First National Bank of Omaha grew its position in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (NYSE:BUD) by 2.8% in the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The firm owned 72,802 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock after buying an additional 1,977 shares during the period. First National Bank of Omaha’s holdings in Anheuser Busch Inbev were worth $6,444,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Clearbridge Investments LLC increased its holdings in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev by 18.4% during the 1st quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC now owns 10,877,335 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $913,370,000 after purchasing an additional 1,686,528 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its holdings in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev by 13.8% during the first quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 6,249,020 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $524,730,000 after buying an additional 759,947 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its holdings in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev by 0.3% during the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 2,592,156 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $217,664,000 after buying an additional 7,185 shares in the last quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev by 360.1% during the first quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 1,889,669 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $158,675,000 after buying an additional 1,478,922 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Investec Asset Management LTD grew its holdings in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev by 0.6% during the first quarter. Investec Asset Management LTD now owns 989,237 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock worth $83,066,000 after buying an additional 5,946 shares in the last quarter. 4.51% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev stock traded up $0.86 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $95.83. 1,962,094 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,425,329. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $88.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.47, a current ratio of 0.53 and a quick ratio of 0.41. The stock has a market capitalization of $161.94 billion, a P/E ratio of 27.86, a P/E/G ratio of 2.40 and a beta of 1.17. Anheuser Busch Inbev NV has a 1 year low of $64.54 and a 1 year high of $106.86.

Anheuser Busch Inbev (NYSE:BUD) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 7th. The consumer goods maker reported $1.27 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $1.27. The firm had revenue of $12.59 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $12.66 billion. Anheuser Busch Inbev had a net margin of 12.78% and a return on equity of 21.34%. The company’s revenue was down 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.73 EPS. As a group, research analysts anticipate that Anheuser Busch Inbev NV will post 4.67 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms have recently issued reports on BUD. Barclays set a €16.80 ($19.53) target price on shares of Deutsche Telekom and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 2nd. ValuEngine lowered shares of Vereit from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Glu Mobile from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 9th. Bank of America reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $105.00 target price (up previously from $95.00) on shares of Childrens Place in a report on Friday, April 5th. Finally, Argus lowered shares of Lions Gate Entertainment from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 30th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $83.77.

About Anheuser Busch Inbev

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, a brewing company, engages in the production, distribution, and sale of beer, alcoholic beverages, and soft drinks. The company 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, Cristal, Harbin, Jupiler, Michelob Ultra, Modelo Especial, Quilmes, Victoria, Sedrin, and Skol.

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