Constellation delivers beer profits, but weakness in wine prompts a downgrade


Bottles of Corona, Modelo and Pacifico beer are displayed on the a shelf at a supermarket on April 6, 2017 in San Rafael, California.
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Constellation Brands reported an earnings beat on Wednesday that was driven by strength in its beer business. However, shares fell 4% after an initial move up, as investors — including us — remain troubled by continued weakness in the wines and spirits business.

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