How well is Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (NYSE: BUD) Performing?

Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (NYSE: BUD) closed at $79.35, up 0.47%. This stock started the week at $78.95 and has been gaining traction over the previous month. In its recent earnings call, the company announced that it invested $1 billion until 2023 in sustainability and manufacturing across 26 U.S. states. It is also bringing in the Smart Green Brewery in China. Looking at the earnings, there’s an increase of 14.2% compared with the corresponding period in the previous year.

Healthy revenue, cost discipline transfer benefits for EBITDA

The company has been practicing cost discipline and healthy revenue growth. As a result, there is a visible benefit in EBITDA, where we see a 14.2% increase, while the EBITDA margin surged 34.7%. A favorable brand mix, the company says, is also among many other reasons for positive growth in the earnings. 

EPS increased to $0.51 in Q1

In the first quarter, the company reported that its EPS surged $0.51. Meanwhile, there has also been an increase in underlying EPS, which came in at $0.55. To sustain its full-year growth, the company is also reaching out to more numbers of consumers. The company has gained momentum in value and core segments over time. There has been a double-digit increase in the premium portfolio. Additionally, the business called Beyond Beer surged by more than 40%. There has been again in the other businesses, while the existing businesses, older e-commerce platforms have grown four times in their size. 

The company’s global revenue has seen a shoot-up of 29.5%, thanks to its global brands gaining a lead in premiumization. Three global brands of the company, viz. Corona, Stella Artois, and Budweiser have grown by double digits when compared with Q1-2019 and Q1-2020, both. 

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