What Are the Fundamentals of Boston Beer Company (SAM)?

Boston Beer Company moved 1.88% this afternoon, trading between a high of $396.2 and a low of $384.17 per share. Yesterday the stock finished at $385.65 per share, compared to an average analyst target price of $330.32.

The Boston Beer Company, Inc. produces and sells alcoholic beverages primarily in the United States. The mid-cap malt beverages company is based in the United States, and over the last twelve months it has returned a dividend yield of 0.0%. Boston Beer Company has trailing twelve months earnings per share (EPS) of 2.27, which at today's prices amounts to a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 173.09.

Based on its expected future earnings growth, the company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.482. Usually a PEG ratio between zero and one indicates a potentially undervalued company.

SAM has a revenue per share ratio of 162.19 and an enterprise value to revenue ratio of 2.123, based on its total revenue of $2,057,622,000. The company's revenues have a year-on-year growth rate of 6.2%, compared to a YoY growth rate of -9.0% for its earnings.

Here's an overview of the company's gross margins in recent years:

Date Reported Revenue (k) Cost of Revenue (k) Gross Margin YoY Growth
2021-12-31 $2,057,622 $1,259,830 38.77% -17.33%
2020-12-31 $1,736,432 $921,980 46.9% -4.56%
2019-12-31 $1,249,824 $635,658 49.14% -4.49%
2018-12-31 $995,649 $483,406 51.45% -1.3%
2017-12-31 $862,992 $413,091 52.13% n/a
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