Atlantic Capital Bancshares, Inc. (ACBI) Buy or Sell Stock Guide


Are you looking for the analysis of Atlantic Capital Bancshares, Inc. (ACBI) stock? Are you wondering what the bulls and the bears say about it?

If so, you came to the right place. In this stock guide, we will share with you 2 reasons to buy and 6 reasons to sell ACBI stock. You’ll get a perspective on what the bulls and the bears say about it.

The analysis below may be also helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about ACBI stock:

  • Is ACBI a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold ACBI stock today?
  • Is ACBI a good buy / investment?
  • What are ACBI analyst opinions, recommendations and ratings?

Let’s start with the bull case. Here are the reasons to buy ACBI stock:

1. ACBI profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 37.14 percentage points. See ACBI profitability chart.

2. ACBI average analyst rating is Buy. See ACBI analyst rating chart.

Now that you understand the bull case, let’s look at the reasons to sell ACBI stock (i.e., the bear case):

1. ACBI stock price ($18.95) is close to the 52-week high ($19.05). Perhaps now is a good time to sell? See ACBI price chart.

2. ACBI quarterly revenue growth was -9.90%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (5.28% and 3.46%, respectively). See ACBI revenue growth chart.

3. ACBI forward P/E ratio is 15.43, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See ACBI forward P/E ratio chart.

4. ACBI Price/Sales ratio is 4.80, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See ACBI forward Price/Sales ratio chart.

5. ACBI PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 2.05, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See ACBI PEG chart.

6. ACBI short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 5.22. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See ACBI short interest ratio chart.

Now let's look at the key statistics for ACBI:

Metrics ACBI
Price $18.95
Average Price Target / Upside $20.00 / 5.54%
Average Analyst Rating Buy
Industry Banks - Regional - US
Sector Financial Services
Number of Employees 334
Market Cap $417.91M
Forward P/E Ratio 15.43
Price/Book Ratio 4.8
PEG 2.05
Revenue (TTM) $87.15M
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth -9.9%
Profit Margin 59.15%

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