Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. operates as a beverage company principally in Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Colombia, and Bolivia.
Excellent balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Compañía Cervecerías Unidas's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CCU has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CCU underperformed the CL Beverage industry which returned -22.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CCU underperformed the CL Market which returned -19% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Compañía Cervecerías Unidas's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 days ago | Simply Wall StIs Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. (SNSE:CCU) A Good Dividend Stock?
4 days ago | Simply Wall StCompañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A.'s (SNSE:CCU) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 96% Above Its Share Price
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StCompañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A.'s (SNSE:CCU) Share Price Could Signal Some Risk
Is Compañía Cervecerías Unidas undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CCU (CLP5695) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CLP11177.85)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CCU is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CCU is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.7x) compared to the CL Beverage industry average (16.4x).
PE vs Market: CCU is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.7x) compared to the CL market (13.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CCU is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CCU is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the CL Beverage industry average (1.2x).
How is Compañía Cervecerías Unidas forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CCU's forecast earnings growth (16.1% per year) is above the savings rate (8.2%).
Earnings vs Market: CCU's earnings (16.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the CL market (22.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CCU's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CCU's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the CL market (6.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CCU's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CCU's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.4%).
How has Compañía Cervecerías Unidas performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CCU has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CCU's current net profit margins (5.1%) are lower than last year (8.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CCU's earnings have grown by 9.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CCU's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CCU had negative earnings growth (-38.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Beverage industry average (8.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CCU's Return on Equity (7.3%) is considered low.
How is Compañía Cervecerías Unidas's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CCU's short term assets (CLP825.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (CLP389.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: CCU's short term assets (CLP825.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (CLP613.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CCU's debt to equity ratio (35.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: CCU's debt to equity ratio has increased from 15% to 35.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CCU's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38.8%).
Interest Coverage: CCU's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.5x coverage).
What is Compañía Cervecerías Unidas's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CCU's dividend (4.48%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the CL market (2.37%).
High Dividend: CCU's dividend (4.48%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the CL market (5.59%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CCU's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CCU's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (71.8%), CCU's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: CCU's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (62.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Patricio Jottar Nasrallah (57 yo)
Mr. Patricio Jottar Nasrallah has been the Chief Executive Officer at Compania Cervecerias Unidas S.A. (CCU), a subsidiary of Quinenco S.A since July 1998. Mr. Nasrallah served as the Chief Executive Offic ...
|Chief Executive Officer||22.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||6.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|General Counsel||5.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Corporate Development Manager||3.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||2.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Project Management Office & Innovation||5.42yrs||no data||no data|
|General Comptroller||15.25yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CCU's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.4 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||8.33yrs||CL$832.45m||no data|
|Independent Vice Chairman||2.25yrs||CL$1.01b||no data|
|Director||0.25yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: CCU's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A.
- Ticker: CCU
- Exchange: SNSE
- Founded: 1850
- Industry: Brewers
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: CL$2.104t
- Shares outstanding: 369.50m
- Website: https://www.ccu.cl
Number of Employees
- Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A.
- Vitacura 2670
- Twenty-Third Floor
- Santiago de Chile
- Region Metropolitana (Santiago)
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CCU||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||SPON ADR EA REP 2 COM NPV||US||USD||Sep 1992|
|CVU||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||SPON ADR EA REP 2 COM NPV||DE||EUR||Sep 1992|
|CCU||SNSE (Santiago Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CL||CLP||Oct 1992|
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 ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/13 18:25|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/12 00:00|
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