Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The consumer goods maker reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.50 by ($0.19), MarketWatch Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $14.74 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $15 billion. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA had a return on equity of 16.57% and a net margin of 9.57%. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA’s revenue was up 26.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.83 earnings per share.
Shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) traded down $0.04 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $118.16. 1,466,200 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,545,493. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA has a fifty-two week low of $98.28 and a fifty-two week high of $126.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.30, a quick ratio of 0.71 and a current ratio of 0.82. The company has a market cap of $200,141.19, a P/E ratio of 34.46, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.85 and a beta of 1.07.
The company also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 7th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $1.8534 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 14th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.07%. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA’s dividend payout ratio is 112.87%.
A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub downgraded Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Berenberg Bank restated a “buy” rating on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $128.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares Inc restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $125.00 price objective (up previously from $111.00) on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $127.39.
Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA Company 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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