Assetmark Inc. grew its stake in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (NYSE:BUD) by 20.5% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 10,334,095 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,441,565 shares during the period. Assetmark Inc. owned about 0.91% of Anheuser Busch Inbev worth $1,210,363,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Walter Investment Management Corp boosted its position in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev by 1.8% during the third quarter. Walter Investment Management Corp now owns 14,822,429 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,702,329,000 after purchasing an additional 260,445 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev by 44.6% during the third quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 7,145,849 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,178,399,000 after purchasing an additional 2,026,749 shares during the period. Marshall Wace LLP bought a new stake in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev during the third quarter valued at $345,328,000. ValueAct Holdings L.P. boosted its position in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev by 1.3% during the third quarter. ValueAct Holdings L.P. now owns 5,418,597 shares of the company’s stock valued at $760,177,000 after purchasing an additional 68,594 shares during the period. Finally, First Eagle Investment Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev by 85.4% during the third quarter. First Eagle Investment Management LLC now owns 3,567,985 shares of the company’s stock valued at $544,298,000 after purchasing an additional 1,782,780 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 4.21% of the company’s stock.

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Several analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $132.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, January 9th. Oppenheimer reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $130.00 price objective on shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev in a research note on Thursday, November 29th. Barclays reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $125.00 price objective on shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev in a research note on Thursday, December 14th. Morgan Stanley lowered their price objective on shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev from $135.00 to $132.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, December 14th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $145.00 price objective on shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev in a research note on Wednesday, November 21st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and fifteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $128.76.

Anheuser Busch Inbev NV ( NYSE BUD ) opened at $117.98 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $216,960.00, a PE ratio of 17.15, a PEG ratio of 1.48 and a beta of 0.80. The company has a quick ratio of 0.60, a current ratio of 0.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.78. Anheuser Busch Inbev NV has a twelve month low of $101.69 and a twelve month high of $126.95.

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