Stock Updates

Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM)?

The company in question is, The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) currently with a stock price of 152.19 (-6.73% today). The market cap for The Boston Beer Company, Inc. is 2002.22, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Beverages – Brewers industry. The target price for The Boston Beer Company, Inc. is 159.33. Currently The Boston Beer Company, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 24.52, and a forward P/E of 23.62. Average volume for The Boston Beer Company, Inc. is 201.07 and so far today it is 247156.

Performance in the last year for The Boston Beer Company, Inc. has been -29.09%. For EPS growth, The Boston Beer Company, Inc. has seen a growth of 8.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 7.02%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 15.50% over the last five years and could be 12.00% for the next five years. The Boston Beer Company, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -2.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -5.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -11.39%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -11.68%.

Since the IPO date for The Boston Beer Company, Inc. on the 11/21/1995, The Boston Beer Company, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -19.18%. With The Boston Beer Company, Inc. trading at 152.19, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 6.65.

So could The Boston Beer Company, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 24.52. The PEG is 2.04, P/S is 2.13 and the P/B is at 4.97. The P/cash is 72.54, with P/free cash flow at 25.87.

The Boston Beer Company, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.5, and the quick ratio is 1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, The Boston Beer Company, Inc. has a gross margin of 51.40%, an operating margin of 14.90% and a profit margin of 9.30%.Payout ratio for The Boston Beer Company, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 13.90% with return on investment coming to 21.60%.

Insider ownership for The Boston Beer Company, Inc., is at 0.40% and institutional ownership comes to 92.40%. Outstanding shares are at 12.27. While shares float is 8.93. The float short is currently 19.73%, and short ratio is 8.76.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

About the author

Peter Clarke

Leave a Comment