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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE:STZ)?

The company in question is, Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE:STZ) currently with a stock price of 162.34 (-0.45% today). The market cap for Constellation Brands Inc. is 32576.86, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Beverages – Wineries & Distillers industry. The target price for Constellation Brands Inc. is *TBA. Currently Constellation Brands Inc. is trading with a P/E of 31.73, and a forward P/E of 22.88. Average volume for Constellation Brands Inc. is 1425.05 and so far today it is 199589.

Performance in the last year for Constellation Brands Inc. has been 32.57%. For EPS growth, Constellation Brands Inc. has seen a growth of 24.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 13.07%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 14.50% over the last five years and could be 17.47% for the next five years. Constellation Brands Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 14.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 47.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.57%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 8.94%.

Since the IPO date for Constellation Brands Inc. on the 3/17/1992, Constellation Brands Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 15.02%. With Constellation Brands Inc. trading at 162.34, the dividend yield is 0.98%, and the EPS is 5.14.

So could Constellation Brands Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 31.73. The PEG is 1.82, P/S is 4.8 and the P/B is at 4.76. The P/cash is 194.72, with P/free cash flow at 90.04.

Constellation Brands Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.2, and the quick ratio is 0.5. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.98, and total debt/equity at 1.21.

In terms of margins, Constellation Brands Inc. has a gross margin of 46.40%, an operating margin of 27.80% and a profit margin of 16.70%.Payout ratio for Constellation Brands Inc. is 23.20%. Return on assets come to 6.80% with return on investment coming to 9.00%.

Insider ownership for Constellation Brands Inc., is at 0.70% and institutional ownership comes to 87.40%. Outstanding shares are at 199.76. While shares float is 165.09. The float short is currently 2.44%, and short ratio is 2.83.

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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