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Dominating the Market Today: Constellation Brands, Inc., (STZ)

Friday February 24th 2017: Constellation Brands, Inc., STZ is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Beverages – Wineries & Distillers in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Constellation Brands, Inc., STZĀ  has a market cap of 38.32 B. Since its IPO date on the 3/17/1992, Constellation Brands, Inc., STZ performance year to date is 28.01%. Today Constellation Brands, Inc., STZ has gained 0.38%, with a current price of 197.

Ownership of the company is 0.60% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 88.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 21.00%. Return of assets are at 8.80%, with return on investment at 11.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Constellation Brands, Inc., STZ is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.09. While Total debt/equity is 1.25. With a profit margin of 21.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of 49.10%, and operating margin of 32.60%. Constellation Brands, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.5, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year Constellation Brands, Inc., STZ has seen a EPS growth of 45.30%. A performance for the year of 20.02%. The 52-week high is -0.43%, and the 52-week low is 36.81%. The average volume for Constellation Brands, Inc., STZ is 12306.

With a target price of 211.39, can Constellation Brands, Inc., STZ reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Constellation Brands, Inc., STZ. Constellation Brands, Inc. has a P/E of 26.1 and a forward P/E of 21.86. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.87. Constellation Brands, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.18 and 5.18 respectively. For P/cash, Constellation Brands, Inc. has a value of 175.94, while it is 87.03 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 197, Constellation Brands, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.06%. We see a return on equity of 22.70%.

Looking more long-term Constellation Brands, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 13.92%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 10.61% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 45.30% for this year and for the last five years a 28.60% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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