Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD): Current price $88.42
Beer sales in the four weeks before 22nd December were down 1.4% year on year. However Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD) seems to have emerged relatively unscathed with sales falling by 0.5% in that period. Good growth for Stella Artois and Michelob Ultra Light, 11.9% and 3.8% respectively, helped in no small measure though Budweiser was down 7.3% and Bud Light down 3.1%. An overall basis major rivals did far worse, with Miller Coors’ sales declining by 3.7% and Heineken down by 3.3%.