Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) went up by 3.44% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $210.65. The company’s stock price has collected 1.98% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 08/04/20 that Coca-Cola launching Topo Chico Hard Seltzer as brands from Sam Adams parent and Molson Coors soar
Is It Worth Investing in Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE :STZ) Right Now?
Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 742.62 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for STZ is at 0.94. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 13 analysts out of 21 who provided ratings for Constellation Brands, Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 5 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $205.26, which is $9.69 above the current price. STZ currently public float of 152.00M and currently shorts hold a 3.78% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of STZ was 1.11M shares.
STZ’s Market Performance
STZ stocks went up by 1.98% for the week, with a monthly jump of 10.58% and a quarterly performance of 12.45%, while its annual performance rate touched -4.29%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.68% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.97% for Constellation Brands, Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 6.37% for STZ stocks with a simple moving average of 11.31% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of STZ
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for STZ stocks, with Argus repeating the rating for STZ by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for STZ in the upcoming period, according to Argus is $230 based on the research report published on July 9th of the current year 2020.
MKM Partners, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see STZ reach a price target of $147, previously predicting the value of $216. The rating they have provided for STZ stocks is “Sell” according to the report published on May 8th, 2020.
Guggenheim gave a rating of “ Neutral” to STZ, setting the target price at $147 in the report published on April 8th of the current year.
STZ Trading at 8.08% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought STZ to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -7.28% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.97%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.68%, as shares surge +10.95% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +5.12% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, STZ rose by +1.98%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +6.11% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $184.58. In addition, Constellation Brands, Inc. saw 2.93% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at STZ starting from SANDS RICHARD, who sold 61,367 shares at the price of $179.00 back on Jul 24. After this action, SANDS RICHARD now owns 149,876 shares of Constellation Brands, Inc., valued at $10,984,699 using the latest closing price.
SANDS ROBERT, the Chairman of the Board of Constellation Brands, Inc., sold 14,244 shares at $179.00 during a trade that took place back on Jul 24, which means that SANDS ROBERT is holding 554,535 shares at $2,549,677 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for STZ
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +33.19 for the present operating margin
- +51.81 for the gross margin
The net margin for Constellation Brands, Inc. stands at -0.14. The total capital return value is set at 10.72, while invested capital returns managed to touch -0.05. Equity return is now at value 0.50, with 0.20 for asset returns.
Based on Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ), the company’s capital structure generated 105.05 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 51.23. Total debt to assets is 46.64, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 6.46. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 96.39.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 5.47, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.28. The receivables turnover for the company is 6.72 and the total asset turnover is 0.30. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.51.