Boston Beer Company, Inc. (The) (SAM): Price and Financial Metrics

Boston Beer Company, Inc. (The) (SAM): $319.17

-14.82 (-4.44%)

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  • SAM scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 66.85% of US stocks.
  • SAM's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • SAM's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 7.15% of US stocks).

SAM Stock Summary

  • SAM's current price/earnings ratio is 334.96, which is higher than 98.2% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for SAM is currently 86.59, higher than 94.54% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • For SAM, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by merely 12.71% of US equities we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Boston Beer Co Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be GCP, SCS, GVA, PSN, and CECE.
  • 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 price/earnings ratio is 29; this is 28.04% higher than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, SAM's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, SAM's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SAM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SAM 2021-09-03 3.3 6.4 29.0 22.8
SAM 2021-09-02 3.3 6.4 29.0 22.8
SAM 2021-09-01 3.3 6.5 29.4 23.1
SAM 2021-08-31 3.3 6.5 29.4 23.1
SAM 2021-08-30 3.4 6.5 29.7 23.4
SAM 2021-08-27 3.4 6.6 30.2 23.7

SAM Growth Metrics

    The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 49%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 19.38%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 145.99%.
SAM's revenue has moved up $1,000,779,000 over the prior 34 months.

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
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
2021-03-31 1,950.947 254.29 239.291
2020-12-31 1,736.432 253.407 191.96
2020-09-30 1,576.795 244.481 172.905

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 $319.17 52-week high $1,048.99
Prev. close $333.99 52-week low $287.00
Day low $317.20 Volume 176,400
Day high $328.80 Avg. volume 186,550
50-day MA $342.64 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $430.46 Market Cap 3.92B

Boston Beer Company, Inc. (The) (SAM) Company Bio

Boston Beer Company produces and sells alcohol beverages worldwide. The company sells approximately 60 beers under the Samuel Adams or the Sam Adams brands; 11 flavored malt beverages under the Twisted Tea brand; and 10 hard cider beverages under the brand Angry Orchard, as well as approximately 20 beers under other brand names. The company was founded in 1984 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Yahoo | February 22, 2022

What 6 Analyst Ratings Have To Say About Boston Beer Co

Boston Beer Co (NYSE: SAM ) has observed the following analyst ratings within the last quarter: Bullish Somewhat Bullish Indifferent Somewhat Bearish Bearish Total Ratings 0 3 3 0 0 Last 30D 0 1 1 0 0 1M Ago 0 0 0 0 0 2M Ago 0 2 1 0 0 3M Ago 0 0 1 0 0 In the last 3 months, 6 analysts have offered 12-month price targets for Boston Beer Co. The company has an average price target of $589.83 with a high of $785.00 and a low of $424.00. Below is a summary of how these 6 analysts rated Boston Beer Co over the past 3 months. The greater the number of bullish … Full story available on

Benzinga | February 17, 2022

Boston Beer (SAM) Q4 Earnings & Revenues Miss on Soft Trends

Boston Beer (SAM) Q4 results reflect the impacts of a decline in revenues, owing to lower shipment volumes stemming from slowed hard seltzer trends, as well as supply-chain headwinds.

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

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SAM Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -17.84%
6-mo -36.81%
1-year -69.15%
3-year -15.51%
5-year 141.52%
YTD -36.81%
2021 -49.20%
2020 163.14%
2019 56.89%
2018 26.03%
2017 12.51%

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