Research Analysis of Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV)

Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV) belonging to the Consumer Staples sector has surged 0.81% and closed its last trading session at $4.95.

The company reported its EPS on 10/28/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $5.81.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.5. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 2.5 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 3 and 3 respectively.

Ambev S.A. on 10/28/2016 reported its EPS as $0.05 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.06. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.01. This shows a surprise factor of -16.7%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Ambev S.A. Earnings, with 4 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.08. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.09 and $0.07 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.07.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Ambev S.A. is 14.3%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 50%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -26.09% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 3%.

The Company got Upgrade by JP Morgan on 10-Nov-16 from Neutral to Overweight.

9 analysts projected Price Targets for AmbevS.A.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $7. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $4.4 and the Mean Price Target is $5.81.

Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV) has the market capitalization of $77.71 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $6.34 on Oct 24, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $3.86 on Jan 21, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 0 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 0% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 0 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 10.99 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0 and ATR value of 0.12. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.35% and 2.18%.

Company profile:

Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (AmBev), based in São Paulo, is engaged in producing, distributing and selling beer, carbonated soft drinks and other non-alcoholic and non-carbonated products in many countries across the Americas. It maintains an agreement with PepsiCo International, Inc. to bottle, sell and distribute Pepsi products in Brazil and in other Latin American countries, including Lipton Ice Tea, Gatorade, H2OH!, Propel and Frutzzz. AmBev conducts its operations through three business units: Latin America North, Latin America South and Canada. Latin America North includes its operations in Brazil, where it operates two divisions: beer sales and carbonated soft drinks and non-alcoholic non-carbonated sales; and its operations in its Hispanic Latin America Operations, excluding Latin America South, operations. Latin America South includes its Quinsa operations in the countries of Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay and Chile. Canada, represented by Labatt, includes domestic sales in Canada.