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The Boston Beer Stock Forecast, Price & News

+8.42 (+1.63 %)
(As of 10/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume961,156 shs
Average Volume242,399 shs
Market Capitalization$6.46 billion
P/E Ratio27.43
Dividend YieldN/A
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About The Boston Beer

Boston Beer Co., Inc. engages in the business of alcoholic beverages. Its brands include Truly Hard Seltzer, Twisted Tea, Samuel Adams, Angry Orchard, Hard Cider and Dogfish Head, and Craft Brewery. The company was founded by C. James Koch in 1984 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Malt beverages
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.74 billion
Cash Flow
$19.65 per share
Book Value
$78.55 per share


Net Income
$191.96 million




Market Cap
$6.46 billion
Next Earnings Date
2/16/2022 (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

2.72 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

35th out of 181 stocks

Malt Beverages Industry

2nd out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.2Community Rank: 3.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

The Boston Beer (NYSE:SAM) Frequently Asked Questions

Is The Boston Beer a buy right now?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Boston Beer in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" The Boston Beer stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SAM, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The Boston Beer?

Wall Street analysts have given The Boston Beer a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but The Boston Beer wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting The Boston Beer?

The Boston Beer saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,190,000 shares, an increase of 17.8% from the August 31st total of 1,010,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 389,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.1 days. Currently, 12.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is The Boston Beer's next earnings date?

The Boston Beer is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 16th 2022.
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How were The Boston Beer's earnings last quarter?

The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 20th. The company reported ($1.87) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $4.60 by $6.47. The Boston Beer had a net margin of 11.14% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 22.41%. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $6.10 earnings per share.
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How has The Boston Beer's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

The Boston Beer's stock was trading at $341.11 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SAM stock has increased by 54.1% and is now trading at $525.64.
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What guidance has The Boston Beer issued on next quarter's earnings?

The Boston Beer updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $-$18.000 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $20.460. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for SAM?

13 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for The Boston Beer's stock. Their forecasts range from $400.00 to $1,500.00. On average, they anticipate The Boston Beer's share price to reach $770.92 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 46.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are The Boston Beer's key executives?

The Boston Beer's management team includes the following people:
  • David A. Burwick, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Frank H. Smalla, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
  • David L. Grinnell, Vice President-Brewing
  • Quincy B. Troupe, Senior Vice President-Supply Chain
  • John C. Geist, Chief Sales Officer

What is Dave Burwick's approval rating as The Boston Beer's CEO?

34 employees have rated The Boston Beer CEO Dave Burwick on Glassdoor.com. Dave Burwick has an approval rating of 100% among The Boston Beer's employees. This puts Dave Burwick in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of The Boston Beer own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The Boston Beer investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), AutoZone (AZO), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Tesla (TSLA), BlackRock (BLK), The Walt Disney (DIS), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), Mastercard (MA) and The Boeing (BA).

What is The Boston Beer's stock symbol?

The Boston Beer trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SAM."

Who are The Boston Beer's major shareholders?

The Boston Beer's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.16%), McCollum Christoferson Group LLC (0.05%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.03%), XR Securities LLC (0.00%), Cardinal Capital Management (0.01%) and Fifth Third Bancorp (0.01%). Company insiders that own The Boston Beer stock include Bryant R Riley, C James Koch, Cormorant Asset Management, Lp, Cynthia A Fisher, David A Burwick, David L Grinnell, Frank H Smalla, Jean Michel Valette, John C Geist, Lesya Lysyj, Mark A Turner, Matthew Donal Murphy, Quincy B Troupe, Samuel A Calagione III and Tara L Heath.
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Which institutional investors are selling The Boston Beer stock?

SAM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Fifth Third Bancorp, IFP Advisors Inc, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, McCollum Christoferson Group LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, and Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc.. Company insiders that have sold The Boston Beer company stock in the last year include C James Koch, Cynthia A Fisher, Jean Michel Valette, John C Geist, Mark A Turner, and Quincy B Troupe.
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Which institutional investors are buying The Boston Beer stock?

SAM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including XR Securities LLC, Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC, JGP Wealth Management LLC, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., Financial Enhancement Group LLC, and Liberty One Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought The Boston Beer stock in the last two years include Bryant R Riley, and Cormorant Asset Management, Lp.
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How do I buy shares of The Boston Beer?

Shares of SAM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is The Boston Beer's stock price today?

One share of SAM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $525.64.

How much money does The Boston Beer make?

The Boston Beer has a market capitalization of $6.46 billion and generates $1.74 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $191.96 million in net income (profit) each year or $14.68 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does The Boston Beer have?

The Boston Beer employs 2,423 workers across the globe.

Does The Boston Beer have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of The Boston Beer: A&S Brewing Collaborative LLC, American Craft Brewery LLC, American Fermentation Company LLC, Angry Orchard Cider Company LLC, Boston Beer Corporation, Boston Beer Corporation Canada Inc., Boston Brewing Company Inc., Canoe Acquisition Corp., Dogfish CVI LLC, Dogfish Head Brewery, Dogfish Head Companies LLC, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery LLC, Dogfish Head LLC, Dogfish Head Land Holdings LLC, Dogfish Head MTSpace LLC, Dogfish Head Marketing LLC, Dogfish Inn LLC, Dogfish Properties LLC, Freetown Acquisition Company LLC, Hard Seltzer Beverage Company LLC, Lazy River Cider Co. LLC, Marathon Brewing Company LLC, Off Centered Way LLC, Providence Street Associates LLC, SABC Realty Ltd., and TM on Hold LLC.

When was The Boston Beer founded?

The Boston Beer was founded in 1984.

What is The Boston Beer's official website?

The official website for The Boston Beer is www.bostonbeer.com.

Where are The Boston Beer's headquarters?

The Boston Beer is headquartered at ONE DESIGN CENTER PLACE SUITE 850, BOSTON MA, 02210.

How can I contact The Boston Beer?

The Boston Beer's mailing address is ONE DESIGN CENTER PLACE SUITE 850, BOSTON MA, 02210. The company can be reached via phone at (617) 368-5000.

This page was last updated on 10/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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