Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) – Company Information
Anheuser-Busch InBev, abbreviated as AB InBev, is a Belgian-Brazilian beverage company, with headquarters in Leuven, Belgium, and Sao Paolo, Brazil.
It is currently the world’s leading brewer and one of the top five consumer products companies, with a portfolio of over 200 beer brands and a total of more than 150,000 employees across 25 countries worldwide.
The company boasts a 25 percent global market share.
Some of its most well known brands include: Stella Artois®, Budweiser®, Bud Light®, Beck’s®, Corona®, Skol®, Modelo Especial®, Victoria®, Michelob Ultra®, Harbin®, Sedrin®, Klinskoye®, Sibirskaya Korona®, Chernigivske®, Cass®, and Jupiler®.
The company was created on 18 November, 2008, following the merger of InBev and Anheuser-Busch.
Anheuser-Busch InBev is a publicly traded company on Euronext, with American Depositary Receipts on the New York Stock Exchange. It has operations in: North America, Mexico, Latin America North, Latin America South, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
The company “strives to be the Best Beer Company in a Better World.”
- CEO: Carlos Brito
- Chairman: Kees J. Storm
- Industry: Beverages
- Type: Public
- Listed on Euronext and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
- Euronext stock symbol: ABI
- NYSE stock symbol: BUD
- Revenue: $47.063 billion USD (2014)
- Net income: $11,302 million USD (2014)
- Earnings per share: $5.64 USD (2014)
- Founded: 2008 (merger)
- Headquarters: Brouwerijplein 1, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
- Employees: 154,029 (2014)
- Website: http://www.ab-inbev.com/
- Investor relations contact number: +1 212 573 4365
- Investor relations email: [email protected]
Anheuser-Busch InBev Financial Results, Years Ended December 31
|Operating data (in $ millions)||2014||2013|
|Cost of sales||$(18,756)||$(17,594)|
|Sales and marketing expenses||$(7,036)||$(5,958)|
|Other operating income||$1,386||$1,160|
|Profit from operations||$15,111||$20,443|
|Net finance cost||$(1,319)||$(2,203)|
|Profit before tax||$13,801||$18,534|
|Balance sheet data (in $ millions)|
|Common share data (in $)|
|Basic earnings per share||$5.64||$8.90|
|Diluted earnings per share||$5.54||$8.72|
|Cash flow data (in $ millions)|
|Cash flow from operating activities||$14,144||$13,864|
|Cash flow from investing activities||$(11,152)||$(10,281)|
|Cash flow from financing activities||$(3,855)||$341|
|Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of year||$9,833||$7,051|
|Cash and cash equivalents at end of year||$8,316||$9,833|
Source: “Anheuser-Busch InBev Form 20-F 2014”