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How to buy The Boston Beer Company stock

Learn how to easily invest in The Boston Beer Company stock.

The Boston Beer Company Inc is a beverages-brewers business based in the US. The Boston Beer Company shares (SAM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. The Boston Beer Company employs 2,423 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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The Boston Beer Company stock price (NYSE: SAM)

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The Boston Beer Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$443.44
52-week range$428.13 - $1,349.98
50-day moving average $492.76
200-day moving average $749.85
Wall St. target price$624.71
PE ratio 28.8106
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $7.98

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Is it a good time to buy The Boston Beer Company stock?

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The Boston Beer Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $443.44 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-14) -1.31%
1 month (2021-12-23) -15.51%
3 months (2021-10-22) -15.64%
6 months (2021-07-23) -36.74%
1 year (2021-01-22) -52.33%
2 years (2020-01-23) 12.74%
3 years (2019-01-23) 78.12%
5 years (2017-01-23) 184.44%

Is The Boston Beer Company stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing The Boston Beer Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of The Boston Beer Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

The Boston Beer Company's P/E ratio

The Boston Beer Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 29x. In other words, The Boston Beer Company shares trade at around 29x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

The Boston Beer Company's PEG ratio

The Boston Beer Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.3493. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into The Boston Beer Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

The Boston Beer Company's EBITDA

The Boston Beer Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $246 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a The Boston Beer Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

The Boston Beer Company financials

Revenue TTM $2.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.13%
Gross profit TTM $822.7 million
Return on assets TTM 7.94%
Return on equity TTM 992.27%
Profit margin 4.57%
Book value $84.69
Market capitalisation $5.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

The Boston Beer Company share dividends

We're not expecting The Boston Beer Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have The Boston Beer Company's shares ever split?

The Boston Beer Company's shares were split on a 1:4 basis on 13 December 2015. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your The Boston Beer Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 300% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for The Boston Beer Company shares which in turn could have impacted The Boston Beer Company's share price.

The Boston Beer Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, The Boston Beer Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $428.13 up to $1349.98. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SAM.US volatility(beta: 0.72)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while The Boston Beer Company's is 0.7223. This would suggest that The Boston Beer Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

The Boston Beer Company overview

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, Truly Hard Seltzer, Angry Orchard, Dogfish Head, Angel City, Coney Island, Concrete Beach brand names. The company markets and sells its products to a network of approximately 400 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. It also sells in products in Canada, Europe, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, the Caribbean, the Pacific Rim, Mexico, and Central and South America. The Boston Beer Company, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of The Boston Beer Company is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 7.976% of The Boston Beer Company shares are held by insiders and 80.803% by institutions.
How many people work for The Boston Beer Company?
Latest data suggests 2,423 work at The Boston Beer Company.
When does the fiscal year end for The Boston Beer Company?
The Boston Beer Company's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is The Boston Beer Company based?
The Boston Beer Company's address is: One Design Center Place, Boston, MA, United States, 02210
What is The Boston Beer Company's ISIN number?
The Boston Beer Company's international securities identification number is: US1005571070
What is The Boston Beer Company's CUSIP number?
The Boston Beer Company's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 100557107

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