Anheuser-Busch InBev Polishes Off a Tough Year

- The company said that between April 1 and December 31 a year ago, $282 million of synergies and cost savings were realised in connection with the combination with SABMiller, in addition to the $547 million reported by SABMiller by March 31.AB InBev (BUD) posted weaker-than-expected fourth quarter earnings and cut bonuses for its top managers as slowing sales in Brazil hit the bottom line of the world’s biggest brewer. AB InBev shares were down 1.7 percent shortly after the opening bell, making them among the weakest performers in the FTSEurofirst 300 index of leading European blue-chip stocks. Even so, AB-InBev saw improving market-share trends in most key markets. Fósseis na Terra podem ajudar a procurar vida em Marte
Contudo, alguns cientistas acreditam que eles sejam, na verdade, artefatos não biológicos, cravados nas rochas. O estudo também contou com a participação da Agência Espacial Americana (Nasa), entre outras instituições. AB InBev’s disappointing quarter comes as the suds maker continues to fully integrate its 2016 purchase of SABMiller, a deal crucial to helping it gain access to the fast-growing African beer market and emerging countries such as Colombia and Peru.It also raised its forecast for merger savings to $1.75 billion from $1.4 billion before. As it stands, the company has already captured just over $800 million of that total, and expects to realize the remaining $2.0 billion over the next three to four years.Revenue grew to $14.20 billion from $10.72 billion in the prior year. Beer sales also declined in North America and Europe. ‘Visa War': EU Votes to Bar Visa-Free Travel for American Citizens
Whilst countries such as Australia, Brunei and Japan since lifted visa requirements, the United States have failed to act forcing today’s vote. The adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization fell to $5.25 billion in the fourth quarter from $5.62 billion a year earlier, missing the analyst expectations.The brewer on Thursday reported fourth-quarter beer volume tumbled 7.1% in the fourth quarter in Brazil-worse than the overall category’s steep 6.2% drop.Net income per share declined, primarily due to a combination of funding of the SABMiller transaction, an increase in net finance costs, negative foreign-exchange translation, and non-cash mark-to-market adjustments related to share-based compensation. Microsoft apresenta “Netflix dos games” — Xbox Game Pass
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