Reviewing Diversified Royalty (BEVFF) & Brooklyn Cheesecake Desert (MRDN)

Diversified Royalty (OTCMKTS:BEVFF) and Brooklyn Cheesecake Desert (NASDAQ:MRDN) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, earnings and profitability.


This table compares Diversified Royalty and Brooklyn Cheesecake Desert’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Diversified Royalty 48.85% 6.13% 4.05%
Brooklyn Cheesecake Desert -43.19% N/A -12.87%


Diversified Royalty pays an annual dividend of $0.17 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.4%. Brooklyn Cheesecake Desert does not pay a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Diversified Royalty and Brooklyn Cheesecake Desert, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Diversified Royalty 0 0 0 0 N/A
Brooklyn Cheesecake Desert 0 0 0 0 N/A

Risk & Volatility

Diversified Royalty has a beta of 0.85, meaning that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Brooklyn Cheesecake Desert has a beta of 2.1, meaning that its share price is 110% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

3.5% of Brooklyn Cheesecake Desert shares are owned by institutional investors. 12.0% of Diversified Royalty shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.4% of Brooklyn Cheesecake Desert shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Diversified Royalty and Brooklyn Cheesecake Desert’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Diversified Royalty $16.13 million 15.33 $8.91 million N/A N/A
Brooklyn Cheesecake Desert $890,000.00 11.54 -$39.16 million N/A N/A

Diversified Royalty has higher revenue and earnings than Brooklyn Cheesecake Desert.


Diversified Royalty beats Brooklyn Cheesecake Desert on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Diversified Royalty Company Profile

Diversified Royalty Corp. engages in the acquision of top-line royalties from multi-location businesses and franchisors. It also owns the following trademarks: Sutton, Mr. Lube, and AIR MILES. The company was founded on July 29, 1992 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Brooklyn Cheesecake Desert Company Profile

Attis Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer and disposal services. The company offers solid waste collection services to approximately 65,000 industrial, commercial and residential customers in the Metropolitan St. Louis, Missouri area, as well as approximately 33,000 customers in Virginia. It also rents waste containers; and provides collection services to construction, demolition, industrial sites, and larger commercial locations. The company was formerly known as Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc. Attis Industries, Inc. was incorporated in 1993 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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