Anheuser-Busch is Expected to Report $1.44 for Q4

Wall Street analysts expect Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) to report earnings per share of $1.44 for the current fiscal quarter. This number is based on the average estimate of the sell-side research firms that cover the stock. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) most recently reported earnings per share of $1.42 on 2014–1-0-31 for the quarter ended 2014-09-30.

This number was -0.08 away from what analysts had expected, a difference of -5.33%.

As a whole, brokerage analysts have a consensus price target of $135.333 on the stock. This is the mean one year estimate based on the 3 polled research firms covering the equity. The most recent price target update that went into the average was added on 2015-01-29.

The average broker recommendation is an arithmetical average of the individual ratings contributed by sell-side analysts to produce a Consensus Analyst Rating for each stock. Ratings are scaled on a 1 to 5 scale where 5 represents a Strong Sell and 1 represents a Strong Buy. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) currently has a rating of 1.5 based on 3 research broker recommendations. Of this group, the analyst that sees the biggest upside to the current stock price sees it reaching $142 within the year. The most conservative analyst has the price target set at $130 for the one year target.

Looking further ahead at the long term growth estimates for the firm, analysts are anticipating earnings per share of $5.39 for the current year. The most bullish analyst estimates earnings per share of $5.39, while the most bearish is estimating EPS of $5.39 for the year.

About Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD)

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA, formerly Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, is a brewing company. The Company produces, markets, distributes and sells a balanced portfolio of approximately 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. The Company also produces and distributes soft drinks, particularly in Latin America. The Company operates in seven segments: North America, Latin America North, Latin America South, Western Europe, Central & Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific and Global Export & Holding Companies. On June 5, 2013, Anheuser Busch Inbev SA AB completed its combination with Grupo Modelo SAB de CV. As a result, it owns approximately 95% of outstanding common shares of Grupo Modelo SAB de CV.