Investors

A strong investment case

Why invest in Ahold Delhaize

By purchasing or holding Ahold Delhaize shares, investors gain a stake in one of the world’s largest retail groups, operating strong local consumer brands in the United States and Europe. We pride ourselves on having:

 

  • Great local brands with 95% of net sales coming from markets where we have a #1 or #2 position*

 

  • Strong free cash flow generation, with a disciplined capital allocation strategy

 

  • The ability to fund growth in key retail and eCommerce channels. Our goal is to double net consumer online sales from 2018 levels to around €7 billion in 2021

 

  • A strong focus on cost management, including €1.9 billion of cost savings from our Save for Our Customers program expected from 2019-2021

 

  • Solid underlying EPS growth prospects

 

  • A strong balance sheet with attractive returns to shareholders through a sustainably growing dividend paid semi-annually and a €1 billion share buyback program for 2020

 

* Excluding bol.com, Peapod, Etos and Gall & Gall. Based upon latest available data as of February 2020.