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

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$281.08 +3.35 (+1.21 %)
(As of 04/24/2019 02:43 PM ET)
Previous Close$277.73
Today's Range$276.8850 - $286.60
52-Week Range$215.05 - $329.95
Volume154,703 shs
Average Volume141,311 shs
Market Capitalization$3.27 billion
P/E Ratio37.63
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.56
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 offers various beers, hard ciders, and hard seltzers under the Samuel Adams, Twisted Tea, Angry Orchard Hard Cider, and Truly Hard Seltzer brand names. The company markets and sells its products to a network of approximately 375 wholesalers in the United States, as well as international wholesalers, importers, or other agencies that in turn sell to retailers, such as grocery stores, club stores, convenience stores, liquor stores, bars, restaurants, stadiums, and other retail outlets. 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$12.87 per share
Book Value$40.06 per share

Profitability

Net Income$92.66 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,543
Market Cap$3.27 billion
Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Confirmed)
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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company reported $1.86 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.77 by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $225.22 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $227.89 million. Boston Beer had a net margin of 9.12% and a return on equity of 20.22%. The business's revenue was up 9.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $2.57 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 Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Boston Beer.

How can I listen to Boston Beer's earnings call?

Boston Beer will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, April 24th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8774070989.

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 anticipate Boston Beer's share price to reach $272.3992 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.1%. 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 2 sell ratings, 9 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 lagged the industry in the past six months. Moreover, the company continues to witness higher packaging and transportation costs, which are denting its gross margin. Also, higher freight costs to distributors are an added concern. Further, it expects higher spending due to brand innovations and marketing strategies, which might hurt profitability. Meanwhile, persistent softness in its Samuel Adams brand remains a major headwind. Soft volumes for the brand are hurting the company’s overall volumes, depletions growth and the top line. However, the company has a robust surprise history that continued in fourth-quarter 2018. With this, it has delivered earnings beat in seven of the trailing nine quarters, with positive sales surprise in five of the last seven quarters. Its focus on the three-point growth plan, including cost savings, long-term innovation and the revival of Samuel Adams and Angry Orchard brands, is encouraging." (4/24/2019)
  • 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 stories about SAM stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Boston Beer earned a news sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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 AutoZone (AZO), CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Endologix (ELGX), Micron Technology (MU), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Netflix (NFLX) and Starbucks (SBUX).

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 BTIM Corp. (0.31%), RK Asset Management LLC (0.27%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.10%), Dorsey Wright & Associates (0.05%), TrimTabs Asset Management LLC (0.04%) and Cardinal Capital Management (0.03%). 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 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, Dorsey Wright & Associates, Strs Ohio, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC and Contravisory Investment Management Inc.. 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, John C Geist, Matthew Donal Murphy and Quincy B Troupe. View Insider Buying and Selling for Boston Beer.

Which institutional investors are buying Boston Beer stock?

SAM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Virtu Financial LLC, CAPROCK Group Inc., BTIM Corp., Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC, 6 Meridian, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Cardinal Capital Management and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. 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 $281.08.

How big of a company is Boston Beer?

Boston Beer has a market capitalization of $3.27 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:  259 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  500 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  759
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 4/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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