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

June 19, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

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

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.02, from 1.02 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 66 investors sold Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) shares while 144 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 150 raised stakes. 78.58 million shares or 13.08% less from 90.41 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Com holds 41,890 shares. The North Carolina-based Bragg Fincl Advsr Incorporated has invested 0.21% in Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD). Ledyard National Bank stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD). Independent Port Consultants stated it has 6,586 shares. Stifel Financial Corporation reported 342,459 shares. 980 are held by Whittier. 23,222 were accumulated by Twin Tree Mngmt Ltd Partnership. Adirondack Tru Communications holds 0.01% in Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD) or 100 shares. Brinker Inc holds 27,834 shares. Moreover, First Tru Advsrs Limited Partnership has 0.05% invested in Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD) for 144,154 shares. Guyasuta Investment Advsrs holds 0.16% or 11,590 shares. 649,985 were accumulated by Fil Limited. Spot Trading Lc invested 0.03% in Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD). Mufg Americas has 0.02% invested in Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD) for 6,490 shares. Pnc Svcs Group Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD) for 122,436 shares.

The stock of Anheuser Busch Inbev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) registered a decrease of 2.81% in short interest. BUD’s total short interest was 5.25M shares in June as published by FINRA. Its down 2.81% from 5.40M shares, reported previously. With 1.84 million 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 0.58%.

About 205,193 shares traded. Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD) has declined 3.55% since June 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.25% the S&P500.

Anheuser Busch Inbev NV is a Belgium firm engaged in the brewers industry. The company has market cap of $193.53 billion. The Firm owns a portfolio of over 200 beer brands. It has a 95.56 P/E ratio. 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.

Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD) Ratings Coverage

Among 20 analysts covering Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Anheuser-Busch InBev had 32 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, November 25 by Macquarie Research. The firm has “Buy” rating by Berenberg given on Friday, November 13. Susquehanna maintained Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD) on Friday, May 5 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, September 8 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, November 2 by CLSA. Nomura downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, July 21 report. ING Group upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 26 report. On Tuesday, October 11 the stock rating was reinitiated by JP Morgan with “Neutral”. Credit Agricole upgraded the shares of BUD in report on Monday, November 2 to “Outperform” rating.

More notable recent Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (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 Fool.com with their article: “Is Anheuser-Busch InBev SA (ADR) Trying to Snuff Out Craft Beer Competition?” published on October 25, 2015, Quotes.Wsj.com published: “Anheuser-Busch InBev SA ADR BUD (US: NYSE)” on February 11, 2011. More interesting news about Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD) were released by: Bloomberg.com and their article: “AB InBev Wins US Antitrust Approval for SABMiller Deal” published on July 20, 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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