Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. brews and sells craft beers, ciders, and seltzers in the United States and internationally.
Mediocre balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Craft Brew Alliance's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BREW's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BREW exceeded the US Beverage industry which returned -7.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BREW exceeded the US Market which returned -11.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Craft Brew Alliance's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 months ago | Simply Wall StDo Institutions Own Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW) Shares?
5 months ago | Simply Wall StAre Investors Undervaluing Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW) By 37%?
6 months ago | Simply Wall StShould You Be Pleased About The CEO Pay At Craft Brew Alliance, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:BREW)
Is Craft Brew Alliance undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BREW ($14.85) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($17.41)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BREW is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BREW is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Beverage industry average.
PE vs Market: BREW is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BREW's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BREW is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the US Beverage industry average (2.3x).
How is Craft Brew Alliance forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BREW is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: BREW is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: BREW's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BREW's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BREW's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if BREW's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Craft Brew Alliance performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BREW is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: BREW is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BREW is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -16.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BREW's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: BREW is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Beverage industry (9.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BREW has a negative Return on Equity (-10.31%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Craft Brew Alliance's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BREW's short term assets ($41.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($39.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: BREW's short term assets ($41.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($84.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BREW's debt to equity ratio (26.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: BREW's debt to equity ratio has increased from 13.4% to 26.7% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: BREW has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: BREW's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.2x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: BREW has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: BREW has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Craft Brew Alliance's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BREW's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BREW's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BREW's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BREW's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BREW's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Andy Thomas (51yo)
Mr. Andrew J. Thomas, also known as Andy, has been the Chief Executive Officer at Craft Brewers Alliance, Inc. since January 1, 2014 and served as its President of Commercial Operations since June 1, 2011. ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Andy's total compensation ($USD1.25M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.45M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Andy's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Chief Executive Officer||6.17yrs||US$1.25m||0.14% $408.7k|
|Chief Operating Officer||4.83yrs||US$557.67k||0.067% $194.8k|
|Corporate Controller & Principal Accounting Officer||3yrs||US$209.52k||0.0069% $19.9k|
|Chief Marketing Officer||6.33yrs||US$555.33k||0.025% $72.8k|
|Chief Commercial Officer||no data||US$541.85k||0.022% $63.2k|
|no data||US$305.00k||no data|
|no data||no data||no data|
|Former Chief Financial & Strategy Officer||1yr||no data||0.016% $45.7k|
|General Counsel & Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
|Director of Communications||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BREW's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||4yrs||US$104.01k||0.069% $199.9k|
|Independent Director||11.67yrs||US$105.01k||2.5% $7.2m|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||4.17yrs||US$147.01k||0.22% $625.2k|
|Independent Director||11.67yrs||US$112.01k||0.22% $648.1k|
|Independent Director||9.25yrs||US$110.01k||0.15% $445.4k|
|Independent Director||2.83yrs||US$97.01k||0.030% $85.8k|
|Director||1yr||no data||0.017% $48.2k|
Experienced Board: BREW's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Craft Brew Alliance, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Craft Brew Alliance, Inc.
- Ticker: BREW
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1981
- Industry: Brewers
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: US$289.651m
- Shares outstanding: 19.51m
- Website: https://www.craftbrew.com
Number of Employees
- Craft Brew Alliance, Inc.
- 929 North Russell Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BREW||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Aug 1995|
|RHB||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Aug 1995|
Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. brews and sells craft beers, ciders, and seltzers in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Beer Related Operations and Brewpubs Operations. It offers beers under the Kona, Omission, Appalachian Mountain, Cisco, Redhook, Widmer Brothers, and Wynwood brands; and ciders under the Square Mile brand name. The company sells its beers directly to consumers in draft, cans, and bottles at restaurants, bars, and liquor stores; and in cans and bottles at supermarkets, warehouse clubs, convenience stores, and drug stores, as well as directly to consumers at its brewpubs and breweries. It also operates five brewpubs, which sells apparel and other merchandise. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/29 00:40|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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