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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for STZ. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 250, which equates to a potential upside of 28.63 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 161, which equates to a potential downside 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -3.14 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -3.57 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 2.19 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.13 percent.

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. Also over the last month, 8 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. STZ has a PEG ratio of 1.97.

In the last 52-weeks, STZ has achieved a high of 199.89 and a low of 144.00. Currently the stock is 34.97 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 2.77 percent. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.