Here's A Reason Why Constellation Brands (STZ) Stock Closed Lower Today - TheStreet

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Constellation Brands (STZ) - Get Report closed down on Wednesday as the stock was removed from RBC Capital Markets' "focus list."

The stock is up about 16% this year, the firm noted.

"To us, STZ has played its role as compounder this year. And while we see more upside ahead, we believe the stock might take a near-term pause around the quarter as buy side expectations are already assuming a beat and raise this quarter," RBC Capital wrote in an analyst note earlier today.

But the firm maintained its "outperform" rating and $181 price target on shares of the Victor, NY-based alcoholic beverage company.

The company's brands include Ballast Point, Corona, Casa Noble tequila, Modelo, Woodbridge wines and Svedka vodka.

 Separately, TheStreet Ratings Team has a "Buy" rating with a score of A+ on the stock.

The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. 

Recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: STZ

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