Embotelladora Andina (NYSE: AKO.B) and Long Blockchain (NASDAQ:LBCC) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
6.5% of Embotelladora Andina shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.7% of Long Blockchain shares are owned by institutional investors. 18.1% of Long Blockchain shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Embotelladora Andina has a beta of 0.06, suggesting that its stock price is 94% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Long Blockchain has a beta of -52.2, suggesting that its stock price is 5,320% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Embotelladora Andina pays an annual dividend of $0.77 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Long Blockchain does not pay a dividend. Embotelladora Andina pays out 72.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Embotelladora Andina and Long Blockchain, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Embotelladora Andina presently has a consensus price target of $25.00, suggesting a potential downside of 13.13%. Given Embotelladora Andina’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Embotelladora Andina is more favorable than Long Blockchain.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Embotelladora Andina and Long Blockchain’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Embotelladora Andina||$2.63 billion||0.86||$117.68 million||$1.07||26.90|
|Long Blockchain||$4.56 million||6.65||-$10.44 million||($1.64)||-1.85|
Embotelladora Andina has higher revenue and earnings than Long Blockchain. Long Blockchain is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Embotelladora Andina, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares Embotelladora Andina and Long Blockchain’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Embotelladora Andina beats Long Blockchain on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Embotelladora Andina
Embotelladora Andina S.A. (Andina) is a bottler of Coca-Cola trademark beverages in Latin America. The Company operates in four segments: Chile, Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. It produces and distributes fruit juices, other fruit-flavored beverages and mineral and purified water in Chile, Argentina and Paraguay under trademarks owned by The Coca-Cola Company. The Company produces, markets and distributes the Coca-Cola trademark beverages and brands licensed from third-parties throughout its franchise territories. It manufactures polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles primarily for its own use in the packaging of Coca-Cola soft drinks in Chile and Argentina. In Brazil, it produces tea and juices for Leao Alimentos e Industria Ltda. It also distributes non-carbonated beverages in Brazil, such as tea, fruit juices, energy drinks, sport drinks and waters. It distributes beer in Brazil under the brands Amstel, Bavaria, Birra Moretti, Dos Equis (XX), Edelweiss, Heineken and Kaiser.
About Long Blockchain
Long Blockchain Corp., formerly Long Island Iced Tea Corp., is a holding company operating through its subsidiary, Long Island Brand Beverages, LLC (LIBB). The Company is engaged in the production and distribution of Non-Alcoholic Ready-to-Drink (NARTD) iced tea in the beverage industry. It is organized around its brand, Long Island Iced Tea. Long Island Iced Tea is sold primarily on the East Coast of the United States through a network of national and regional retail chains and distributors. The Company produces brewed tea, using black tea leaves, purified water and natural cane sugar or sucralose. The Company’s Long Island Iced Tea’s flavors include lemon, peach, raspberry, guava, mango, diet lemon, diet peach and sweet tea. It also offers lower calorie iced tea in over 12 ounce bottles. The lower calorie flavor options include mango, raspberry and peach. The Company’s products include All-Natural Tea, Diet Tea, Fruit-Flavored Tea, Organic Tea and Herbal Tea.
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