BUD : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Coke Buys Out AB InBev from Africa Joint Venture

    December 23, 2016
    Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) is buying out is joint-venture partner in its African bottling operations -- Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: ...
  2. AB InBev Sells Assets From Miller Merger Deals

    December 16, 2016
    Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) is in the midst of selling the assets it agreed to shed in order to convince ...
  3. A-B InBev Sells Assets From Miller Merger Deals

    December 16, 2016
    Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) is in the midst of selling the assets it agreed to shed in order to convince ...
  4. How Anheuser-Busch Makes Money (BUD)

    December 13, 2016
    The world's largest brewer enjoys overwhelming market share all over the world, and that market share is expected to rise. ...
  5. Constellation Brands Acquires a Mexican Brewery

    November 2, 2016
    Although overall U.S. beer sales continue to trend lower, and even craft beer's growth is weakening, one segment is displaying ...
  6. Increased Competition in a Diluted Market (BUD)

    October 28, 2016
    Headwinds are mounting as craft brewers and decreased demand sets in.
  7. A-B InBev Found Another Way to Dominate Homebrew

    October 19, 2016
    As part of Anheuser-Busch InBev's (NYSE: BUD) agreement with the Justice Department to win approval for its $100 billion ...
  8. A-B InBev Buys Brewers With $50M in Sales (BUD)

    October 18, 2016
    Anheuser-Busch's venture capital arm, ZX Ventures, acquired Northern Brewer and its sister company which posted combined ...
  9. Altria Just Became a Major AB InBev Shareholder

    October 13, 2016
    Tobacco giant Altria (NYSE: MO) has effectively inherited a position as a top shareholder in the newly expanded brewer Anheuser-Busch ...
  10. Coca-Cola Takes Over Its Largest African Bottler

    October 11, 2016
    Beverage giant Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) is taking a big step across the Atlantic. The company announced that it has agreed to ...
  11. Top 3 Sponsorship Spenders In U.S. (PEP)

    October 7, 2016
    Let’s see if that spending has paid off.
  12. Opposition to AB InBev-SABMiller Merger Fizzles

    September 30, 2016
    In the end, all the hand-wringing over the possible failure of Anheuser-Busch InBev's (NYSE: BUD) acquisition of SABMiller ...
  13. $100 billion Beer Merger Approved (BUD)

    September 28, 2016
    Shareholder's of both AB-InBev and SABMiller have agreed to the merger deal today.
  14. AB InBev SABMiller Deal at Risk (BUD)

    September 27, 2016
    A look at one key opinion and potential results if the deal does go through.
  15. Corporations Have Been Issuing Larger Bonds (BUD, SHPG)

    September 21, 2016
    The issuance of multibillion dollar bonds are becoming a common occurrence in the market.
  16. Why the AB InBev Miller Merger Is More at Risk

    September 21, 2016
    As shareholder voting gets underway on the $100 billion merger of SABMiller (NASDAQOTH: SBMRY) with Anheuser-Busch InBev ...
  17. AB InBev Splashes Into the Hard Seltzer Fad

    September 15, 2016
    We've had the hard tea craze, then hard cider, and most recently, hard soda. So it was only a matter of time before hard ...
  18. AB InBev May Get a Premium Price for Miller Assets

    September 14, 2016
    Although the merger of Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) and SABMiller has made it through the morass of regulatory approvals, ...
  19. Tax Wars: U.S. Companies Are Targets (AMZN, SBUX)

    September 8, 2016
    The EU is targeting Amazon, McDonald's, Starbucks and others. Tax avoidance is big business, pitting governments, the EU ...
  20. Most Profitable Beer Companies of 2016

    September 8, 2016
    AB InBev, Ambev, Heineken, Carlsberg and Molson Coors are among the largest brewers by sales volume and should deliver the ...
  21. A-B InBev to Cut 5,500 Jobs After SABMiller Merger

    August 29, 2016
    Now that the regulatory hurdles have been cleared and the shareholder votes are planned, the hard work of planning the integration ...
  22. Should Big Brewers Shift Focus Off of Big Beers?

