2. As of noon trading, Constellation Brands ( STZ) is up $11.79 (37.0%) to $43.67 on heavy volume Thus far, 36.0 million shares of Constellation Brands exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $40.05-$44.18 after having opened the day at $40.80 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.88.

Constellation Brands, Inc. produces and markets beverage alcohol in the United States and internationally. Constellation Brands has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 11.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Constellation Brands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Constellation Brands as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Constellation Brands Ratings Report now.

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