Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (BUD) on Focus After Trading At 52-Week Lows

February 11, 2018 - By Louis Casey

Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.30, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 30 investors sold Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV shares while 138 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 151 raised stakes. 92.33 million shares or 3.04% more from 89.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Vigilant Mngmt Limited has 275 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 8,887 were accumulated by Landscape Cap Mngmt Limited Co. Archford Cap Strategies Lc has 0.73% invested in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) for 16,315 shares. Essex Fin Services accumulated 3,044 shares. 38,931 are owned by Sei Invs. Exane Derivatives has invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD). Moreover, Northwest Investment Counselors Limited Liability Com has 0% invested in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) for 65 shares. Keystone Finance Planning holds 12,628 shares. Ledyard Bank has 0.62% invested in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD). Moors And Cabot reported 5,157 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Tocqueville Asset Mgmt L P accumulated 42,755 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Delta Asset Mgmt Limited Tn, a Tennessee-based fund reported 770 shares. Dorsey And Whitney Trust Co Limited Liability accumulated 1,691 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Amer Natl Ins Commerce Tx owns 81,170 shares for 0.51% of their portfolio. Palisade Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Com Nj stated it has 1,710 shares.

The stock of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) hit a new 52-week low and has $97.99 target or 5.00 % below today’s $103.15 share price. The 5 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the $194.11 billion company. The 1-year low was reported on Feb, 11 by Barchart.com. If the $97.99 price target is reached, the company will be worth $9.71B less.
The 52-week low event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very negative momentum and is time when sellers come in. During such technical setups, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful buying the stock.

The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $103.15. About 2.44 million shares traded or 43.46% up from the average. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) has declined 3.55% since February 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.25% the S&P500.

Analysts await Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) to report earnings on March, 1. They expect $1.25 earnings per share, up 190.70 % or $0.82 from last year’s $0.43 per share. BUD’s profit will be $2.35 billion for 20.63 P/E if the $1.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.31 actual earnings per share reported by Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.58 % negative EPS growth.

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) Ratings Coverage

Among 22 analysts covering Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Anheuser-Busch InBev had 44 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, October 5. ING Group upgraded Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) on Wednesday, August 26 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Tuesday, December 5. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, October 11. HSBC upgraded Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) on Tuesday, December 8 to “Buy” rating. Susquehanna maintained Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) rating on Thursday, July 27. Susquehanna has “Hold” rating and $11100 target. On Tuesday, September 19 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT given on Thursday, September 17. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Wednesday, September 30. Societe Generale downgraded the shares of BUD in report on Thursday, October 20 to “Hold” rating.

More notable recent Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Anheuser Busch Inbev SA NV (ADR): BUD Selling Off Brands for $7.8B” on December 13, 2016, also Fool.com with their article: “Better Buy: American Outdoor Brands Corp vs. Anheuser Busch InBev NV (ADR)” published on August 12, 2017, Investorplace.com published: “Friday’s Vital Data: Bank of America Corp (BAC), Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR …” on May 05, 2017. More interesting news about Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “The Coca-Cola Co. or Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (ADR): Better Dividend Investment?” published on April 14, 2016 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Anheuser Busch Inbev SA NV (ADR) (BUD) Is the King of Sin Stocks” with publication date: November 16, 2016.

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, a brewing company, engages in the production, distribution, and sale of beer, alcoholic beverages, and soft drinks worldwide. The company has market cap of $194.11 billion. It offers a portfolio of approximately 500 beer brands, including Budweiser, Corona, and Stella Artois; Beck's, Castle, Castle Lite, Hoegaarden, and Leffe; and Aguila, Antarctica, Bud Light, Brahma, Cass, Chernigivske, Cristal, Harbin, Jupiler, Klinskoye, Michelob Ultra, Modelo Especial, Quilmes, Victoria, Sedrin, Sibirskaya Korona, and Skol brands. It has a 38.5 P/E ratio.

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