Big Rock Brewery (BRBMF) & Anheuser Busch Inbev (BUD) Head-To-Head Survey

Big Rock Brewery (OTCMKTS:BRBMF) and Anheuser Busch Inbev (NYSE:BUD) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings and profitability.


Anheuser Busch Inbev pays an annual dividend of $1.35 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Big Rock Brewery does not pay a dividend. Anheuser Busch Inbev pays out 33.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Anheuser Busch Inbev has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

Big Rock Brewery has a beta of 0.59, suggesting that its share price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Anheuser Busch Inbev has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Big Rock Brewery and Anheuser Busch Inbev’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Big Rock Brewery $35.91 million 0.87 -$780,000.00 N/A N/A
Anheuser Busch Inbev $56.44 billion 2.12 $8.00 billion $4.04 17.52

Anheuser Busch Inbev has higher revenue and earnings than Big Rock Brewery.


This table compares Big Rock Brewery and Anheuser Busch Inbev’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Big Rock Brewery 0.59% 0.76% 0.53%
Anheuser Busch Inbev 12.64% 18.68% 6.02%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Big Rock Brewery and Anheuser Busch Inbev, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Big Rock Brewery 0 0 0 0 N/A
Anheuser Busch Inbev 2 3 9 0 2.50

Anheuser Busch Inbev has a consensus target price of $113.26, indicating a potential upside of 60.04%. Given Anheuser Busch Inbev’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Anheuser Busch Inbev is more favorable than Big Rock Brewery.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

4.4% of Anheuser Busch Inbev shares are held by institutional investors. 4.5% of Anheuser Busch Inbev shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Anheuser Busch Inbev beats Big Rock Brewery on 13 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Big Rock Brewery Company Profile

Big Rock Brewery Inc. produces, markets, and distributes craft beers and cider in Canada. The company operates through two segments, Wholesale and Retail. It offers a selection of ales and lagers, and seasonal beers and ciders, as well as dry apple, peach, and pear ciders under the Alberta Genuine Draft, Alta Light, Big Rock Grill, Big Rock Honey Brown Lager, Dunkelweizen, Eddies, Grasshopper Ale, Magpie Rye Ale, McNally's Extra Ale, Scottish Style Heavy Ale, Warthog Ale, and Rock Creek, and Traditional Ale names. The company also exports its products to Korea. It sells its products to and through provincial liquor boards, as well as beverages, food, and merchandise on company-owned and operated premises to end consumers. Big Rock Brewery Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

Anheuser Busch Inbev Company Profile

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, a brewing company, engages in the production, distribution, and sale of beer, alcoholic beverages, and soft drinks worldwide. It offers a portfolio of approximately 500 beer brands, including Budweiser, Corona, and Stella Artois; Beck's, Castle, Castle Lite, Hoegaarden, and Leffe; and Aguila, Antarctica, Bud Light, Brahma, Cass, Chernigivske, Cristal, Harbin, Jupiler, Klinskoye, Michelob Ultra, Modelo Especial, Quilmes, Victoria, Sedrin, Sibirskaya Korona, and Skol. The company was founded in 1366 and is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium.

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