Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (BUD): Analysis on the Earning Per Share

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Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) changes shares on Friday trading session, with a change of -2.59% or -$1.34 shares. The trading starts at $52.49 and closed at $51.78 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $50.29 and day high was $52.53 on Friday, June 19. After the session, the Consumer Defensive sector daily volume shifted to 2.47 million while its average volume is 3.23M. In other hand, the BUD market cap reached to $82.71B.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -2.02% and up 19.58% for month. Its quarterly performance was 25.16% above, while its half year performance is down -37.33%. BUD yearly performance stood at negative -43.79% and fall -38.52% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV is 2.20.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. BUD EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 1.48. EPS for this year is 133.20%, while for the next year its value is 3.17. Sales growth for the current quarter is 3.16 while its EPS Q/Q reached -168.50%. It has an EPS of -4.80% down for past five years and for the next five years will be up 10.80%.

Manufacturers Life Insurance Co., Fisher Asset Management, LLC and ClearBridge Investments, LLC are the top three holders in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (BUD) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Manufacturers Life Insurance Co. has 9.99 million shares which valued 440.69 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Fisher Asset Management, LLC owned 7.05 million shares which valued at 311.03 million. On Mar 30, 2020, ClearBridge Investments, LLC has a total of 6.23 million shares which valued at 275.0 million. In the end, ClearBridge Investments, LLC have 0.31% shares outstanding of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (BUD) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 53.90% and institutional holding shifted to 4.50%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 1.48. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 4 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.27, while 1.16 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for BUD published in the report was 0.16-0.4 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 1.16 which is higher than -0.42 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for BUD fall -26.54% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 8.50% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 0.26%. The moving average value for Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (BUD) is 59.75 and 46.98 for 200 and 50 days respectively.