The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of Craft Brew Alliance. It is usually expressed as a percentage and is then referred to as the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been -0.50% over the last twelve months. EPS growth is a vital measure of execution of the strategy for Craft Brew Alliance since it indicates how well the business is allocating resources to benefit shareholders.

Craft Brew Alliance is in the alcoholic beverages industry and trades as part of the consumer defensive sector. The company CEO is Andrew J. Thomas. Craft Brew Alliance Inc is a craft brewing company. It brews craft beers in four company-owned breweries located in Portland, Oregon; the Seattle suburb of Woodinville, Washington; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; and Kailua-Kona, Hawaii; and in Memphis, Tennessee.

Business Wire:  Craft Brew Alliance Announces Matt Gilbertson as New Board Member

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, BREW shares returned -3.29% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 10.45%. Over three months, it changed -12.09%. In one year it has changed -19.34% and within that year its 52-week high was 21.00 and its 52-week low was 13.64. BREW stock is 16.20% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 17.89 and a 50 day moving average of 15.61. Right now, BREW stock is trading -11.42% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

Business Wire:  Craft Brew Alliance Announces Matt Gilbertson as New Board Member


The company has a market cap of $307.2m with 19.4m shares outstanding and a float of 15.0m shares. Trading volume was 83,963 shares and has experienced an average volume of 58,959 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for Craft Brew Alliance was 0.49 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 32.35. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.02. The trailing twelve month EPS is 0.29, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 54.66.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.13 (estimated)
06-30-2018:  0.23
03-31-2018:  0.01
12-31-2017:  0.05

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 2.59, which means it might overvalued by -511.39%

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 22.50% of insider ownership and 55.50% of institutional ownership.

I calculated the beta to be 0.43

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 9.66%, return on assets is 6.12%, profit margin is 2.73%, price-to-sales is 1.80 and price-to-book is 2.25.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 0  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : Financial Safety Result
 4  : Past Performance Result
 1  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).


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