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NASDAQ:SSBSouth State Stock Price, Forecast & News

+2.37 (+4.78 %)
(As of 08/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $51.92
50-Day Range
MA: $47.53
52-Week Range
Now: $51.92
Volume365,383 shs
Average Volume335,854 shs
Market Capitalization$1.74 billion
P/E Ratio30.54
Dividend Yield3.79%
South State Corporation operates as the bank holding company for South State Bank that provides a range of retail and commercial banking services, mortgage lending services, trust and wealth management services, and consumer finance loans. The company accepts demand deposits, savings deposits, interest-bearing transaction accounts, certificates of deposit, and other time deposits; and offers lending and credit card, and ATM processing services. It serves customers through 168 financial centers in 29 South Carolina counties, 8 North Carolina counties, 17 Georgia counties, and 4 Virginia counties. 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 Columbia, South Carolina.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

3.11 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SSB



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$734.39 million
Cash Flow$7.33 per share
Book Value$70.33 per share


Net Income$186.48 million


Market Cap$1.74 billion
Next Earnings Date10/26/2020 (Estimated)
+2.37 (+4.78 %)
(As of 08/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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South State (NASDAQ:SSB) Frequently Asked Questions

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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SSB shares have decreased by 9.2% and is now trading at $51.92.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of South State?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for South State in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is South State's next earnings date?

South State is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October 26th 2020.
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How were South State's earnings last quarter?

South State Corp (NASDAQ:SSB) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The bank reported $0.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.87. The bank had revenue of $216.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $215.65 million. South State had a net margin of 4.99% and a return on equity of 7.14%.
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How often does South State pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for South State?

South State announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 3rd. Investors of record on Friday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share on Friday, August 21st. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 13th.
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What price target have analysts set for SSB?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for South State's shares. Their forecasts range from $58.00 to $74.00. On average, they anticipate South State's share price to reach $66.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.1% from the stock's current price.
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Has South State been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about SSB stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. South State earned a coverage optimism score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.
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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 CVS Health (CVS), AbbVie (ABBV), Procter & Gamble (PG), Verizon Communications (VZ), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Gilead Sciences (GILD), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Pfizer (PFE).

Who are South State's key executives?

South State's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert R. Hill Jr., CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. John C. Pollok, Sr. EVP, CFO & Director (Age 53)
  • Ms. Renee R. Brooks, Sr. EVP & COO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Joseph E. Burns, Exec. Officer (Age 64)
  • Mr. James C. Mabry IV, Exec. VP of Investor Relations & Mergers-Acquisitions (Age 60)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (2.73%), Tributary Capital Management LLC (0.96%), Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (0.78%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.48%), Swiss National Bank (0.47%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.38%). Company insiders that own South State stock include David G Salyers, James C Cherry, James W Roquemore, Joe E Burns, John C Corbett, John C Pollok, John F Windley, Keith S Rainwater, Paula Harper Bethea, 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 Asset Advisors Investment Management LLC, UBS Group AG, First Trust Advisors LP, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., and DAVENPORT & Co LLC. Company insiders that have sold South State company stock in the last year include James W Roquemore, John C Pollok, Keith S Rainwater, and Robert R Horger.
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Which major investors are buying South State stock?

SSB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Swiss National Bank, Stieven Capital Advisors L.P., Russell Investments Group Ltd., RMB Capital Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Fenimore Asset Management Inc., and Comerica Bank. Company insiders that have bought South State stock in the last two years include David G Salyers, John C Corbett, Paula Harper Bethea, 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is South State's stock price today?

One share of SSB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.92.

How big of a company is South State?

South State has a market capitalization of $1.74 billion and generates $734.39 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $186.48 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.63 on an earnings per share basis. South State employs 2,547 workers across the globe.

What is South State's official website?

The official website for South State is www.southstatebank.com.

How can I contact South State?

South State's mailing address is 520 GERVAIS STREET, COLUMBIA SC, 29201. The bank can be reached via phone at 800-277-2175.

This page was last updated on 8/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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