NYSE:SAM - Boston Beer Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$285.55 -5.75 (-1.97 %)
(As of 08/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$291.30
Today's Range$278.30 - $289.20
52-Week Range$144.60 - $329.95
Volume77,478 shs
Average Volume148,864 shs
Market Capitalization$3.27 billion
P/E Ratio46.43
Dividend YieldN/A
Boston Beer logoThe Boston Beer Company, Inc. produces and sells alcohol beverages primarily in the United States. The company's flagship beer is Samuel Adams Boston Lager. It sells approximately 60 beers under the Samuel Adams brand names; 10 flavored malt beverages under the Twisted Tea brand name; 20 hard cider beverages under the Angry Orchard brand; 5 hard sparkling waters under the Truly Spiked & Sparkling brand name; and approximately 50 beers under 4 brand names. The company markets and sells its products to a network of approximately 350 wholesalers that in turn sell to retailers, such as pubs, restaurants, grocery stores, convenience stores, package stores, stadiums, and other retail outlets in Canada, Europe, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, the Caribbean, the Pacific Rim, Mexico, and Central and South America. The Boston Beer Company, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Malt beverages
SectorConsumer Staples


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.61
Quick Ratio1.13


Trailing P/E Ratio46.43
Forward P/E Ratio40.28
P/E Growth4.14

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$862.99 million
Price / Sales3.89
Cash Flow$11.0251 per share
Price / Cash25.90
Book Value$36.45 per share
Price / Book7.83


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.01
Net Income$99.04 million
Net Margins10.39%
Return on Equity17.21%
Return on Assets12.55%


Outstanding Shares11,750,000
Market Cap$3.27 billion

Boston Beer (NYSE:SAM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Boston Beer's stock symbol?

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

How were Boston Beer's earnings last quarter?

Boston Beer Company Inc (NYSE:SAM) announced its earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The company reported $1.98 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.77 by $0.79. The firm earned $273.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $273.05 million. Boston Beer had a return on equity of 17.21% and a net margin of 10.39%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 10.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $2.35 earnings per share. View Boston Beer's Earnings History.

When is Boston Beer's next earnings date?

Boston Beer is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Boston Beer.

What guidance has Boston Beer issued on next quarter's earnings?

Boston Beer issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.30-7.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $7.82.

What price target have analysts set for SAM?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Boston Beer's shares. Their forecasts range from $124.00 to $350.00. On average, they expect Boston Beer's stock price to reach $224.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 21.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Boston Beer.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Boston Beer?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Boston Beer in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 11 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Boston Beer.

Who are some of Boston Beer's key competitors?

Who are Boston Beer's key executives?

Boston Beer's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. C. James Koch, Founder & Chairman (Age 68)
  • Mr. David A. Burwick, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Frank H. Smalla, CFO & Treasurer (Age 52)
  • Mr. John C. Geist, Chief Sales Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Matthew Donal Murphy, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 49)

Has Boston Beer been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SAM stock have been trending somewhat negative on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Boston Beer earned a coverage optimism score of -0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 41.10 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Boston Beer.

Who are Boston Beer's major shareholders?

Boston Beer's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.02%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.65%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.45%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.91%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.55%) and RK Asset Management LLC (0.90%). Company insiders that own Boston Beer stock include C James Koch, Cheryl Fisher, Cynthia A Fisher, David A Burwick, David L Grinnell, Jay Margolis, John C Geist, Jonathan N Potter, Martin F Roper, Quincy B Troupe and Tara L Heath. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Boston Beer.

Which major investors are selling Boston Beer stock?

SAM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Millennium Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Broadview Advisors LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, RK Asset Management LLC and Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have sold Boston Beer company stock in the last year include Cheryl Fisher, David A Burwick, David L Grinnell, John C Geist, Jonathan N Potter, Martin F Roper and Quincy B Troupe. View Insider Buying and Selling for Boston Beer.

Which major investors are buying Boston Beer stock?

SAM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Macquarie Group Ltd., RK Asset Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Sandler Capital Management, BlackRock Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and Federated Investors Inc. PA. View Insider Buying and Selling for Boston Beer.

How do I buy shares of 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Boston Beer's stock price today?

One share of SAM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $285.55.

How big of a company is Boston Beer?

Boston Beer has a market capitalization of $3.27 billion and generates $862.99 million in revenue each year. The company earns $99.04 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.01 on an earnings per share basis. Boston Beer employs 1,439 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Boston Beer?

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.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Boston Beer (NYSE SAM)

Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  215 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  440 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  655
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Boston Beer and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SAM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SAM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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