NYSE:SAM - Boston Beer Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$323.90 +5.70 (+1.79 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 12:49 PM ET)
Previous Close$323.90
Today's Range$319.70 - $324.95
52-Week Range$128.75 - $329.60
Volume134,219 shs
Average Volume132,543 shs
Market Capitalization$3.81 billion
P/E Ratio53.89
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 Ratio1.75
Quick Ratio1.19


Trailing P/E Ratio53.89
Forward P/E Ratio39.99
P/E Growth4.21

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$862.99 million
Price / Sales4.42
Cash Flow$10.7537 per share
Price / Cash30.12
Book Value$36.45 per share
Price / Book8.89


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.01
Net Income$99.04 million
Net Margins11.09%
Return on Equity18.74%
Return on Assets13.60%


Outstanding Shares11,770,000
Market Cap$3,811.33

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) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.25. The firm earned $190.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $174.87 million. Boston Beer had a net margin of 11.09% and a return on equity of 18.74%. The company's revenue was up 17.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.45 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 Thursday, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Boston Beer.

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

Boston Beer updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.30-7.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.88.

What price target have analysts set for SAM?

11 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Boston Beer's stock. Their predictions range from $124.00 to $307.00. On average, they anticipate Boston Beer's share price to reach $206.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 36.4%. View Analyst Ratings for Boston Beer.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Boston Beer?

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

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. Jonathan N. Potter, Chief Marketing Officer (Age 54)

Has Boston Beer been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SAM stock has been trending somewhat negative on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring 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 news sentiment score of -0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 45.02 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are Boston Beer's major shareholders?

Boston Beer's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.65%), RK Asset Management LLC (0.90%), RK Asset Management LLC (0.41%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.19%), Profit Investment Management LLC (0.12%) and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.02%). 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, Tara L Heath and Tybourne Capital Management Hk. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Boston Beer.

Which institutional investors are selling Boston Beer stock?

SAM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including RK Asset Management LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Boston Advisors LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Profit Investment Management LLC and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. 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 institutional investors are buying Boston Beer stock?

SAM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including RK Asset Management LLC, Creative Planning, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Contravisory Investment Management Inc. and Amalgamated Bank. 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 $323.90.

How big of a company is Boston Beer?

Boston Beer has a market capitalization of $3.81 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:  200 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  425 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  625
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 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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