Shares of Ambev were gaining 1.6% to $6.84.
About 19.6 million shares of Ambev were traded by 3:35 p.m., above the average trading volume of about 11.4 million shares a day.
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- ABEV's revenue growth has slightly outpaced the industry average of 3.4%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues slightly increased by 3.5%. This growth in revenue appears to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, improving the earnings per share.
- Current return on equity exceeded its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a clear sign of strength within the company. Compared to other companies in the Beverages industry and the overall market, AMBEV SA's return on equity exceeds that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
- The gross profit margin for AMBEV SA is rather high; currently it is at 66.74%. It has increased from the same quarter the previous year. Along with this, the net profit margin of 28.15% significantly outperformed against the industry average.
- Net operating cash flow has significantly increased by 93.12% to $699.73 million when compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, AMBEV SA has also vastly surpassed the industry average cash flow growth rate of 2.99%.
- The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has significantly exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the Beverages industry. The net income increased by 58.2% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, rising from $713.66 million to $1,129.23 million.
- You can view the full analysis from the report here: ABEV Ratings Report
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