Analysts See $1.74 EPS for Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ)

March 15, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

 Analysts See $1.74 EPS for Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 40 investors sold Constellation Brands, Inc. shares while 242 reduced holdings. 79 funds opened positions while 243 raised stakes. 144.05 million shares or 0.63% more from 143.15 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
State Bank Of New York Mellon Corp has 2.00 million shares. Vigilant Capital Limited Liability Corp invested in 47,510 shares. Laurion Cap Mgmt Limited Partnership reported 0% of its portfolio in Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ). Amundi Pioneer Asset Management reported 55,850 shares. Capital Management Ny reported 0.65% stake. First Allied Advisory Svcs has 3,465 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Suvretta Cap Ltd Liability Company reported 1.78 million shares. Btg Pactual Glob Asset holds 7.87% or 123,640 shares in its portfolio. Shell Asset Mgmt Communications, a Netherlands-based fund reported 24,885 shares. Balasa Dinverno Foltz Ltd Liability holds 0.03% in Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) or 1,022 shares. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.01% in Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ). California Pub Employees Retirement System has invested 0.11% in Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ). Goelzer Inc reported 0.27% stake. Archon Prtnrs Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 0.41% of its portfolio in Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ). Comerica National Bank holds 0.1% in Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) or 67,757 shares.

Since October 9, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $12.05 million activity. The insider Newlands William A sold 2,935 shares worth $616,644. MULLIN THOMAS J sold $10.47M worth of stock.

Analysts expect Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) to report $1.74 EPS on March, 29 before the open.They anticipate $0.26 EPS change or 17.57 % from last quarter’s $1.48 EPS. STZ’s profit would be $337.16M giving it 32.67 P/E if the $1.74 EPS is correct. After having $2.00 EPS previously, Constellation Brands, Inc.’s analysts see -13.00 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $227.39. About 672,196 shares traded. Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) has risen 17.20% since March 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.50% the S&P500.

Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) Ratings Coverage

Among 23 analysts covering Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Constellation Brands had 75 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS maintained Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) rating on Thursday, October 6. UBS has “Neutral” rating and $182 target. Bank of America upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 4 report. The stock of Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, June 30. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Thursday, October 6. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, September 14 report. The stock of Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 7 by Argus Research. Argus Research maintained Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) on Monday, January 11 with “Buy” rating. SunTrust upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, March 14 report. The rating was upgraded by Cowen & Co to “Outperform” on Monday, November 23. The stock of Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 30 by Wells Fargo.

Constellation Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, imports, and markets beer, wine, and spirits in the United States, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, and Italy. The company has market cap of $44.06 billion. The firm sells wine across various categories, including table wine, sparkling wine, and dessert wine. It has a 24.74 P/E ratio. It offers beer primarily under the Corona Extra, Corona Light, Modelo Especial, Modelo Negra, and Pacifico brands; wine under the Black Box, Clos du Bois, Estancia, Franciscan Estate, Inniskillin, Kim Crawford, Mark West, Meiomi, Mount Veeder, Nobilo, Robert Mondavi, Ruffino, Saved, Simi, The Dreaming Tree, The Prisoner, Charles Smith, and Wild Horse brands; and sprits under the SVEDKA vodka, Black Velvet Canadian whisky, Casa Noble tequila, High West craft whisky brands.

More important recent Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) news were published by: which released: “Bill Newlands Named Constellation Brands President and COO; Rob Sands Remains CEO” on February 14, 2018, also published article titled: “Constellation Brands to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2018 …”, published: “Constellation Brands’ Beer, Cannabis Bets Make It an Intoxicating Stock Pick” on February 22, 2018. More interesting news about Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) was released by: and their article: “Vetr Crowd Upgrades Constellation Brands” with publication date: March 14, 2018.

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