Are Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HE) And Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) Value Investors’ Bread And Butter?

0 analysts out of 5 Wall Street brokerage firms rate Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HE) as a Buy, while 3 see it as a Sell. The rest 2 describe it as a Hold. HE stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $43.06. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $42.44. Analysts have set HE’s consensus price at $36.38, effectively giving it a -14.74% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $40 (up -6.26% from current price levels). HE has a 9.7% ROE, lower than the 11.85% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 10.22%.

It is expected that in Jun 2019 quarter HE will have an EPS of $0.43, suggesting a 2.38% growth. For Sep 2019 is projected at $0.63. It means that there could be a 5% growth in the quarter. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by 4.86% to about $1.94. As for the coming year, growth will be about 7.22%, lifting earnings to $2.08. RSI after the last trading period was 58.51. HE recorded a change of 1.23% over the past week and returned 7.21% over the last three months while the HE stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of 1.4%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at 16.52%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of 8.96% while the shares have moved 28.91% for the past 12 months.

Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HE) currently trades at $42.67, which is lower by -0.86% its previous price. It has a total of 109.62 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 0.63. The company’s stock volume dropped to 0.47 million, worse than 365.35 thousands that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day increase of about 1.23% in its price means HE is now 16.52% higher on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43223.33 since its $43.53 52-week high price recorded on 7th of June 2019. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of 28.91 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $10.08 above the 52 week low of $32.59 set on 15th of June 2018.

Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HE)’s EPS was $0.42 as reported for the March quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.37. That means that its growth in general now stands at 14%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.38 given by the analysts brought a positive surprise of 11%. HE March quarter revenue was $661.61 million, compared to $645.87 million recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a 2% growth rate. The company’s $15.74 million revenue growth that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) shares appreciated 1.56% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to 5.7%. STZ’s price now at $194.96 is weaker than the 50-day average of $197.52. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $190.94 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 158.82 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 186.29 million. The company’s management holds a total of 0.5%, while institutional investors hold about 83.2% of the remaining shares. STZ share price finished last trade -0.04% below its 20 day simple moving average and its upbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is 2.08%, while closing the session with -1.1% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) shares were last observed trading -16.78% down since June 20, 2018 when the peak of $234.26 was hit. Last month’s price growth of -4.07% puts STZ performance for the year now at 21.23%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 29.65%, a 52-week worst price since Jan. 09, 2019. However, it is regaining value with 3.37% in the last 6 months. From a technical perspective, it appears more likely that the stock will experience a Bull Run market as a result of the strong support seen recently between $190.53 and $192.75. The immediate resistance area is now $196.24 Williams’s %R (14) for STZ moved to 32.76 while the stochastic %K points at 57.91.

STZ’s beta is 0.69; meaning investors could reap lower returns, although it also poses lower risks. The company allocated $15.57 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $1.8 billion, which was 2% versus $1.77 billion in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Feb 19 quarter came in at $1.84 compared to $1.9 in the year-ago quarter and had represented -3% year-over-year earnings per share growth. STZ’s ROA is 13.2%, higher than the 4.04% industry average. Although a more robust percentage would be better, consideration is given to how well peers within the industry performed. Companies within the sector had an ROA of 24.65%.

Estimated quarterly earnings for Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) are around $2.09 per share in three months through May with $2.68 also the estimate for August quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at -5% and -6.62%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be -7.76%, the target being $8.56 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 13.43%, more likely to see it hit the $9.71 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 42.3%. STZ ranks higher in comparison to an average of 12.9% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 11.82%.