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

Boston Beer Co. Cl A (SAM): $377.47

-14.82 (-3.78%)

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  • SAM scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 96.33% of US stocks.
  • SAM's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • SAM ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 1st percentile.

SAM Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 178.25, BOSTON BEER CO INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about 97.44% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • For SAM, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by only 13.2% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of BOSTON BEER CO INC's share price is greater than that of just 17.69% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SAM, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are NHTC, SGMA, LFVN, WING, and SEAT.
  • Visit SAM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SAM Valuation Summary

  • SAM's EV/EBIT ratio is 125.6; this is 559.32% higher than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, SAM's price/earnings ratio has gone up 91.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SAM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SAM 2023-01-18 1.7 4.0 159.2 125.6
SAM 2023-01-17 1.8 4.1 164.3 129.8
SAM 2023-01-13 1.8 4.1 163.5 129.2
SAM 2023-01-12 1.8 4.0 160.0 126.3
SAM 2023-01-11 1.7 3.9 157.5 124.3
SAM 2023-01-10 1.7 3.8 151.9 119.6

SAM Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -84.67%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -89.1%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 80.62%.
Over the past 67 months, SAM's revenue has gone up $1,568,877,000.

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 $377.47 52-week high $454.11
Prev. close $392.29 52-week low $287.00
Day low $377.02 Volume 121,200
Day high $394.09 Avg. volume 127,242
50-day MA $356.71 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $350.94 Market Cap 4.64B

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 14.55%
3-mo 2.33%
6-mo -0.43%
1-year -10.30%
3-year 5.92%
5-year 97.73%
YTD 14.55%
2022 -34.76%
2021 -49.20%
2020 163.14%
2019 56.89%
2018 26.03%

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