Companhia de Bebidas das Americas - AmBev (ABV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

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Companhia de Bebidas das Americas - AmBev ( ABV ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.4831 per share Shareholders who purchased ABV stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 67.63% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $41.7, the dividend yield is 4.63%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ABV was $41.7, representing a -6.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.63 and a 21.12% increase over the 52 week low of $34.43.

ABV is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Coca-Cola Company ( KO ) and Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA ( BUD ). ABV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.63. Zacks Investment Research reports ABV's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 7.56%, compared to an industry average of 10.4%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ABV Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to ABV through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ABV as a top-10 holding:

  • EGShares Consumer Goods GEMS ETF ( GGEM )
  • Guggenheim BRIC ETF ( EEB )
  • iShares S&P Latin America 40 Index Fund ( ILF )
  • Guggenheim ABC High Dividend ETF ( ABCS )
  • EGShares Emerging Markets Consumer ETF ( ECON ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ECON with an increase of 12.59% over the last 100 days. GGEM has the highest percent weighting of ABV at 9.9%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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