Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ), Blackstone Group LP (BX) and Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX): Marque Millennium Capital Management’s Best Equity Picks

Marque Millennium Capital Management LCC did not have a lot of activities in 1Q2015, according to its latest regulatory filing. The fund neither sold nor purchased shares in 1Q. However, due to stock price fluctuations during the quarter, Marque Millennium Capital Management’s equity portfolio decreased to slightly over 254 million in the latest report from more than 254.32 million in the prior filing.

The fund has most of its equity investment in IT industry at 26% and other significant positions in Finance and Healthcare. During 1Q, the dollar value for Marque Millennium Capital Management appreciated in all its top-three best positions.

Here is a brief look at the fund’s top-three best stocks Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ), Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) and Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) at the end of 1Q.

Dollar value in Constellation Brands appreciates

Marque Millennium Capital Management owned 103,550 shares in valued at more than $12 million in Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ). The numbers of shares held in the leading global alcohol company remained unchanged between 1Q2015 and 4Q2014. However, dollar valued rose from nearly $10.2 million in 4Q.

Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) recently initiated cash dividend for the first time since its IPO in 1973. The company unveiled dividend of $0.31 per share for Class A shares and $0.28 share for Class B shares.

Stake valuation in rise

Marque Millennium Capital Management disclosed owning 288,120 shares worth $11.21 million in Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) at the end of 1Q. Although the fun held the same number of shares in the past quarter, dollar value in Blackstone Group appreciated from $9.75 million back then.

Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) declared the largest dividend payout ever of $0.89 a share for its 1Q. The firm disclosed that its 1Q EPS rose to $1.01 from $0.44 a year earlier.

Valuation in Express Scripts jumps in 1Q

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) closes the list of Marque Millennium Capital Management’s top-three best equity picks at the end of 1Q. The fund maintained ownership of 103,400 shares valued at $8.97 million in the company in 1Q, with dollar value in the pharmacy manager rising from $8.76 million in 4Q.

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