    August 29, 2016
    Consumption of top beers from mega-brewers like Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) and SABMiller (NASDAQOTH: SBMRY) is on ...
  23. AB InBev to shed 3% jobs, post SABMiller deal completion (BUD)

    August 26, 2016
    The company plans to pare around 5,500 positions over a three-year period following completion of the deal.
  24. Alcohol Industry Gears Up to Fight Looming Curbs

    August 24, 2016
    Government and health advocates are revising their opinions about the health effects of moderate drinking—to the dismay of ...
  25. Top 5 Beer Stocks of 2016 (BUD, STZ)

    August 9, 2016
    These top 5 beer stocks have market shares and extended global reach to make them viable investment options for 2016 and ...
  26. Miller Accepts AB-InBev Offer -- but With a Catch

    August 1, 2016
    That didn't take long. After doubt briefly emerged over whether Anheuser-Busch InBev's (NYSE: BUD) revised offer -- altered ...
  27. Chinese Regulator Approves AB InBev/SABMiller Deal

    August 1, 2016
    There is now almost nothing standing in the way of the looming megamerger in the brewery sector. The roughly $103 billion ...
  28. Anheuser-Busch Q2 Profit Hit by Foreign Currency (BUD, SAB.L)

    July 29, 2016
    ABInBev reported second-quarter earnings results on Friday that showed a sharp decline in profits, thanks to a foreign exchange ...
  29. Did Brexit Just Kill A-B InBev/Miller Megamerger?

    July 28, 2016
    After alcoholic beverage giants Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) and SABMiller (NASDAQOTH: SBMRY) worked for months to get ...
  30. Bad News for Boston Beer, Good News for Craft Beer

    July 27, 2016
    Craft beer sales continue to grow, though not at the same double-digit pace we've become accustomed to. That's to be expected, ...
  31. Brexit Raises Cost of A-B InBev's Miller Merger

    July 27, 2016
    Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) was forced to increase its takeover offer for SABMiller (NASDAQOTH: SBMRY) because the ...
  32. Anheuser-Busch and SABMiller Deal Approved (BUD)

    July 20, 2016
    It has been reported that the Anheuser-Busch and SABMiller Deal has been approved by the U.S. Justice Department
  33. Coca-Cola Starts Selling Coffee in Brazil

    July 18, 2016
    In another move to diversify its portfolio away from sugary sodas, Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) recently signed a partnership with ...
  34. Beer Drinkers May See Calorie Count on The Label (BUD)

    July 13, 2016
    Thanks to a new initiative by the Beer Institute, a bunch of beer companies are going to include nutritional information ...
  35. Big Breweries to Add Nutrition Info to Beer Labels

    July 13, 2016
    How many calories resided in that beer you drank last night? What was the fat content, and was it packed with carbohydrates? ...
  36. AB InBev's Buyout of Miller Poised for Key U.S. OK

    June 6, 2016
    Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) has apparently agreed to divest enough assets to satisfy the antitrust concerns in the ...
  37. AB InBev Under Investigation by U.S. DoJ (BUD)

    May 25, 2016
    Beer giant AB InBev is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice for suppressing craft beer sales at its distributors. ...
  38. Report: Huge Brewery Merger to Win EU Approval

    May 20, 2016
    The long-brewing merger of global beer giants Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) and SABMiller is on the verge of taking a ...
  39. Boston Beer Rolling Out Hard Seltzer Nationwide

    May 19, 2016
    Boston Beer (NYSE: SAM) only just introduced its new line of hard seltzers last month in a select number of test markets, ...
  40. Belgian Beer Giant Wants to Name Budweiser 'America' (BUD)

    May 10, 2016
    "America," brought to you by your neighborhood multinational conglomerate brewery AB InBev.
  41. Kroger Drops Its Pay-to-Play Alcohol Shelving Plan

    May 6, 2016
    Obviously, supermarket giant Kroger (NYSE: KR) didn't think this one through: Earlier this year it launched a controversial ...
  42. Anheuser-Busch Chugs Yet Another Craft Beer Brewer

    May 6, 2016
    Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) has an unquenchable thirst for craft beers. In what has become almost routine for the global ...
  43. AB InBev to Sell More Assets to Ease Miller Deal

    April 29, 2016
    Perhaps believing its proposed $103 billion merger with brewing rival SABMiller may encounter more resistance overseas than ...
  44. FEZ vs. IEV: Comparing Europe ETFs

    April 26, 2016
    Discover and compare two European exchange-traded funds. Learn about their purpose, strategy, characteristics and investor ...
  45. Europe Equity ETFs to Date 2016 Performance Review (EWN, DFE)

    April 25, 2016
    Discover how Europe exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are performing year-to-date in 2016, and learn which are the best and worst ...
  46. Altria Group vs. Reynolds American: Which Is Better for My Portfolio?

