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 minimum price target given was 161, implying potential capital losses of -17.16 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 6 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 8 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of STZ's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 13.75 percent. 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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 below the high by 2.77 percent. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.