South State Stock Forecast, Price & News

-3.99 (-4.70 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume991,325 shs
Average Volume328,473 shs
Market Capitalization$5.76 billion
P/E Ratio30.56
Dividend Yield2.21%
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About South State

South State Corporation operates as the bank holding company for South State Bank that provides a range of banking services and products. The company accepts checking accounts, savings deposits, interest-bearing transaction accounts, certificates of deposits, and other time deposits. It also offers commercial real estate loans, residential real estate loans, commercial, and industrial loans, as well as consumer loans, including auto, boat, and personal installment loans. In addition, the company provides treasury management services, merchant services, debit card products, automated clearing house services, lock-box services, remote deposit capture services, and other treasury services. As of December 31, 2020, it served customers through 285 branches in Florida, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia. The company was formerly known as First Financial Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to South State Corporation in July 2013. South State Corporation was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in Winter Haven, Florida.


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Overall MarketRank

1.53 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

662nd out of 1,971 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

139th out of 308 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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South State (NASDAQ:SSB) Frequently Asked Questions

Is South State a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for South State in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" South State stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SSB, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than South State?

Wall Street analysts have given South State a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but South State wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting South State?

South State saw a decline in short interest during the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 1,300,000 shares, a decline of 16.7% from the May 13th total of 1,560,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 319,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.1 days. Currently, 1.9% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is South State's next earnings date?

South State is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 29th 2021.
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How were South State's earnings last quarter?

South State Co. (NASDAQ:SSB) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 28th. The bank reported $2.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.42 by $0.75. The bank had revenue of $358.28 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $360.90 million. South State had a net margin of 17.34% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.88%. South State's revenue was up 108.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.82 EPS.
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How has South State's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

South State's stock was trading at $57.15 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SSB stock has increased by 41.7% and is now trading at $80.99.
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How often does South State pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for South State?

South State declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.47 per share on Friday, May 21st. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.32%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 13th.
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Is South State a good dividend stock?

South State pays an annual dividend of $1.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.21%. South State does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of South State is 36.72%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, South State will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.92% next year. This indicates that South State will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for SSB?

5 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for South State's shares. Their forecasts range from $58.00 to $97.00. On average, they anticipate South State's share price to reach $75.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.5%.
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Who are South State's key executives?

South State's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert R. Hill Jr., Exec. Chairman (Age 54, Pay $7.8M)
  • Mr. John C. Corbett, CEO & Director (Age 52, Pay $2.06M)
  • Mr. William E. Matthews V, Sr. EVP & CFO (Age 56, Pay $886.14k)
  • Ms. Renee R. Brooks, Chief Operating Officer (Age 51, Pay $797.57k)
  • Mr. John C. Pollok, Sr. EVP & Director (Age 55, Pay $4.71M)
  • Mr. Greg A. Lapointe, Chief Banking Officer (Age 57, Pay $825k)
  • Mr. John S. Goettee, Pres of Central Banking Group (Age 62, Pay $910.97k)
  • Mr. Richard Murray IV, Pres (Age 58)
  • Ms. Sara G. Arana, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 37)
  • Ms. Beth S. DeSimone, Chief Risk Officer, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 61)

Who are some of South State's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of South State own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other South State investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), CVS Health (CVS), QUALCOMM (QCOM), The Boeing (BA), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Stitch Fix (SFIX), UGI (UGI), Illumina (ILMN), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Mastercard (MA).

What is South State's stock symbol?

South State trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SSB."

Who are South State's major shareholders?

South State's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.71%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (5.06%), Select Equity Group L.P. (3.71%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.25%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.29%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (2.23%). Company insiders that own South State stock include David G Salyers, Ernest S Pinner, James W Roquemore, John C Corbett, John C Pollok, Keith S Rainwater, Robert H Demere Jr, Robert R Hill Jr and Robert R Horger.
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Which major investors are selling South State stock?

SSB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Northern Trust Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, and Lord Abbett & CO. LLC. Company insiders that have sold South State company stock in the last year include Ernest S Pinner, John C Pollok, Robert R Hill Jr, and Robert R Horger.
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Which major investors are buying South State stock?

SSB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Select Equity Group L.P., Eaton Vance Management, Schroder Investment Management Group, Franklin Resources Inc., Capital International Investors, Earnest Partners LLC, NFJ Investment Group LLC, and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have bought South State stock in the last two years include David G Salyers, John C Corbett, and Robert H Demere Jr.
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How do I buy shares of South State?

Shares of SSB 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 South State's stock price today?

One share of SSB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $80.99.

How much money does South State make?

South State has a market capitalization of $5.76 billion and generates $1.22 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $120.63 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.12 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does South State have?

South State employs 5,184 workers across the globe.

When was South State founded?

South State was founded in 1934.

What is South State's official website?

The official website for South State is

Where are South State's headquarters?

South State is headquartered at 1101 FIRST STREET SOUTH SUITE 202, WINTER HAVEN FL, 33880.

How can I contact South State?

South State's mailing address is 1101 FIRST STREET SOUTH SUITE 202, WINTER HAVEN FL, 33880. The bank can be reached via phone at 863-293-4710.

This page was last updated on 6/20/2021 by Staff
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