BofA Securities slashes price target on Ambev S.A. ADR [ABEV] – find out why.

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Ambev S.A. ADR [NYSE: ABEV] closed the trading session at $2.70 on 11/03/23. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $2.65, while the highest price level was $2.72.

The stocks have a year to date performance of -0.74 percent and weekly performance of 10.66 percent. The stock has been moved at -6.57 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 8.43 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -8.78 percent over the most recent 3-months.

If compared to the average trading volume of 12.25M shares, ABEV reached to a volume of 23938360 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Ambev S.A. ADR [ABEV]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ABEV shares is $3.69 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ABEV stock is a recommendation set at 2.06. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

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BofA Securities have made an estimate for Ambev S.A. ADR shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on July 10, 2023.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Ambev S.A. ADR is set at 0.07, with the Price to Sales ratio for ABEV stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.65. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.36, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.22. Price to Free Cash Flow for ABEV in the course of the last twelve months was 15.22 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.79.

ABEV stock trade performance evaluation

Ambev S.A. ADR [ABEV] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 10.66. With this latest performance, ABEV shares gained by 8.43% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -6.57% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -9.09% in the past year of trading.

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Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for ABEV stock in for the last two-week period is set at 63.30, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 71.74, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 57.38 for Ambev S.A. ADR [ABEV]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 2.62, while it was recorded at 2.57 for the last single week of trading, and 2.79 for the last 200 days.

Ambev S.A. ADR [ABEV]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Ambev S.A. ADR [ABEV] shares currently have an operating margin of +20.39 and a Gross Margin at +46.13. Ambev S.A. ADR’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +18.14.

Return on Total Capital for ABEV is now 18.66, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 17.05. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 17.57, with Return on Assets sitting at 10.19. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Ambev S.A. ADR [ABEV] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 4.60. Additionally, ABEV Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 4.40, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 2.68. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 3.40, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 3.25.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Ambev S.A. ADR [ABEV] managed to generate an average of $278,037 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 10.15 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.56.Ambev S.A. ADR’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.79 and a Current Ratio set at 1.11.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Ambev S.A. ADR [ABEV] stock

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for ABEV. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Ambev S.A. ADR go to 7.00%.

Ambev S.A. ADR [ABEV]: Institutional Ownership

The top three institutional holders of ABEV stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 1.3 billion shares, which is approximately 8.2579%. BLACKROCK INC., holding 1.04 billion shares of the stock with an approximate value of $201.66 billion in ABEV stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $177.59 billion in ABEV stock with ownership which is approximately 5.7994%.

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