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 $4.87 +0.04 (+0.83 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:48 AM ET)Previous Close$4.83Today's Range$4.7707 - $4.8752-Week Range$3.77 - $7.43Volume24.12 million shsAverage Volume33.02 million shsMarket Capitalization$76.56 billionP/E Ratio21.17Dividend Yield2.69%Beta0.73 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Ambev S.A., through its subsidiaries, produces, distributes, and sells beer, draft beer, carbonated soft drinks (CSD), other non-alcoholic beverages, malt, and food in the Americas. It operates through Latin America North, Latin America South, and Canada segments. The company offers beer primarily under the Skol, Brahma, Antarctic, Brahva, Brahva Gold, Extra, Budweiser, Bud Light, Stella Artois, Corona, Modelo Especial, Beck, Leffe, Hoegaarden, Presidente, Brahma Light, President Light, Bohemia, The One, Quilmes Clásica, Paceña, Taquiña, Huari, Becker, Báltica, Ouro Fino, Pilsen, Patricia, Labatt Blue, Alexander Keith's, Kokanee, Banks, and Deputy brands. It also provides CSD, bottled water, isotonic beverages, energy drinks, coconut water, powdered and natural juices, and ready-to-drink teas under the Guaraná Antarctica, Gatorade, H2OH!, Lipton Iced Tea, Fusion, Do Bem, Pepsi, Canada Dry, Squirt, Red Rock, Pepsi-Cola, Seven Up, and Frutee brands, as well as cereal bars. Ambev S.A. offers its products through a network of third-party distributors and a direct distribution system. The company was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil. Ambev S.A. is a subsidiary of Interbrew International B.V. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Beverages Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Staples Current SymbolNYSE:ABEV Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1565025 Webwww.ambev.com.br Phone55-11-2122-1200Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.06 Current Ratio1.02 Quick Ratio0.82Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.17 Forward P/E Ratio23.19 P/E Growth2.32 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$15.01 billion Price / Sales5.10 Cash Flow$0.3148 per share Price / Cash Flow15.47 Book Value$0.96 per share Price / Book5.07Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.23 Net Income$2.30 billion Net Margins22.07% Return on Equity23.16% Return on Assets13.71%Miscellaneous Employees51,432 Outstanding Shares15,720,176,000Market Cap$76.56 billion Next Earnings Date3/7/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 Thursday, December 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.0828 per share on Monday, January 7th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 19th. This is a positive change from AMBEV S A/S's previous special dividend of $0.04. 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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.05 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $2.97 billion for the quarter. AMBEV S A/S had a return on equity of 23.16% and a net margin of 22.07%. 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? 6 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for AMBEV S A/S's stock. Their forecasts range from $4.00 to $7.00. On average, they anticipate AMBEV S A/S's share price to reach $5.8333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.8% 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? 6 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, 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. Has AMBEV S A/S been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about ABEV stock have trended positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AMBEV S A/S earned a news impact score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Are investors shorting AMBEV S A/S? AMBEV S A/S saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 25,728,860 shares, an increase of 89.8% from the December 31st total of 13,556,172 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 31,431,765 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.8 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), Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), Constellation Brands (STZ.B), Constellation Brands (STZ), Brown-Forman (BF.B), COCA COLA AMATI/ADR (CCLAY), Crimson Wine Group (CWGL), Eastside Distilling (EAST), Willamette Valley Vineyards (WVVI), Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) (JSDA), Truett-Hurst (THST) and Long Blockchain (LBCC). What other stocks do shareholders of AMBEV S A/S own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other AMBEV S A/S investors own include Anheuser Busch Inbev (BUD), General Electric (GE), NVIDIA (NVDA), Mcdonald's (MCD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Vale (VALE), PETROLEO BRASIL/ADR (PBR), Micron Technology (MU), Philip Morris International (PM) and Activision Blizzard (ATVI). Who are AMBEV S A/S's key executives? AMBEV S A/S's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Bernardo Pinto Paiva, CEO & Member of Exec. Board of Officers (Age 51)Mr. Fernando Mommensohn Tennenbaum, Chief Financial & Investor Relations Officer and Member of Exec. Board of OfficersMr. Eduardo Braga Cavalcanti de Lacerda, Soft Drinks Exec. Officer & Member of Exec. Board of Officers (Age 42)Mr. Ricardo Morais Pereira de Melo, Member of Management Board (Age 47)Mr. Rodrigo Figueiredo de Souza, Chief Procurement Officer & Member of Exec. Board of Officers (Age 43) Who are AMBEV S A/S's major shareholders? AMBEV S A/S's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.47%), BlackRock Inc. (0.21%), Boston Partners (0.20%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.18%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.17%) 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 BlackRock Inc., Manning & Napier Group LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Banco Santander S.A., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. and Boston Partners. Which major investors are buying AMBEV S A/S stock? ABEV stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AKO Capital LLP, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Bank of America Corp DE, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Northcape Capital Pty Ltd, Westpac Banking Corp and Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc. 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 $4.87. How big of a company is AMBEV S A/S? AMBEV S A/S has a market capitalization of $76.56 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 235 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 311 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 546MarketBeat'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 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How do taxes affect a CDs total return?