SunTrust Banks Brokers Raise Earnings Estimates for Ameris Bancorp (ABCB)

The business had revenue of $93.85 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $96.89 million. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.55 billion, a PE ratio of 21.30 and a beta of 1.37. The stock increased 24.96% or $0.0558 during the last trading session, reaching $0.2794. About 867,867 shares traded. (NYSE:AI) has risen 15.91% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.28% the S&P500.

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) last posted its earnings results on Friday, January 20th. After $0.24 actual EPS reported by National General Holdings Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth. Ameris Bancorp has $62.0 highest and $30.50 lowest target. The stock increased 1.30% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $53.24. About 77,537 shares traded. Wellington Grp Llp reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB). It has outperformed by 27.07% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.33, from 1.46 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 20 investors sold NGHC shares while 31 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. State Street has 0% invested in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NGHC). Voya Investment Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0% or 22,728 shares. Morgan Stanley invested 0% of its portfolio in LHC Group, Inc. Comm National Bank has invested 0.01% in Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB). Goldman Sachs Gru reported 585,843 shares stake. (NASDAQ:LHCG). Los Angeles Equity owns 10,048 shares. 6,600 were accumulated by Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 73,986 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,446,267.88. Eqis Capital Mgmt accumulated 0.02% or 6,284 shares. Strs Ohio holds 0% of its portfolio in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) for 13,500 shares. Northern Corporation has 0.01% invested in LHC Group, Inc.

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Oberweis Asset Management Inc, which manages about $1.10B and $359.32 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ceva Inc. (NASDAQ:CEVA) by 19,870 shares to 232,355 shares, valued at $9.95M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. ValuEngine cut Ameris Bancorp from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Therefore 67% are positive. Ameris Bancorp had 24 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $53.00. The stock has "Buy" rating by Ladenburg Thalmann on Thursday, February 4. The stock of LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, January 27 by Benchmark. Jefferies maintained LHC Group, Inc. As per Sunday, October 15, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. (NASDAQ:BNCL) on Thursday, December 21 with "Hold" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NGHC) earned "Buy" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, August 28. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $6900 target. (NASDAQ:LHCG) earned "Outperform" rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, September 1. The rating was maintained by Wood with "Buy" on Wednesday, August 19. Ameris Bancorp had a return on equity of 12.12% and a net margin of 21.57%. Therefore 0 are positive. Ameris Bancorp now has $1.98 billion valuation. Stephens maintained it with "Buy" rating and $52.0 target in Thursday, September 28 report. The firm has "Hold" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Tuesday, October 3. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a "hold" rating and set a $52.00 price objective on shares of Ameris Bancorp in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. The stock has "Buy" rating by SunTrust on Monday, January 8. The rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, April 26 to "Neutral". The firm earned "Sell" rating on Tuesday, August 18 by Zacks. On Monday, November 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Wood to "Outperform".

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.24, from 0.86 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 8 investors sold ABCB shares while 53 reduced holdings.

Ameris Bancorp (ABCB) opened at $53.40 on Friday. Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt, a New York-based fund reported 1,485 shares. 1,266 were reported by Envestnet Asset Mgmt. Fisher Asset Ltd Liability Company owns 114,796 shares. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB). 58,129 are held by California State Teachers Retirement System.

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Ameris Bancorp operates as the holding firm for Ameris Bank that provides banking services to retail and commercial clients primarily in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and SC. Ameris Bancorp (ABCB) has risen 43.77% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. Sector Pension Board holds 0% or 23,369 shares. Finally, Aperio Group LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Ameris Bancorp during the third quarter worth $204,000. 200 are held by Duncker Streett & Company. Metropolitan Life Ins has invested 0% of its portfolio in Beneficial Bancorp, Inc.

Since September 12, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $1.13 million activity.

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