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Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE: STZ) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE: STZ), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 34555.9. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Constellation Brands Inc. is 168.37 (with a change from open of -0.36%), this in conjunction with a target price of 180.25. Volume today has so far reached 414017, with an average volume of about 1014.57. The GAP for this stock, is -0.60%.

The P/E ratio is 31.59, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 23.51. The current EPS for Constellation Brands Inc., is 5.38, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 24.30%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 20.20%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Constellation Brands Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 12.98% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 16.97%. Quarter over quarter is 30.00% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 16.60%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 14.50%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 14.50%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.70% and institutional ownership is 87.10%. Shares outstanding is 203.27, while shares float is at a value of 164.52. Float short for Constellation Brands Inc. is 2.08% and the short ratio is 3.36.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.98, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.12. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.4, and the quick ratio is 0.6. The most recent gross margin is 47.00% and their operating margin is 28.60%. The profit margin is 16.80%.

Constellation Brands Inc. has seen returns on assets of 7.00%, and on investment, 9.00%. Return on equity is 17.60%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 1.86. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 4.88, with Price/book ratio coming to 4.75 and Price/cash is 194.9, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 84.32.

The simple moving averages are 1.67% and 8.39% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -2.98% and the 52 week low is 29.93%.

Constellation Brands Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.94%, with a current price of 168.37. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 23.80%. This is in an industry, Beverages – Wineries & Distillers, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Consumer Goods. Constellation Brands Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Beverages – Wineries & Distillers industry means that Constellation Brands Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 0.83%, with performance for the month coming to 5.39%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 4.61%, and for the half year the performance is 27.10%. Volatility for this week is 1.71% and for the month this is 1.64%.

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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