Oak Ridge Investments Lifted Its Ameris Bancorp Com (ABCB) Stake; Maryland Capital Management Has Decreased Its Schwab Charles New (SCHW) Stake

February 16, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

Oak Ridge Investments Llc increased Ameris Bancorp Com (ABCB) stake by 228.87% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Oak Ridge Investments Llc acquired 377,628 shares as Ameris Bancorp Com (ABCB)’s stock declined 9.85%. The Oak Ridge Investments Llc holds 542,628 shares with $26.05M value, up from 165,000 last quarter. Ameris Bancorp Com now has $2.01B valuation. It closed at $54.1 lastly. It is down 43.77% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.07% the S&P500.

Maryland Capital Management decreased Schwab Charles Corp New (SCHW) stake by 7.29% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Maryland Capital Management sold 34,530 shares as Schwab Charles Corp New (SCHW)’s stock declined 7.92%. The Maryland Capital Management holds 438,957 shares with $19.20M value, down from 473,487 last quarter. Schwab Charles Corp New now has $70.07 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $52.27. About 522,100 shares traded. The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) has risen 32.11% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.41% the S&P500.




Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.27, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 41 investors sold SCHW shares while 299 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 275 raised stakes. 1.04 billion shares or 0.62% less from 1.05 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Epoch Partners owns 0% invested in The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) for 11,380 shares. The Kentucky-based Kentucky Retirement Systems Ins Fund has invested 0.25% in The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW). Alyeska Invest Grp Limited Partnership holds 364,915 shares. 71,255 are owned by Roundview Ltd Com. Cibc Asset Mngmt Inc holds 128,623 shares. 629,810 are held by Gillespie Robinson Grimm. 97,853 are owned by Nomura Hldgs. Bessemer Gru reported 92,128 shares. Landscape Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0.16% or 35,927 shares. Telemus Limited Liability Co invested in 6,310 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Whittier Trust Of Nevada has invested 0.33% in The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW). Great West Life Assurance Can invested in 0.13% or 1.19 million shares. Seabridge Invest Advsr reported 0.9% stake. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Mngmt Ltd Llc owns 790,925 shares or 0.31% of their US portfolio. Frontier Invest Mngmt Commerce reported 13,519 shares.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 20 selling transactions for $91.13 million activity. SCHWAB CHARLES R also sold $226,805 worth of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) on Thursday, October 26. On Wednesday, October 4 the insider Kallsen Terri R sold $44,357. Shares for $200,255 were sold by Chandoha Marie A. Another trade for 75,244 shares valued at $3.31 million was sold by Clark Bernard J.. MCLIN STEPHEN T had sold 18,663 shares worth $1.01 million on Friday, January 26. The insider Murtagh Nigel J sold $361,194.

Among 23 analysts covering Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Charles Schwab had 91 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 18 by Deutsche Bank. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of SCHW in report on Tuesday, August 11 with “Overweight” rating. SunTrust maintained the shares of SCHW in report on Tuesday, December 26 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Wood with “Buy” on Friday, June 16. The rating was maintained by CLSA on Thursday, September 22 with “Outperform”. The stock of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 14 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Suntrust Robinson on Wednesday, December 27 with “Buy”. Nomura maintained the shares of SCHW in report on Thursday, January 18 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, January 19 by Citigroup. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, October 10.

Among 10 analysts covering Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Ameris Bancorp had 27 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sandler O’Neill maintained Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) on Monday, January 29 with “Hold” rating. Wood upgraded the shares of ABCB in report on Monday, November 20 to “Outperform” rating. The stock of Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, July 21 report. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Monday, October 23 with “Hold”. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, January 8 report. Piper Jaffray downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, April 26 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 19 by Wood. Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded the shares of ABCB in report on Monday, November 20 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) earned “Neutral” rating by PiperJaffray on Thursday, October 5.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.33, from 1.46 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 8 investors sold ABCB shares while 53 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 29.71 million shares or 0.36% less from 29.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Envestnet Asset Inc holds 1,266 shares. Blackrock has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB). Piedmont Investment Advsr Ltd Company reported 8,088 shares. Assetmark Inc owns 0% invested in Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) for 997 shares. Ftb stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB). Inv Counselors Of Maryland Llc invested in 514,293 shares or 1.26% of the stock. Gsa Capital Ptnrs Llp invested in 0.14% or 43,265 shares. 100 were reported by Pacad Inv. Ameriprise Inc owns 807,995 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Virginia Retirement Et Al owns 11,000 shares. Amalgamated Bank reported 4,988 shares stake. Us Bancshares De accumulated 4,666 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0.01% or 32,455 shares in its portfolio. Invesco Limited reported 124,075 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Alps Advsr holds 10,878 shares.

Since September 12, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $1.40 million activity. Another trade for 15,035 shares valued at $701,006 was made by LaHaise James A on Wednesday, December 13. $429,881 worth of stock was sold by Veal Jimmy D on Tuesday, September 12. 5,000 shares were sold by Zember Dennis J JR, worth $274,059.

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