Stephen Simpson, CFA
Long only, growth at reasonable price, value, research analyst

SABMiller Pretty Foamy, But With Great Emerging Market Leverage

As a long-time shareholder of SABMiller (OTCPK:SBMRY), I really can't complain - the shares may have lagged Carlsberg (OTCPK:CABGY), Heineken (OTCQX:HEINY), Molson Coors (NYSE:TAP), and Anheuser Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD) over the past 12 months, but over the last five and 10 years, they've blown away the field (and it's not really even close). Looking ahead, I'm admittedly concerned by the take-no-prisoners valuation, but also encouraged by the company's leverage to growing, under-penetrated emerging markets, strong asset and cash flow leverage, and potential for further accretive acquisitions.

A Decent Close To The Year

Like many European companies, SABMiller doesn't really focus on quarter-by-quarter reporting, so the results presented this morning were...

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