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Upgrade Alert for Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD)

By Amy Schwartz

Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD) was upgraded from Reduce to Neutral at Natixis today. The stock closed yesterday at $123.65 on volume of 1.3 million shares, below average daily volume of 1.7 million.

Anheuser-Busch InBev has overhead space with shares priced $123.65, or 6.4% below the average consensus analyst price target of $132.13. The stock should discover initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $121.82 and subsequent support at its 200-day MA of $119.06.

In the past 52 weeks, Anheuser-Busch InBev share prices have been bracketed by a low of $102.52 and a high of $132.91 and closed yesterday at $123.65, 21% above that low price. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has remained constant while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.6%.

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV brews beer. The Company manufactures ale, lager, stout, and bitter beer. Anheuser-Busch InBev owns brands that are both nationally and internationally prominent. The Company has production plants in Europe, the Americas, and Asia.

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Ticker(s): BUD