What’s Next for Anheuser Busch Inbev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) After Having Less Shares Shorted?

January 14, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

 What's Next for Anheuser Busch Inbev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) After Having Less Shares Shorted?

Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.30, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It is positive, 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.
Everett Harris And Ca holds 0.52% of its portfolio in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) for 145,074 shares. Bartlett And Commerce Limited Liability Corp holds 0.82% in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) or 165,015 shares. Moreover, Jane Street Gru Ltd Liability Corp has 0.05% invested in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD). Moreover, Bokf Na has 0.02% invested in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD). Jnba Advsr has 0% invested in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD). 70,037 are owned by Norris Perne And French Llp Mi. Brown Advisory Inc holds 0.01% or 14,367 shares in its portfolio. Private Wealth Prtnrs Limited stated it has 2,104 shares. Guyasuta Advsrs invested in 0.03% or 2,100 shares. Benedict Advsr owns 11,649 shares for 0.71% of their portfolio. Checchi Cap Advisers Limited Liability Company has 0.07% invested in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD). Benjamin F Edwards & holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) for 3,155 shares. Capital Advsr Ltd Llc invested in 0% or 68 shares. Atria Investments Llc accumulated 0.02% or 3,389 shares. First Personal Financial Services invested in 0.03% or 1,153 shares.

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 3.72 million shares in January as published by FINRA. Its down 10.29% from 4.15 million 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. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, November 14 by HSBC. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, August 30. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, January 11. As per Monday, October 3, the company rating was initiated by Liberum Capital. Argus Research initiated Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) rating on Friday, September 8. Argus Research has “Buy” rating and $136 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, October 11 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Hold” on Thursday, July 27. As per Tuesday, September 8, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral” on Thursday, March 2. As per Tuesday, April 5, the company rating was downgraded by Societe Generale.

More notable recent Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR)(BUD) Buys Wicked Weed Brewing” on May 04, 2017, also Investorplace.com with their article: “Anheuser Busch Inbev SA NV (ADR): BUD Selling Off Brands for $7.8B” published on December 13, 2016, 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: Fool.com and their article: “Is Anheuser-Busch InBev Damaging Its Own Beer Sales?” published on September 08, 2017 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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