Coca-Cola Amatil (OTCMKTS: CCLAY) and Craft Brew Alliance (NASDAQ:BREW) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends and profitability.
Coca-Cola Amatil pays an annual dividend of $0.29 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. Craft Brew Alliance does not pay a dividend.
0.3% of Coca-Cola Amatil shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.7% of Craft Brew Alliance shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.7% of Craft Brew Alliance shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk & Volatility
Coca-Cola Amatil has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Craft Brew Alliance has a beta of 0.53, suggesting that its stock price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Coca-Cola Amatil and Craft Brew Alliance, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Craft Brew Alliance||0||3||2||0||2.40|
Craft Brew Alliance has a consensus price target of $20.40, indicating a potential upside of 11.17%. Given Craft Brew Alliance’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Craft Brew Alliance is more favorable than Coca-Cola Amatil.
This table compares Coca-Cola Amatil and Craft Brew Alliance’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Craft Brew Alliance||4.59%||2.13%||1.26%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Coca-Cola Amatil and Craft Brew Alliance’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Coca-Cola Amatil||$3.83 billion||1.30||$183.02 million||N/A||N/A|
|Craft Brew Alliance||$207.46 million||1.71||$9.52 million||$0.49||37.45|
Coca-Cola Amatil has higher revenue and earnings than Craft Brew Alliance.
Craft Brew Alliance beats Coca-Cola Amatil on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Coca-Cola Amatil
Coca-Cola Amatil Limited (CCA) manufactures, distributes and sells ready-to-drink beverages in the Asia-Pacific region. The Company’s segments include Non-Alcohol Beverages; Alcohol & Coffee Beverages, and Corporate, Food & Services. The Company manufactures Coca-Cola products in approximately six countries in which it operates. The Company’s businesses include Australian Beverages, Indonesia & PNG, New Zealand & Fiji, Alcohol & Coffee and SPC Ardmona. The Non-Alcohol Beverages segment is engaged in the manufacture, distribution and marketing of sparkling drinks and other non-alcohol beverages. The Alcohol & Coffee Beverages segment manufactures and distributes spirits, beer and coffee products. The Corporate, Food & Services segment is engaged in the processing and marketing of fruit and other food products business (SPC), and the provision of certain support services to the Company and third party customers business.
About Craft Brew Alliance
Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. is a craft brewing company that is engaged in brewing, branding and bringing to market American craft beers. The Company operates through two segments: Beer Related operations, which include the brewing operations and related domestic and international beer and cider sales of its Kona, Widmer Brothers, Redhook and Omission beer brands, and Square Mile cider brand, and Pubs operations, which include its approximately five pubs, over four of which are located adjacent to its Beer Related operations, as well as other merchandise sales, and sales of its beers directly to customers. The Company’s portfolio of brands includes the Kona Brewing Company, Widmer Brothers Brewing, Redhook Brewery, Omission Beer and Square Mile Cider Company brand families, along with partner brands Appalachian Mountain Brewery, Cisco Brewers and Resignation Brewery. Its brews its beers using hops, malted barley, wheat, rye and other natural traditional and nontraditional ingredients.
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