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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.16
BUD's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. BUD: 0.16 )
BUD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.16

Equity to Asset 0.35
BUD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. BUD: 0.35 )
BUD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.36
Current: 0.35

0.29
0.36
Interest Coverage 6.71
BUD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
65% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.19 vs. BUD: 6.71 )
BUD' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.35   Max: 6.71
Current: 6.71

2.35
6.71
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.03
M-Score: -2.34
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 46.72
BUD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.53 vs. BUD: 46.72 )
BUD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 10.41   Max: 47.33
Current: 46.72

10.41
47.33
Net-margin (%) 19.57
BUD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.28 vs. BUD: 19.57 )
BUD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.68   Max: 33.32
Current: 19.57

6.68
33.32
ROE (%) 29.62
BUD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. BUD: 29.62 )
BUD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.52   Max: 31.12
Current: 29.62

9.52
31.12
ROA (%) 10.34
BUD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. BUD: 10.34 )
BUD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.54   Max: 10.77
Current: 10.34

2.54
10.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 169.06
BUD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 24.22 vs. BUD: 169.06 )
BUD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 30.84   Max: 108.32
Current: 169.06

30.84
108.32
Revenue Growth (%) 4.50
BUD's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. BUD: 4.50 )
BUD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.8   Max: 10.9
Current: 4.5

-9.8
10.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 16.90
BUD's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. BUD: 16.90 )
BUD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -2.3   Max: 31.9
Current: 16.9

-2.3
31.9
EPS Growth (%) 50.70
BUD's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. BUD: 50.70 )
BUD' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.6   Max: 50.7
Current: 50.7

-4.6
50.7
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BUD Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 199,700 sh (+42.64%)
Steven Cohen 263,962 sh (+10.6%)
Lee Ainslie 1,027,240 sh (+2.61%)
Tom Russo 4,944,404 sh (+2.29%)
Wallace Weitz 13,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Tom Gayner 411,600 sh (-0.19%)
First Pacific Advisors 2,049,300 sh (-2.15%)
Steven Romick 1,990,000 sh (-2.45%)
Ken Fisher 49,333 sh (-26.99%)
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Q1 2014

BUD Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,316,817 sh (New)
Jim Simons 77,100 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 1,350,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 437,201 sh (+65.63%)
Tom Russo 5,019,738 sh (+1.52%)
First Pacific Advisors 2,055,600 sh (+0.31%)
Wallace Weitz 13,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 1,990,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 410,000 sh (-0.39%)
Ken Fisher 45,663 sh (-7.44%)
Louis Moore Bacon 179,900 sh (-9.91%)
Lee Ainslie 370,931 sh (-63.89%)
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Q2 2014

BUD Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Caxton Associates 25,000 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 754,272 sh (+103.35%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,731,772 sh (+31.51%)
Daniel Loeb 1,750,000 sh (+29.63%)
Ken Fisher 47,128 sh (+3.21%)
Tom Gayner 415,000 sh (+1.22%)
First Pacific Advisors 2,062,900 sh (+0.36%)
Tom Russo 5,037,319 sh (+0.35%)
Steven Romick 1,990,000 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 13,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
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Q3 2014

BUD Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Romick 1,990,000 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BUD

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Lee Ainslie 2014-06-30 Add 103.35%0.61%$105.53 - $116.17 $ 108.75-1%754272
Daniel Loeb 2014-06-30 Add 29.63%0.57%$105.53 - $116.17 $ 108.75-1%1750000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 Add 31.51%0.12%$105.53 - $116.17 $ 108.75-1%1731772
Daniel Loeb 2014-03-31 New Buy2.1%$94.17 - $106.46 $ 108.757%1350000
Lee Ainslie 2014-03-31 Reduce -63.89%0.89%$94.17 - $106.46 $ 108.757%370931
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 New Buy0.37%$94.17 - $106.46 $ 108.757%1316817
Ken Fisher 2013-12-31 Reduce -26.99%$95.84 - $106.04 $ 108.756%49333
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Sold Out 2.7%$87.46 - $102.57 $ 108.7514%0
Wallace Weitz 2013-09-30 New Buy0.05%$87.46 - $102.57 $ 108.7514%13000
John Burbank 2013-06-30 Add 86.78%1.25%$86.64 - $101.84 $ 108.7514%903890
Lee Ainslie 2013-06-30 Add 53.22%0.38%$86.64 - $101.84 $ 108.7514%933964
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.35%$86.64 - $101.84 $ 108.7514%0
John Burbank 2013-03-31 New Buy1.9%$84.29 - $99.55 $ 108.7518%483925
Wallace Weitz 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.43%$84.29 - $99.55 $ 108.7518%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-03-31 New Buy0.35%$84.29 - $99.55 $ 108.7518%1068581
Lee Ainslie 2012-12-31 Reduce -33.5%0.4%$81.94 - $90.27 $ 108.7526%727670
Steve Mandel 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.37%$81.94 - $90.27 $ 108.7526%0
Wallace Weitz 2012-12-31 Reduce -39.06%0.28%$81.94 - $90.27 $ 108.7526%110000
Wallace Weitz 2012-09-30 Reduce -34.36%0.34%$76.68 - $87.54 $ 108.7533%180500
Lee Ainslie 2012-09-30 Add 19.82%0.2%$76.68 - $87.54 $ 108.7533%1094268
Whitney Tilson 2012-06-30 Sold Out 1.9%$65.79 - $76.9 $ 108.7554%0
Wallace Weitz 2012-06-30 Reduce -35.67%0.46%$65.79 - $76.9 $ 108.7554%275000
Steve Mandel 2012-06-30 New Buy0.33%$65.79 - $76.9 $ 108.7554%704561
John Burbank 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.09%$65.79 - $76.9 $ 108.7554%0
Ken Fisher 2012-06-30 New Buy0.02%$65.79 - $76.9 $ 108.7554%88135
Lee Ainslie 2012-03-31 Add 50.63%0.32%$58.92 - $73.48 $ 108.7579%911568
John Burbank 2012-03-31 Reduce -21.8%0.05%$58.92 - $73.48 $ 108.7579%37300
Lee Ainslie 2011-12-31 Add 36.81%0.14%$51.76 - $61.21 $ 108.7591%605178
Lee Ainslie 2011-09-30 New Buy0.33%$49.72 - $59.33 $ 108.7599%442351
Tom Gayner 2011-09-30 Add 20.5%0.22%$49.72 - $59.33 $ 108.7599%405601
Wallace Weitz 2011-09-30 Add 15.06%0.15%$49.72 - $59.33 $ 108.7599%443000
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 21.70
BUD's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 22.50 vs. BUD: 21.70 )
BUD' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.89   Max: 23.21
Current: 21.7

