Constellation Brands Inc


  • Fortune's Fortunate Brands Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | 6:23 PM ET

    Fortune's CEO explains his strategy to steer clear of the worse of the housing debacle.

  • Wine Wiz Gary Vaynerchuk Talks Vino Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 7:57 PM ET

    Believe it or not, there are plenty of similarities between picking the right bottle and finding the right stocks.

  • Pops & Drops: Dell, True Religion... Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 6:38 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Dell and Fluor popped while True Religion and Western Refining dropped

  • Pops & Drops: Schering-Plough, MEMC Electronics... Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 6:51 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Schering-Plough and Constellation Brands popped while MEMC Electronics and Cisco dropped.

  • Trader Radar - Thursday Apr. 3rd Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 1:59 PM ET

    Q:  On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. As investors try to numb the pain of a weakening economy the world’s largest wine company offers many ‘tastes for life’’ from California cabernets to a New Zealand chardonnays. And for those in a different sort of spirit the company also distributes Corona beer and Black Velvet vodka. Investors had nothing to whine about today after this company posted better than expected earnings. Who is it?

  • Jobless Numbers Not To Markets Liking Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 9:07 AM ET

    407,000 initial jobless claims is the highest since the 425,000 reading of Sept 16, 2005. Disappointing. Futures dropped 8 points, bonds rallied. Continuing concerns over writedowns of European banks caused a brief rally in the dollar, but the poor jobless claims has taken much of the gains out.

  • Potable Profits Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 6:40 PM ET

    Conventional wisdown suggests that in good times people drink and in bad times people drink more. Should you buy the liquor company stocks to defend your portfolio from the credit crunch and slowing economy?

  • Don't Expect Consumers to Skimp on Their Booze Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 1:20 PM ET

    Americans may be drinking less, but they're drinking better.

  • Yo Ho Ho and A Bottle of Pricey Rum Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 3:03 PM ET

    For several years, rum distillers have been trying to ditch the product's image, which is so closely linked to pirates, palm trees, and cheap daiquiri drinks, in an attempt to capture their fair share of sales to cocktail-swilling trendsetters. 

  • Stocks Skid Back Into Correction Territory Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 2:56 PM ET

    Stocks skidded back into correction territory as investors worried that the tumbling economy may not only cripple mortgage lenders like Countrywide Financial but create problems for other companies like AT&T.

  • Constellation Plans to Buy Fortune's Wine Business Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | 9:04 AM ET

    Constellation Brands plans to buy the U.S. wine business of Fortune Brands for $885 million, the companies said Monday.

  • Raise A Glass To Prosperity Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 4:15 PM ET

    You might say Constellation Brands (STZ) is a sparkling company, at least currently. The world's largest winemaker (as well as the manufacturer of Corona and more) is trading up 1.5% after it upped guidance and reported earnings that beat Street estimates. Can Constellation sustain growth or is it likely to fizzle?

  • Volatility Decline Appears To Have Ended Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 9:41 AM ET

    Here are my morning observations: 1) If there's anything there is a consensus on, it's that the four-year decline in volatility is now ending. The implications of this are very important for hedge funds and active investors, particularly those that employ a quantitative strategy: 1) fewer concentrated portfolios (spreading out risk), 2) an unwinding of leverage, and 3) sector rotation.

  • Constellation Brands Profit Rises; Raises Forecast Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 9:13 AM ET

    Alcoholic drinks company Constellation Brands reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit Thursday and raised its full-year earnings outlook, helped by higher sales of branded wine and spirits.

  • Will October Spook the Market? Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 1:58 PM ET

    October's normally the month to fear on Wall Street, but it'll be hard to top the scary volatility of the summer. A hefty economic calendar, the start of corporate earnings season, news from the mired housing market, and the continuing unwinding of the credit crunch will keep market volatility high this coming month.

  • Constellation Brands Profit Drops 65%, Names New CEO Thursday, 28 Jun 2007 | 10:54 AM ET

    Constellation Brands Thursday posted a quarterly profit far above Wall Street estimates, as its efforts to cut the amount of wine it ships to U.S. distributors did not hurt sales as much as expected.

  • The Word on Chips, Liquor and more... Friday, 13 Apr 2007 | 9:21 PM ET

    Constellation Brands CEO Richard Sands joins the guys for a spirited discussion as they go behind the headlines and give you their take on ... Merck ... the railroads... and more. Find out where they're making fast money.

  • Constellation Brands' Fourth-Quarter Profit Rises 21% Thursday, 5 Apr 2007 | 9:18 AM ET

    Wine and spirits producer and marketer Constellation Brands said Thursday its fourth-quarter net income grew 21%, as strong wine sales helped offset a drop in sales of imported beer and competition in the British market.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Monday, 2 Apr 2007 | 6:39 PM ET

    The Lightning Round is back, and the callers are especially revved up. Cramer's got the word on Akamai, Cheesecake Factory and a lot more.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • In Stocks, Vice Beats Virtue Friday, 2 Mar 2007 | 6:54 PM ET

    Sin pays. You can invest in good corporate citizens and go nowhere, or you can get down with alcohol, tobacco and firearms to really make some money. Don’t believe us? Here’s proof.