Anheuser Busch Inbev (NYSE: BUD) is one of 54 public companies in the “BEVERAGES” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Anheuser Busch Inbev to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation and profitability.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Anheuser Busch Inbev and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Anheuser Busch Inbev||1||1||8||0||2.70|
|Anheuser Busch Inbev Competitors||309||1438||1690||64||2.43|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
5.9% of Anheuser Busch Inbev shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 30.8% of shares of all “BEVERAGES” companies are held by institutional investors. 4.5% of Anheuser Busch Inbev shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 20.7% of shares of all “BEVERAGES” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Anheuser Busch Inbev and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Anheuser Busch Inbev||$56.44 billion||$8.00 billion||26.37|
|Anheuser Busch Inbev Competitors||$7.33 billion||$718.23 million||-2.01|
Anheuser Busch Inbev has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. Anheuser Busch Inbev is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Anheuser Busch Inbev and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Anheuser Busch Inbev||14.17%||19.47%||6.40%|
|Anheuser Busch Inbev Competitors||-20.05%||-50.01%||-7.81%|
Anheuser Busch Inbev pays an annual dividend of $3.21 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Anheuser Busch Inbev pays out 79.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “BEVERAGES” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.6% and pay out 36.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Anheuser Busch Inbev has increased its dividend for 8 consecutive years.
Volatility & Risk
Anheuser Busch Inbev has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Anheuser Busch Inbev’s rivals have a beta of 0.57, suggesting that their average share price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Anheuser Busch Inbev beats its rivals on 11 of the 15 factors compared.
About Anheuser Busch Inbev
Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (AB InBev) is a Belgium-based company engaged in the brewers industry. The Company owns a portfolio of over 200 beer brands. 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. The Company’s soft drinks business consists of both own production and agreements with PepsiCo related to bottling and distribution arrangements between its various subsidiaries and PepsiCo. Ambev, which is a subsidiary of the Company, is a PepsiCo bottler. Brands that are distributed under these agreements are Pepsi, 7UP and Gatorade.
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