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Boston Beer Co Inc (SAM) Ownership Data

Short Interest History (%)

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Institutional Ownership History (%)

This the Institutional Ownership History of Boston Beer Co IncPeter Lynch prefers to buy companies with low institutional ownership.

Date Institutional Ownership (%)Institutional Ownership (Shares in Mil)
March 31, 201875.158.87
December 31, 201774.78.68
September 30, 201776.398.97
June 30, 201771.198.79
March 31, 201773.759.18
December 31, 201666.768.26
September 30, 201668.658.58
June 30, 201669.688.63
March 31, 201670.69.00
December 31, 201520.212.58
September 30, 201513.391.73
June 30, 201511.591.54
March 31, 201511.591.55
December 31, 201410.981.44
September 30, 20149.861.28
June 30, 201411.051.43
March 31, 201410.341.34
December 31, 20139.61.22
September 30, 20131.490.19
June 30, 20131.420.18
March 31, 20131.430.18
December 31, 20121.70.22
September 30, 20122.190.29
June 30, 20122.380.31
March 31, 20122.450.32
December 31, 20111.670.21
September 30, 20110.680.09
June 30, 20110.520.07
March 31, 20110.450.06
December 31, 20100.170.02
September 30, 20100.190.03
June 30, 20100.960.13
March 31, 20100.130.02
December 31, 20090.70.10
September 30, 20090.150.02
June 30, 20090.820.11
March 31, 20090.230.03
December 31, 20080.60.09
September 30, 20080.560.08
June 30, 20080.410.06
March 31, 20080.240.03
December 31, 20070.160.02
September 30, 20070.390.06
June 30, 20070.640.10
March 31, 20070.470.07
December 31, 20060.670.09
September 30, 20061.330.19
June 30, 20060.860.12
March 31, 20061.090.15
December 31, 20050.610.09
September 30, 20050.240.03
June 30, 20050.330.05
March 31, 20050.350.05
December 31, 20040.240.03
September 30, 20040.170.02
June 30, 20041.140.16
March 31, 20041.990.27
December 31, 20031.070.14
September 30, 20030.960.13
June 30, 20030.690.10
March 31, 20030.020.00
September 30, 20020.010.00
June 30, 20020.010.00
March 31, 20020.010.00
December 31, 20010.010.00
September 30, 20010.010.00
September 30, 200024.954.53
June 30, 200021.393.90
March 31, 200017.413.27

Insider ownership (%)

This is the historical insider ownership of Boston Beer Co Inc. It is usually better to buy companies with large insider ownership. The company insiders' interest are more aligned with external shareholders in this case.

Date Insider Ownership (%)Insider Ownership (Shares in Mil)
March 31, 20181.720.20
February 28, 20181.730.20
January 31, 20181.730.20
December 31, 20171.740.20
November 30, 20171.680.20
October 31, 20171.250.15
September 30, 20171.250.15
August 31, 20171.250.15
July 31, 20171.250.15
June 30, 20171.150.14
May 31, 20171.160.14
April 30, 20171.750.22
March 31, 20171.990.25
February 28, 20171.350.17
January 31, 20171.350.17
December 31, 20161.160.14
November 30, 20162.130.27
October 31, 20161.120.14
September 30, 20161.070.13
August 31, 20160.880.11
July 31, 20160.850.11
June 30, 20160.850.11
May 31, 20160.850.11
April 30, 20160.840.11
March 31, 20160.840.11
February 29, 20160.840.11
January 31, 20160.760.10
December 31, 20150.840.11
November 30, 20151.180.15
October 31, 20151.290.17
September 30, 20151.020.13
August 31, 20151.020.13
July 31, 20151.370.18
June 30, 20151.490.20
May 31, 20151.820.24
April 30, 20152.050.27
March 31, 20156.510.87
February 28, 20156.780.90
January 31, 20157.190.94
December 31, 20146.20.81
November 30, 20146.480.85
October 31, 20146.90.90
September 30, 20146.350.83
August 31, 20146.350.83
July 31, 20146.510.85
June 30, 20146.520.85
May 31, 20146.850.89
March 31, 20146.130.80
February 28, 20146.130.80
January 31, 20146.190.81
December 31, 20136.180.81
November 30, 20136.260.82
October 31, 20136.010.79
September 30, 20136.010.79
August 31, 20136.010.79
July 31, 20136.140.80
June 30, 20136.140.80
May 31, 20136.140.80
April 30, 20136.120.80
March 31, 20136.460.85
January 31, 20135.930.78
November 30, 20126.250.82
October 31, 20127.010.92
September 30, 20127.060.93
August 31, 20127.170.94
July 31, 20127.530.99
June 30, 20127.530.99
May 31, 20127.530.99
April 30, 20127.811.02
March 31, 20127.931.04
February 29, 20128.261.08
January 31, 20128.181.07
December 31, 20118.431.11
November 30, 20118.431.11
October 31, 20118.451.11
September 30, 20118.451.11
August 31, 20118.451.11
July 31, 20118.451.11
June 30, 20118.271.11
May 31, 20118.291.11
April 30, 20118.291.11
March 31, 20118.271.11
February 28, 20118.271.11
January 31, 20118.31.11
December 31, 20108.281.11
November 30, 20108.281.11
October 31, 20108.31.11
September 30, 20108.131.12
August 31, 20108.431.16
July 31, 20108.531.18
June 30, 20108.391.18
May 31, 20108.391.18
April 30, 20108.351.17
March 31, 20108.351.17
February 28, 20103.30.47
January 31, 20103.30.47
December 31, 20093.330.47
November 30, 20093.340.48
October 31, 20093.350.48
September 30, 20093.350.48
August 31, 20093.440.49
July 31, 20093.50.50
June 30, 20093.490.50
May 31, 20093.450.49
April 30, 20093.450.49
March 31, 20093.450.49
February 28, 20093.460.49
January 31, 20093.460.49
December 31, 20083.370.48
November 30, 20083.370.48
October 31, 20083.390.48
September 30, 20084.830.48
August 31, 20084.830.48
July 31, 20083.370.47
June 30, 20083.370.47
May 31, 20083.370.47
April 30, 20085.430.54
March 31, 20085.540.54
February 29, 20085.50.53
January 31, 20085.250.54
December 31, 20075.250.54
November 30, 20075.230.54
October 31, 20075.180.53
September 30, 20075.050.52
August 31, 20075.050.52
July 31, 20075.060.52
June 30, 20075.070.52
May 31, 20075.070.52
April 30, 20075.070.52
March 31, 20075.070.52
February 28, 20074.490.46
January 31, 20074.560.45
December 31, 20064.590.46
November 30, 20064.590.46
October 31, 20064.460.44
September 30, 20064.590.45
June 30, 20064.530.45
May 31, 20064.530.45
April 30, 20064.570.45
March 31, 20064.520.45
February 28, 20064.490.44
January 31, 20064.530.44
December 31, 20054.760.47
November 30, 20054.780.47
October 31, 20054.710.46
September 30, 20054.70.47
August 31, 20054.720.47
July 31, 20054.890.49
June 30, 20054.810.49
May 31, 20054.950.50
April 30, 20055.270.54
March 31, 20055.90.60
February 28, 20056.090.62
January 31, 20055.850.59
December 31, 20046.050.61
November 30, 20046.250.63
October 31, 20046.470.65
September 30, 20046.520.65
August 31, 20046.570.66
July 31, 20046.570.66
June 30, 20047.240.66
May 31, 20047.490.68
April 30, 20049.380.85
March 31, 200410.480.98
February 29, 200410.741.01

