How to buy Constellation Brands shares

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Constellation Brands, Inc (STZ) is a leading beverages-wineries & distilleries business based in the US. Constellation Brands is listed on the NYSE and employs 9,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Constellation Brands

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: STZ in this case.
  5. Research Constellation Brands shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Constellation Brands shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

Constellation Brands share price

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Constellation Brands shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-24.
52-week range$102.9154 - $232.47
50-day moving average $218.6084
200-day moving average $193.1898
Wall St. target price$251.05
PE ratio 21.8919
Dividend yield $3 (1.32%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $10.365
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Share dealing platform comparison

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Name Product Price per trade Frequent trader rate Platform fees Brand description
Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
Zero platform fee
Your first 100 trades are free with Fineco, T&Cs apply.
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Capital at risk.
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0% commission, no markup, no ticket fee, no management fee
N/A
Withdrawal fee & GDP to USD deposit conversion
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£0
£0
Zero platform fee
Join and receive a free share worth up to £100
Access unlimited commission-free trading on 3,800+ US stocks and ETFs with Stake. Capital at risk.
IG
0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
£0 - £24 per quarter
IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
No fees
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's number one platform for private investors, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. Capital at risk.
Interactive Investor
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum investment Choose from Annual fee Brand description
Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy Constellation Brands stock?

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Is Constellation Brands under- or over-valued?

Valuing Constellation Brands stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Constellation Brands's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Constellation Brands's P/E ratio

Constellation Brands's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 22x. In other words, Constellation Brands shares trade at around 22x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Constellation Brands's PEG ratio

Constellation Brands's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.5391. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Constellation Brands's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Constellation Brands's EBITDA

Constellation Brands's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $3.3 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Constellation Brands's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Constellation Brands financials

Revenue TTM $8.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 34.57%
Gross profit TTM $4.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.76%
Return on equity TTM 15.96%
Profit margin 23.51%
Book value $68.875
Market capitalisation $43.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Constellation Brands shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "STZ.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 2.2 million Constellation Brands shares held short by investors – that's known as Constellation Brands's "short interest". This figure is 62.4% down from 5.7 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Constellation Brands shares can be evaluated.

Constellation Brands's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Constellation Brands's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Constellation Brands shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Constellation Brands shares traded daily (recently around 972023.42342342). Constellation Brands's SIR currently stands at 2.22. In other words for every 100,000 Constellation Brands shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2220 shares are currently held short.

However Constellation Brands's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Constellation Brands shares, or, against the total number of tradable Constellation Brands shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Constellation Brands's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Constellation Brands shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0133% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Constellation Brands shares, roughly 13 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Constellation Brands.

Find out more about how you can short Constellation Brands stock.

Constellation Brands's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Constellation Brands.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Constellation Brands's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 21.89

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Constellation Brands's overall score of 21.89 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 33rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Constellation Brands is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Constellation Brands's environmental score

Environmental score: 7.98/100

Constellation Brands's environmental score of 7.98 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Constellation Brands is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Constellation Brands's social score

Social score: 10.34/100

Constellation Brands's social score of 10.34 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Constellation Brands is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Constellation Brands's governance score

Governance score: 4.08/100

Constellation Brands's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Constellation Brands is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Constellation Brands's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Constellation Brands scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Constellation Brands has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Constellation Brands, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 21.89
Total ESG percentile 33.08
Environmental score 7.98
Environmental score percentile 3
Social score 10.34
Social score percentile 3
Governance score 4.08
Governance score percentile 3
Level of controversy 2

Constellation Brands share dividends

29%

Dividend payout ratio: 29.38% of net profits

Recently Constellation Brands has paid out, on average, around 29.38% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.32% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Constellation Brands shareholders could enjoy a 1.32% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Constellation Brands's case, that would currently equate to about $3 per share.

While Constellation Brands's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Constellation Brands may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Constellation Brands's most recent dividend payout was on 23 February 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Constellation Brands's shares ever split?

Constellation Brands's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 16 May 2005. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Constellation Brands shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Constellation Brands shares which in turn could have impacted Constellation Brands's share price.

Constellation Brands share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Constellation Brands's shares have ranged in value from as little as $102.9154 up to $232.47. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

STZ.US volatility(beta: 1.12)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Constellation Brands's is 1.1187. This would suggest that Constellation Brands's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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Constellation Brands overview

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. It provides beer primarily under the Corona Extra, Corona Premier, Corona Familiar, Corona Light, Corona Refresca, Corona Hard Seltzer, Modelo Especial, Modelo Negra, Modelo Chelada, Pacifico, and Victoria brands. The company offers wine under the 7 Moons, Drylands, SIMI, Charles Smith, Auros, Kim Crawford, Spoken Barrel, Prisoner, Champagne Palmer & Co, Meiomi, Robert Mondavi, Cooper & Thief, Mount Veeder, Schrader, Crafters Union, Nobilo, Cuvée Sauvage, and Ruffino; and spirits under the Casa Noble, High West, Mi CAMPO, Nelson's Green Brier, SVEDKA, The Real McCoy brands. It provides its products to wholesale distributors, retailers, on-premise locations, and state alcohol beverage control agencies. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Victor, New York.

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