Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) by 22.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 146,506 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 27,121 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP’s holdings in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA were worth $16,168,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of BUD. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC bought a new stake in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA during the second quarter worth $101,000. BDO Wealth Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA during the second quarter worth $110,000. Oakworth Capital Inc. raised its position in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 4.0% during the second quarter. Oakworth Capital Inc. now owns 1,175 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $130,000 after acquiring an additional 45 shares in the last quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. raised its position in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 0.3% during the second quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. now owns 1,179 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $130,000 after acquiring an additional 3 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Omnia Family Wealth LLC raised its position in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 0.5% during the second quarter. Omnia Family Wealth LLC now owns 1,761 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $194,000 after acquiring an additional 8 shares in the last quarter. 5.51% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (BUD) opened at $118.16 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.30, a current ratio of 0.82 and a quick ratio of 0.71. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA has a one year low of $98.28 and a one year high of $126.50. 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 (NYSE:BUD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The consumer goods maker reported $1.31 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.50 by ($0.19). Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA had a net margin of 9.57% and a return on equity of 16.57%. The business had revenue of $14.74 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $15 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.83 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 26.0% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts anticipate that Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA will post 4.22 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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

BUD has been the topic of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $128.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA in a report on Wednesday, September 13th. Argus assumed coverage on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA in a report on Friday, September 8th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $136.00 price objective on the stock. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc set a $111.00 price objective on shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, 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 report on Saturday, July 29th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $127.39.

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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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