Can Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) Make a Bullish Move?

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Sei Investments Co.'s holdings in Anheuser Busch Inbev were worth $4,644,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Chicago-based money management and research firm, Zacks Investment Research, was founded in 1978 in order to provide institutional investors with quantitative models created to predict stock prices for companies based in the United States. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its stake in Anheuser Busch Inbev by 225.6% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its stake in Anheuser Busch Inbev by 12.5% in the second quarter.

A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. Fisher Asset Management LLC grew its holdings in Anheuser Busch Inbev by 1.9% during the third quarter. After $1.31 actual EPS reported by Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.58 % negative EPS growth. National Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,585 shares of the consumer goods maker's stock valued at $341,000 after buying an additional 119 shares during the last quarter. (AAPL), Baidu Inc (ADR) (BIDU) and ..." published on July 21, 2017 as well as's news article titled: "Anheuser Busch Inbev SA NV (ADR) (BUD) Is the King of Sin Stocks" with publication date: "November 16, 2016. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 8,950,919 shares of the consumer goods maker's stock valued at $987,823,000 after purchasing an additional 70,245 shares during the last quarter.

A number of research analysts have commented on BUD shares. FBR Capital maintained it with "Hold" rating and $2100 target in Thursday, July 20 report. Societe Generale lowered Anheuser Busch Inbev from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares set a $129.00 price objective on shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Finally, Argus assumed coverage on Anheuser Busch Inbev in a report on Friday, September 8th. On Friday, November 13 the stock rating was upgraded by Berenberg to "Buy". Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $127.81.

Major market players are buzzing over Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) as their share price hit $112.995 at the end of the most recent trading session. 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 NV has a 12 month low of $98.28 and a 12 month high of $136.08. Comparatively, BUD posted earnings of $1.5 per share in the same quarter, a year earlier. The current 14-day ATR for Anheuser Busch Inbev Sa Nv (BUDFF) is now sitting at 1.32. During the same quarter past year, the firm earned $1.56 EPS.

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Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (BUD) opened at $113.00 on Thursday.

The firm also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 7th. Senator Invest Grp L P accumulated 2.3% or 1.85 million shares. This represents a dividend yield of 3.07%.

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV may be a good fit for your portfolio or it may not, but at least you have a better understanding of the Beverages - Brewers industry, which can help you later on down the road.

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