Boston Beer Co. Cl A (SAM) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for January 18

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Boston Beer Co. Cl A (SAM) experienced unusually high volume on Jan. 18, as the stock lost 2.84% to a closing price of $164.00. The stock saw 285,799 shares trade hands over the course of the day on 3,180 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 178,660 shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.

Boston Beer Co. Cl A has a P/B ratio of 4.28. It also has a P/E ratio of 22.1. The stock has traded between $325.00 and $163.01 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $204.04, and its 200-day SMA $229.59.

Boston Beer Co Inc is engaged in the business of selling low alcohol beverages in the United States. The Companys beers are mainly positioned in the Better Beer category of the beer industry.

Headquartered in Boston, MA, Boston Beer Co. Cl A has 1,325 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Martin F. Roper.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Boston Beer Co. Cl A, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for SAM. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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