Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA ( BUD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 30, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $1.99984 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BUD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 145.17% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of BUD was $110.19, representing a -0.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $110.75 and a 31.27% increase over the 52 week low of $83.94.
BUD is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Coca-Cola Company ( KO ) and Pepsico, Inc. ( PEP ). BUD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $8.9. Zacks Investment Research reports BUD's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.06%, compared to an industry average of 3.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to BUD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BUD as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is ADRU with an increase of 3.08% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BUD at 2.27%.
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