Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD): Q4 Normalized profit -8.5% to $1.79B; EBITDA +9.9% to $4.39B vs...

|About: Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA/NV (BUD)|By:, SA News Editor
Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD): Q4 Normalized profit -8.5% to $1.79B; EBITDA +9.9% to $4.39B vs consensus of $4.36B; EPS -9% to $1.12. Organic revenue +8.8% to $10.29B vs consensus for 6.2% growth. Total volumes -0.1%. Forecasts that Q1 volume in U.S. will be hit by pressure on consumer disposable income and a harsher winter; in Brazil, volume will be hurt by wet weather and an early Carnival period; expects 2013 beer sales to grow in the country by low to mid-single digits. (PR)