Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) was downgraded by analysts at HSBC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Monday.

Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Susquehanna reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA in a research note on Sunday, July 17th. Bank Degroof downgraded shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Natixis raised shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA from a “reduce” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an “underperform” rating on shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA in a research note on Monday, October 10th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. initiated coverage on shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA in a research note on Monday, October 10th. They set a “buy” rating for the company. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company. Anheuser Busch Inbev SA presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $133.42.

Analyst Recommendations for Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD)

Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) opened at 103.03 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $165.65 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 54.98. The company has a 50-day moving average of $123.48 and a 200-day moving average of $125.29. Anheuser Busch Inbev SA has a 1-year low of $102.47 and a 1-year high of $136.08.

Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) last announced its earnings results on Friday, October 28th. The company reported $0.83 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.36. The business had revenue of $11.69 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $11.40 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.02 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts predict that Anheuser Busch Inbev SA will post $3.65 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 8th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 16th will be issued a dividend of $1.379 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 14th.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. boosted its position in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA by 0.3% in the second quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. now owns 782 shares of the company’s stock valued at $103,000 after buying an additional 2 shares during the last quarter. Pinkerton Retirement Specialists LLC acquired a new position in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA during the second quarter valued at approximately $114,000. Stuart Chaussee & Associates Inc. boosted its position in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA by 36.0% in the second quarter. Stuart Chaussee & Associates Inc. now owns 925 shares of the company’s stock valued at $122,000 after buying an additional 245 shares during the last quarter. Assetmark Inc. boosted its position in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA by 18.6% in the second quarter. Assetmark Inc. now owns 945 shares of the company’s stock valued at $124,000 after buying an additional 148 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Roble Belko & Company Inc acquired a new position in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA during the second quarter valued at approximately $132,000.

About Anheuser Busch Inbev SA

Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (AB InBev) is a global brewer. The Company has a portfolio of over 200 beer brands. The Company operates through seven segments: North America, Mexico, Latin America North, Latin America South, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Global Export and Holding Companies. The Company’s brand portfolio includes global brands, such as Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois; international brands, including Beck’s, Leffe and Hoegaarden, and local champions, such as Bud Light, Skol, Brahma, Antarctica, Quilmes, Victoria, Modelo Especial, Michelob Ultra, Harbin, Sedrin, Klinskoye, Sibirskaya Korona, Chernigivske, Cass and Jupiler.

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