Ambev SA Dividend yield

 Price  15.30
 Dividend  0.49
 Earnings  0.76
 Cash-flow  1.20
 Book value  4.64
 Equity  4.32

Ambev SA is part of Beverages business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Ambev SA is a company from Brazil, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Ambev SA paid a total dividend of 7,711 million BRL last year, for a market value of 240,776 millions (Market Cap 66,686 millions). Dividend per share of Ambev SA is 0.49 BRL, and his stock market price 15.30 BRL.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ambev SA has a dividend yield of 3.21%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Brazil. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Ambev SA dividend yield with other Beverages companies or firms from Brazil.

Dividend yield of Ambev SA

Ambev SA Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ambev SA to maintain his current dividend of BRL 0.49 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.21%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ambev SA payout on ernings is currently 64.47%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.27% and 46.27% respectively. Both figures show that Ambev SA can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Ambev SA is BRL 1.20 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of BRL 0.49, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Ambev SA, compared againt world market average, Brazil companies, Consumer Goods industry and Beverages sector companies.

Ambev SA payout

Ambev SA Dividend History

Year Yield  BRL  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Ambev SA Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ambev SA showed a return of -10.50% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.56% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 22.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Brazil and Beverages firms.

Ambev SA stock and market return