Ameris Bancorp Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

ABCB -- USA Stock  

USD 37.75  0.21  0.55%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Ameris Bancorp is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Ameris Bancorp buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding ABCB positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Ameris Bancorp available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from ABCB buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Ameris Bancorp Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Ameris Bancorp has a risk adjusted performance of 0.01, jensen alpha of 0.0, total risk alpha of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.0
Ameris Bancorp buy, hold, or sell suggestion module can be used to check and cross-verify current buy, hold, or sell recommendation provided by analysts analyzing the organization potential to grow using all of fundamental, technical, data market data available at the time. To make sure Ameris Bancorp is not overpriced, please confirm all Ameris Bancorp fundamentals including its Operating Margin, Shares Owned by Institutions, Price to Sales, as well as the relationship between Shares Outstanding and Price to Earning . Given that Ameris Bancorp has Number of Shares Shorted of 2.09M, we suggest you validate Ameris Bancorp market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Ameris Bancorp Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

AMERIS BANCORP currently holds about 811.67M in cash with (97.62M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 17.11.
Over 85.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies

Ameris Bancorp current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price47.00
Target Mean Price47.21
Recommendation Mean1.70
Target High Price52.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions6
Target Low Price43.25

Ameris Bancorp Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.21Value At Risk2.03
Potential Upside2.38Standard Deviation1.46
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Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares6.1 M208.2 M
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares4.6 M157.7 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares2.1 M70.7 M
Dimensional Fund Advisors LpCommon Shares2 M69.9 M
Nwq Investment Management Company LlcCommon Shares1.6 M56.4 M
Manufacturers Life Insurance Company TheCommon Shares1.4 M47 M
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares1.3 M43.5 M

Ameris Bancorp Greeks

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Beta against DOW=0.00
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Ameris Bancorp Volatility Alert

Ameris Bancorp has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.24 and kurtosis of -0.33. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Ameris Bancorp to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Ameris Bancorp Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAmeris BancorpPeer Average
Return On Equity0.11% (0.31)%
Return On Asset0.0137% (0.14)%
Profit Margin0.28% (1.27)%
Operating Margin42.51% (5.51)%
Current Valuation1.17B16.62B
Shares Outstanding47.42M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders2.79% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions84.76% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted2.09M4.71M
Price to Earning12.29X28.72X
Price to Book1.15X9.51X
Price to Sales3.63X11.42X
Gross Profit439.6M27.38B
Net Income134.27M570.98M
Cash and Equivalents811.67M2.7B
Cash per Share17.11X5.01X
Total Debt273.32M5.32B
Debt to Equity0.21% 48.70%
Book Value Per Share12.86X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations(97.62M)971.22M
Short Ratio7.27X4.00X
Earnings Per Share2.95X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.09X4.89X
Number of Employees1.77K18.84K
Market Capitalization1.72B19.03B
Total Asset5.59B29.47B
Retained Earnings105.55M9.33B
Z Score3.68.72
Last Dividend Paid0.4
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