• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $355.87
  • Forecasted Upside: -0.96 %
  • Number of Analysts: 16
  • Breakdown:
  • 4 Sell Ratings
  • 9 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for SAM

Analyst Price Target is $355.87
▼ -0.96% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 16 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Boston Beer in the last 3 months. The average price target is $355.87, with a high forecast of $520.00 and a low forecast of $251.00. The average price target represents a -0.96% upside from the last price of $359.32.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 16 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Boston Beer. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 7 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
6/16/2021
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9/14/2021
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12/13/2021
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3/13/2022
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6/11/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 4 sell ratings
9/9/2022
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  • 3 buy ratings
  • 9 hold ratings
  • 4 sell ratings
11/8/2022
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12/8/2022

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 9 hold ratings
  • 4 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/6/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$315.00 ➝ $316.00Low
11/15/2022Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageUnderweightLow
11/7/2022Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageUnderweight$300.00Low
10/27/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost Target$410.00Low
10/24/2022UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$312.00 ➝ $412.00Low
10/17/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$385.00 ➝ $405.00Low
10/10/2022WedbushInitiated CoverageNeutral$350.00Low
10/10/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$296.00 ➝ $315.00Low
9/30/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingSell$251.00Low
8/3/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetSell$318.00 ➝ $258.00Low
7/22/2022Sanford C. BernsteinLower Target$320.00Low
7/22/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$400.00 ➝ $385.00Low
7/22/2022MKM PartnersLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$334.00 ➝ $279.00Low
7/22/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower Target$331.00 ➝ $314.00Low
7/21/2022Jefferies Financial GroupLower Target$384.00 ➝ $341.00Low
7/19/2022Credit Suisse GroupSet Target$400.00Low
7/13/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$337.00 ➝ $296.00Low
7/13/2022Redburn PartnersInitiated CoverageSellLow
7/11/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$620.00 ➝ $400.00N/A
7/7/2022Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$488.00 ➝ $331.00N/A
6/28/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$380.00 ➝ $318.00Low
6/22/2022Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$565.00 ➝ $340.00Low
6/21/2022UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$600.00 ➝ $328.00Low
4/24/2022CitigroupLower Target$424.00 ➝ $375.00High
4/22/2022CowenLower TargetMarket Perform$500.00 ➝ $375.00High
4/22/2022Evercore ISILower Target$600.00 ➝ $400.00High
4/22/2022CowenLower TargetMarket Perform$500.00 ➝ $375.00High
4/22/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$670.00 ➝ $620.00High
4/22/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$420.00 ➝ $337.00High
4/20/2022GuggenheimLower TargetBuy$660.00 ➝ $520.00Medium
4/13/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$442.00 ➝ $420.00Low
2/17/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$785.00 ➝ $670.00High
2/17/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$524.00 ➝ $442.00High
2/17/2022CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$499.00 ➝ $424.00High
1/14/2022Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$600.00Low
1/14/2022MKM PartnersLower Target$475.00 ➝ $440.00High
1/14/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$661.00 ➝ $625.00Medium
1/14/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$935.00 ➝ $785.00Low
12/20/2021Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Hold$440.00 ➝ $535.00Low
12/6/2021CowenUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$400.00 ➝ $500.00High
10/22/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$965.00 ➝ $935.00Low
10/22/2021MKM PartnersLower TargetNeutral$530.00 ➝ $475.00High
10/22/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$564.00 ➝ $492.00High
10/22/2021UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$775.00 ➝ $700.00High
9/13/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$990.00 ➝ $800.00Low
9/13/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$695.00 ➝ $564.00Low
9/9/2021MKM PartnersLower TargetNeutral$804.00 ➝ $530.00High
9/9/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$1,281.00 ➝ $965.00High
9/9/2021Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$1,134.00 ➝ $627.00High
9/9/2021Evercore ISILower TargetOutperform$950.00 ➝ $700.00High
9/9/2021UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$850.00 ➝ $775.00High
9/8/2021CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$854.00 ➝ $618.00Low
9/2/2021Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuyMedium
8/25/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutral$875.00 ➝ $750.00Low
8/25/2021CowenDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ Underperform$825.00 ➝ $400.00Low
7/23/2021GuggenheimLower TargetBuy$1,800.00 ➝ $1,500.00Low
7/23/2021Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetUnderperform$760.00 ➝ $685.00High
7/23/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$1,450.00 ➝ $990.00High
7/23/2021UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$1,480.00 ➝ $1,080.00High
7/23/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$1,074.00 ➝ $850.00High
7/23/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$1,490.00 ➝ $1,281.00High
7/23/2021CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$1,145.00 ➝ $854.00High
7/23/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$1,550.00 ➝ $875.00High
7/21/2021Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$1,538.00 ➝ $1,466.00Medium
7/16/2021Evercore ISILower TargetOutperform$1,600.00 ➝ $1,250.00Low
7/12/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$1,530.00 ➝ $1,450.00Medium
7/9/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$1,280.00 ➝ $1,074.00Low
7/7/2021Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$1,304.00 ➝ $1,490.00Medium
6/16/2021CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$1,395.00 ➝ $1,145.00Low
5/24/2021Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperform$1,340.00High
4/26/2021CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$1,395.00Low
4/26/2021Evercore ISIBoost TargetOutperform$1,300.00 ➝ $1,500.00N/A
4/26/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$1,150.00 ➝ $1,280.00High
4/23/2021MKM PartnersBoost Target$780.00 ➝ $1,240.00High
4/23/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$1,400.00 ➝ $1,530.00High
4/23/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$1,378.00 ➝ $1,538.00High
4/20/2021Evercore ISIBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Hold$1,300.00 ➝ $1,500.00Medium
4/20/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$1,150.00 ➝ $1,280.00Low
4/14/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$1,002.00 ➝ $1,150.00Low
3/1/2021Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight$1,400.00Low
2/25/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$996.00 ➝ $1,002.00High
