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

March 19, 2018 - By Graig Alexander

 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 fall, 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.
Dillon And, a Michigan-based fund reported 1,331 shares. Oakbrook Investments Limited Liability Corporation holds 14,900 shares. Wesbanco Natl Bank Incorporated has 73,984 shares. Montecito Financial Bank holds 1,829 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Raymond James Fincl Services Advsrs Inc reported 13,634 shares. Webster Bankshares N A invested 0.21% in Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ). Scholtz & Limited Liability Com owns 23,441 shares or 3.66% of their US portfolio. Gratry Ltd Liability Com accumulated 1,375 shares or 0.34% of the stock. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.13% or 301,190 shares. 6,425 were accumulated by Burns J W & Company Ny. Clarivest Asset Ltd Co has 0.67% invested in Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ). Invesco has 557,067 shares. Grassi Investment Mgmt owns 1,650 shares. 55,982 are owned by Badgley Phelps And Bell Incorporated. 36,065 are owned by Davis R M Inc.

Since October 9, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $12.05 million activity. FROMBERG BARRY A also sold $441,943 worth of Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) shares. $10.47 million worth of Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) was sold by MULLIN THOMAS J.

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 $338.64M giving it 32.84 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 increased 0.73% or $1.65 during the last trading session, reaching $228.54. About 1.26M shares traded. Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) has risen 17.20% since March 19, 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. On Wednesday, January 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by CLSA given on Tuesday, September 1. The stock of Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 7 by Pivotal Research. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of STZ in report on Tuesday, August 1 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Pivotal Research on Thursday, April 6. Barclays Capital reinitiated Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) rating on Thursday, December 17. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $155.0 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 5 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) earned “Buy” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, June 26. RBC Capital Markets downgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $145.0 target in Tuesday, September 8 report. The stock of Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) earned “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, February 5.

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 $44.48 billion. The firm sells wine across various categories, including table wine, sparkling wine, and dessert wine. It has a 24.87 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.

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