NYSE:ABEV - AMBEV S A/S Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $4.51 +0.06 (+1.35 %) (As of 10/21/2018 06:04 AM ET)Previous Close$4.51Today's Range$4.43 - $4.5652-Week Range$4.28 - $7.43Volume22.83 million shsAverage Volume28.03 million shsMarket Capitalization$70.81 billionP/E Ratio19.61Dividend Yield3.19%Beta0.5 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Ambev SA engages in the production, distribution, and sale of beverages. The company products include beer, carbonated soft drinks, and other non-alcoholic and non-carbonated products. Its operates a distribution network that comprises beverage distributors, supermarkets, bars and restaurants, as well as small groceries, bakeries, snack bars and franchises, and points of sale in Brazil. The company was founded on July 8, 2005 and is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil. Receive ABEV News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ABEV and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Beverages Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Staples SymbolNYSE:ABEV CUSIPN/A Webwww.ambev.com.br Phone55-11-2122-1200 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.06 Current Ratio0.97 Quick Ratio0.79 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio19.61 Forward P/E Ratio21.48 P/E Growth1.32 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$15.01 billion Price / Sales4.72 Cash Flow$0.3156 per share Price / Cash14.29 Book Value$0.96 per share Price / Book4.70 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.23 Net Income$2.30 billion Net Margins16.03% Return on Equity24.66% Return on Assets14.38% Miscellaneous Employees51,432 Outstanding Shares15,701,100,000Market Cap$70.81 billion AMBEV S A/S (NYSE:ABEV) Frequently Asked Questions What is AMBEV S A/S's stock symbol? AMBEV S A/S trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ABEV." How often does AMBEV S A/S pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AMBEV S A/S? AMBEV S A/S declared a special dividend on Monday, May 28th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 19th will be given a dividend of $0.0441 per share on Monday, August 6th. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 18th. This is a positive change from AMBEV S A/S's previous special dividend of $0.02. View AMBEV S A/S's Dividend History. How were AMBEV S A/S's earnings last quarter? AMBEV S A/S (NYSE:ABEV) released its earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.01. The firm earned $3.21 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.11 billion. AMBEV S A/S had a return on equity of 24.66% and a net margin of 16.03%. View AMBEV S A/S's Earnings History. When is AMBEV S A/S's next earnings date? AMBEV S A/S is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for AMBEV S A/S. What price target have analysts set for ABEV? 4 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for AMBEV S A/S's shares. Their predictions range from $6.50 to $7.00. On average, they expect AMBEV S A/S's share price to reach $6.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 49.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AMBEV S A/S. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AMBEV S A/S? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AMBEV S A/S in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AMBEV S A/S. Are investors shorting AMBEV S A/S? AMBEV S A/S saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 31,948,634 shares, an increase of 56.1% from the September 14th total of 20,460,965 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 28,171,692 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.1 days. View AMBEV S A/S's Current Options Chain. Who are some of AMBEV S A/S's key competitors? Some companies that are related to AMBEV S A/S include The Coca-Cola (KO), LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMUY), PepsiCo (PEP), Diageo (DEO), Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B (STZ.B), Constellation Brands (STZ), Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), Brown-Forman (BF.B), Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS), COCA COLA AMATI/ADR (CCLAY), Crimson Wine Group (CWGL), Eastside Distilling (EAST), Willamette Valley Vineyards (WVVI), Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) (JSDA) and Long Blockchain (LBCC). Who are AMBEV S A/S's key executives? AMBEV S A/S's management team includes the folowing people: Bernardo Pinto Paiva, Chief Executive OfficerRicardo Rittes de Oliveira Silva, Chief Financial & Investor Relations OfficerMarcelo Guimarães Tardin, Head-Information TechnologyPaula Nogueira Lindenberg, Executive Officer-MarketingRicardo Morais Pereira de Melo, Executive Officer-Sales Who are AMBEV S A/S's major shareholders? AMBEV S A/S's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.24%), LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.03%), Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD (0.02%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.02%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.01%) and Aperio Group LLC (0.00%). Which institutional investors are selling AMBEV S A/S stock? ABEV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BB&T Corp, Aperio Group LLC and World Asset Management Inc. Which institutional investors are buying AMBEV S A/S stock? ABEV stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manning & Napier Group LLC, LGT Capital Partners LTD., Bank of Montreal Can, Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D. How do I buy shares of AMBEV S A/S? Shares of ABEV can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is AMBEV S A/S's stock price today? One share of ABEV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.51. How big of a company is AMBEV S A/S? AMBEV S A/S has a market capitalization of $70.81 billion and generates $15.01 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.30 billion in net income (profit) each year or $0.23 on an earnings per share basis. AMBEV S A/S employs 51,432 workers across the globe. What is AMBEV S A/S's official website? The official website for AMBEV S A/S is http://www.ambev.com.br. How can I contact AMBEV S A/S? AMBEV S A/S's mailing address is RUA DR. RENATO PAES DE BARROS 1017 3 ANDAR PARTE, SAO PAULO D5, 04530-001. The company can be reached via phone at 55-11-2122-1200 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for AMBEV S A/S (NYSE ABEV)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 214 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 289 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 503MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AMBEV S A/S and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ABEV will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ABEV will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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