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.

STZ was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 250, implying a possible profit 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -3.14 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 6 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 8 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

STZ has an estimated earnings growth rate of 13.75 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of STZ is 1.97.

In the trailing 52-weeks, STZ hit 199.89 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 144.00. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 34.97 percent, 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 market cap of STZ is $37.97 billion. STZ will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.