Home Sectors Consumer Defensive Latest Change: Boston Beer Company (NYSE: SAM)

Latest Change: Boston Beer Company (NYSE: SAM)


Boston Beer Company is part of the alcoholic beverages industry and consumer defensive sector. The company CEO is David A. Burwick. Boston Beer Co Inc is engaged in the business of selling low alcohol beverages in the United States. The company also markets Twisted Tea a flavored malt beverage and Angry Orchard ciders.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The SAM stock showed a previous change of 0.98% with an open at 344.87 and a close of 347.76. It reached an intraday high of 350.00 and a low of 340.02.

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The stock has a market cap of $4.1b with 11.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 11.4m shares. Trading volume reached 184,708 shares compared to its average volume of 205,166 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Boston Beer Company shares returned 3.81% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 21.76%. Over three months, it changed 29.13%. In one year it has changed 49.61% and within that year its 52-week high was 350.60 and its 52-week low was 230.90. SAM stock is 50.61% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 284.23 and a 50 day moving average of 298.58. Currently SAM stock is trading 22.35% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 7.83 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 44.41. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.89. The TTM EPS is 7.58, which comes to a TTM PE of 45.88. Historically, the PE high was 57.70 and the PE low was 18.90. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 143.26, which is a decrease of -58.81%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 212.56, which means it may be overvalued by -63.61%

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest is 1,870,444, which is 16.03% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 12.57. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 0.51

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 24.12%, return on assets is 17.37%, profit margin is 9.60%, price-to-sales is 3.58 and price-to-book is 8.20.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 4  :Past Performance Score
 5  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

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