Let's talk about the popular Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ). The company's shares saw a significant share price rise of over 20% in the past couple of months on the NYSE. With many analysts covering the large-cap stock, we may expect any price-sensitive announcements have already been factored into the stock’s share price. However, could the stock still be trading at a relatively cheap price? Let’s examine Constellation Brands’s valuation and outlook in more detail to determine if there’s still a bargain opportunity.
What is Constellation Brands worth?
Great news for investors – Constellation Brands is still trading at a fairly cheap price. My valuation model shows that the intrinsic value for the stock is $321.90, which is above what the market is valuing the company at the moment. This indicates a potential opportunity to buy low. What’s more interesting is that, Constellation Brands’s share price is theoretically quite stable, which could mean two things: firstly, it may take the share price a while to move to its intrinsic value, and secondly, there may be less chances to buy low in the future once it reaches that value. This is because the stock is less volatile than the wider market given its low beta.
What does the future of Constellation Brands look like?
Future outlook is an important aspect when you’re looking at buying a stock, especially if you are an investor looking for growth in your portfolio. Although value investors would argue that it’s the intrinsic value relative to the price that matter the most, a more compelling investment thesis would be high growth potential at a cheap price. Though in the case of Constellation Brands, it is expected to deliver a relatively unexciting top-line growth of 2.7% in the next few years, which doesn’t help build up its investment thesis. Growth doesn’t appear to be a main reason for a buy decision for the company, at least in the near term.
What this means for you:
Are you a shareholder? Even though growth is relatively muted, since STZ is currently undervalued, it may be a great time to accumulate more of your holdings in the stock. However, there are also other factors such as financial health to consider, which could explain the current undervaluation.
Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping an eye on STZ for a while, now might be the time to make a leap. Its future outlook isn’t fully reflected in the current share price yet, which means it’s not too late to buy STZ. But before you make any investment decisions, consider other factors such as the track record of its management team, in order to make a well-informed buy.
Price is just the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper into what truly matters – the fundamentals – before you make a decision on Constellation Brands. You can find everything you need to know about Constellation Brands in the latest infographic research report. If you are no longer interested in Constellation Brands, you can use our free platform to see my list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.
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