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Constellation Brands Financial Strength

: 5 (As of May. 2022)
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Constellation Brands has the Financial Strength Rank of 5.

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). The higher, the better.
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.
3. Altman Z-Score.

Constellation Brands's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in May. 2022 was 9.22. Constellation Brands's debt to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in May. 2022 was 1.16. As of today, Constellation Brands's Altman Z-Score is 3.37.


Competitive Comparison

For the Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries subindustry, Constellation Brands's Financial Strength, along with its competitors' market caps and Financial Strength data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Constellation Brands Financial Strength Distribution

For the Beverages - Alcoholic industry and Consumer Defensive sector, Constellation Brands's Financial Strength distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Constellation Brands's Financial Strength falls into.



Constellation Brands Financial Strength Calculation

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

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

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest Coverage (current year). The higher, the better.

Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense:

Constellation Brands's Interest Expense for the months ended in May. 2022 was $-89 Mil. Its Operating Income for the months ended in May. 2022 was $816 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in May. 2022 was $10,278 Mil.

Constellation Brands's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in May. 2022 is

Interest Coverage=-1*Operating Income (Q: May. 2022 )/Interest Expense (Q: May. 2022 )
=-1*816.4/-88.5
=9.22

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.

2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.

Constellation Brands's Debt to Revenue Ratio for the quarter that ended in May. 2022 is

Debt to Revenue Ratio=Total Debt (Q: May. 2022 ) / Revenue
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Revenue
=(699.1 + 10278.2) / 9452.8
=1.16

3. Altman Z-Score.

Z-Score model is an accurate forecaster of failure up to two years prior to distress. It can be considered the assessment of the distress of industrial corporations.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

When Z-Score is less than 1.81, it is in Distress Zones.
When Z-Score is greater than 2.99, it is in Safe Zones.
When Z-Score is between 1.81 and 2.99, it is in Grey Zones.

Constellation Brands has a Z-score of 3.37, indicating it is in Safe Zones. This implies the Z-Score is strong.

Good Sign:

Altman Z-score of 3.37 is strong.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Constellation Brands  (NYSE:STZ) Financial Strength Explanation

The maximum rank is 10. Companies with rank 7 or higher will be unlikely to fall into distressed situations. Companies with rank of 3 or less are likely in financial distress.

Constellation Brands has the Financial Strength Rank of 5.


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Constellation Brands Business Description

Constellation Brands logo
Address
207 High Point Drive, Building 100, Victor, New York, NY, USA, 14564
Constellation Brands is the largest multi-category alcohol supplier in the U.S. The business is anchored by a portfolio of Mexican beer trademarks, including Corona and Modelo, for which it acquired exclusive and perpetual U.S. ownership from AB InBev. The latter had to divest these rights due to antitrust mandates as it consummated its 2013 acquisition of dominant Mexican brewer, Grupo Modelo. Constellation's wine/spirits business is in transition, and it has divested several lower-margin assets, including myriad wine brands and its Ballast Point craft beer brand. The firm imports most products after manufacturing them abroad, going to market through independent wholesalers. It owns 38.6% of Canopy Growth, a leading provider of medicinal and recreational cannabis products.
Executives
Carey Kaneenat Kristann officer: EVP & Chief HR Officer 207 HIGH POINT DRIVE BUILDING 100 VICTOR NY 14564
Richard Sands Master Trust 10 percent owner 207 HIGH POINT DRIVE BUILDING 100 VICTOR NY 14564
Res Master Llc 10 percent owner 207 HIGH POINT DRIVE BUILDING 100 VICTOR NY 14564
Robert Sands Master Trust 10 percent owner 207 HIGH POINT DRIVE BUILDING 100 VICTOR NY 14564
Rss Master Llc 10 percent owner 207 HIGH POINT DRIVE BUILDING 100 VICTOR NY 14564
Rct 2020 Investments Llc 10 percent owner 207 HIGH POINT DRIVE BUILDING 100 VICTOR NY 14564
Fink Nicholas I. director 510 LAKE COOK ROAD DEERFIELD IL 60015
Daniels Jennifer director C/O BARNES & NOBLE, INC. 122 FIFTH AVENUE NEW YORK NY 10011
Johnson Susan S director 303 PEACHTREE STREET, NE ATLANTA GA 30308
Hernandez Ernesto M director C/O CONSTELLATION BRANDS, INC. 207 HIGH POINT DRIVE, BLDG. 100 VICTOR NY 14564
Schmeling Judy director C/O HSN, INC. 1 HSN DRIVE ST.PETERSBURG FL 33729
Mccarthy Daniel J director FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS 401 MERRITT 7 NORWALK CT 06851
Newlands William A director, officer: President & CEO C/O CONSTELLATION BRANDS, INC. 207 HIGH POINT DR., BUILDING 100 VICTOR NY 14564
Bourdeau James O. officer: EVP & Gen. Counsel C/O CONSTELLATION BRANDS, INC. 207 HIGH POINT DRIVE, BLDG. 100 VICTOR NY 14564
Sabia James A. Jr. officer: EVP & Chief Marketing Officer C/O CONSTELLATION BRANDS, INC. 207 HIGH POINT DRIVE, BLDG. 100 VICTOR NY 14564

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