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Where STZ’s Valuation Stands Prior to Its Fiscal 4Q16 Results
On March 31, 2017, Constellation Brands (STZ) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings multiple) of 22.2x.
FEZ’s Holdings: 65% Were above the 100-Day Moving Average
On November 4, 65% of the SPDR Euro Stoxx 50 ETF’s (FEZ) portfolio holdings closed above the 100-day moving average—compared to 62% on November 3.
Distilled Spirits Are Growing Steadily
Beer has been losing its market share in recent years, giving way to distilled spirits and wine.
Evaluating Kraft Heinz’s Core Business Strategies
Kraft Heinz is focusing on core business practices, including ZBB (zero-based budgeting), revenue management, and MBO (management by objectives).
Investment-Grade Bond Funds Witnessed Outflows in 1Q16
According to Lipper fund flows data, investment-grade bond funds saw net outflows of $517.5 million in 1Q16.
Latin America–Focused Mutual Funds: To Be Avoided in 2016?
In this series, we’ve reviewed eight Latin America–focused mutual funds (BDERX) in terms of their sectoral changes over the past year.
Will Constellation Brands’ Fiscal 1Q17 Earnings Beat Estimates?
For fiscal 1Q17, analysts expect Constellation Brands to deliver adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.52.
Anheuser-Busch InBev Bids for SABMiller: Analysis
On October 7, Anheuser-Busch InBev announced a formal cash bid of 42.2 pounds per share to SABMiller’s board. This was the third offer rejected by SABMiller.
Alcoholic Beverages: A Key Category of the Beverage Industry
According to the Beverage Marketing Corporation, alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, and distilled spirits, account for 20% of the US beverage market.
SABMiller Rises 1.30% on Proposed Takeover Bid by Anheuser-Busch
SABMiller (SAB) gained 1.30% and topped the iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (EWU) on September 28.
Cantillon gained a position in AmBev via a stock swap merger deal
Cantillon’s 3.9% position in Ambev SA (ABEV) replaced the hedge fund’s 4.46% position in Companhia Bebidas (ABV) due to a stock swap merger deal in November.
Why the Eurozone May Need More Monetary Stimulus
GDP (gross domestic product) growth was expected to rise in Q2 on the back of the monetary stimulus from the ECB to boost economic activity.
Why Constellation Brands Has Fallen More than 12% Today
On January 9, Constellation Brands (STZ) reported its third-quarter results before the market opened. The third quarter ended on November 30.
Demand for Expensive Liquor Is Growing
The performance of liquor business in 2014 reflects the premiumization trend, or a preference for better, premium, or expensive liquor brands.
Anheuser-Busch InBev Continues to Face Headwinds in the US
In June 2015, Anheuser-Busch InBev announced an investment of over $1.5 billion toward product development and sustainability efforts in the US.
Can Constellation Brands Afford Margin Expansion in Fiscal 1Q17?
In fiscal 4Q16, which ended on February 29, 2016, Constellation Brands’ gross margin expanded by 100 basis points to 45.1%, driven by the company’s premiumization efforts.
Constellation Brands Ends Fiscal 2020 with Strong Q4 Earnings
Constellation Brands ended fiscal 2020 on a strong note with better-than-expected fourth-quarter results. The company reported sales of $1.90 billion.
Will Constellation Brands’ Q4 Earnings Beat the Expectations?
On April 1, Reuters reported that Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ) accepted locals’ vote in Mexicali. Locals oppose the construction of a brewery.
What to Expect from Constellation Brands’ Q3 Earnings
Constellation Brands (STZ) is scheduled to release its earnings results for the third quarter of fiscal 2020 on January 8.
Boston Beer Company: An introduction to better beer business
Boston Beer Company Inc. (SAM) is the largest craft brewer in the United States, having sold ~2.7 million barrels of proprietary core brand products.
Will Constellation Brands Stock Rise on Q1 Results?
Constellation Brands (STZ) plans to announce its results for the first quarter of fiscal 2020 on June 28. Constellation Brands stock has risen 14.4% since the start of this year. Analysts expect the company’s adjusted EPS to decline 6.8% to $2.05 in the first quarter.
