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ABCB Ameris Bancorp dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Ameris Bancorp's latest quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share was issued to shareholders on record before Sep 29, 2022. The dividend distribution stands at $0.6 per share annually, which comes to a dividend yield of 1.31%.

Key dates

  • ABCB last dividend date: Sep 29, 2022
  • ABCB next dividend date: Not announced
ABCB dividend stats
DPS
$0.6
Dividend yield
1.24%
Payout ratio
12.4%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.89%
Payout ratio
30.2%

Dividend yield

What is Ameris Bancorp current dividend yield

Ameris Bancorp's dividend yield of 1.31% is lower than the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Financial Services sector average of 2.89%, Ameris Bancorp's dividend yield is 55% lower. Historically ABCB's dividend yield has averaged at 1.3% in the last 5 years, which is in line with the current one.

Dividend history

What is ABCB dividend payout history and dates

Ameris Bancorp has a dividend history dating as far as 1994, but consistently the company has been paying dividends for the last eight consecutive years. Our records show that ABCB has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has remained the same since twelve months ago. However with the price of the stock down by 14% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 16%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 29, 2022 Oct 10, 2022 Sep 7, 2022 $0.15 normal
Jun 29, 2022 Jul 8, 2022 Jun 9, 2022 $0.15 normal
Mar 30, 2022 Apr 8, 2022 Mar 17, 2022 $0.15 normal
Dec 30, 2021 Jan 10, 2022 Dec 8, 2021 $0.15 normal
Sep 29, 2021 Oct 8, 2021 Sep 15, 2021 $0.15 normal
Jun 29, 2021 Jul 9, 2021 Jun 10, 2021 $0.15 normal
Mar 30, 2021 Apr 9, 2021 Mar 18, 2021 $0.15 normal
Dec 30, 2020 Jan 11, 2021 Dec 17, 2020 $0.15 normal
Sep 29, 2020 Oct 9, 2020 Sep 17, 2020 $0.15 normal
Jun 29, 2020 Jul 10, 2020 Jun 11, 2020 $0.15 normal
Mar 30, 2020 Apr 10, 2020 Mar 11, 2020 $0.15 normal
Dec 30, 2019 Jan 10, 2020 Dec 19, 2019 $0.15 normal
Sep 27, 2019 Oct 10, 2019 Sep 18, 2019 $0.15 normal
Jun 27, 2019 Jul 10, 2019 Jun 18, 2019 $0.1 normal
Mar 28, 2019 Apr 10, 2019 Mar 19, 2019 $0.1 normal
Dec 28, 2018 Jan 10, 2019 Dec 13, 2018 $0.1 normal
Sep 27, 2018 Oct 10, 2018 Sep 18, 2018 $0.1 normal
Jun 28, 2018 Jul 10, 2018 May 15, 2018 $0.1 normal
Mar 28, 2018 Apr 10, 2018 Mar 20, 2018 $0.1 normal
Dec 28, 2017 Jan 10, 2018 Dec 14, 2017 $0.1 normal
Sep 28, 2017 Oct 10, 2017 Sep 19, 2017 $0.1 normal
Jun 28, 2017 Jul 10, 2017 Jun 19, 2017 $0.1 normal
Mar 29, 2017 Apr 10, 2017 Mar 21, 2017 $0.1 normal
Dec 28, 2016 Jan 10, 2017 Dec 13, 2016 $0.1 normal
Sep 28, 2016 Oct 11, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $0.1 normal
Jun 28, 2016 Jul 11, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $0.05 normal
Mar 29, 2016 Apr 11, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $0.05 normal
Dec 29, 2015 Jan 11, 2016 Dec 15, 2015 $0.05 normal

Ameris Bancorp dividend payout ratio

What is Ameris Bancorp dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Ameris Bancorp's payout ratio of 12.4% is below the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Financial Services sector average of 30.2%, Ameris Bancorp's payout ratio is 59% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

ABCB dividend vs peer dividends

How does ABCB dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
ATLO Ames National Corp 4.69% $1.06 45.1%
AUBN Auburn National Bancorporation Inc 4.5% $1.06 48.8%
CBAN Colony Bankcorp Inc 3.1% $0.43 34.2%
UCBI United Community Banks Inc 2.4% $0.84 34.9%
ABCB Ameris Bancorp 1.24% $0.6 12.4%

Frequently asked questions

Does Ameris Bancorp pay a dividend?

Yes, Ameris Bancorp has been paying dividends for the last eight years.

When is Ameris Bancorp's next dividend?

ABCB hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, but if we take into consideration its recent dividend history, it is likely that its next dividend will be in December 2022.

When was ABCB's last dividend?

Ameris Bancorp's last regular dividend was on Sep 29, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.15 per share.

How much dividend does Ameris Bancorp pay (per share)?

ABCB has paid dividend of $0.6 per share in the last year.

What is Ameris Bancorp's dividend yield?

Ameris Bancorp's current dividend yield is 1.31%.

How often does Ameris Bancorp pay dividends?

Ameris Bancorp pays dividends quarterly.

What is Ameris Bancorp's dividend payout ratio?

Ameris Bancorp's dividend payout ratio is 12.4%.

Does Ameris Bancorp pay a good dividend?

Ameris Bancorp's dividend yield is less than the Financial Services sector average.