|Bid||40.91 x 1300|
|Ask||50.00 x 1000|
|Day's Range||40.91 - 42.16|
|52 Week Range||17.12 - 45.18|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.47|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||12.46|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.60 (1.40%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Dec 30, 2020|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
On Thursday, January 28, Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) will release its latest earnings report. Check out Benzinga's preview to understand the implications. Net Income, Earnings, And Earnings Per Share Earnings and EPS are useful metrics of profitability. Total earnings also known as net income is equal to total revenue minus total expenses. Dividing net income by the total number of shares outstanding yields EPS. Earnings And Revenue Wall Street expects EPS of $1.17 and sales around $274.67 million. Ameris Bancorp EPS in the same period a year ago totaled $0.96. Sales were $210.46 million. What Are Analyst Estimates And Earnings Surprises, And Why Do They Matter? Analysts who cover this company will publish forward-looking estimates of its revenue and EPS each quarter. Averaging together every EPS and revenue prediction that each analyst makes about a company in a quarter yields the "consensus estimates." A company posting earnings or revenue above or below the consensus estimate is known as an "earnings surprise" and may move the stock by a considerable margin. View more earnings on ABCB If the company were to match the consensus estimate, earnings would be up 21.87%. Revenue would be have grown 30.51% from the same quarter last year. Here is how the company's reported EPS has compared to analyst estimates in the past: Quarter Q3 2020 Q2 2020 Q1 2020 Q4 2020 EPS Estimate 0.89 0.61 0.76 0.96 EPS Actual 1.67 0.61 0.56 0.96 Revenue Estimate 269.86 M 220.54 M 209.29 M 210.81 M Revenue Actual 321.56 M 284.77 M 202.32 M 210.46 M Stock Performance Shares of Ameris Bancorp were trading at $42.81 as of January 26. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 0.56%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders should be content going into this earnings release. Do not be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. Ameris Bancorp is scheduled to hold the call at 09:00:00 ET and can be accessed here. See more from BenzingaClick here for options trades from BenzingaColumbia Banking System Earnings PreviewEastman Chemical's Earnings: A Preview© 2021 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.
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