Top Direct Holders

HolderPositionShares% of Shares
Outstanding
Report Date
Mr. C. James KochChairman, 10% Owner74,0260.63%2018-01-01
Mr. Martin F. RoperPresident and C.E.O.32,2730.27%2018-01-29
Mr. Jean-Michel ValetteN/A16,5000.14%2015-03-12
Mr. Gregg A. TannerN/A8,000less than 0.1%2017-08-09
Mr. Frank H. SmallaN/A6,623less than 0.1%2018-01-22
Mr. Quincy B. TroupeSenior VP, Supply Chain3,981less than 0.1%2018-02-23
Mr. Jonathan N. PotterChief Marketing Officer3,467less than 0.1%2018-01-01
Mr. Matthew MurphyN/A2,029less than 0.1%2018-01-22
Mr. David A. GrinnellVice President of Brewing1,878less than 0.1%2018-04-18
Ms. Cheryl FisherVice President, HR1,787less than 0.1%2018-01-02

Top Fund Holders

HolderSharesReport Date% of Total
Assets Managed
% of Shares
Outstanding
Market Value($1000)
PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/   Premium Plus1,021,4962017-12-310.03%8.69%195,208
BlackRock Inc.   Premium Plus881,9632017-12-310.01%7.5%168,542
VANGUARD GROUP INC   Premium Plus735,3722017-12-310.01%6.25%140,530
Bank of New York Mellon Corp   Premium Plus411,6412017-12-310.02%3.5%78,664
STATE STREET CORP   Premium Plus322,3292017-12-310.00%2.74%61,597
Champlain Investment Partners, LLC   Premium Plus267,2902017-12-310.58%2.27%51,079
DIMENSIONAL FUND ADVISORS LP   Premium Plus231,4042017-12-310.02%1.97%44,221
AQR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC   Premium Plus208,0052017-12-310.04%1.77%39,750
VGI PARTNERS PTY Ltd   Premium Plus198,4102017-12-315.49%1.69%37,916
Invesco Ltd.   Premium Plus197,8332017-12-310.01%1.68%37,805
TWO SIGMA ADVISERS, LLC   Premium Plus145,6792017-12-310.08%1.24%27,839
NORTHERN TRUST CORP   Premium Plus133,2262017-12-310.01%1.13%25,459
PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL INC   Premium Plus131,9932017-12-310.03%1.12%25,224
TWO SIGMA INVESTMENTS LLC   Premium Plus130,3842017-12-310.08%1.11%24,916
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC   Premium Plus123,8802017-12-310.01%1.05%23,674
Ameriprise Financial Inc   Premium Plus106,8712017-12-310.01%0.91%20,421
GEODE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC   Premium Plus104,4382017-12-310.01%0.89%19,958
PANAGORA ASSET MANAGEMENT INC   Premium Plus100,9622017-12-310.07%0.86%19,294
Neuberger Berman Group LLC   Premium Plus94,6352017-12-310.02%0.8%18,085
TEACHERS ADVISORS INC   Premium Plus85,3212017-12-310.02%0.73%16,305

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