Constellation Brands Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages (NYSE:STZ)
Shares of Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven ratings firms that are currently covering the company, Analyst RN reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $82.89.
A number of research firms have recently commented on STZ. Analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Constellation Brands in a research note on Thursday, May 29th. They now have a $93.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $90.00. Separately, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Constellation Brands in a research note on Wednesday, April 30th. They now have a $84.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Constellation Brands in a research note on Friday, April 11th. They now have a $84.00 price target on the stock.
Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ) opened at 83.52 on Friday. Constellation Brands has a one year low of $49.09 and a one year high of $85.91. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $81.44 and a 200-day moving average of $78.09. The company has a market cap of $16.019 billion and a P/E ratio of 8.50.
Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, April 9th. The company reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $1.29 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.29 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.47 earnings per share. Constellation Brands’s revenue was up 85.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Constellation Brands will post $4.09 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Constellation Brands, Inc, is a wine company. The Company is a marketer of imported beer in the United States.
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