Constellation Brands, Best in Breed for Beer Stocks?
Here is a article from Motley Fool about Constellation Brands (STZ) and the secret to their success over the last five years. Constellation Brands has a great portfolio of beer, wine and spirits that include Corona, Modelo, Pacifico and craft beer maker Ballast Point on the beer side among others. Robert Mondavi and Clos du Bois headline a wide variety of wines. Casa Noble tequila and Svedka vodka are notable brands in their spirits portfolio.
The stock is up 18.37% YTD and a whopping 700% over the last five years. The company offers a 1% annual dividend and remains a favorite among the “sin” stocks (which include cigarette, alcohol and casino stocks).