For 2015 the consensus of the earnings per share of Ahold is at profit of 1,05 euros. Based on this the price/earnings-ratio equals 19,8.
The consensus of the dividends per share is at 54 cents.Consequently the dividend return is around 2,6 percent. On average the stocks in this sector yield a dividend return of around 0,86 percent.
The stocks Ahold, Delhaize and Sligro in the sector food & drug sector have the most buy recommendations. The 3 most recent recommendations for the food & drug sector were provided by UBS (hold, 19,50 euros), Morgan Stanley (buy, 23,00 euros) and Nomura Securities (hold, 19,00 euros).
Ahold's book value/price equals 0,28. The food & drug retailer now trades at a Shiller PE of 13.32. The stock now trades at 20,79 euros. This equals 31 times the 2014's earnings per share.