2/18/2021Evercore ISIBoost TargetOutperform$1,150.00 ➝ $1,300.00High
2/18/2021UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$1,080.00 ➝ $1,350.00High
2/8/2021GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy$1,379.00 ➝ $1,400.00Low
1/13/2021CowenDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$1,250.00 ➝ $1,000.00Medium
10/23/2020Smith Barney CitigroupBoost Target$1,015.00 ➝ $1,150.00High
10/23/2020MKM PartnersReiterated RatingNeutralHigh
10/23/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$835.00 ➝ $996.00High
10/15/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$656.00 ➝ $835.00Low
9/25/2020GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy$977.00 ➝ $1,142.00Low
9/3/2020MKM PartnersBoost TargetNeutral$353.00 ➝ $780.00Low
9/2/2020CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$815.00 ➝ $1,015.00High
8/27/2020GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy$822.00 ➝ $977.00Low
8/21/2020CowenBoost TargetOutperform$825.00 ➝ $1,000.00Medium
8/17/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Target$790.00 ➝ $925.00Low
7/24/2020GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy$609.00 ➝ $822.00High
7/24/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$540.00 ➝ $656.00High
7/24/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$505.00 ➝ $625.00High
7/24/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingUnderperformHigh
7/20/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$635.00Low
7/15/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$481.00 ➝ $540.00High
7/14/2020Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperform$725.00High
6/22/2020CowenReiterated RatingBuy$650.00Medium
6/10/2020GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy$549.00 ➝ $609.00Medium
6/8/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$427.00 ➝ $575.00Low
6/1/2020CowenBoost TargetAverage ➝ Outperform$570.00 ➝ $650.00Low
5/28/2020Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$537.70 ➝ $505.00High
5/19/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$409.00 ➝ $481.00High
5/18/2020GuggenheimBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$489.00 ➝ $549.00Low
5/8/2020CowenBoost TargetOutperform$490.00 ➝ $570.00Medium
4/23/2020GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy$480.00 ➝ $489.00High
4/23/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$402.00 ➝ $409.00High
4/23/2020CowenBoost TargetOutperform$400.00 ➝ $490.00High
4/22/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$427.00Medium
4/16/2020GuggenheimBoost Target$451.00 ➝ $480.00Medium
4/16/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$424.00 ➝ $402.00Medium
4/16/2020MKM PartnersDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$351.00 ➝ $371.00Medium
4/12/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuyMedium
4/1/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$415.00Medium
3/23/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$346.00 ➝ $424.00High
3/17/2020MKM PartnersUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$351.00High
2/20/2020CowenBoost TargetOutperform$450.00 ➝ $495.00High
2/19/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$346.00Medium
2/14/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$403.00 ➝ $424.00Low
2/11/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$400.00 ➝ $525.00High
12/3/2019UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$415.00 ➝ $440.00High
10/30/2019Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetUnderperform$332.00 ➝ $319.00Medium
10/30/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$425.00Medium
10/17/2019CowenUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$386.00 ➝ $450.00High
10/15/2019MacquarieSet TargetBuy$460.00High
10/11/2019CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$394.00 ➝ $448.00High
10/4/2019UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$305.00 ➝ $390.00High
9/27/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold$380.00Medium
9/26/2019BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$350.00 ➝ $410.00High
9/23/2019GuggenheimSet TargetBuy$462.00Medium
9/20/2019MKM PartnersInitiated CoverageNeutral$333.00Medium
9/3/2019Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeHold ➝ Underperform$360.00 ➝ $332.00High
8/7/2019MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$460.00Medium
7/29/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetSell$260.00 ➝ $305.00High
7/26/2019CitigroupSet TargetHold$394.00High
7/26/2019Royal Bank of CanadaSet TargetHold$346.00High
7/26/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$320.00 ➝ $375.00High
7/26/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$350.00High
7/19/2019UBS GroupSet TargetSell$260.00Low
7/12/2019GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$372.00 ➝ $421.00High
6/10/2019Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$320.00Low
5/10/2019MacquarieBoost TargetNeutral$325.00 ➝ $365.00Medium
4/5/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$275.79High
2/26/2019CitigroupSet TargetHold$311.00Low
2/21/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$275.00High
2/21/2019MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$260.00 ➝ $275.00High
2/21/2019GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$308.00High
1/8/2019Susquehanna BancsharesLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$283.00 ➝ $241.00Low
12/13/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageSell ➝ Sell$228.00High
10/29/2018CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Hold$285.00 ➝ $290.00High
10/26/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$270.00Low
9/13/2018GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$381.00Medium
9/11/2018Berenberg BankSet TargetHold$290.00Low
7/27/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold ➝ Neutral$210.00High
7/27/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$260.00High
7/25/2018CowenReiterated RatingHold$350.00Low
7/25/2018MacquarieDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$225.00Medium
7/10/2018CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$238.00 ➝ $307.00Low
4/26/2018MacquarieBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$200.00 ➝ $225.00High
4/26/2018Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$169.00 ➝ $235.00Low
4/18/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$210.00Medium
4/16/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$181.00 ➝ $223.00High
4/4/2018CowenUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
2/22/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$160.00 ➝ $172.00High
2/8/2018MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$140.00Medium
2/5/2018BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$180.00Medium
1/4/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$175.00Low
12/18/2017Berenberg BankUpgradeSell ➝ HoldLow
(Data available from 12/8/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.58 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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5/12/2022
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6/11/2022
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7/11/2022
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9/9/2022
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10/9/2022
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11/8/2022
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12/8/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 9 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
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Boston Beer logo
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. was founded in 1984 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Today's Range

