We’ve previously covered stocks that could get a boost during certain times of the year such as retail stocks at Christmas or auto repair stocks during the icy winter months. St. Patrick’s Day has just passed and plenty of goods were consumed on March 17th to celebrate the Irish holiday. It’s probably no surprise that the most common item associated with the holiday in America is the consumption of alcohol, a tradition that began when Lenten restrictions on eating and alcohol were lifted for the Feast of Saint Patrick. Read on to see how five of the largest alcohol companies stack up in light of the recent St. Patrick’s Day festivities.
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