) pushed the Food & Beverage industry higher today making it today's featured food & beverage winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.4%. By the end of trading, Boston Beer Company rose $3.36 (3.4%) to $103.32 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 176,177 shares of Boston Beer Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 116,300 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $99.76-$103.92 after having opened the day at $100.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $99.96. Other companies within the Food & Beverage industry that increased today were:
), up 8.1%,
), up 4.6%,
), up 3.4%, and
), up 2.6%.
The Boston Beer Company, Inc. engages in the production and sale of alcohol beverages primarily in the United States, Canada, Europe, Israel, the Caribbean, the Pacific Rim, and Mexico. Boston Beer Company has a market cap of $884 million and is part of the
sector. Currently there are two analysts that rate Boston Beer Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and three rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Boston Beer Company as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook.
- You can view the full Boston Beer Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
), down 10.5%,
), down 6.3%,
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), down 5.3%, and
), down 3.6%, were all losers within the food & beverage industry with
) being today's food & beverage industry loser.
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