Pacific Ventures Group (OTCMKTS:PACV) and AMBEV S A/S (NYSE:ABEV) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Pacific Ventures Group and AMBEV S A/S’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Pacific Ventures Group||N/A||N/A||-$590,000.00||N/A||N/A|
|AMBEV S A/S||$15.01 billion||4.35||$2.30 billion||$0.23||18.09|
AMBEV S A/S pays an annual dividend of $0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Pacific Ventures Group does not pay a dividend. AMBEV S A/S pays out 60.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares Pacific Ventures Group and AMBEV S A/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Pacific Ventures Group||N/A||N/A||-137.76%|
|AMBEV S A/S||22.07%||23.16%||13.71%|
Risk & Volatility
Pacific Ventures Group has a beta of 2.52, indicating that its stock price is 152% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AMBEV S A/S has a beta of 0.55, indicating that its stock price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Pacific Ventures Group and AMBEV S A/S, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Pacific Ventures Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|AMBEV S A/S||3||1||1||0||1.60|
AMBEV S A/S has a consensus price target of $5.83, indicating a potential upside of 40.22%. Given AMBEV S A/S’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe AMBEV S A/S is more favorable than Pacific Ventures Group.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.0% of Pacific Ventures Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 7.1% of AMBEV S A/S shares are held by institutional investors. 28.5% of Pacific Ventures Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
AMBEV S A/S beats Pacific Ventures Group on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Pacific Ventures Group Company Profile
Pacific Ventures Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces, sells, and distributes alcohol-infused ice creams and ice-pops. It sells its alcohol-infused ice-pops and ice creams under the SnöBar brand name principally through wholesale distributors for resale to retail outlets. The company is also involved in the sale and lease of freezers, as well as the provision of marketing services; and wholesale and retail of fresh produce, groceries, meals, and food and other food-related products. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
AMBEV S A/S Company Profile
Ambev SA engages in the production, distribution, and sale of beverages. The company products include beer, carbonated soft drinks, and other non-alcoholic and non-carbonated products. Its operates a distribution network that comprises beverage distributors, supermarkets, bars and restaurants, as well as small groceries, bakeries, snack bars and franchises, and points of sale in Brazil. The company was founded on July 8, 2005 and is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil.
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