NYSE:ABEV - AMBEV S A/S Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$4.2250 -0.12 (-2.76 %)
(As of 11/19/2018 12:27 PM ET)
Previous Close$4.35
Today's Range$4.2219 - $4.3179
52-Week Range$3.86 - $7.43
Volume8.83 million shs
Average Volume34.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$68.30 billion
P/E Ratio18.37
Dividend Yield3.31%
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Beverages
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNYSE:ABEV
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.06
Current Ratio1.02
Quick Ratio0.82


Trailing P/E Ratio18.37
Forward P/E Ratio21.13
P/E Growth2.12

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.01 billion
Price / Sales4.42
Cash Flow$0.3066 per share
Price / Cash13.78
Book Value$0.96 per share
Price / Book4.40


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.23
Net Income$2.30 billion
Net Margins22.07%
Return on Equity23.16%
Return on Assets13.71%


Outstanding Shares15,701,100,000
Market Cap$68.30 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. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.0441 per share on Monday, August 6th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 18th. This is an increase 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.01. The business earned $2.97 billion during the quarter. AMBEV S A/S had a net margin of 22.07% and a return on equity of 23.16%. 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, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AMBEV S A/S.

What price target have analysts set for ABEV?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for AMBEV S A/S's stock. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $7.00. On average, they expect AMBEV S A/S's stock price to reach $5.8333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 38.1% 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?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AMBEV S A/S in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AMBEV S A/S.

Has AMBEV S A/S been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about ABEV stock have trended very positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AMBEV S A/S earned a media sentiment score of 3.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting AMBEV S A/S?

AMBEV S A/S saw a drop in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 19,683,493 shares, a drop of 38.4% from the September 28th total of 31,948,634 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 28,528,280 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.7 days. View AMBEV S A/S's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of AMBEV S A/S's key competitors?

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 Officer
  • Ricardo Rittes de Oliveira Silva, Chief Financial & Investor Relations Officer
  • Marcelo Guimarães Tardin, Head-Information Technology
  • Paula Nogueira Lindenberg, Executive Officer-Marketing
  • Ricardo 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.53%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.44%), BlackRock Inc. (0.28%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.24%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.19%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.16%).

Which major investors are selling AMBEV S A/S stock?

ABEV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Northern Cross LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., FIL Ltd, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Envestnet Asset Management Inc..

Which major investors are buying AMBEV S A/S stock?

ABEV stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, BlackRock Inc., Manning & Napier Group LLC, AMS Capital Ltda, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp, AKO Capital LLP and Man Group plc.

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 $4.2250.

How big of a company is AMBEV S A/S?

AMBEV S A/S has a market capitalization of $68.30 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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  225 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  297 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  522
MarketBeat'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.
This page was last updated on 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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