Constellation Brands Inc ( STZ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 06, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 24, 2016. Shareholders who purchased STZ prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 29.03% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $158.83, the dividend yield is 1.01%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STZ was $158.83, representing a -0.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $160.39 and a 38.73% increase over the 52 week low of $114.49.
STZ is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA ( BUD ) and Coca-Cola Company ( KO ). STZ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.19. Zacks Investment Research reports STZ's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 15.44%, compared to an industry average of 1.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to STZ through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have STZ as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ )
- PowerShares DWA Consumer Staples Momentum Portfolio ( PSL )
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF - DNQ ( VOT )
- iShares Russell Midcap Growth ETF ( IWP )
- Guggenheim Russell 2000 Equal Weight ETF (EWRM).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PBJ with an increase of 0.21% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of STZ at 5.4%.
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