Anheuser-Busch InBev is Now Oversold (BUD)

Andrew Cummings
December 8, 2017

In deciding what to focus on - in a stock, say - a typical day trader looks for three things: liquidity, volatility and trading volume. BUD has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, September 8 by Argus Research.

The 40 semi-trucks, which represent one of Tesla's largest reported pre-orders, will be fully electric-powered and equipped with autonomous driving capabilities, as part of the company's commitment to improving road safety and reducing carbon emissions. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed an "underweight" rating on shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev in a research note on Tuesday. BNP Paribas upgraded the shares of BUD in report on Monday, November 16 to "Outperform" rating.


Electronic Arts Inc. analysts gave 11 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 4 holds. The company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $127.81.

Other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Finally, Banco BTG Pactual S.A. raised its position in Anheuser Busch Inbev by 30.3% during the 2nd quarter. The fund owned 943,400 shares of the consumer goods maker's stock after selling 12,300 shares during the period. Seatown Holdings Pte. Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev in the 3rd quarter valued at about $36,436,000. Bartlett & Co. LLC lifted its holdings in Anheuser Busch Inbev by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Cowen Inc. now owns 13,035 shares of the consumer goods maker's stock valued at $1,439,000 after purchasing an additional 5,650 shares during the last quarter. Jolley Asset Management LLC now owns 38,720 shares of the consumer goods maker's stock valued at $4,273,000 after buying an additional 4,500 shares in the last quarter. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd now owns 522,023 shares of the consumer goods maker's stock valued at $57,610,000 after buying an additional 2,549 shares in the last quarter. Vontobel Asset Management Inc. now owns 54,258 shares of the consumer goods maker's stock valued at $5,955,000 after buying an additional 11,310 shares during the period. Finally, Berenberg Bank reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. Ticker has price to earnings growth of 1.71, which is a valuation metric for determining relative trade-off among price of a stock. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.30, a current ratio of 0.82 and a quick ratio of 0.71. Anheuser-Busch reduced total water use at its breweries by almost 50 percent over the last 10 years, and recently announced its commitment to converting it facilities to 100% purchased renewable energy. France-based Exane Derivatives has invested 0% in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD). The consumer goods maker reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.03 by $0.60. Their revenue meanwhile grew by 5.45% from the last quarter, totaling $14.96 billion. Anheuser Busch Inbev's quarterly revenue was up 26.0% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that Anheuser Busch Inbev NV will post 4.22 earnings per share for the current year. Mar Vista Invest Prns Llc has 0% invested in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD).


The business also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 7th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be issued a $1.8534 dividend. The ROIC 5 year average of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (ENXTBR:ABI) is 0.569994.

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Anheuser-Busch has always been a pioneer and industry leader in supporting innovative technology in its transportation operations to build a more sustainable and efficient beer distribution network.

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