MA Rating is Strong Buy on Shares of Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB)

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As traders scan the equity market, they may be using Simple Moving Averages to help figure out where a stock is headed. Following some SMA levels for Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB), we can see that the 10 day is 38.123, the 20 day is 37.941, and the 30 day is 37.479 for Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB). Tracking some other time periods, we note that the 50 day SMA is 36.4736 , the 100 day is 35.70405 , and the 200 day SMA is currently 40.024025.

Dedicated traders will often pay close attention to Exponential Moving Average levels. EMA study can help guide traders when gauging market strength. We can see the following EMA levels on Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB):

30 day Exponential Moving Average: 37.420822
50 day Exponential Moving Average: 36.88362
100 day Exponential Moving Average: 37.259167
10 day Exponential Moving Average: 38.223213
20 day Exponential Moving Average: 37.83249
200 day Exponential Moving Average: 39.841236

The HMA or Hull Moving Average for the stock is presently 38.672703. The HMA may help with technical analysis by reducing lag and heightening responsiveness. Traders often find that following this indicator helps with reduction of noise.

Investors following Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) can see that the stock most recently closed at 39.02
Past 3 months: -12.66786
One year change: -25.81749
Year-to-date: 23.208084
Past week: 3.1729243
Past month: 12.094226

Scanning through some ratings, we note that the current Oscillator Rating on the stock is a “Sell”. The Moving Average Rating is sitting at a “Strong Buy”. Traders may use these signals in conjunction with other indicators in order to set up the chart for future trading success.

Traders following the Hull Moving Average will note that the current level is 38.672703 for Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB). The calculation uses the weighted moving average and it puts the emphasis on recent prices over older prices.

Technical traders focusing on Donchian Channels will note that the 20 period lower band reading is currently 37.32. The 20 period upper band reading is 39.02. Donchian Channels can be used to gauge the volatility of a market. This is a banded indicator akin to Bollinger Bands.

Putting a closer focus on shares of Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB), we see that since the opening price of 38.66, the stock has moved 0.36. Tracking shares, we note that the consensus stock rating is Buy. Volume today clocks in around 8783. Over the course of the current session, the stock has topped out at  39.02 and seen a low price of 38.62. 

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