancorp a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Ameris Bancorp wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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 Glassdoor.com. H. Palmer Proctor, Jr. has an approval rating of 66% among Ameris Bancorp's employees.

When is Ameris Bancorp's next earnings date?

Ameris Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 28th 2021.
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How can I listen to Ameris Bancorp's earnings call?

Ameris Bancorp will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Ameris Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) announced its earnings results on Thursday, October, 22nd. The bank reported $1.69 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.80. The bank earned $321.56 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $219.51 million. Ameris Bancorp had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.68% and a net margin of 20.24%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.98 earnings per share.
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How often does Ameris Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, January 11th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.38%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 30th.
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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 1.35%. Ameris Bancorp does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Ameris Bancorp is 15.79%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Ameris Bancorp will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.67% 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?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Ameris Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $44.00. On average, they expect Ameris Bancorp's share price to reach $33.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 23.8%.
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Are investors shorting Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,810,000 shares, an increase of 20.7% from the December 15th total of 1,500,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 401,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.5 days. Approximately 2.8% of the company's shares are sold short.
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Who are some of Ameris Bancorp's key competitors?

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).

Who are Ameris Bancorp's key executives?

Ameris Bancorp's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. James B. Miller Jr., Exec. Chairman (Age 81, Pay $1.15M)
  • Mr. H. Palmer Proctor Jr., CEO & Director (Age 53, Pay $1.58M)
  • Mr. Lawton E. Bassett III, Banking Group Pres (Age 52, Pay $845.89k)
  • Ms. Nicole S. Stokes CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47, Pay $805.14k)
  • Mr. Andrew B. Cheney, Non-Employee Advisor (Age 71, Pay $542.02k)
  • Mr. William D. McKendry, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 52, Pay $745.05k)
  • Ms. Cindi H. Lewis, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 67)
  • Ms. Angela Redd, Corp. Exec. Assistant
  • Mr. Jody L. Spencer Esq., J.D., Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 49)
  • Mr. James Allan LaHaise III, Exec. VP & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 60)

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 Strs Ohio (0.77%), Summit Creek Advisors LLC (0.66%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.54%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%) and Private Capital Group LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Ameris Bancorp stock include Elizabeth A Mccague, H Palmer Proctor Jr, James A Lahaise, Michael T Pierson, Robert P Lynch, Ross L Creasy, William I Jr Bowen 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 State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Endurance Wealth Management Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Ameris Bancorp stock?

ABCB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Summit Creek Advisors LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Private Capital Group LLC, and Strs Ohio. 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, Ross L Creasy, and William I Jr Bowen.
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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.

What is Ameris Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of ABCB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.59.

How big of a company is Ameris Bancorp?

Ameris Bancorp has a market capitalization of $3.03 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 2,656 workers across the globe.

What is Ameris Bancorp's official website?

The official website for Ameris Bancorp is www.amerisbank.com.

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 404-639-6500 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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