Boston Beer Earnings: An Early Lookhttp://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/02/16/boston-beer-earnings-an-early-look.aspx Dan Caplinger
February 16, 2013
Earnings season is in full swing, with huge numbers of companies having already given their latest numbers to investors, and Boston Beer (NYSE: SAM) is about to release its quarterly earnings report. The key to making smart investment decisions with stocks releasing their quarterly reports is to anticipate how they'll do before they announce results, leaving you fully prepared to respond quickly to whatever inevitable surprises arise. That way, you'll be less likely to make an uninformed knee-jerk reaction to news that turns out to be exactly the wrong move.
Boston Beer has pioneered the beer industry, opening the gates for craft-beer makers around the world to go up against mass-produced brewing giants. Now that Boston Beer is itself a giant, though, can it keep offering what customers expect from the craft brewer? Let's take an early look at what's been happening with Boston Beer over the past quarter and what we're likely to see in its quarterly report on Wednesday.
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Will Boston Beer produce intoxicating results this quarter?
Back in December, we already got a hint as to how Boston Beer thought the just-finished quarter was going. In a press release, the company said gave po