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How would an investor classify an Anheuser-Busch 5 year, 2.65% bond it intends to hold to maturity?

With over 200 beer brands, Anheuser-Busch InBev is the largest beer company in the world (source: Wikipedia.) Its brands include Budweiser, Labatt Blue, Rolling Rock, and Michelob. Anheuser-Busch is in the process of buying SABMiller.  Its purchase of SABMiller will add several beer brands to the Anheuser-Busch portfolio, including Coors and Miller. To finance its […]

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How will Slappey Communications’ investment in PP&E affect its financial statements?

Slappey Communications is a technology firm in Birmingham, Alabama, specializing in telecommunications, computer, and network security.  Its owner, Bill Slappey, invested nearly $770,000 in property, plant, and equipment for the business in 2014 (See “Small Firms Poised to Spend More on Plants, Equipment,” A. Loten and V. Monga, Wall Street Journal, September 3, 2014.) Slappey […]

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