Will These Difficult Markets Pose Problems for Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Top Institutional Shareholders?

Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD): Brazil and Russia proved to be difficult markets for the company, although growth in China helped the company earn $1.22 per share, $0.16 over estimates. Revenue fell just short however, with $9.17 billion missing by $0.04 billion. Though the company held rough weather accountable for subpar U.S. performance, questions over its pricing strategy have been more concerning to investors.

These institutional firms indicated owning shares of Anheuser-Busch InBev in Q1 2013. They reported owning a total of 23.902 million shares on 03/31/2013. The shares closed at $97.33 on 03/31/2013.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Anheuser-Busch InBev at the end of March 31st, 2013.

Gardner Russo & Gardner held 4,310,388 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $429,099,139. This brought the portfolio total to 5.03%.

Wells Fargo & Company held 3,342,082 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $332,704,273. This brought the portfolio total to 0.17%.

First Manhattan Co. held 2,474,864 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $246,372,719. This brought the portfolio total to 1.6%.

Harding Loevner L.P. held 1,844,311 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $183,601,166. This brought the portfolio total to 1.84%.

Lazard Asset Management LLC held 1,411,398 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $140,504,675. This brought the portfolio total to 0.31%.

Morgan Stanley held 1,254,515 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $124,886,972. This brought the portfolio total to 0.06%.

Beck Mack & Oliver LLC held 1,077,603 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $107,275,382. This brought the portfolio total to 2.95%.

First Eagle Investment Management LLC held 1,068,581 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $106,377,242. This brought the portfolio total to 0.35%.

Blackrock Investment Management LLC held 616,350 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $61,357,644. This brought the portfolio total to 0.11%.

Davenport & Co. LLC held 568,963 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $56,640,268. This brought the portfolio total to 1.31%.

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