Now: $359.32
Low: $352.68
High: $364.26

50 Day Range

MA: $367.79
Low: $323.65
High: $415.21

52 Week Range

Now: $359.32
Low: $287.00
High: $547.71

Volume

88,090 shs

Average Volume

171,687 shs

Market Capitalization

$4.42 billion

P/E Ratio

167.91

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

0.96

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Boston Beer?

The following equities research analysts have issued stock ratings on Boston Beer in the last year: Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, Cowen Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Evercore ISI, Guggenheim, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., MKM Partners, Morgan Stanley, Redburn Partners, Royal Bank of Canada, Sanford C. Bernstein, StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, UBS Group AG, and Wedbush.
View the latest analyst ratings for SAM.

What is the current price target for Boston Beer?

15 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Boston Beer in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $355.87, suggesting a possible downside of 1.0%. Guggenheim has the highest price target set, predicting SAM will reach $520.00 in the next twelve months. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $251.00 for Boston Beer in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Boston Beer?

Boston Beer currently has 4 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in SAM, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with Boston Beer?

How do I contact Boston Beer's investor relations team?

Boston Beer's physical mailing address is ONE DESIGN CENTER PLACE SUITE 850, BOSTON MA, 02210. The company's listed phone number is (617) 368-5000. The official website for Boston Beer is www.bostonbeer.com. Learn More about contacing Boston Beer investor relations.