    April 24, 2016
    Find out whether Altria or Reynolds American is a better high-dividend yielding consumer defensive "sin stock" to add to ...
  47. Anheuser-Busch Adds to Its Craft Beer Portfolio

    April 13, 2016
    In line with its ongoing quest to amass the world's largest collection of craft brewery assets, global beer giant Anheuser ...
  48. Bill Gross: The Time Is Now for Rate Normalization (BRK-A, BRK-B)

    April 11, 2016
    Whether it's the sun in its death throes or a British absurdist comedy's portrayal of gluttony, the $58 trillion in credit ...
  49. Constellation Brands Beats, Buys, and Raises

    April 7, 2016
    Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ) -- the company behind Svedka vodka, Corona beer, and Clos du Bois, among many others -- ...
  50. The 3 Largest Europe ETFs (HEDJ, VGK)

    April 7, 2016
    Discover the range of investing strategies offered by the three largest Europe equity ETFs, including currency hedging and ...
  51. Consumer Staples Sector: Industries Snapshot (KO, PEP)

    March 22, 2016
    Explore the six largest industries in the consumer staples sector. Learn about the competitive landscape, growth outlook ...
  52. House of Cards Adds More Product Placements (NFLX, GOOGL)

    March 11, 2016
    How else is an ad-free streaming service supposed to make money? Now, there's more official confirmation that Netflix is ...
  53. These Free Super Bowl Ads Happened (BUD)

    February 11, 2016
    The average 30-second Super Bowl cost marketers $5 million in 2016. But these companies benefited from free advertising during ...
  54. 3 Best Defensive Stocks for 2016

    December 16, 2015
    Learn about the three best defensive stocks for 2016, including some big names in the casino and resort development, tobacco ...
  55. Altria's P/E Ratio: A Quick Analysis (MO, RAI)

    December 15, 2015
    Here's a look at Altria's price-to-earnings ratio and other metrics, and how the stock compares with rival Reynolds American.
  56. Miller Assets Up for Sale to Support Beer Merger (BUD, SBMRY)

    December 3, 2015
    Understanding there are concerns that regulators globally will have about its proposed mega merger, Anheuser-Busch InBev ...
  57. Billion Dollar Beer Deal Largest for Craft Brewery

    November 17, 2015
    San Diego, California based Ballast Point Brewing Company was just bought by international beverage conglomerate Constellation ...
  58. Apple Takes on Venmo With Possible Bank Deal

    November 12, 2015
    Cash might soon be history, if Apple Inc. has its way.
  59. Philip Morris International's Profit Machine

    November 6, 2015
    Even in an abstemious U.S., 18.1% of adults smoke. But that's nothing compared to the rest of the world, served by Philip ...
  60. Anheuser-Busch InBev Gets Second Merger Extension (BUD, SBMRY)

    November 4, 2015
    Maybe the third time's the charm. Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) was granted another extension by British regulators after ...
  61. Starbucks and Fiat May Owe $34m Each in Back Taxes

    October 21, 2015
    Wednesday's decision by European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager may curb, if not ultimately put an end to, ...
  62. ABInBev and SABMiller Merger: The Facts (BUD, TAP)

    October 20, 2015
    Beer is a big business. In the United States, beer sales generated more that $101 billion in revenue.
  63. A-B InBev Pushing Debt to Risky Levels for Merger (BUD, SBMRY)

    October 16, 2015
    Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) is so intent on acquiring rival SABMiller in its $106 billion takeover deal that it's putting ...
  64. Small Business Confidence Grows, Mergers and Acquisitions

    October 13, 2015
    The NFIB Small Business Index rose by 0.2 percent to 96.1 this morning as small business owners expressed confidence about ...
  65. Anheuser-Busch InBev Still Thirsty for Craft Beer (BUD, SBMRY)

    October 12, 2015
    In case you thought making a $104 billion merger offer for a rival would quench Anheuser-Busch InBev's (NYSE: BUD) thirst ...
  66. Will A-B InBev Make a Fourth Bid for Miller? (BUD, MO)

    October 9, 2015
    It's said that the third time is the charm, but Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) may find it necessary to dip into the well ...
  67. The 6 Best Dividend Stocks in the Consumer Staples Sector (PG, ...