How Analysts Reacted to Constellation Brands’ Q4 Results
Constellation Brands (STZ) announced better-than-expected results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019 on April 4.
Analysts Upgrade Constellation Brands before Its Q3 Results
Susquehanna upgraded Constellation Brands stock to “neutral” from “negative” and assigned a target price of $174.
Constellation Brands’ Valuation before Q2 2019 Results
Constellation Brands’ (STZ) 12-month forward PE multiple has declined 4.9% since the results of the first quarter of fiscal 2019.
Constellation Brands: Will Upcoming Results Help the Stock?
Constellation Brands (STZ) is set to announce its second quarter of fiscal 2019 results on October 4. It disappointed in the first quarter.
How Constellation Brands Looks after Strong Fiscal 4Q18 Results
On April 3, Constellation Brands (STZ) declined 1.3% after Stifel downgraded its rating on the stock.
Marginal Rise in Industrial Confidence in Colombia in 2017
Industrial confidence in Colombia (GXG) improved in June 2017 to -5.4% as compared to -8.8% in May 2017.
Constellation Brands Announced Changes in Its Management
Constellation Brands declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 per share on its Class A common stock and $0.36 per share on its Class B common stock.
What Moody’s Thinks of Constellation Brands?
Constellation Brands (STZ) has a market cap of $29.0 billion. It rose 1.2% to close at $149.28 per share on January 13, 2017.
Constellation Brands’ Beer Segment: Key Drivers behind Q3 Sales
Constellation Brands’ (STZ) Beer segment remained a key growth driver in fiscal 3Q17, which ended on November 30, 2016.
Constellation Brands Gets Upgraded to ‘Buy’
Constellation Brands (STZ) has a market cap of $31.8 billion. It rose 2.1% to close at $157.99 per share on January 4, 2017.
Why Constellation Brands Sold Its Canadian Wine Business
Constellation Brands (STZ) fell 4.4% to close at $150.79 per share during the third week of December 2016.
Constellation Brands Announces New Share Repurchase Program
Constellation Brands (STZ) has a market cap of $31.5 billion. It rose 1.4% to close at $157.4 per share on November 21, 2016.
What Moody’s Thinks of Constellation Brands
Constellation Brands (STZ) has a market cap of $31.6 billion. It fell 0.68% to close at $152.87 per share on November 10, 2016.
Investing in STZ for Earnings Growth Is Becoming a No-Brainer
Constellation Brands (STZ) impressed investors with another quarter of strong earnings and sales growth in fiscal 2Q17. The beer, wine, and spirits producer beat the analysts’ earnings estimate for the eighth straight quarter.
Constellation Brands 2Q17 Margins: What Do Analysts Expect?
For fiscal 2Q17, which ended on August 31, 2016, analysts expect Constellation Brands’ gross margin to rise to 46.3% from 44.7% in 2Q16.
Will Constellation Brands’ Beer Portfolio Continue to Impress?
Constellation Brands (STZ) is leveraging the strong demand for its imported beers. It has an impressive portfolio of Mexican beer brands.
Marriott-Starwood Merger Gets Final Approval
The Marriott-Starwood merger received final approval from the Chinese regulatory authority. Both chains completed the deal on September 23, 2016.
Moody’s Downgrades Molson Coors’ Senior Notes to ‘Baa3’
Molson Coors Brewing (TAP) rose by 2.7% to close at $100.74 per share at the end of the fifth week of June 2016.
Constellation Brands Seeks Valuation for Its Wine Unit
Constellation Brands (STZ) has a market cap of $30.7 billion It fell by 0.49% to close at $153.40 per share on June 3, 2016.
How US High-Grade Bonds Benefit from Lower Yields in the EU
From June 2016 onward, the ECB will begin buying European high-grade bonds as part of its economic stimulus program.
Sector Composition Changes in PEUGX until 1Q16
The Putnam Europe Equity Fund – Class A’s (PEUGX) assets were spread across 70 holdings as of March 2016, one less than a quarter ago. It was managing assets worth $314 million.
