NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for AmBev (NYSE: ABV) is tomorrow, June 1, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 1 cents per share. At a price of $31.61 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.3%. The average volume for AmBev has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. AmBev has a market cap of $97.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 1.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Companhia de Bebidas das Americas AmBev engages in the production, distribution, and sale of beer, draft beer, carbonated soft drinks, malt, and other non-alcoholic and non-carbonated products in the Americas. It also sells bottled water, isotonics, and ready-to-drink teas. The company has a P/E ratio of 103.6, above the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 21.3 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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