The stock price of Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE: STZ) has plunged by -0.97 when compared to previous closing price of 241.89, but the company has seen a -0.81% decline in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Zacks Investment Research reported 2023-11-15 that The latest trading day saw Constellation Brands (STZ) settling at $239.54, representing a -0.97% change from its previous close.
Is It Worth Investing in Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE: STZ) Right Now?
Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE: STZ) has a price-to-earnings ratio that is above its average at 29.31x. and a 36-month beta value of 1.04. Opinions on the stock are mixed, with 17 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 3 as “overweight,” 4 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price predicted for Constellation Brands Inc (STZ) by analysts is $292.73, which is $33.46 above the current market price. The public float for STZ is 169.05M, and at present, short sellers hold a 0.70% of that float. On November 16, 2023, the average trading volume of STZ was 998.97K shares.
STZ’s Market Performance
STZ stock saw an increase of -0.81% in the past week, with a monthly gain of 0.73% and a quarterly increase of -6.92%. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.30%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 1.70% for Constellation Brands Inc (STZ). The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 1.34% for STZ stock, with a simple moving average of -0.43% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of STZ
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for STZ stocks, with Jefferies repeating the rating for STZ by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for STZ in the upcoming period, according to Jefferies is $292 based on the research report published on November 13, 2023 of the current year 2023.
STZ Trading at -2.12% 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 -12.46% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.70%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.30%, as shares surge +2.62% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -7.45% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, STZ fell by -0.81%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +3.46% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $236.67. In addition, Constellation Brands Inc saw 3.36% 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 Family Foundation, who sale 102,152 shares at the price of $241.84 back on Nov 08. After this action, Sands Family Foundation now owns 409,077 shares of Constellation Brands Inc, valued at $24,704,697 using the latest closing price.
Sands Family Foundation, the Member of 10% owner group of Constellation Brands Inc, sale 170,563 shares at $242.76 during a trade that took place back on Nov 07, which means that Sands Family Foundation is holding 511,229 shares at $41,406,638 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for STZ
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +31.62 for the present operating margin
- +50.90 for the gross margin
The net margin for Constellation Brands Inc stands at -0.75. The total capital return value is set at 13.38, while invested capital returns managed to touch -0.34. Equity return is now at value 16.15, with 6.16 for asset returns.
Based on Constellation Brands Inc (STZ), the company’s capital structure generated 154.04 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 60.64. Total debt to assets is 52.55, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 139.11. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 54.76.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 5.85, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.23. The receivables turnover for the company is 8.61 and the total asset turnover is 0.37. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.18.
To sum up, Constellation Brands Inc (STZ) has seen a mixed performance recently. Analysts have differing views on the stock, with some seeing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.