Pacer Advisors Inc. raised its stake in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) by 32.5% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 9,129 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,240 shares during the quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA were worth $1,089,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Edge Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 4.8% in the 3rd quarter. Edge Advisors LLC now owns 37,426 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $4,464,000 after purchasing an additional 1,715 shares during the last quarter. Fayez Sarofim & Co. lifted its holdings in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 4.4% during the 3rd quarter. Fayez Sarofim & Co. now owns 1,134,543 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $135,351,000 after acquiring an additional 48,084 shares in the last quarter. Check Capital Management Inc. CA lifted its holdings in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 131.8% during the 3rd quarter. Check Capital Management Inc. CA now owns 217,420 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $25,938,000 after acquiring an additional 123,610 shares in the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 8.5% during the 3rd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 106,888 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $12,752,000 after acquiring an additional 8,337 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Commonwealth Equity Services Inc lifted its holdings in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 6.0% during the 3rd quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services Inc now owns 55,551 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $6,627,000 after acquiring an additional 3,130 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 5.51% of the company’s stock.

BUD has been the topic of several recent research reports. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc set a $111.00 target price on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Societe Generale lowered shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, November 6th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA in a report on Friday, July 28th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Finally, Berenberg Bank restated a “buy” rating on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA in a report on Wednesday, September 13th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $127.39.

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Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE BUD) opened at $115.75 on Friday. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA has a 1-year low of $98.28 and a 1-year high of $126.50. The firm has a market cap of $195,992.75, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.75, a P/E/G ratio of 1.81 and a beta of 1.07. The company has a current ratio of 0.82, a quick ratio of 0.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.30.

Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The consumer goods maker reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.50 by ($0.19). Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA had a return on equity of 16.57% and a net margin of 9.57%. The firm had revenue of $14.74 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $15 billion. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.83 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 26.0% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA will post 4.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 7th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of $1.8534 per share. This represents a yield of 3.07%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 14th. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 117.28%.

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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