For 2015 the consensus of the earnings per share of Ahold is at profit of 1,17 euros. Based on this the price/earnings-ratio equals 17,15.
The consensus of the dividends per share is at 58 cents. Consequently the dividend return is around 2,89 percent. On average the stocks in this sector yield a dividend return of around 0,99 percent.
The stocks Ahold , Sligro and Delhaize in the sector The food & drug sector have the most buy recommendations. The 3 most recent recommendations for the food & drug sector were provided by ER Capital (buy, 25,00 euros), KBC Securities (buy, 24,50 euros) and Exane BNP Paribas (hold, 20,50 euros).
Ahold 's book value/price equals 0,42. The food & drug sector now trades at a Shiller PE of 19.37. The stock now trades at 20,07 euros. This equals 22 times the 2014's earnings per share.