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Constellation is targeting an EPS of between US$7.70 and US$8

Pivotal Research's price objective indicates a potential upside of 36.31% from the company's previous close. The stock's average target of $26.67 is -34.00% below today's ($40.41) share price. The Nasdaq composite rose 14 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5,878.

Constellation, which makes most of its beer in Mexico, has faced investor skittishness due to potential tax changes on US imports by President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans.

As for the coming year which started on March 1, Constellation is targeting an EPS of between US$7.70 and US$8.

Finally, Cowen and Company lowered their target price on shares of L Brands from $74.00 to $65.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a report on Thursday, January 5th. The stock presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $178.22. (NYSE:STZ). Stifel, a Missouri-based fund reported 56,954 shares. The stock had a trading volume of 4,178,981 shares. Our experts cover all kinds of trades... from value to momentum. from stocks under $10 to ETF and option moves. from stocks that corporate insiders are buying up to companies that are about to report positive earnings surprises. The company has market cap of $33.79 billion.

L Brands (NYSE:LB) traded up 10.51% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $47.63.


The president's posturing toward Mexico had a "disproportionately negative impact on Latino consumer confidence" in the fourth quarter of the company's fiscal year 2017, which ended February 28, said Sands, answering a question from Pablo Zuanic, an analyst with Susquehanna International Group. Feb-Q adjusted EPS of $1.48, vs. $1.19, is $0.09 above our estimate. Freshford Capital Management reported 9.25% of its portfolio in Constellation Brands, Inc.

The year-to-date performance of the stock is 5.56%.

Constellation forecast 2018 earnings of $7.70-$8 per share, beating analysts' average estimate of $7.51 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. This is better than the Street analysts expectations of $7.51 a share. Moreover, Nippon Life Ins Communications has 0.05% invested in Constellation Brands, Inc. If you are viewing this piece of content on another domain, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA & global copyright laws.

Sands also referred to comments from John Kelly, the homeland security secretary, who recently said it was unlikely that Trump's wall would extend the full length of the Mexican border.

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