Ameris Bancorp (ABCB) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCBGet Free Report) will be posting its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, April 25th. Analysts expect Ameris Bancorp to post earnings of $1.06 per share for the quarter. Individual that wish to register for the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCBGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 25th. The bank reported $1.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.12 by ($0.05). The company had revenue of $262.35 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $267.23 million. Ameris Bancorp had a return on equity of 8.30% and a net margin of 17.67%. On average, analysts expect Ameris Bancorp to post $4 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Ameris Bancorp Stock Performance

Shares of ABCB opened at $47.86 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is $46.56 and its 200 day simple moving average is $46.08. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.30 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.27 and a beta of 1.05. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19, a quick ratio of 1.02 and a current ratio of 1.03. Ameris Bancorp has a 52-week low of $28.33 and a 52-week high of $53.99.

Ameris Bancorp Announces Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, April 8th. Investors of record on Sunday, March 31st were issued a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, March 27th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.25%. Ameris Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 15.38%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several analysts have weighed in on ABCB shares. Stephens reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and issued a $53.00 price target on shares of Ameris Bancorp in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. Truist Financial lowered their price target on Ameris Bancorp from $60.00 to $54.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, April 1st. cut Ameris Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, March 21st. Finally, DA Davidson reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Ameris Bancorp in a report on Monday, January 15th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $50.25.

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Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, insider Jon S. Edwards sold 7,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.35, for a total transaction of $355,125.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 59,691 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,826,368.85. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 5.60% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Ameris Bancorp Company Profile

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Ameris Bancorp operates as the bank holding company for Ameris Bank that provides range of banking services to retail and commercial customers. It operates through five segments: Banking Division, Retail Mortgage Division, Warehouse Lending Division, SBA Division, and Premium Finance Division. The company offers commercial and retail checking, regular interest-bearing savings, money market, individual retirement, and certificates of deposit accounts.

Further Reading

Earnings History for Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB)

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