Which Company Issued the Most High-Grade Bonds in 1Q16?
US corporates dominated the primary market for high-grade bonds in 1Q16 ended March 31, 2016. US corporates made up 32.2%, or $147.7 billion, of all issues.
How Have Investment-Grade Bonds Fared in Quality and Maturity?
Anheuser-Busch InBev, Apple, ExxonMobil, Berkshire Hathaway, and Newell Rubbermaid were among the biggest issuers of investment-grade bonds in 1Q16.
January Saw the Highest Issuance of Investment-Grade Bonds
Investment-grade corporate bonds worth $458.3 billion were issued in the primary market in the first quarter ended March 31, 2016.
Inside Barclays’ Raised Price Target for Constellation Brands
Constellation Brands fell by 1.9% to close at $157.37 per share on April 7. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 4.2%, 12.4%, and 10.7%.
Mixed Quantitative Metrics for MDEFX until March 15
MDEFX’s quantitative metrics are sending mixed signals. While its information ratio is below average, its alpha for the one-year period ended March 15, 2016, is above average.
What’s the Harding Loevner International Equity Portfolio’s Strategy?
The Harding Loevner International Equity Portfolio invests in developed markets except the US and in established companies from emerging and frontier markets.
A Recap of Investment-Grade Corporate Bonds Year-to-Date in 2016
Until the week ended February 19, 2016, the year-to-date (or YTD) issuance of investment-grade corporate bonds stood at $216.6 billion.
The BlackRock EuroFund: Volatility Continues into 2016
The BlackRock EuroFund: Overview We’ll be analyzing the BlackRock EuroFund – Investor A Shares (MDEFX) in this article. The BlackRock EuroFund (all asset classes) is one of the smaller funds in this review. It was managing assets worth $391.5 million as of January 2016. As of December 2015, its assets were spread across 60 holdings […]
How Is FAIDX Doing following Its Tough Month in January?
The Fidelity Advisor International Discovery Fund – Class A (FAIDX) was launched in December 1986.
EON Is in Talks to Sell Its Stake in Turkey’s Enerjisa
EON returned -40% in 2015, and its current price-to-earnings ratio is 17.8x. It’s trading 1% below its 100-day moving average. This was a storng resistance point.
Anheuser-Busch Had Record Issuances in High-Grade Bonds Last Week
Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) issued $46.0 billion in high-grade bonds rated A2/A- rated on January 13. This was the second largest high-grade bond issuance on record.
$62.47 Billion in Investment-Grade Corporate Bonds Issued Last Week
Investment-grade corporate bonds worth $62.47 billion were issued in the primary market in the week ended January 15, 2016. Investment-grade corporate bonds worth $29.68 billion were issued in the previous week.
Slow Global Growth: Is the Magic of Emerging Markets Over?
Apart from emerging and developing economies, commodity exporters—including Brazil and Russia—have been hit hard due to the fall in commodity exports.
Goldman Sachs Upgrades Compania Cervecerias Unidas to a “Buy”
Compania Cervecerias Unidas (CCU) has a market capitalization of $3.6 billion. It rose by 1.8% to close at $19.44 per share as of January 15, 2016.
Anheuser-Busch Rose by 22% in 2015
Anheuser-Busch (BUD) provided the positive return of 22% in FEZ in 2015. Currently, the stock is trading at 114.6 euros. Its 52-week high is 119.65 euros.
Auto Manufacturing Industry Emerged as FEZ’s Biggest Loser
On Friday, December 11, 2015, auto manufacturing stocks emerged as the biggest losers for the SPDR Euro STOXX 50 ETF (FEZ). Daimler, BMW, and Volkswagen fell 4.5%, 4%, and 3.5%, respectively.
Multiyear Low Crude Oil Triggers Free Fall in European Market
Crude oil and commodity prices continued to fall on December 11, 2015, creating a nervousness in the minds of investors. Then investors exited their positions, which led to a global sell-off.
