Ambev S.A. Company Profile (NYSE:ABEV)

About Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV)

Ambev S.A. 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: Brewers
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:ABEV
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $105.4 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,707,176,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $6.67
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $6.04
  • 52 Week Range: $4.70 - $7.03
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.08
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 23.96
  • P/E Growth: 9.88
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $14.19 billion
  • Price / Sales: 7.43
  • Book Value: $0.95 per share
  • Price / Book: 7.06
  • Annual Dividend: $0.12
  • Dividend Yield: 2.3%
  • EBITDA: $5.62 billion
  • Net Margins: 27.14%
  • Return on Equity: 23.24%
  • Return on Assets: 13.79%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.03%
  • Current Ratio: 0.89%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.71%
  • Average Volume: 17.41 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.66
  • Short Ratio: 0.33

Frequently Asked Questions for Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV)

What is Ambev S.A.'s stock symbol?

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

How often does Ambev S.A. pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ambev S.A.?

Ambev S.A. announced a special dividend on Thursday, June 1st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.0493 per share on Monday, July 24th. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 26th. This is a boost from Ambev S.A.'s previous special dividend of $0.03. View Ambev S.A.'s Dividend History.

How were Ambev S.A.'s earnings last quarter?

Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV) released its earnings results on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.04. The business had revenue of $3.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.33 billion. Ambev S.A. had a return on equity of 23.24% and a net margin of 27.14%. View Ambev S.A.'s Earnings History.

When will Ambev S.A. make its next earnings announcement?

Ambev S.A. is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Ambev S.A..

Where is Ambev S.A.'s stock going? Where will Ambev S.A.'s stock price be in 2017?

5 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Ambev S.A.'s shares. Their forecasts range from $5.60 to $9.00. On average, they anticipate Ambev S.A.'s share price to reach $6.87 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Ambev S.A..

Are investors shorting Ambev S.A.?

Ambev S.A. saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 33,827,152 shares, an increase of 13.3% from the September 15th total of 29,848,182 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 20,823,598 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.6 days.

Who are some of Ambev S.A.'s key competitors?

Who are Ambev S.A.'s key executives?

Ambev S.A.'s management team includes the folowing people:

  • Carlos Alves de Brito, Co-Chairman of the Board
  • Victorio Carlos de Marchi, Co-Chairman of the Board
  • Bernardo Pinto Paiva, Chief Executive Officer
  • Ricardo Rittes de Oliveira Silva, Chief Financial Officer, Director of Investor Relations
  • Gustavo Pimenta Garcia, IT and Shared Services Officer , Member of the Executive Board
  • Paula Noqueira Lindenberg, Chief Marketing Officer, Member of the Executive Board
  • Pedro de Abreu Mariani, Member of the Executive Board, General Counsel and Corporate Affairs Executive Officer
  • Ricardo Morais Pereira de Melo, Sales Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Board
  • Cassiano de Stefano, Premium and High End BU Executive Officer
  • Fernando Dias Soares, Soft Drinks Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Who owns Ambev S.A. stock?

Ambev S.A.'s stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.16%) and Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ambev S.A..

Who bought Ambev S.A. stock? Who is buying Ambev S.A. stock?

Ambev S.A.'s stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC and Eqis Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ambev S.A..

How do I buy Ambev S.A. stock?

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

What is Ambev S.A.'s stock price today?

One share of Ambev S.A. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.71.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ambev S.A. (NYSE ABEV)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  106 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  142 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  248
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $6.87 (2.33% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV)
Price Target History for Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV)
Analysts' Ratings History for Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/15/2017Evercore ISISet Price TargetBuy$9.00N/AView Rating Details
9/12/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformHighView Rating Details
7/30/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
3/3/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/10/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$5.60N/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 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV)
Earnings by Quarter for Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV)
Earnings History by Quarter for Ambev S.A. (NYSE ABEV)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2017$0.06N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/20176/30/2017$0.04$0.04$3.33 billion$3.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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 S.A. (NYSE:ABEV)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.23 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.28 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV)
Most Recent Dividend:7/24/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.12
Dividend Yield:1.79%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:50.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
52.17% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
42.86% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV)

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

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