    October 7, 2015
    Learn about the top six companies that make an attractive investment for investors looking for stocks for dividend income ...
  68. Stocks Rally on Poor Jobs Report, Data and Beer

    October 6, 2015
    Rarely has a weak US jobs report been cause for celebration.
  69. 4 European Stocks to Consider Buying (BUD, ACN)

    October 5, 2015
    European companies, listed on US exchanges, that are providing buying opportunities right now.
  70. Anheuser-Busch InBev Hopes to Craft Sales Growth (BUD, SAM)

    October 1, 2015
    Just because Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) has its eye on rival mass brewer SABMiller doesn't mean it's not still on ...
  71. 5 Recession Resistant Industries

    October 1, 2015
    No companies are completely recession proof, but some industries perform better in a weak economy than others.
  72. Anheuser (BUD) and Miller Edge Closer to MegaDeal (BUD, SAB.L)

    September 22, 2015
    Anheuser-Busch and SABMiller have agreed to a mammoth deal; here's what that means to investors.
  73. Anheuser-Busch InBev Talks to Merge With SABMiller

    September 18, 2015
    On Wednesday, Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) announced that it is planning to takeover SABMiller, which, if it happens, will ...
  74. Federal Reserve Announces Stance on Rates

    September 17, 2015
    Will we find out if the Fed will raise rates today?
  75. Anheuser-Busch InBev to Make Pitch for SABMiller (BUD, HEINY)

    September 16, 2015
    Would a merger between Budweiser and Miller High Life ever pass regulatory muster? We're about to find out, as SABMiller ...
  76. 5 Dividend Stocks that Should Be on Your Watchlist

    September 10, 2015
    These stocks might not appreciate in a broad market selloff, but they're fundamentally sound and offer generous dividends.
  77. Mexican Energy, Telecom Reforms Please Foreign Investors

    September 1, 2015
    Two years into his first term, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is following through on radical campaign promises he ...
  78. Anheuser-Busch InBev in Royal Trademark Row (BUD)

    August 27, 2015
    The King of Beers doesn't want to share the throne. Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) filed a complaint with the U.S. Patent ...
  79. Will Coke Bottlers Undo Monster's Gains? (KO, MNST)

    August 11, 2015
    The market generally liked the second quarter Monster Beverage (NASDAQ: MNST) earnings report, even though it was only the ...
  80. Ball Runs Into Antitrust Wall Over Rexam Purchase (BLL, BUD)

    July 29, 2015
    The ball is in the European Union's court. The $6.8 billion merger between the world's two biggest can and bottle manufacturers ...
  81. Vice Can Be Nice: 4 Sin Stocks to Consider (LVS, MO)

    July 28, 2015
    These four sin stocks are likely to be resilient during a bear market.
  82. The NBA’s Business Model

    July 7, 2015
    Drawing interest domestically and abroad, the NBA has seen its popularity and revenue streams rapidly increase over the past ...
  83. Should You Buy Marijuana Stock?

    May 12, 2015
    The legalization of marijuana has created a new investment niche: pot stocks.
  84. Trends And Growth In The Digital Advertising Industry

    May 8, 2015
    The rapidly expanding digital advertising industry is leading a shift towards content and demanding forced innovation.
  85. Trade Europe and a Strong USD with this ETF

    April 10, 2015
    With ETFs is't now possible to construct a portfolio of European equities and simultaneously hedge the currency risk.
  86. The Value Of Sin Stocks

    July 31, 2013
    On the whole, these sinful stocks offer little value to society, that doesn't mean they don't have value for investors.
  87. Foreign-Owned American Companies

    December 10, 2012
    Buying American, or investing in American companies, is not as easy as it once was, especially when American companies aren't ...
  88. 3 Ways To Play Pernod-Ricard

    May 7, 2012
    Liquor companies are doing really well these days, especially Pernod-Ricard. Here are three ways to own its stock.
  89. 3 Ways To Play Your Thirst For Heineken

    January 25, 2012
    Heineken's continued push into emerging markets makes it an attractive long-term buy.
  90. Constellation Waits For The Stars To Be Right

    July 5, 2011
    Constellation needs to liven up its brands to keep the stock exciting.
  91. How Commercials Impact Stock Prices

    May 14, 2010
    Commercials can entertain or enrage, but can they move a company's stock price?