NYSE:SAM - Boston Beer Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$286.04 -11.12 (-3.74 %)
(As of 03/25/2019 07:36 AM ET)
Previous Close$297.16
Today's Range$285.86 - $296.7250
52-Week Range$183.05 - $329.95
Volume116,565 shs
Average Volume131,634 shs
Market Capitalization$3.32 billion
P/E Ratio38.29
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.57
The 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

Industry Malt beverages
Sub-IndustryBrewers
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIP10055710
Phone617-368-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$995.65 million
Cash Flow$12.2239 per share
Book Value$40.06 per share

Profitability

Net Income$92.66 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,543
Market Cap$3.32 billion
Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company reported $1.86 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.77 by $0.09. The firm earned $225.22 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $227.89 million. Boston Beer had a net margin of 9.12% and a return on equity of 20.22%. The firm's revenue was up 9.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $2.57 EPS. 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 Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Boston Beer.

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

Boston Beer issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $8.00-9.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $8.57. Boston Beer also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $8.00-9.00 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for SAM?

12 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Boston Beer's shares. Their forecasts range from $210.00 to $350.00. On average, they expect Boston Beer's stock price to reach $268.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.3%. 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, 10 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Boston Beer.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Boston Beer stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Boston Beer stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Boston Beer outperformed the industry in the past three months driven by a robust surprise history, which continued in fourth-quarter 2018. With this, the company has delivered earnings beat in seven of the trailing nine quarters, with positive sales surprise in five of the last seven quarters. Top line gains from persistent momentum in shipment volumes and depletions, which is likely to continue in 2019. Its focus on the three-point growth plan, including cost savings, long-term innovation and the revival of Samuel Adams and Angry Orchard brands, also bodes well. Further, management’s encouraging guidance for the year drives optimism. However, persistent softness in the Samuel Adams brand is a major headwind. The company has also been witnessing higher packaging and transportation costs that are denting gross margin. Further, it expects higher spending due to brand innovations and marketing strategies, which might hurt profitability." (3/12/2019)
  • 2. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "SAM delivered a mixed 3Q on stronger revs (+10% vs. Street), incl. +18% depletion growth, though an OI miss (-12%) as investments/freight weighed on OM %. Upwardly revised FY18 guide and +13% YTD depletions indicative of portfolio’s momentum (ex-beer), which should help sustain stock’s full ~30x EV/ULFCF multiple; however, we prefer Buy-rated STZ in the alcohol space. We lower our on further OM % pressure. PT to $270 on higher group multiple." (10/26/2018)

Has Boston Beer been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SAM stock has trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Boston Beer earned a media sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Boston Beer's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Boston Beer own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Boston Beer investors own include CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), AutoZone (AZO), Endologix (ELGX), Micron Technology (MU), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Netflix (NFLX), Allergan (AGN) and Mastercard (MA).

Who are Boston Beer's key executives?

Boston Beer's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. C. James Koch, Founder & Chairman (Age 69)
  • Mr. David A. Burwick, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Frank H. Smalla, CFO & Treasurer (Age 53)
  • Mr. John C. Geist, Chief Sales Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Matthew Donal Murphy, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 50)

Who are Boston Beer's major shareholders?

Boston Beer's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.47%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.72%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.02%), MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd (1.95%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.64%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.51%). Company insiders that own Boston Beer stock include C James Koch, Cheryl Fisher, David A Burwick, David L Grinnell, Frank H Smalla, John C Geist, Jonathan N Potter, Martin F Roper, Matthew Donal Murphy and Quincy B Troupe. 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 Prudential Financial Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., BTIM Corp., KBC Group NV, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Boston Beer company stock in the last year include C James Koch, David A Burwick, David L Grinnell, Frank H Smalla, Matthew Donal Murphy and Quincy B Troupe. View Insider Buying and Selling for Boston Beer.

Which major investors are buying Boston Beer stock?

SAM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, FMR LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Squarepoint Ops LLC, BlackRock Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Hsbc Holdings PLC and APG Asset Management N.V.. 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 $286.04.

How big of a company is Boston Beer?

Boston Beer has a market capitalization of $3.32 billion and generates $995.65 million in revenue each year. The company earns $92.66 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.47 on an earnings per share basis. Boston Beer employs 1,543 workers across the globe.

What is Boston Beer's official website?

The official website for Boston Beer is http://www.bostonbeer.com.

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:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  256 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  491 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  747
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 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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