Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. raised its stake in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) by 4.3% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 1,901 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock after buying an additional 78 shares during the period. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD.’s holdings in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA were worth $210,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Fisher Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 1.0% in the second quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 5,707,561 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $629,886,000 after buying an additional 57,541 shares in the last quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC boosted its stake in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 11.3% in the first quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC now owns 4,938,501 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $542,050,000 after buying an additional 502,195 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 51.0% in the first quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 3,892,315 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $427,221,000 after buying an additional 1,315,414 shares in the last quarter. First Manhattan Co. boosted its stake in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 2.6% in the first quarter. First Manhattan Co. now owns 2,488,314 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $326,989,000 after buying an additional 62,109 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Credit Suisse AG boosted its stake in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA by 10.0% in the first quarter. Credit Suisse AG now owns 1,012,804 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $111,165,000 after buying an additional 92,338 shares in the last quarter. 5.27% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) opened at 115.82 on Friday. The company’s 50 day moving average is $115.08 and its 200-day moving average is $112.53. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA has a 52-week low of $98.28 and a 52-week high of $136.08. The stock has a market cap of $223.96 billion, a PE ratio of 57.74 and a beta of 1.07.

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 (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.14 by $0.19. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA had a net margin of 7.37% and a return on equity of 13.61%. The company had revenue of $14.18 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $14.15 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.06 earnings per share. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA’s revenue for the quarter was up 31.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA will post $4.16 earnings per share for the current year.

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Several analysts recently issued reports on BUD shares. 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 research note on Thursday, July 27th. Vetr cut shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $104.70 price objective for the company. in a research note on Monday, May 1st. 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 note on Saturday, July 29th. BidaskClub cut shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 17th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $128.10.

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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