Ambev SA Company Profile (NYSE:ABEV)

About Ambev SA (NYSE:ABEV)

Ambev SA logoAmbev SA, formerly Inbev Participacoes Societarias SA, is a Brazil-based company engaged in the brewing sector. The Company produces and sells beer, carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) and other non-alcoholic and non-carbonated (NANC) beverages across the Americas. The Company's activities are divided into three segments: Latin America North, including sell of beer, CSD and NANC drinks in Brazil, as well as operations in Dominican Republic, Saint Vincent, Antigua, Dominica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Cuba; Latin America South, distributing products in Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile, Ecuador, Peru and Colombia, and Canada, represented by Labatt's operations, which comprises sales in Canada. The Company markets products under various brand names, such as Adriatica, Brahma, Leffe, Budweiser, Corona, PepsiCo and Lipton. It is a subsidiary of Interbrew International BV.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Beverages - Brewers
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:ABEV
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $90.61 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,702,901,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $5.82
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $5.44
  • 52 Week Range: $4.70 - $6.39
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.45
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.37
  • P/E Growth: 8.67
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $14.27 billion
  • Price / Sales: 6.35
  • Book Value: $0.94 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.14
  • Dividend Yield: 1.6%
  • EBIDTA: $5.72 billion
  • Net Margins: 25.25%
  • Return on Equity: 24.27%
  • Return on Assets: 14.46%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.03%
  • Current Ratio: 0.91%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.72%
  • Average Volume: 22.83 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.72
  • Short Ratio: 1.79

Frequently Asked Questions for Ambev SA (NYSE:ABEV)

What is Ambev SA's stock symbol?

Ambev SA trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ABEV."

How often does Ambev SA pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ambev SA?

Ambev SA announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 26th will be given a dividend of $0.0213 per share on Thursday, March 2nd. This represents a $0.09 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 24th. View Ambev SA's Dividend History.

How were Ambev SA's earnings last quarter?

Ambev SA (NYSE:ABEV) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $2.97 billion for the quarter. Ambev SA had a net margin of 25.25% and a return on equity of 24.27%. View Ambev SA's Earnings History.

Where is Ambev SA's stock going? Where will Ambev SA's stock price be in 2017?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Ambev SA's stock. Their forecasts range from $5.60 to $6.80. On average, they anticipate Ambev SA's share price to reach $6.20 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Ambev SA.

Are investors shorting Ambev SA?

Ambev SA saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 30,137,366 shares, a decrease of 7.6% from the April 13th total of 32,607,769 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 21,843,696 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.4 days.

Who are some of Ambev SA's key competitors?

Who owns Ambev SA stock?

Ambev SA's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vontobel Asset Management Inc. (1.03%), Lazard Asset Management LLC (0.00%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.00%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.00%), Manning & Napier Advisors LLC (0.41%) and OppenheimerFunds Inc. (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ambev SA.

Who sold Ambev SA stock? Who is selling Ambev SA stock?

Ambev SA's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manning & Napier Advisors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, FMR LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Mondrian Investment Partners LTD. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ambev SA.

Who bought Ambev SA stock? Who is buying Ambev SA stock?

Ambev SA's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vontobel Asset Management Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Bank of America Corp DE, Morgan Stanley, Lazard Asset Management LLC and Cambiar Investors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ambev SA.

How do I buy Ambev SA stock?

Shares of Ambev SA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Ambev SA stock cost?

One share of Ambev SA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.77.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ambev SA (NYSE:ABEV) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $6.20 (7.45% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ambev SA (NYSE:ABEV)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/3/2017Citigroup IncDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/10/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$5.60N/AView Rating Details
11/3/2016Barclays PLCInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$6.00N/AView Rating Details
10/10/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingBuy$6.80N/AView Rating Details
8/18/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$6.00 -> $6.40N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Ambev SA (NYSE:ABEV)
Earnings by Quarter for Ambev SA (NYSE:ABEV)
Earnings History by Quarter for Ambev SA (NYSE:ABEV)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2016Q1 2016$0.05$0.04$2.97 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2015Q3$0.06$0.05$3.06 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q2$0.05$0.06$3.23 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q1 2015$0.08$0.06$3.49 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q4 2014$0.13$0.10$4.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2014Q3 2014$0.07$3.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q2 2014$0.07$0.06$3.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q1 2014$0.07$0.07$4.03 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2014$0.12$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Ambev SA (NYSE:ABEV)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.22 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.27 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Ambev SA (NYSE:ABEV)
Most Recent Dividend:3/2/2017
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
0.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
0.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Ambev SA (NYSE:ABEV)

