Analyst Ratings for Constellation Brands Inc. Cl A (STZ)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Constellation Brands Inc. Cl A (NYSE:STZ) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for STZ last month.

A buy rating was issued by 13 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for STZ. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 250, implying potential capital gains of 28.63 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 161, implying potential capital losses of -17.16 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -3.14 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -3.57 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 2.19 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.13 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 6 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 8 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

STZ has an estimated earnings growth rate of 13.75 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of STZ is 1.97.

STZ has traded between a high of 199.89 and a low of 144.00 over the past year. Currently the stock is 34.97 percent higher than its low, and 2.77 percent lower than its 52-week high. STZ has a price/earnings ratio of 27.13. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The STZ value stock report compares STZ to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $37.97 billion. STZ will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.