Caxton Associates LP decreased its position in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) by 38.5% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 20,000 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock after selling 12,500 shares during the quarter. Caxton Associates LP’s holdings in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA were worth $2,207,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of BUD. Waldron LP purchased a new stake in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA during the first quarter valued at approximately $267,000. Banco BTG Pactual S.A. grew its holdings in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 29.2% during the first quarter. Banco BTG Pactual S.A. now owns 533,876 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $58,598,000 after buying an additional 120,768 shares during the last quarter. Richard C. Young & CO. LTD. grew its holdings in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 5.6% during the first quarter. Richard C. Young & CO. LTD. now owns 68,567 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $7,526,000 after buying an additional 3,661 shares during the last quarter. Ngam Advisors L.P. grew its holdings in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 9.2% during the first quarter. Ngam Advisors L.P. now owns 95,806 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $10,516,000 after buying an additional 8,083 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Fiduciary Group LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA during the first quarter valued at approximately $203,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 5.49% of the company’s stock.

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A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub cut shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a $125.00 price target (up previously from $111.00) on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Jefferies Group LLC set a $139.00 price objective on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 29th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) restated a “buy” rating on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA in a research report on Monday, July 10th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $126.81.

Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) traded up 0.68% on Monday, reaching $122.44. 609,296 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $118.89 and a 200 day moving average price of $115.68. The stock has a market cap of $236.76 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 61.04 and a beta of 1.07. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA has a 12-month low of $98.28 and a 12-month high of $129.09.

Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The consumer goods maker reported $0.95 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.14 by ($0.19). The company had revenue of $14.18 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $14.15 billion. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA had a return on equity of 13.61% and a net margin of 7.37%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 31.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.06 EPS. Analysts forecast that Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA will post $4.14 EPS for the current year.

Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA Profile

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD)

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