Briefing on the Fundamentals of Constellation Brands (STZ)

Large-cap consumer staples company Constellation Brands has moved -1.3% this afternoon, reaching $248.07 per share. In contrast, the average analyst target price for the stock is $292.05.

Constellation Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, imports, markets, and sells beer, wine, and spirits in the United States, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, and Italy. The company is based in the United States. Constellation Brands currently returns an annual dividend yield of 1.3%.

Make Sure to Consider the Following Before Buying Constellation Brands:

  • Constellation Brands has moved 6.0% over the last year.

  • STZ has a forward P/E ratio of 18.5 based on its EPS guidance of 13.4.

  • Over the last 6 years, earnings per share (EPS) have been growing at a compounded average rate of -27.0%.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.98.

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 5.3

Constellation Brands Has a Pattern of Improving Cash Flows

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2022-04-21 2,705,400 -1,022,700 3,728,100 2.08
2021-04-20 2,806,500 -845,700 3,652,200 11.71
2020-04-21 2,551,100 -718,200 3,269,300 6.83
2019-04-23 2,246,300 -814,000 3,060,300 2.39
2018-04-23 1,931,400 -1,057,600 2,989,000 14.81
2017-04-27 1,696,000 -907,400 2,603,400

Constellation Brands's free cash flow history is impressive because it displays year-on-year increases over the last 6 years. Averaging out at $3.22 Billion, and following a compounded average growth rate of 0.0%, investors who focus on cash flow growth should do further research on this firm.

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