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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.05
STZ.B's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. STZ.B: 0.05 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05

Equity to Asset 0.36
STZ.B's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. STZ.B: 0.36 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.36

0.2
0.45
Interest Coverage 7.37
STZ.B's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
67% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 8.19 vs. STZ.B: 7.37 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 7.37
Current: 7.37

0.09
7.37
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.54
M-Score: -1.45
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 48.24
STZ.B's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 14.08 vs. STZ.B: 48.24 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -9.45   Max: 50.08
Current: 48.24

-9.45
50.08
Net-margin (%) 36.66
STZ.B's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 8.04 vs. STZ.B: 36.66 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -16.25   Max: 39.92
Current: 36.66

-16.25
39.92
ROE (%) 46.46
STZ.B's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 8.59 vs. STZ.B: 46.46 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -19.84   Max: 49.56
Current: 46.46

-19.84
49.56
ROA (%) 15.64
STZ.B's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. STZ.B: 15.64 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.29   Max: 17.71
Current: 15.64

-6.29
17.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 87.50
STZ.B's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 24.22 vs. STZ.B: 87.50 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -9.24   Max: 80.75
Current: 87.5

-9.24
80.75
Revenue Growth (%) 8.70
STZ.B's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. STZ.B: 8.70 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -12.3   Max: 42.5
Current: 8.7

-12.3
42.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 48.80
STZ.B's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. STZ.B: 48.80 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -51   Max: 129.9
Current: 48.8

-51
129.9
EPS Growth (%) 55.40
STZ.B's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. STZ.B: 55.40 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -28.2   Max: 173.7
Current: 55.4

-28.2
173.7
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 8.10
STZ.B's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
97% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 23.70 vs. STZ.B: 8.10 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.72   Max: 48.14
Current: 8.1

5.72
48.14
P/B 3.10
STZ.B's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. STZ.B: 3.10 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 3.35
Current: 3.1

1.03
3.35
P/S 2.97
STZ.B's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. STZ.B: 2.97 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 3.68
Current: 2.97

0.62
3.68
PFCF 23.45
STZ.B's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 35.99 vs. STZ.B: 23.45 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.66   Max: 106.04
Current: 23.45

4.66
106.04
EV-to-EBIT 8.47
STZ.B's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
95% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 18.69 vs. STZ.B: 8.47 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.2   Max: 323.4
Current: 8.47

8.2
323.4
PEG 0.25
STZ.B's PEG is ranked higher than
99% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 24.71 vs. STZ.B: 0.25 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 4.05
Current: 0.25

0.17
4.05
Shiller P/E 30.83
STZ.B's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 28.80 vs. STZ.B: 30.83 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.82   Max: 854.5
Current: 30.83

15.82
854.5
Current Ratio 1.39
STZ.B's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. STZ.B: 1.39 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 3.65
Current: 1.39

1.36
3.65
Quick Ratio 0.60
STZ.B's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. STZ.B: 0.60 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.6
Current: 0.6

0.5
1.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.84
STZ.B's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. STZ.B: 1.84 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 11.3
Current: 1.84

0.62
11.3
Price/Median PS Value 2.38
STZ.B's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. STZ.B: 2.38 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 2.86
Current: 2.38

0.35
2.86
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.33
STZ.B's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
100% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. STZ.B: 0.33 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 3.74
Current: 0.33

0.3
3.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.80
STZ.B's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
92% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. STZ.B: 11.80 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 12.2
Current: 11.8

0.3
12.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 46.28
STZ.B's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
97% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 6.46 vs. STZ.B: 46.28 )
STZ.B' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 47.1
Current: 46.28

3.8
47.1

Business Description

Industry: Beverages - Alcoholic » Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries
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Traded in other countries:CBR.Australia, CB1A.Germany
Constellation Brands Inc. is a Delaware corporation incorporated on December 4, 1972, as the successor to a business founded in 1945. The Company conducts its business through entities it wholly owns as well as through a variety of joint ventures with various other entities, both within and outside the United States (U.S.). It is a wine company in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom (U.K.), Australia and New Zealand. The Company's wine portfolio is complemented by select premium spirits brands and other select beverage alcohol products. The Company is a marketer of imported beer in the U.S. through its investment in Crown Imports, a joint venture with Grupo Modelo, S.A.B. de C.V. (Modelo) pursuant to which Modelo's Mexican beer portfolio (the Modelo Brands) are imported, marketed and sold by the joint venture in the U.S. along with certain other imported brands. Its two business divisions are Constellation Wines and Crown Imports. Constellation Wines is a producer and marketer of wine in the world. It sells a number of wine brands across all categories - table wine, sparkling wine and dessert wine-and across all price points- popular, premium, super-premium and fine wine. Constellation Wines is a producer and marketer of wine in the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand and a marketer of wine in the U.K. Its customers are wholesale distributors, retailers, on-premise locations and government alcohol beverage control agencies. It has a market position in the U.S., Canada and New Zealand and sells a number of wine brands across all categories - table wine, sparkling wine and dessert wine - and across all price points - popular, premium, super-premium and fine wine. In the U.S., Constellation Wines and Spirits sell 14 of the100 table wine brands and is a premium wine company. In Canada, it has six of the 25 table wine brands and the Icewine brand with Inniskillin. The Company and Modelo indirectly each have an equal interest in Crown Imports, which has the exclusive right to import, market and sell the Modelo Brands, which include Corona Extra, Corona Light, Coronita, Modelo Especial, Pacifico and Negra Modelo, as well as the St. Pauli Girl and Tsingtao brands in all 50 states of the U.S. In the U.S., the Company operates 18 wineries where wine is produced from many varieties of grapes grown mainly in the Napa, Sonoma, Monterey and San Joaquin regions of California. The Company also operates nine wineries in Canada, four wineries in New Zealand and five wineries in Italy. Constellation Wines and Spirits' wine competitors include: E&J Gallo Winery, The Wine Group, Treasury Wine Estates, W.J. Deutsch & Sons, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and Kendall-Jackson. The Company is subject to environmental laws and regulations, and may be required to obtain environmental and alcohol beverage permits and licenses to operate its facilities.
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