Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, July 10th.

Several other research firms have also weighed in on BUD. Vetr lowered shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $104.70 target price for the company. in a report on Monday, May 1st. BidaskClub lowered shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 14th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 17th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $132.00 target price on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA in a research note on Monday, May 15th. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares Inc reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $101.00 target price (down previously from $109.00) on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $128.10.

Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (BUD) traded down 0.42% during trading on Monday, hitting $119.53. 510,850 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $114.06 and its 200 day moving average price is $111.94. The firm has a market cap of $231.14 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 59.59 and a beta of 1.07. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA has a 12-month low of $98.28 and a 12-month high of $136.08.

Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The consumer goods maker reported $0.95 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.19. The firm had revenue of $14.18 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $14.15 billion. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA had a net margin of 7.37% and a return on equity of 13.61%. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA’s revenue for the quarter was up 31.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.06 earnings per share. Equities analysts forecast that Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA will post $4.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Fox Run Management L.L.C. bought a new position in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA during the first quarter worth approximately $428,000. Atria Investments LLC boosted its position in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 9.5% in the first quarter. Atria Investments LLC now owns 2,342 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $257,000 after buying an additional 203 shares during the last quarter. Weybosset Research & Management LLC boosted its position in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 2.3% in the first quarter. Weybosset Research & Management LLC now owns 47,021 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $5,161,000 after buying an additional 1,037 shares during the last quarter. Horan Capital Management bought a new position in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA during the first quarter worth approximately $531,000. Finally, Jacobs & Co. CA boosted its position in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 12.8% in the first quarter. Jacobs & Co. CA now owns 33,093 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $3,632,000 after buying an additional 3,747 shares during the last quarter. 5.27% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA Company Profile

Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (AB InBev) is a Belgium-based company engaged in the brewers industry. The Company owns a portfolio of over 200 beer brands. 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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