BUD : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Benzinga Market Primer: Thursday, August 1: Futures Up On Europe ...

    August 1, 2013
    Futures Higher on Economic Data U.S. equity futures are significantly up in early pre-market trade based on strong Asian ...
  2. Constellation Comes In A Little Soft, But Will Anyone Really ...

    July 2, 2013
    Constellation is highly prized by the Street, but operating performance came up a bit short.
  3. STZ Upgraded to Strong Buy - Analyst Blog

    June 14, 2013
    On Jun 12, 2013, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Constellation Brands Inc. to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
  4. Molson Coors Launches New Drink - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    Molson Canadian, one of the leading brands of Molson Coors, is expanding its product line with the introduction of a non-beer ...
  5. STZ Expands in the U.S. Beer Market - Analyst Blog

    June 10, 2013
    Constellation Brands Inc completed the acquisition of Grupo Modelo, S.A.B. de C.V.'s U.S. beer business from Anheuser-Busch ...
  6. It's Still Miller Time In The Emerging Markets

    May 23, 2013
    SABMiller is expensive, but the company's long-term growth potential in emerging markets is enormous.
  7. Pricey Constellation Brands Has A Lot To Live Up To

    April 11, 2013
    Constellation is seeing solid volume growth, but investors are already very bullish on the sector.
  8. SeaWorld IPO Looks To Raise $500 Million: Should You Buy?

    April 10, 2013
    On April 8 Blackstone filed an IPO registration statement amendment that ups the original $100 million amount to as much ...
  9. Constellation Brands Looks To Keep The Recovery Flowing

    January 14, 2013
    Constellation's wine business is back on track, but is its stock a bargain?
  10. Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks, Including Anheuser-Busch InBev ...

    November 23, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has moved up 1.3%; the S&P 500 has increased 1%; and the Dow has risen ...
  11. Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and Other Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks ...

    November 19, 2012
    The Nasdaq has increased 1.7%, the S&P 500 has risen 1.5% and the Dow is trading up 1.3%, marking a bad morning for the market. ...
  12. Anheuser-Busch InBev NV Among Consumer/Non-Cyclical's Biggest ...

    October 16, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq moving up 1.1%, the S&P 500 rising 1% and the Dow climbing 1%. The Consumer/Non-Cyclical ...
  13. Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and More Big Movers in Consumer/Non-Cyclical ...

    October 9, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far: the Nasdaq has decreased 1.7%; the S&P 500 has decreased 0.8%; and the Dow is down ...
  14. Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks, Including Anheuser-Busch InBev ...

    October 5, 2012
    The market is having a good day so far: the Nasdaq has increased 0.2%; the S&P 500 is trading up 0.5%; and the Dow is up ...
  15. Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and Other Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks ...

    October 2, 2012
    The Nasdaq has moved up 0.4%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.1% and the Dow has decreased 0.2% after the morning's trading. ...
  16. Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and Other Big Movers In Consumer/Non-Cyclical ...

    September 28, 2012
    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has fallen 0.8%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.7%; ...
  17. Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and Other Big Movers In Consumer/Non-Cyclical ...

    September 10, 2012
    The Nasdaq has declined 0.6%, the S&P 500 has moved little and the Dow has risen 0.1% so far today. These are the biggest ...
  18. Sectors With Good Returns In A Volatile Market

    September 8, 2012
    Tabacco, restaurants and discount stores are just a few of the sectors that are performing well in a volatile market.
  19. Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and Other Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks ...

    September 6, 2012
    The market has been doing well after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq is up 1.9%; the S&P 500 has climbed 1.8%; and the ...
  20. Diageo Lives Up To Its Billing

    August 24, 2012
    Diageo continues to grow as expected, but the stock is not a bargain, even though it seems about 10 to 20% undervalued.
  21. Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and Other Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks ...

    August 24, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has risen 0.6%; the S&P 500 is up 0.5%; and the Dow has moved up 0.6%. ...
  22. STZ Finishes $650M Debt Offering - Analyst Blog

    August 21, 2012
    The world's leading premium wine and spirits distributor, Constellation Brands Inc. (STZ), took a step forward in completing ...
  23. Burger King Delivers A Whopper Of A Quarter

    August 6, 2012
    Burger King announced excellent Q2 earnings August 1 Find out what that means for the recent IPO investors.
  24. Procter & Gamble and Other Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks Making ...

