Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, craft brewer Boston Beer
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Boston Beer's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Boston Beer facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Boston (1984)|
|Market Cap||$1.5 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$524.1 million|
|Management||Founder/Chairman James Koch
President/CEO Martin Roper
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||29.7%|
|Cash/Debt||$38.2 million / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 1,554 members who have rated Boston Beer believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Focused on quality, funding inovation through their R&D subsidiary, cutting their inventory size to make less time between brew and drink. I think they have their priorities in the right places and they have become the [de facto] standard for people looking to upgrade their beer drinking from poor taste to something more full flavored.
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