Boston Beer Co. Cl A (SAM): Price and Financial Metrics

Boston Beer Co. Cl A (SAM): $388.72

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  • Growth is the dimension where SAM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.54% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SAM is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • SAM's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 2.23% of US stocks).

SAM Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 171.66, BOSTON BEER CO INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about 97.58% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • For SAM, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by only 13.08% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, SAM is more volatile than just 17.6% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SAM, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are NHTC, LFVN, REVG, ZCMD, and GPS.
  • Visit SAM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SAM Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, SAM's EV/EBIT ratio is 600.52% higher, now standing at 135.9.
  • SAM's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.8 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SAM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SAM 2022-11-28 1.9 4.3 171.7 135.9
SAM 2022-11-25 1.9 4.3 172.4 136.5
SAM 2022-11-23 1.9 4.3 170.9 135.2
SAM 2022-11-22 1.9 4.3 170.2 134.7
SAM 2022-11-21 1.9 4.3 171.0 135.4
SAM 2022-11-18 1.9 4.3 172.2 136.3

SAM Growth Metrics

    Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -89.1%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 42.26%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 19.02%.
Over the past 33 months, SAM's revenue has gone up $1,198,367,000.

The table below shows SAM's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 2,448.191 230.285 26.895
2022-06-30 2,413.381 146.816 -58.812
2022-03-31 2,399.943 -4.516 -52.966
2021-12-31 2,057.622 56.297 14.553
2021-09-30 2,170.465 95.452 99.156
2021-06-30 2,101.614 180.383 238.345

SAM's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • SAM has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 70.45% of graded US stocks.
  • SAM's asset turnover comes in at 1.48 -- ranking 2nd of 16 Beer & Liquor stocks.
  • JSDA, BTTR, and NBEV are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with SAM.

The table below shows SAM's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-25 1.480 0.421 0.135
2021-06-26 1.471 0.467 0.347
2021-03-27 1.455 0.470 0.371
2020-12-26 1.364 0.469 0.309
2020-09-26 1.323 0.470 0.289
2020-06-27 1.308 0.471 0.243

SAM Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SAM, see our SAM price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $665.60 Average Broker Recommendation 1.8 (Moderate Buy)

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SAM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $388.72 52-week high $547.71
Prev. close $384.48 52-week low $287.00
Day low $381.31 Volume 62,600
Day high $392.05 Avg. volume 172,885
50-day MA $364.28 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $356.81 Market Cap 4.78B

Boston Beer Co. Cl A (SAM) Company Bio

The Boston Beer Company is an American brewery founded in 1984. Boston Beer Company's first brand of beer was named Samuel Adams after Founding Father Samuel Adams, an American revolutionary patriot. Since its founding, Boston Beer has started several other brands, and in 2019 completed a merger with Dogfish Head Brewery. (Source:Wikipedia)

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SAM Price Returns

1-mo 4.59%
3-mo 17.51%
6-mo 16.55%
1-year -15.57%
3-year -0.13%
5-year 109.38%
YTD -23.04%
2021 -49.20%
2020 163.14%
2019 56.89%
2018 26.03%
2017 12.51%

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