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How to buy Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A (CCU) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A stocks.

Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A is a beverages-brewers business based in the US. Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A stocks (CCU.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $20.69 – a decrease of 2.45% over the previous week. Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A employs 9,316 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding stock value) of $3.1 billion.

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Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A stock price (NYSE:CCU)

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Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-18.
Latest market close$16.71
52-week range$14.48 - $19.90
50-day moving average $16.85
200-day moving average $18.32
Wall St. target price$20.19
PE ratio 25.7336
Dividend yield $0.388 (9.04%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.19

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Is it a good time to buy Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A stock?

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Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $16.71 from 2022-01-20

1 week (2022-01-14) -2.45%
1 month (2021-12-21) 6.30%
3 months (2021-10-21) 3.98%
6 months (2021-07-21) -17.73%
1 year (2021-01-21) 0.91%
2 years (2020-01-21) -12.05%
3 years (2019-01-18) 27.01
5 years (2017-01-20) 22.1

Is Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A under- or over-valued?

Valuing Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A's P/E ratio

Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 26x. In other words, Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A shares trade at around 26x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A's PEG ratio

Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.86. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A financials

Gross profit TTM $873.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 7.27%
Return on equity TTM 1333.62%
Profit margin 7.98%
Book value $10.22
Market capitalisation $3.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 148.42% of net profits

Recently Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A has paid out, on average, around 148.42% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 9.04% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A shareholders could enjoy a 9.04% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A's case, that would currently equate to about $0.388 per share.

Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A's most recent dividend payout was on 14 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 23 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A's shares ever split?

Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A's shares were split on a 5:2 basis on 19 December 2012. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 5 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 60% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A shares which in turn could have impacted Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A's share price.

Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A's shares have ranged in value from as little as $14.483 up to $19.9005. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A's is 0.3827. This would suggest that Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S-A overview

Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S. A. operates as a beverage company principally in Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Colombia, and Bolivia. The company operates through three segments: Chile, International Business, and Wine. It produces and sells alcoholic and non-alcoholic beer under proprietary and licensed brands, as well as distributes Pernod Ricard products in non-supermarket retail stores. The company also produces and sells non-alcoholic beverages, including carbonated soft drinks, nectars and juices, sports and energy drinks, and ice tea, as well as mineral, purified, and flavored bottled water, as well as ready-to-mix products with instant powder drinks. In addition, it is involved in the production and distribution of pisco, cocktails, rum, flavored alcoholic beverages, wine, cider, and spirits.

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