Macquarie began coverage on shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) in a report released on Friday. The brokerage set an “outperform” rating on the stock.

A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on BUD. Vetr lowered shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $137.94 target price for the company. in a research report on Wednesday, September 28th. Liberum Capital began coverage on shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA in a research report on Monday, October 3rd. They set a “buy” rating for the company. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA in a research report on Monday, September 26th. Susquehanna lowered shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA from a “positive” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, August 1st. Finally, Morgan Stanley began coverage on shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA in a research report on Wednesday, October 5th. They set an “overweight” rating for the company. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. Anheuser Busch Inbev SA has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $133.76.

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

Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) opened at 104.82 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $115.51 and its 200-day moving average is $123.59. Anheuser Busch Inbev SA has a 52-week low of $101.00 and a 52-week high of $136.08. The firm has a market capitalization of $168.52 billion and a PE ratio of 55.93.

Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 28th. The company reported $0.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.19 by $0.36. The company had revenue of $11.69 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $11.40 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.02 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts forecast that Anheuser Busch Inbev SA will post $3.56 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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

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Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. increased its position in 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 period. Pinkerton Retirement Specialists LLC acquired a new position in Anheuser Busch Inbev SA during the second quarter valued at approximately $114,000. Stuart Chaussee & Associates Inc. increased its position in 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 period. Assetmark Inc. increased its position in 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 period. Finally, Roble Belko & Company Inc acquired a new position in 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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