Barclays Sticks to Its Buy Rating for Constellation Brands Inc (STZ)

By Ryan Adsit

In a report released yesterday, Lauren Lieberman from Barclays maintained a Buy rating on Constellation Brands Inc (STZResearch Report), with a price target of $238. The company’s shares opened today at $198.66.

According to, Lieberman is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 1.6% and a 56.9% success rate. Lieberman covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as International Flavors & Fragrances, Coca-Cola European Partners plc, and Edgewell Personal Care.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Constellation Brands Inc with a $229.31 average price target, a 15.4% upside from current levels. In a report issued on June 24, Merrill Lynch also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $221 price target.

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Constellation Brands Inc’s market cap is currently $37.09B and has a P/E ratio of 16.44. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 3.05.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 34 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Most recently, in May 2019, Robert Sands, the COB of STZ sold 65,611 shares for a total of $13,551,428.

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Constellation Brands, Inc. engages in the production, marketing, and distribution of beer, wine, and spirits. It operates through the following segments: Beer, Wine and Spirits, and Corporate Operations and Other. The Beer segment includes imported and craft beer brands.