Dividend History by Quarter for Ambev SA (NYSE:ABEV)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Ambev SA (NYSE:ABEV)
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Headline Trends for Ambev SA (NYSE:ABEV)
Latest Headlines for Ambev SA (NYSE:ABEV)
DateHeadline logoETFs with exposure to Ambev SA : May 23, 2017 - May 23 at 3:17 PM logoAmbev: Market Throwing Out Baby With Bathwater - May 22 at 3:15 PM logoWhy Ambev SA Stock Dropped Today - May 18 at 3:15 PM logoPresident Temer Bribery Report Is Crushing Brazil - May 18 at 12:36 PM logoNotable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - ABEV - May 18 at 12:36 PM logoShort Interest in Ambev SA (ABEV) Drops By 7.6% - May 15 at 7:22 AM logoETFs with exposure to Ambev SA : May 12, 2017 - May 12 at 8:28 PM logoAmbev SA :ABEV-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 3:23 PM logoAmbev Reports 2017 First Quarter Results Under IFRS - May 4 at 8:17 PM logoAmbev posts 1Q profit - May 4 at 8:17 PM logoAmbev SA (ABEV) Given News Impact Rating of -0.09 - May 4 at 7:52 AM logoAmbev SA (ABEV) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - May 3 at 8:40 AM logoAmbev SA (ABEV) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - May 1 at 11:38 AM logoShort Interest in Ambev SA (ABEV) Increases By 16.0% - April 30 at 7:00 AM logoAmbev SA (ABEV) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows - April 28 at 8:58 AM logoAmbev SA (ABEV) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.31 - April 25 at 2:22 PM logoAmbev SA (ABEV) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds - April 21 at 8:13 AM logoSomewhat Critical News Coverage Very Unlikely to Impact Ambev SA (ABEV) Share Price - April 18 at 10:44 AM logoHedge Funds Love These 4 Stocks--Should You? - April 11 at 8:16 PM logoAmbev SA (ABEV) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - April 7 at 9:05 PM logoAmbev SA (ABEV) Short Interest Update - March 30 at 8:23 AM logoAmBev: A Stock Worth Owning Before the Correction - March 29 at 8:22 PM logoAMBEV S.A. Financials - March 28 at 3:15 PM logoAmbev SA (ABEV) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - March 27 at 10:51 PM logoAnheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV -- Moody's assigns A3 rating to ABI notes to be issued in exchange offer; outlook stable - March 27 at 5:10 AM logoNoteworthy ETF Outflows: ILF, ITUB, BBD, ABEV - Nasdaq - March 24 at 3:15 PM logoAmbev's 2016 Annual Report On Form 20-F Available On Our Website - March 22 at 8:18 PM logoBullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - ABEV - Nasdaq ... - Nasdaq - March 21 at 7:55 AM logoFibria Overseas Finance Limited -- Moody's changes outlook to stable from negative on Brazilian Companies - March 17 at 3:17 PM logoSuzano Papel e Celulose S.A. -- Moody's changes outlook to stable from negative on Brazilian Companies - March 17 at 3:17 PM logoAfter Hours Most Active for Mar 3, 2017 : BBD, ABEV, CIG, EBR, ITUB, CLF, KBWB, AAPL, QQQ, LTRPA, ODP, VMBS - Nasdaq - March 3 at 8:21 PM logoAmBev's (ABEV) CEO Bernardo Paiva on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - March 3 at 2:28 AM logoAmbev Reports 2016 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results Under IFRS - March 2 at 8:17 PM logo4:01 am AmBev beats by BRL0.02; misses on revs - March 2 at 8:17 PM logoBrazil's Ambev posts $1.6 bln net income in fourth quarter - March 2 at 3:15 PM logoWeak Brazil beer sales hit Ambev earnings, shares down - March 2 at 3:15 PM logoBoston Beer (SAM) Tops Q4 Earnings, Stock Down on Dull View - February 23 at 3:17 PM logoABEV October 20th Options Begin Trading - Nasdaq - February 21 at 3:32 PM logoAmbev (ABEV) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA - Nasdaq - February 14 at 8:24 PM logoCentral American Bottling Corp. (The) -- Moody's assigns a Ba2 rating to Central American Bottling Corporation's notes; stable outlook - February 12 at 1:17 AM



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