A-B InBev will report its FY results on Wednesday

A-B InBev will report its FY results on Wednesday

Anheuser-Busch InBev will report its full-year and fourth-quarter results on Wednesday (27 February). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the highs and lows for the company in the three months to the end of December and its performance in recent quarters. 

  • In November, the company confirmed it was establishing a craft beer advisory board to tap into demand around the sub-category, with Goose Island founder John Hall stepping down from the Chicago brewer to join the new group

In A-B InBev's year-to-date,

  • Nine-month net profits jumped by 37% to US$5.49bn
  • Sales rose by 6.7% to $29.47bn
  • Operating profits increased by 6.9% to $11.12bn

For the company's Q3,

  • Net profits were up 15.6% at $1.84bn
  • Sales climbed by 9.1% to $10.27bn
  • Operating profits rose by 10.6% to $3.98bn

In Q2,

  • Net profits slid 4% to US$3.59bn
  • Sales grew 4.7% to US$19.2bn
  • Operating profits rose by 2.5% to $3.6bn

In Q1,

  • EBIT rose by by 8.4% to US$2.89bn
  • Sales increased by 6.2% to $9.33bn
  • EBITDA saw 7.4% lift to $3.55bn