    August 3, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq is up 2.2%; the S&P 500 is trading up 2%; and the Dow has increased ...
  25. Biggest Consumer/Non-Cyclical Sector Movers for July 26, 2012, ...

    July 26, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq has risen 1.1%; the S&P 500 has increased 1.3%; and the Dow has moved ...
  26. STZ Closes Mark West Acquisition - Analyst Blog

    July 18, 2012
    Constellation Brands Inc. (STZ) has recently completed the acquisition of Mark West wine brand from California-based Purple ...
  27. Consumer/Non-Cyclical Sector's Biggest Movers for July 5, 2012

    July 5, 2012
    The Nasdaq has moved up 0.3%, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.2% and the Dow has declined 0.1% after the morning's trading. The ...
  28. Constellation Makes A Big Bet On The U.S. Beer Business

    July 4, 2012
    Constellation's $1.85 billion acquisition of Grupo Modelo's 50% interest in Crown Imports indicates a big commitment to the ...
  29. Constellation Acquires Crown Import - Analyst Blog

    July 3, 2012
    In a strategic move to enhance its presence in the U.S. beer market, Constellation Brands Inc. (STZ) has entered into an ...
  30. Beyond the PIIGS, Three Troubled European ETFs to Watch - ETF ...

    June 27, 2012
    Thanks to ongoing issues in countries like Spain and Greece, the focus of many investors continues to be on the PIIGS group ...
  31. Consumer/Non-Cyclical Sector's Biggest Movers for June 26, 2 ...

    June 26, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq has climbed 0.2%, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.1% and the Dow is down 0.1%. The Consumer/Non-Cyclical ...
  32. Brown-Forman Another Example Of Overpaying For Safety

    June 8, 2012
    Brown-Forman is a pretty typical over-priced "safe" stock.
  33. Molson Coors Modestly Moving Forward

    May 22, 2012
    Molson Coors investors should be able to drink in modest total shareholder gains over time.
  34. 3 Ways To Play Pernod-Ricard

    May 7, 2012
    Liquor companies are doing really well these days, especially Pernod-Ricard. Here are three ways to own its stock.
  35. Constellation Brands Completes Its Transformation

    April 25, 2012
    Constellation closed out the year with plummeting sales and a slight drop in profits, but it has positioned itself to own ...
  36. Can Diageo Keep The Party Going?

    February 13, 2012
    Diageo's strong results show a lot of progress in emerging markets.
  37. Constellation Brands' Toned-down Strategy

    January 9, 2012
    Constellation has embarked on a strategy to jettison less appealing brands from its portfolio.
  38. 3 Reasons To Hook Into Craft Brewers Alliance

    November 29, 2011
    The micro-cap craft brewer recently sold its 42% interest in Goose Island Breweries. Trading at a much lower P/S, now is ...
  39. Coca-Cola: A Great Company, An Iffy Stock

    October 21, 2011
    Coca-Cola may be a safe play, but overpaying will erode that benefit.
  40. Constellation Grows By Shrinking

    October 11, 2011
    Constellation has a tough primary market, with uncertainty in wine, beer and liquor sales. Management is taking the right ...
  41. AmBev Brewery Is Chugging Ahead Of Its Peers

    September 19, 2011
    The Brazilian brewer is getting near a 52-week high. I'll look at three reasons to own the Latin American ADR.
  42. Diageo Standing Out In A Dispirited Market

    August 26, 2011
    Diageo is bucking a disappointing trend in the beverage industry.
  43. The Beer Bear Market

    July 15, 2011
    Investors favored brewers like Anheuser-Busch and others for their relative safety and yields in a tough market, but the ...
  44. Constellation Waits For The Stars To Be Right

    July 5, 2011
    Constellation needs to liven up its brands to keep the stock exciting.
  45. Wet Your Whistle With Beverage Stocks

