NEW YORK, July 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Today's research directs investors' attention to the Consumer Goods space, which in the beginning of this year was one of the best-performing sectors in the U.S. markets. However, economic concerns and shifts in consumer behavior have altered the course of several companies, which are now undergoing transformation in order to overcome these disruptions. Stock-Callers.com takes a look at the following companies: Ambev S.A. (NYSE: ABEV), Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A/N.V. (NYSE: BUD), Molson Coors Brewing Co. (NYSE: TAP), and Diageo PLC (NYSE: DEO). Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free notes at: http://stock-callers.com/registration
Last Friday, Sao Paulo, Brazil headquartered Ambev S.A.'s stock climbed 1.20%, to close the day at $5.91 with a total volume of 10.93 million shares traded. The Company's shares have advanced 10.06% in the last month, 10.88% in the previous three months, and 32.51% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 6.95% above its 50-day moving average and 17.81% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Ambev, which through its subsidiaries, produces, distributes, and sells beer, draft beer, soft drinks, other non-alcoholic beverages, malt, and food in the Americas, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 62.43. Free notes on ABEV are available at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=ABEV
Shares in Leuven, Belgium headquartered Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A/N.V. rose 1.30%, finishing Friday's session at $126.12. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.32 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 0.09% in the previous three months and 2.71% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 4.44%. Furthermore, shares of Anheuser-Busch InBev, which engages in the production, distribution, and sale of beer, alcoholic beverages, and soft drinks worldwide, have an RSI of 49.66.
On July 06th, 2016, research firm RBC Capital Markets downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Sector Perform' to 'Underperform'. The research firm also revised upwards its previous target price from $102 to $106.
As per an Associated Press' article on July 20th, 2016, Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest beer maker, announced that it has reached an agreement with the Justice Department that clears the way for U.S. approval of its acquisition of SABMiller. AB InBev will sell SABMiller's entire U.S. business to Molson Coors as previously announced. The agreement with the Justice Department requires AB InBev to notify the agency's antitrust division of any potential craft beer acquisitions for the next 10 years, and prohibits the company from certain practices that discourage beer distributors from selling rival craft or imported beers. The complimentary notes on BUD can be accessed at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=BUD
Molson Coors Brewing
Denver, Colorado headquartered Molson Coors Brewing Co.'s stock finished 1.54% higher at $101.67 at the close. A total volume of 1.65 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.50 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 0.16% in the past month, 6.74% over the previous three months, and 9.20% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.62% and 9.68%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Molson Coors Brewing, which manufactures and sells beer and other beverage products, have an RSI of 55.53.
On July 21st, 2016, Molson Coors Brewing Co announced that the U.S. Department of Justice has reached a final agreement with AB InBev and SABMiller, which will allow Molson Coors to acquire SABMiller's 58% stake in MillerCoors, as well as the Miller® brand portfolio outside of the U.S. Visit us today and access our complete notes on TAP at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=TAP
Shares in London, the U.K. headquartered Diageo PLC ended the session 1.11% higher at $114.03 and with a total volume of 473,590 shares traded. The stock has advanced 4.86% in the last month, 4.15% over the previous three months, and 5.87% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 4.49% above their 50-day moving average and 4.99% above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Diageo, which produces, markets, and sells alcoholic beverages worldwide, have an RSI of 58.51.
On June 28th, 2016, research firm Goldman upgraded the Company's stock ratings from 'Sell' to 'Neutral'.
On June 29th, 2016, Diageo, announced plans to roll out a first-of-its-kind immersive virtual reality (VR) technology that will allow consumers of legal drinking age to experience the many pitfalls associated with irresponsible drinking. This news comes on the heels of Diageo's recent announcement of a strategic partnership with United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). The two-year partnership agreement, entitled "Road Safety Initiative for Cities," will involve a collaboration to build institutional and individual capacity to reduce traffic death and injuries, and improve road safety globally. Get free access to your notes on DEO at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=DEO
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