Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) Growth in Focus

Lloyd Doyle
April 18, 2018

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, a brewing company, engages in the production, distribution, and sale of beer, alcoholic beverages, and soft drinks worldwide. It has underperformed by 75.37% the S&P500.

Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (AB InBev) is a Belgium-based company engaged in the brewers industry. Ipswich Inv Management holds 0.74% or 28,617 shares in its portfolio. Last week, it was -4.04%, -9.21% over the last quarter, and -16.29% for the past half-year. Seatown Holdings who had been investing in Anheuser Busch Inbev Sa/Nv for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $206.14 billion market cap company. Zions Bancorporation now owns 882 shares of the consumer goods maker's stock worth $106,000 after acquiring an additional 784 shares during the last quarter. Investors holded 92.33 million in 2017Q3 but now own 94.11 million shares or 1.92% more. Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co. purchased a new position in Anheuser-Busch InBev in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $112,000. It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in 2017 Q4. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.36, a current ratio of 0.66 and a quick ratio of 0.55. The ratio dived due to Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV positioning: 44 sold and 158 reduced. Pettyjohn Wood White holds 6,087 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio.

Shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (NYSE:BUD) traded down 0.5582% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $110.8975. HOOPER MICHELE J sold $2.38 million worth of stock or 10,000 shares. On a one to five ratings scale where 1.0 indicates a Strong Buy, 2.0 indicates a Buy, 3.0 a Hold, 4.0 a Sell and 5.0 a Stong Sell. Accern also gave news stories about the consumer goods maker an impact score of 45.7864098258166 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd has 556,493 shares. Meeder Asset Incorporated reported 59,503 shares. 93,841 were accumulated by Jane Street Ltd. Griffin Asset Mngmt holds 3,524 shares. The broad Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV industry boasts an average P/S ratio of 22.07, which is significantly worse than the sector's 6.04. Griffin Asset Mgmt has invested 0.07% in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD). CLSA upgraded Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) on Monday, November 2 to "Outperform" rating.

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV stock waking on thin line between bulls and bears tracks and with several factors it's pulling towards optimistic side to some extend but some take to pessimistic side. Therefore 80% are positive.

Among 23 analysts covering Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD), 16 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, January 17 by Credit Suisse. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Monday, November 20 report. Bernstein upgraded the shares of BUD in report on Monday, March 12 to "Outperform" rating.

Wright Investors Service Inc decreased its stake in Anheuser Busch Inbev Sa/Nv (BUD) by 50.66% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Susquehanna has "Hold" rating and $103 target. On Tuesday, December 5 the firm earned "Underweight" rating by JP Morgan. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, February 26 report. Piper Jaffray has "Buy" rating and $259.0 target. Citigroup Inc holds 252,746 shares. Earnings Per Share is computed by dividing the total profit by its total shares. Mfs Intermediate High (CIF) was reduced too. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA raised its holdings in Anheuser-Busch InBev by 138.5% in the 4th quarter.

The weekly based stock performance is estimated at -2.91%, and the monthly stock performance presently stands at -7.67%. The stock of Tesaro, Inc. If market is up, the stock should outperform by positive momentum and if the market heads lower, the stock should go down by same tendency. The stock has "Buy" rating by Cleveland on Friday, April 8. Macquarie Research initiated the shares of KO in report on Friday, September 15 with "Neutral" rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 1 by Morgan Stanley. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The firm is also developing Niraparib, an orally active and potent poly polymerase inhibitor, which is in various clinical trials to treat ovarian or breast cancers. Intact Investment Management invested 0.39% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Its up 0.04, from 0.83 in 2017Q3. 143 funds opened positions while 654 raised stakes. Weybosset Research & Management LLC now owns 43,394 shares of the company's stock worth $5,702,000 after buying an additional 230 shares during the period. Prudential Fincl invested in 38,300 shares. (NASDAQ:TSRO). 20,186 are owned by Glg Prns Ltd Partnership. Diligent Investors Ltd Llc holds 6,515 shares. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund holds 0.02% in Tesaro, Inc. Laurion Capital Mgmt Lp stated it has 26,049 shares. Fort Washington Invest Oh, a Ohio-based fund reported 221,059 shares. Burke And Herbert State Bank And Tru reported 2.72% stake. Blackrock holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Tesaro, Inc.

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