Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC lifted its holdings in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) by 4.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 104,618 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock after buying an additional 4,632 shares during the quarter. Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC’s holdings in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA were worth $12,481,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Johnson Financial Group Inc. grew its position in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. now owns 1,179 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $130,000 after buying an additional 3 shares during the period. Omnia Family Wealth LLC grew its position in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 0.5% in the 2nd quarter. Omnia Family Wealth LLC now owns 1,761 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $194,000 after buying an additional 8 shares during the period. Raab & Moskowitz Asset Management LLC grew its position in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Raab & Moskowitz Asset Management LLC now owns 4,175 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $484,000 after buying an additional 13 shares during the period. Advisory Services Network LLC grew its position in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 4,632 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $511,000 after buying an additional 16 shares during the period. Finally, Ironwood Investment Management LLC grew its position in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter. Ironwood Investment Management LLC now owns 3,322 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $367,000 after buying an additional 23 shares during the period. 5.51% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (BUD) traded down $0.04 on Friday, reaching $118.16. 1,466,200 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,794,124. The company has a quick ratio of 0.71, a current ratio of 0.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.30. The company has a market cap of $200,073.47, a PE ratio of 34.45, a P/E/G ratio of 1.84 and a beta of 1.07. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA has a 1-year low of $98.28 and a 1-year high of $126.50.

Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The consumer goods maker reported $1.31 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.50 by ($0.19). Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA had a return on equity of 16.57% and a net margin of 9.57%. The business had revenue of $14.74 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $15 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.83 EPS. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA’s revenue for the quarter was up 26.0% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA will post 4.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 7th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be paid a $1.8534 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 3.07%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 14th. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 112.87%.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $125.00 target price (up from $111.00) on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Societe Generale cut shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC set a $139.00 price target on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, July 29th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $127.39.

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About Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA

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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