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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for STZ. The maximum price target given was 250, implying a possible profit of 28.63 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 161, implying a possible loss of -17.16 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -3.14 percent. That number becomes -3.57 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 2.19 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.13 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 6 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 8 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of STZ's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 13.75 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. STZ has a PEG ratio of 1.97.

STZ has a 52-week high of 199.89 and a 52-week low of 144.00. Today's price is 34.97 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.77 percent lower than its 52-week high. STZ has a P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.