    June 29, 2011
    With the dog days of summer ahead of us, it may be time for investors to consider adding a glass of beverage stocks to a ...
  46. Constellation Brands Finalizing Its "Premiumization" Strategy

    April 12, 2011
    There is uncertainty over how Constellation Brands' remaining businesses will grow over the long haul.
  47. Molson Coors Analyst Meeting Review

    April 7, 2011
    Molson Coors held an analyst meeting and reviewed its operating achievements and strategy over the next few years.
  48. The Rally In Rice

    February 8, 2011
    As agriculture and food prices continue their skyward climb, rice remains a value compared to the others.
  49. Sinfully Good Dividends

    February 2, 2011
    While socially responsible investing has its merits, investors adopting a pure moral portfolio may be missing out some nice ...
  50. Constellation Brands Remains A Work In Progress

    January 13, 2011
    Constellation Brands looks appealing with low earnings and free cash flow multiples, but investors may want to wait.
  51. A Consumer Loyalty Portfolio

    October 11, 2010
    As uncertainty still plagues the economy, consumers have been reluctant to spend. Firms that have created real brand loyalty ...
  52. Constellation Brands Not Going Nova Yet

    October 8, 2010
    Constellation still needs time to grow, but patient investors could reap big benefits.
  53. Low Prices, Weak Sentiment Means Strong Stocks

    July 21, 2010
    Weak consumer sentiment and low prices result in strong stock performance for some companies.
  54. The World Cup 2010 Portfolio

    June 2, 2010
    Stocks that could really score during the World Cup 2010.
  55. A Market That Will Drive You To Drink

    May 31, 2010
    The stocks of alcoholic beverage manufacturers can be an island of calm during chaotic times in the economy and stock market.
  56. India's Rising Thirst

    May 27, 2010
    India is a land of opportunity for investors - especially when it comes to liquor.
  57. How Commercials Impact Stock Prices

    May 14, 2010
    Commercials can entertain or enrage, but can they move a company's stock price?
  58. Brewing Up Profits

    May 10, 2010
    Niche plays offer potential in an otherwise flat beer market.
  59. Sam Adams Brewing Growth In The U.S.

    March 11, 2010
    Boston Beer is one of the few growing domestic beer operators and boasts it is the "country's largest-selling craft beer ...
  60. Boston Beer Continues To Impress

    February 2, 2010
    Craft beer sales were up in 2009 while overall sales were down. Boston Beer is at the front of this charge. Here's a look ...
  61. Does The Heineken Deal Taste Good To Femsa?

    January 20, 2010
    Heineken announced January 11 that it was buying Femsa's beer operations. This is good for Heineken, but is it good for Femsa, ...
  62. Five Stocks Buffett Should Love

    March 2, 2009
    Buffett's appreciation of book value growth could put these five stocks at the top of his list.
  63. Potent Potables For Your Portfolio

    June 27, 2008
    Ward off a recession this summer with our list of five spirited stocks.
  64. Boston Beer Abuzz

    March 13, 2008
    Shares of Boston Beer Company jumped 25% as the brewer more than doubled its profits. Worried consumers must love premium ...
  65. Benefit From The Inevitable

    March 7, 2008
    Consumer staples stocks offer excellent insulation against an economic freeze. One ETF provides both safety and return potential.
  66. Dethroning The King Of Beers (TAP, SBMRY)

    October 18, 2007
    Miller and Molson Coors plan to combine their U.S. operations. How will Anheuser-Busch respond?
  67. Drink Through The Good Times, Drink Through The Bad (STZ)

    October 11, 2007
    Beer and wine producer Constellation is well positioned to profit, no matter what the markets do next.
  68. Are Changes Needed After Tuesday's Sell-Off?

    February 28, 2007
    In the wake of Tuesday's dramatic sell-off, what portfolio alterations are needed going forward?
  69. Guard Your Portfolio Against the Possibility of War in Iran

    February 23, 2007
    Nobody wants a war in Iran, but investors need to protect their portfolios in case the worst case scenario does occur.
  70. The Burden Of Success (BRK.A, BRK.B)

    October 18, 2006
    Berkshire Hathaway’s past investing successes may make future successes more difficult to come by.
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