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: $105.19738 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,707,176,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $6.31
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $5.85
  • 52 Week Range: $4.70 - $6.82
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.2188
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.57
  • P/E Growth: 9.7100
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $14.25 billion
  • Price / Sales: 7.46
  • Book Value: $0.96 per share
  • Price / Book: 7.05
  • Annual Dividend: $0.12
  • Dividend Yield: 1.8%
  • EBIDTA: $5.65 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: 19.49 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. declared 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 of this dividend 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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.04. The business had revenue of $3.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Ambev S.A.'s stock. Their forecasts range from $5.60 to $6.80. On average, they anticipate Ambev S.A.'s share price to reach $6.13 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Ambev S.A..

Are investors shorting Ambev S.A.?

Ambev S.A. saw a decrease in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 21,929,259 shares, a decrease of 9.8% from the August 15th total of 24,300,040 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 12,028,854 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.8 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vontobel Asset Management Inc. (1.07%), Lazard Asset Management LLC (0.59%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.55%), Manning & Napier Advisors LLC (0.40%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.26%) and FMR LLC (0.21%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ambev S.A..

Who sold Ambev S.A. stock? Who is selling Ambev S.A. stock?

Ambev S.A.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WCM Investment Management CA, Trilogy Global Advisors LP, FMR LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Northern Trust Corp, NGAM Advisors L.P., Manning & Napier Advisors LLC and Bessemer Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vontobel Asset Management Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Marshall Wace North America L.P. and Citigroup 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 $6.77.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ambev S.A. (NYSE ABEV)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  89 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  127 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  216
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ambev S.A. and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

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: $6.13 (9.40% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
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, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingBuy$6.80N/AView Rating Details
8/18/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$6.00 -> $6.40N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 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: $0.22 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.3 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV)
Most Recent Dividend:7/24/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.12
Dividend Yield:1.77%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:50.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
54.55% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
40.00% (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)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV)
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Headline Trends for Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV)
Latest Headlines for Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV)
DateHeadline logoAmbev, Political Uncertainty May Continue to Drive Short-Term Price Movements - September 19 at 3:19 PM logoAmbev S.A. (ABEV) Short Interest Down 9.8% in August - September 19 at 1:44 AM logoCredit Suisse Upgrades Ambev SA (ABEV) to Outperform - - September 12 at 3:15 PM logoAmbev S.A. (ABEV) Rating Increased to Outperform at Credit Suisse Group - September 12 at 9:24 AM logoAmbev S.A. (ABEV) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - September 9 at 6:26 AM logoNew Age Beverage Corporation (NBEV) & Ambev (ABEV) Critical Contrast - September 9 at 6:08 AM logoCritical Analysis: New Age Beverage Corporation (NBEV) and Ambev (ABEV) - September 7 at 4:28 AM logoAmbev S.A. (ABEV) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest - August 29 at 1:56 AM logoReviewing Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (BUD) & Ambev (ABEV) - August 20 at 6:18 PM logoAmbev S.A. (ABEV) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 15 at 6:50 AM logoShort Interest in Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV) Drops By 27.2% - August 15 at 3:16 AM logoETFs with exposure to Ambev SA : August 14, 2017 - August 14 at 8:27 PM logoReviewing Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (BUD) and Ambev (NYSE:ABEV) - August 13 at 10:32 PM logoContrasting Ambev (NYSE:ABEV) & New Age Beverage Corporation (NBEV) - August 11 at 4:48 PM logoConstellation Brands Collaborates with Funky Buddha Brewery - August 11 at 3:30 PM logoReviewing Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (BUD) & Ambev (NYSE:ABEV) - August 9 at 12:10 AM logoAmbev Reaches Analyst Target Price - Nasdaq - August 5 at 8:17 PM logoETFs with exposure to Ambev SA : August 1, 2017 - August 1 at 8:31 PM logoAmbev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - July 31 at 10:36 PM logoAmbev SA :ABEV-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : July 31, 2017 - July 31 at 3:25 PM logoAmbev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV) Short Interest Up 28.7% in July - July 30 at 7:12 AM logoAmbev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Meets Expectations - July 28 at 6:19 PM logoAmbev Rises Following Q2 Earnings - July 28 at 3:27 PM logoAmbev Reports 2017 Second Quarter Results Under IFRS - July 27 at 3:25 PM logoAmbev posts 2Q profit - July 27 at 3:25 PM logoReviewing Ambev (NYSE:ABEV) & Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (BUD) - July 25 at 12:25 PM logoAmbev S.A. (ABEV) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - July 21 at 7:38 AM logoComparing Ambev (ABEV) and Boston Beer Company, Inc. (The) (SAM) - July 18 at 10:18 PM logoConstellation Brands Ahead of Industry: What's Driving It? - Nasdaq - July 14 at 10:11 PM logoAmbev SA (ADR) (ABEV) Stock: Invest Without the Froth - - July 12 at 3:15 PM logoAmbev SA (ADR) (ABEV) Stock: Invest Without the Froth - July 12 at 7:37 AM logoAmbev S.A. (ABEV) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - July 11 at 12:52 AM logoAmbev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV) Short Interest Update - July 2 at 7:11 AM logoAfter Hours Most Active for Jun 28, 2017 : NTEST, INTC, BLKB, ZNGA, BAC, AABA, QQQ, F, SYF, WPX, ABEV, INFO - Nasdaq - June 28 at 8:37 PM logoNotable ETF Outflow Detected - ILF, ITUB, BBD, ABEV - June 28 at 3:36 PM logoAmbev SA : ABEV-US: Dividend Analysis : June 28th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 27, 2017 - June 27 at 3:20 PM logoAmbev S.A. (ABEV) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - June 26 at 8:00 AM logoContrasting Ambev (ABEV) & Compania Cervecerias Unidas, (CCU) - June 17 at 10:26 PM logoAmbev S.A. (ABEV) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research - June 15 at 10:02 PM logoILF, ITUB, BBD, ABEV: Large Outflows Detected at ETF - June 8 at 1:05 AM logoAmbev SA (ABEV) Announces Dividend Increase - $0.05 Per Share - June 1 at 6:52 PM logoBrazil Roundup: Rate Cut to 10.25%, Moody's Slashes Bank Outlook - May 31 at 8:18 PM logoAmbev SA (ABEV) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 30 at 8:00 AM 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



Ambev S.A. (ABEV) Chart for Wednesday, September, 20, 2017

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