BUD stock: buy or sell?
August 22nd, 2019
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA\u002FNV, a brewing company, engages in the production, distribution, and sale of beer, alcoholic beverages, and soft drinks worldwide.
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Currently, Anheuser-Busch Inbev stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Anheuser-Busch Inbev stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we gathered 11 ratings published for BUD stock in the last month.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-8-5||Jefferies Financial Group||Underperform||Hold|
|2019-7-29||Bank of America||Neutral||Buy|
|2019-4-5||Bank of America||Underperform||Neutral|
|2019-3-7||Royal Bank of Canada||Top Pick||Sector Perform|
|2019-1-4||Goldman Sachs Group||Buy||Neutral|
|2019-1-22||Royal Bank of Canada||Outperform||Top Pick|
|2019-1-16||Jefferies Financial Group||Hold||Underperform|
BUD stock analysis
Anheuser-Busch Inbev shares remained constant -0.30% to $95.58 today.
Shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev remained stable an ugly -0.30% and closed at $95.58. Since SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up on May, BUD price climbed $13.20 per share (16.02%). Since price and SMA200d lines crossed up on April, BUD climbed $13.00 (15.74%).
Shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev remained stable a slightly fine 0.30% this week. Early July BUD plunged a frightening -6.64% in just one week. Late July BUD rocketed a dazzling 6.18% in just one week.
Observing the weekly chart, BUD marked an uptrend of rising tops and rising bottoms. Since its last top late July at $102.70, price slid and bounced up back from $92.64. Breaking down under $92.64 would cancel the current uptrend and it might test lower supports. Note that $102.70 might act as a resistance line. Since SMA20d and SMA40w crossed up late May, BUD price climbed $12.94 per share (15.66%). Since late March when BUD stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $15.87 (19.91%).
BUD stock price history
BUD IPO was on July 1st, 2009 at $29.45 per share1. Since then, BUD stock grew a 224.60%, with a yearly average of 22.50%. If you had invested right after BUD's IPO a $1,000 in BUD stock in 2009, it would worth $2,246.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
BUD stock historical price chart
BUD stock reached 52-week highs on July 25th at $102.70, and all-time highs 2016-09-26 with a price of 123.02.
BUD stock price target is $79.50Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. We found 2 price predictions for Anheuser-Busch Inbev stock released in the last month:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-3-7||Royal Bank of Canada||Downgrades||n/a||$75.00||-|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAnheuser-Busch Inbev disappointed analysts on February when it reported an Earnings per Share (EPS) of $0.80 when the analysts' forecast was $1.15.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Anheuser-Busch Inbev annual revenues depreciated a bad -3.23% to $54,619.00 M USD from $56,444.00 marked in 2017. Likewise, its income margin (compared to sales) slipped to 8.00%, that is $4,370.00 million.
|2014||$47,063 M||-||$9,218 M19.6%||-|
|2015||$43,604 M||-7.35%||$8,272 M19.0%||-10.26%|
|2016||$45,517 M||4.39%||$1,240 M2.7%||-85.01%|
|2017||$56,444 M||24.01%||$7,995 M14.2%||544.76%|
|2018||$54,619 M||-3.23%||$4,370 M8.0%||-45.34%|
Quarterly financial resultsAnheuser-Busch Inbev posted $14,250.00 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a 7.29% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $459.00 M with a profit margin of 3.22%. Profit margin declined a -3.97% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 7.19%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Anheuser-Busch Inbev sales marked a lame decrease and decreased a -2.40%.
|2017-Q1||$12,922 M||-||$1,406 M10.9%||-|
|2017-Q2||$27,104 M||109.75%||$2,908 M10.7%||106.83%|
|2017-Q3||$14,740 M||-45.62%||$2,055 M13.9%||-29.33%|
|2017-Q4||$14,600 M||-0.95%||$3,032 M20.8%||47.54%|
|2018-Q1||$13,073 M||-10.46%||$1,679 M12.8%||-44.62%|
|2018-Q2||$14,014 M||7.20%||$1,276 M9.1%||-24.00%|
|2018-Q3||$13,282 M||-5.22%||$955 M7.2%||-25.16%|
|2018-Q4||$14,250 M||7.29%||$459 M3.2%||-51.94%|
Anheuser-Busch Inbev ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a stock, it's worth to check its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Anheuser-Busch Inbev, 0.01% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of Anheuser-Busch Inbev stock, 4.58% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for BUD stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better context understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:
|Market cap||$187.3 B||$4.3 B||$99.6 B||$3.8 B||$10.2 B|
|Total shares||1,960.0 M||184.8 M||592.6 M||8.8 M||196.2 M|
|Float shares||931.3 M||73.9 M||590.5 M||8.3 M||175.6 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||4.6%||18.7%||10.9%||99.4%||86.4%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||4.7%||11.7%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Thursday, August 22nd, 2019|
|Day range||$95.04 - $96.27|
|Average true range||$1.93|
|50d mov avg||$93.09|
|100d mov avg||$88.96|
|200d mov avg||$81.63|
Anheuser-Busch Inbev performancePerformance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We chose Compania Cervecerias Unidas, Diageo, Boston Beer and Molson Coors Brewing as the bechmarking frame for Anheuser-Busch Inbev stock.
|TAPMolson Coors Brew...||-11.15%||-15.20%||-21.84%|
Anheuser-Busch Inbev competitorsOne check before trading any stock is to have a look a list of its competitors, in this case for Anheuser-Busch Inbev. We selected 4 companies as Anheuser-Busch Inbev competitors as they are in the same industry or have similar market objectives.
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