Creative Planning boosted its stake in Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (NYSE:BUD) by 40.3% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 22,141 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock after buying an additional 6,365 shares during the period. Creative Planning’s holdings in Anheuser Busch Inbev were worth $2,470,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Raab & Moskowitz Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in Anheuser Busch Inbev by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Raab & Moskowitz Asset Management LLC now owns 4,175 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $484,000 after buying an additional 13 shares in the last quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC boosted its stake in Anheuser Busch Inbev by 0.3% in the second quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 4,632 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $511,000 after purchasing an additional 16 shares in the last quarter. Moors & Cabot Inc. boosted its stake in Anheuser Busch Inbev by 1.3% in the second quarter. Moors & Cabot Inc. now owns 3,616 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $399,000 after purchasing an additional 46 shares in the last quarter. Sandhill Capital Partners LLC boosted its stake in Anheuser Busch Inbev by 1.9% in the second quarter. Sandhill Capital Partners LLC now owns 4,136 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $456,000 after purchasing an additional 76 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Green Square Capital LLC boosted its stake in Anheuser Busch Inbev by 4.9% in the second quarter. Green Square Capital LLC now owns 2,481 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $274,000 after purchasing an additional 117 shares in the last quarter. 5.62% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of equities analysts have commented on the company. Susquehanna Bancshares set a $129.00 price objective on Anheuser Busch Inbev and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Societe Generale lowered Anheuser Busch Inbev from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Deutsche Bank raised Anheuser Busch Inbev from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “underweight” rating on shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Anheuser Busch Inbev from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $126.53.

Shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (NYSE:BUD) opened at $115.22 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $195,112.28, a price-to-earnings ratio of 42.36, a PEG ratio of 1.47 and a beta of 1.04. Anheuser Busch Inbev NV has a 52-week low of $103.55 and a 52-week high of $126.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.30, a quick ratio of 0.71 and a current ratio of 0.82.

Anheuser Busch Inbev (NYSE:BUD) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The consumer goods maker reported $1.31 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.50 by ($0.19). The firm had revenue of $14.74 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $15 billion. Anheuser Busch Inbev had a return on equity of 16.57% and a net margin of 9.57%. The company’s revenue was up 26.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.83 EPS. research analysts forecast that Anheuser Busch Inbev NV will post 4.09 EPS for the current year.

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About Anheuser Busch Inbev

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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