10.89
23.21
P/B 3.54
BUD's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. BUD: 3.54 )
BUD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.32   Max: 3.7
Current: 3.54

2.32
3.7
P/S 4.18
BUD's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. BUD: 4.18 )
BUD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 10.03
Current: 4.18

2.19
10.03
PFCF 15.43
BUD's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 34.53 vs. BUD: 15.43 )
BUD' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.93   Max: 16.12
Current: 15.43

7.93
16.12
EV-to-EBIT 11.10
BUD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 18.01 vs. BUD: 11.10 )
BUD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 33.8
Current: 11.1

5.8
33.8
PEG 1.93
BUD's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. BUD: 1.93 )
BUD' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 3.27
Current: 1.93

0.2
3.27
Shiller P/E 22.49
BUD's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 27.54 vs. BUD: 22.49 )
BUD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 18.69   Max: 23.46
Current: 22.49

18.69
23.46
Current Ratio 0.74
BUD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. BUD: 0.74 )
BUD' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.01
Current: 0.74

0.53
1.01
Quick Ratio 0.61
BUD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. BUD: 0.61 )
BUD' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.61

0.4
0.89

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.58
BUD's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
75% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. BUD: 2.58 )
BUD' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 1.97
Current: 2.58

0.7
1.97
Dividend Payout 0.51
BUD's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. BUD: 0.51 )
BUD' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.44
Current: 0.51

0.25
2.44
Dividend growth (3y) 81.00
BUD's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
98% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. BUD: 81.00 )
BUD' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 81
Current: 81

0
81
Yield on cost (5-Year) 39.83
BUD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. BUD: 39.83 )
BUD' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 10.72   Max: 30.18
Current: 39.83

10.72
30.18
Share Buyback Rate -0.80
BUD's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. BUD: -0.80 )
BUD' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.7   Max: -37.5
Current: -0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Median PS Value 1.17
BUD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BUD: 1.17 )
BUD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 2.67
Current: 1.17

0.65
2.67
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.87
BUD's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BUD: 0.87 )
BUD' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.87

0.45
0.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.00
BUD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. BUD: 9.00 )
BUD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3   Max: 17.4
Current: 9

3
17.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 14.52
BUD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.21 vs. BUD: 14.52 )
BUD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 33.8
Current: 14.52

3.5
33.8

Business Description

Industry: Beverages - Alcoholic » Beverages - Brewers
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Traded in other countries:0O1Z.UK, ABI.Belgium, AHBIF.USA, ITK.Germany, ITKA.Germany, ABI N.Mexico
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA was incorporated on 2 August 1977. It operates as a brewing company and also as a consumer product company. As a consumer-centric, sales-driven company, it produces, markets, distributes and sells a strong, balanced portfolio of well over 200 beer brands. These include global flagship brands Budweiser, Stella Artois and Beck's; multi-country brands such as Leffe and Hoegaarden; and many "local champions" such as Bud Light, Skol, Brahma, Quilmes, Michelob, Harbin, Sedrin, Klinskoye, Sibirskaya Korona, Chernigivske and Jupiler. It also produces and distributes soft drinks, particularly in Latin America. It produces, markets, distributes and sells a strong, balanced portfolio of well over 200 beer brands and have a global footprint with a balanced exposure to developed and developing markets and production facilities spread across its geographic regions. It manages a portfolio of well over 200 brands of beer. While its core business is beer, it also has a presence in the soft drink market in Latin America through its subsidiary AmBev and in the United States through Anheuser-Busch. It is a global brewer, with sales in over 120 countries across the globe. The Company's business is highly regulated in many of the countries in which it operates. AB InBev's reportable geographical segments were determined as North America, Latin America North, Latin America South, Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific and Global Export and Holding Companies.
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