FEZ and EWJ Stocks Trading above Moving Averages
On Tuesday, November 24, 2015, the top performing stocks of the SPDR Euro STOXX 50 ETF (FEZ) were Volkswagen (VLKAY), Repsol, Anheuser-Busch (BUD), and Total (TOT).
Basics about the Fidelity Diversified International Fund (FDIVX)
According to the fund, the Fidelity Diversified International Fund (FDIVX) intends to attain capital appreciation by “normally investing primarily in non-U.S. securities.”
FEZ Traded Below Its 100-Day Moving Average on November 10
Although FEZ has been moving below its 100-day and 20-day moving averages in the last three trading sessions, it didn’t fall below its 50-day moving average.
Macro Indicators Suggest Mixed Signals for the Eurozone
As of November 10, FEZ, a Eurozone equity-tracking ETF, had fallen in the last five trading sessions. That day, it closed at $35.91, a 0.42% fall from the previous trading session.
Euro Falls as Draghi Comments on Further Easing
The euro-to-US-dollar currency pair fell below the support level of 1.1 after comments from ECB (European Central Bank) chief Mario Draghi on further quantitative easing.
FEZ: 93% of the Portfolio above 50-Day Moving Average
On November 2, 93% of the portfolio holdings of the SPDR Euro Stoxx 50 ETF (FEZ) closed above their 50-day moving average.
FEZ Hit by Global Woes: Closed below Moving Averages October 16
On October 16, FEZ shares closed at $36.30, below its 100-day, 50-day, and 20-day moving averages. In 3Q15, it gained 4.0% but lost 7.2% due to global woes.
Alcoa Reported a Fall in Income Quarter-over-Quarter
Alcoa (AA) has a market cap of $14.42 billion. Its YTD (year-to-date) price movement is falling day by day. Alcoa’s income has fallen every quarter.
An Analysis of Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Debt Levels and Leverage
ABI could leverage ~$50 billion through debt financing. As of June 30, its total debt was ~$51.5 billion, with a total-debt-to-total-assets ratio of ~35.9%.
Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Acquisition of SABMiller: Divestitures at a Glance
ABI has been one of the most active companies in the acquisition of other beer firms. The Belgium-based company itself came from a prior $52 billion deal.
A Closer Look at the Altria Group’s Brand Stable
Altria’s brands include Marlboro, Copenhagen, Skoal, Black & Mild, and MarkTen, plus wines like Ste. Michelle, Columbia Crest, 14 Hands, and Stag’s Leap.
US Taste for Imported Beer Continues to Grow in 1Q15
Imported beer volumes in the United States increased by 13.0% to 231.2 million gallons in the first quarter of 2015 on a year-over-year basis.
Luxor Capital Reduces Position in Constellation Brands
Constellation Brands is a leading international beverage alcohol company with a broad portfolio of premium imported beer, wine, and spirits brands.
Craft Beer and Its Rising Popularity
Americans are moving toward craft beer due to better taste, innovation, and brewing techniques. Its market share increased to 11% in 2014 from 7.8% in 2013.
Why is Beer Losing Ground to Wine and Spirits?
The beer market share in terms of supplier revenues has fallen from 56.0% in 1999 to 47.8% in 2014. The decline is more evident in the light beer category.
Beer Brands That Make a Difference in the US Market
Bud Light is the leader among major beer brands, with 18% share of the beer market based on the 2013 total beer industry shipments of 211.7 million barrels.
Beer Dominates Alcoholic Beverage Market
Beer is the dominant category in the alcoholic beverage industry with a 47.8% market share of the gross supplier revenue figures for 2014.
Why the Alcoholic Beverage Industry Is So Highly Taxed
The alcoholic beverage industry is highly taxed. The government earns $2 for every $1 earned by alcoholic beverage producers, wholesalers, and retailers.
How Important Is the Alcoholic Beverage Industry to the Economy?
In an economic study, the American Beverage Licensees estimated the economic impact of the alcoholic beverage industry in 2014 to be more than $245 billion.
The economic importance and limitations of the Fed funds rate
The base rate has been in the range 0% to 0.25% since December 2008, as the Fed tries to spur economic growth following the Great Recession and financial crisis.