Analyst Activity – Stephens Reiterates Buy on Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB)

Analyst Ratings For Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB)

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Today, Stephens reiterated its Buy rating on Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) with a price target of $54.00.

There are 3 hold ratings, 2 buy ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) is Hold (Score: 2.40) with a consensus target price of $49.50 per share, a potential 5.43% upside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 7/21/2017-Stephens Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 6/26/2017-Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 4/26/2017-SunTrust Banks, Inc. Upgrade from a “Hold ” rating to a ” Buy” rating.
  • 12/20/2016-FIG Partners was Downgraded by analysts at FIG Partners from a “Outperform ” rating to a ” Market Perform” rating.
  • 9/27/2016-Sandler O’Neill was Downgraded by analysts at Sandler O’Neill from a “Buy ” rating to a ” Hold” rating. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $36.00 .
  • 4/26/2016-Piper Jaffray Companies was Downgraded by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies from a “Overweight ” rating to a ” Neutral” rating. They now have a $31.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $32.00 .

Dividend information for Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB)

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) pays an annual dividend of Community Ranking: with a yield of 0.85%.

Dividend History for Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB)

  • On 6/23/2017 Ameris Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 0.86% with an ex dividend date of 6/28/2017 which will be payable on 7/10/2017.
  • On 3/27/2017 Ameris Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 0.9% with an ex dividend date of 3/29/2017 which will be payable on 4/10/2017.
  • On 12/16/2016 Ameris Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 0.89% with an ex dividend date of 12/28/2016 which will be payable on 1/10/2017.
  • On 9/9/2016 Ameris Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 1.12% with an ex dividend date of 9/28/2016 which will be payable on 10/11/2016.
  • On 6/24/2016 Ameris Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend of $0.05 0.69% with an ex dividend date of 6/28/2016 which will be payable on 7/11/2016.
  • On 3/24/2016 Ameris Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend of $0.05 0.69% with an ex dividend date of 3/29/2016 which will be payable on 4/11/2016.
  • On 12/23/2015 Ameris Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend of $0.05 0.59% with an ex dividend date of 12/29/2015 which will be payable on 1/11/2016.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB)
Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) has insider ownership of 3.63% and institutional ownership of 84.17%.

  • On 6/8/2017 Cindi H Lewis, CAO, sold 3,200 with an average share price of $46.00 per share and the total transaction amounting to $147,200.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 6/8/2017 Edwin W Hortman Jr, CEO, sold 27,459 with an average share price of $46.69 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,282,060.71. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/31/2017 Leo J Hill, Director, bought 500 with an average share price of $43.00 per share and the total transaction amounting to $21,500.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/16/2017 William I Jr. Bowen, Director, bought 300 with an average share price of $44.07 per share and the total transaction amounting to $13,221.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/8/2017 Elizabeth A Mccague, Director, bought 1,060 with an average share price of $47.00 per share and the total transaction amounting to $49,820.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/4/2017 Edwin W Hortman Jr, CEO, sold 14,578 with an average share price of $47.37 per share and the total transaction amounting to $690,559.86. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/4/2017 Jon S Edwards, EVP, sold 13,033 with an average share price of $47.23 per share and the total transaction amounting to $615,548.59. View SEC Filing

Recent Trading Activity for Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB)
Shares of Ameris Bancorp closed the previous trading session at 46.95 down -0.20 -0.42% with 218,064 shares trading hands.

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