Oz Management LP Position in Anheuser Busch Inbev Sa/Nv (Call) (BUD) Trimmed by $173.06 Million

January 20, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.30, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 30 investors sold BUD 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. 156,281 are held by First Republic Investment Management. Richard C Young & Com invested in 70,522 shares or 1.59% of the stock. Eagle Global Advsr Limited Company reported 0.12% stake. Columbia Asset Management holds 0.65% in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) or 17,777 shares. Chesley Taft & Assocs Ltd Llc holds 23,265 shares. Texas-based Sather Financial Gp has invested 0.53% in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD). Gp One Trading Limited Partnership accumulated 58,181 shares or 0.06% of the stock. The Texas-based St James Investment Communication Limited Co has invested 0.42% in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD). Ci Glob Invests owns 58,389 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Janney Montgomery Scott Lc holds 0.08% in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) or 56,205 shares. Orca Invest Management Ltd Liability, Oregon-based fund reported 20,008 shares. Pecaut & reported 16,250 shares stake. Northern Trust owns 1.13M shares. Winfield Assoc reported 490 shares. American Bankshares invested in 0% or 70 shares.

Daniel S. Och decreased its stake in Anheuser Busch Inbev Sa/Nv (Call) (BUD) by 45.16% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oz Management Lp sold 1.45 million shares as the company’s stock rose 8.45% with the market. The hedge fund run by Daniel S. Och held 1.77 million shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $210.68M, down from 3.22M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Oz Management Lp who had been investing in Anheuser Busch Inbev Sa/Nv (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $215.07B market cap company. The stock increased 0.10% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $115.23. About 1.07M shares traded. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) has declined 3.55% since January 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.25% the S&P500.

Oz Management Lp, which manages about $56.28B and $20.39B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Tesla Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:TSLA) by 1.46 million shares to 1.47 million shares, valued at $501.65 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Under Armour Inc (NYSE:UA) by 249,400 shares in the quarter, for a total of 429,400 shares, and has risen its stake in Comcast Corp New (Call) (NASDAQ:CMCSA).

Analysts await Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) to report earnings on March, 1. They expect $1.25 earnings per share, up 190.70 % or $0.82 from last year’s $0.43 per share. BUD’s profit will be $2.33B for 23.05 P/E if the $1.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.31 actual earnings per share reported by Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.58 % negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Anheuser Busch Inbev SA NV (ADR) (BUD) Is the King of Sin Stocks” on November 16, 2016, also Fool.com with their article: “Is Anheuser-Busch InBev Damaging Its Own Beer Sales?” published on September 08, 2017, Fool.com published: “Is Anheuser-Busch InBev SA (ADR) Trying to Snuff Out Craft Beer Competition?” on October 25, 2015. More interesting news about Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Above-Average Growth At Anheuser Busch Is Turning Sour, JPMorgan Says” published on December 05, 2017 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Friday’s Vital Data: Bank of America Corp (BAC), Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR …” with publication date: May 05, 2017.

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 has $157 highest and $100 lowest target. $124.31’s average target is 7.88% above currents $115.23 stock price. Anheuser-Busch InBev had 43 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Wednesday, July 6 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna on Friday, May 5 with “Hold”. As per Monday, November 2, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Agricole. The firm has “Buy” rating by Kepler Cheuvreux given on Monday, August 22. The rating was downgraded by Nomura on Tuesday, July 21 to “Neutral”. As per Wednesday, September 30, the company rating was initiated by UBS. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, June 27 by Jefferies. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, September 21 to “Sector Perform”. The company was initiated on Friday, November 25 by Macquarie Research. The stock has “Buy” rating by Vetr on Thursday, August 13.

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