Anheuser Busch Inbev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) Could Improve Your Long Portfolio After Less Shorts Reported

January 14, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

 Anheuser Busch Inbev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) Could Improve Your Long Portfolio After Less Shorts Reported

Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.30, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 30 investors sold Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV shares while 138 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 151 raised stakes. 92.33 million shares or 3.04% more from 89.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Aureus Asset Management Limited Liability Company accumulated 4,219 shares or 0.08% of the stock. 305,416 were accumulated by Seatown Pte. 56,205 were accumulated by Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd. Wellington Mngmt Gru Ltd Liability Partnership holds 850,934 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Federated Pa stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD). Northern Tru Corp stated it has 1.13 million shares. Northwest Inv Counselors Lc owns 65 shares. 14,571 are held by Tnb. Tremblant Cap Gp reported 207,637 shares. Bluestein R H And Communication, a Michigan-based fund reported 10,025 shares. Asset Management reported 30,388 shares stake. Caprock Grp Inc holds 2,225 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Regions Fincl Corporation invested in 26,823 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Evercore Wealth Management Limited holds 0% or 945 shares in its portfolio. Envestnet Asset Management holds 151,858 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio.

The stock of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) registered a decrease of 10.29% in short interest. BUD’s total short interest was 3.72M shares in January as published by FINRA. Its down 10.29% from 4.15M shares, reported previously. With 1.48M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their BUD’s short positions. The short interest to Anheuser Busch Inbev SA/NV’s float is 0.41%.

The stock increased 0.61% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $114.9. About 3.31 million shares traded or 104.64% up from the average. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) has declined 3.55% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.25% the S&P500.

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, a brewing company, engages in the production, distribution, and sale of beer, alcoholic beverages, and soft drinks worldwide. The company has market cap of $219.68 billion. It offers a portfolio of approximately 500 beer brands, including Budweiser, Corona, and Stella Artois; BeckÂ’s, Castle, Castle Lite, Hoegaarden, and Leffe; and Aguila, Antarctica, Bud Light, Brahma, Cass, Chernigivske, Cristal, Harbin, Jupiler, Klinskoye, Michelob Ultra, Modelo Especial, Quilmes, Victoria, Sedrin, Sibirskaya Korona, and Skol brands. It has a 42.89 P/E ratio.

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) Ratings Coverage

Among 22 analysts covering Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Anheuser-Busch InBev had 43 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of BUD in report on Monday, October 10 with “Underperform” rating. On Thursday, September 17 the stock rating was maintained by Sterne Agee CRT with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Liberum Capital on Monday, October 3 with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets downgraded Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) rating on Wednesday, July 6. RBC Capital Markets has “Underperform” rating and $106 target. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, June 27 with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) on Friday, July 28 with “Buy” rating. Credit Agricole upgraded Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) on Monday, November 2 to “Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, September 8 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by Vetr given on Thursday, August 13. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, November 2 by CLSA.

More notable recent Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Better Buy: American Outdoor Brands Corp vs. Anheuser Busch InBev NV (ADR)” on August 12, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: “Is Anheuser-Busch InBev SA (ADR) Trying to Snuff Out Craft Beer Competition?” published on October 25, 2015, Benzinga.com published: “Above-Average Growth At Anheuser Busch Is Turning Sour, JPMorgan Says” on December 05, 2017. More interesting news about Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Anheuser Busch Inbev SA NV (ADR): BUD Selling Off Brands for $7.8B” published on December 13, 2016 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Anheuser Busch Inbev SA NV (ADR) (BUD) Is the King of Sin Stocks” with publication date: November 16, 2016.

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