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

Boston Beer Co. Cl A (SAM): $356.09

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SAM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $356.09 52-week high $420.49
Prev. close $354.76 52-week low $296.27
Day low $352.03 Volume 98,700
Day high $356.58 Avg. volume 128,038
50-day MA $354.69 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $337.23 Market Cap 4.34B

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  • Quality is the dimension where SAM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.47% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SAM is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • SAM ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 13th percentile.

SAM Stock Summary

  • SAM's current price/earnings ratio is 49.48, which is higher than 87.98% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for BOSTON BEER CO INC is higher than it is for about merely 11.59% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, BOSTON BEER CO INC is reporting a growth rate of 245.02%; that's higher than 94.9% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to BOSTON BEER CO INC are EPAC, JJSF, GO, KELYA, and JYNT.
  • SAM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit BOSTON BEER CO INC's official web site, go to

SAM Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, SAM's EV/EBIT ratio is 103.56% higher, now standing at 34.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, SAM's price/earnings ratio has gone up 21.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SAM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SAM 2023-11-06 2 3.7 49.9 34.3
SAM 2023-11-03 2 3.7 49.7 34.2
SAM 2023-11-02 2 3.6 49.0 33.6
SAM 2023-11-01 2 3.6 48.6 33.4
SAM 2023-10-31 2 3.6 49.1 33.7
SAM 2023-10-30 2 3.6 49.0 33.7

SAM Growth Metrics

    The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 116.23%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 23.01%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -18.85%.
SAM's revenue has moved up $346,577,000 over the prior 15 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
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)

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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The Boston Beer Company (SAM) Rose on Strong Brand Growth

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Yahoo | November 3, 2023

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Since its introduction in 2001, Samuel Adams Utopias® has earned its reputation as one of the world's strongest, most mysterious, and sought-after beers. Its ruby black color and lack of carbonation suggest a vintage Port, while its high alcohol level begins to approach a fine Cognac.

Yahoo | October 31, 2023

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SAM Price Returns

1-mo 5.31%
3-mo -1.64%
6-mo 7.13%
1-year -8.39%
3-year -61.91%
5-year N/A
YTD 8.06%
2022 -34.76%
2021 -49.20%
2020 163.14%
2019 56.89%
2018 26.03%

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