ABCB:NSD-Ameris Bancorp (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Banks—Regional | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 22.81

Change

+0.90 (+4.11)%

Market Cap

USD 1.52B

Volume

0.39M

Average Target Price

USD 28.00 (+22.75%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Ameris Bancorp operates as the bank holding company for Ameris Bank that provides banking services to retail and commercial customers primarily in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and South Carolina. The company operates through five segments: Banking Division, Retail Mortgage Division, Warehouse Lending Division, SBA Division, and Premium Finance Division. It offers commercial and retail checking, regular interest-bearing savings, money market, individual retirement, and certificates of deposit accounts. The company also provides commercial real estate, residential real estate mortgage, agricultural, and commercial and industrial loans; consumer loans, including motor vehicle, home improvement, and home equity loans, as well as loans secured by savings accounts and small unsecured personal credit lines; and municipal and commercial insurance premium finance loans. It operates 170 domestic banking offices and 31 mortgage and loan production offices. Ameris Bancorp was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Address: 3490 Piedmont Road NE, Atlanta, GA, United States, 30305

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Banks—Regional)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -46.38% 16% F 13% F
Dividend Return 0.71% 7% F 23% F
Total Return -45.67% 14% F 13% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -43.32% 16% F 15% F
Dividend Return 1.12% 9% F 28% F
Total Return -42.20% 13% F 14% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -20.66% 27% F 35% F
Dividend Return 6.78% 11% F 19% F
Total Return -13.88% 22% F 33% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 4.84% N/A N/A 53% F
Dividend Return 1.03% N/A N/A 26% F
Total Return 5.86% N/A N/A 51% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 32.13% N/A N/A 44% F
Risk Adjusted Return 18.25% N/A N/A 44% F
Market Capitalization 1.52B 85% B 75% C
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Banks—Regional)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 11.72 29% F 64% D
Price/Book Ratio 0.61 82% B- 91% A-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -1.62 92% A- 64% D
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 6.71% 32% F 68% D+
Return on Invested Capital 8.70% 66% D 75% C
Return on Assets 0.85% 47% F 56% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 61.80% 22% F 37% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 4.81 50% F 34% F
Short Percent 2.43% 23% F 58% F
Beta 1.50 10% F 30% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Negative cashflow

The company had negative total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.