Reviewing National Beverage (FIZZ) and Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A (AKO.A)

National Beverage (NASDAQ:FIZZ) and Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A (NYSE:AKO.A) are both mid-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation and dividends.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares National Beverage and Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
National Beverage $975.73 million 4.72 $149.77 million $3.19 30.99
Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A $2.85 billion 1.03 $176.75 million N/A N/A



Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A has higher revenue and earnings than National Beverage.

Profitability

This table compares National Beverage and Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
National Beverage 15.90% 51.15% 36.59%
Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A 6.81% 15.11% 5.95%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for National Beverage and Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
National Beverage 3 0 3 0 2.00
Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A 0 0 1 0 3.00

National Beverage presently has a consensus target price of $108.50, suggesting a potential upside of 9.74%. Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A has a consensus target price of $32.00, suggesting a potential upside of 72.04%. Given Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A is more favorable than National Beverage.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

24.2% of National Beverage shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.2% of Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A shares are held by institutional investors. 75.2% of National Beverage shares are held by 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.

Dividends

Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A pays an annual dividend of $0.49 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. National Beverage does not pay a dividend.

Risk and Volatility

National Beverage has a beta of 0.86, meaning that its stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A has a beta of -0.02, meaning that its stock price is 102% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

National Beverage beats Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About National Beverage

National Beverage Corp., through its subsidiaries, develops, produces, markets, and sells a portfolio of waters, juices, energy drinks, and carbonated soft drinks primarily in the United States and Canada. The company offers beverages to the active and health-conscious consumers, including sparkling waters, energy drinks, and juices under the LaCroix, LaCroix Cúrate, LaCroix NiCola, Shasta Sparkling Water, the Rip It, Everfresh, Everfresh Premier Varietals, and Mr. Pure brands; and carbonated soft drinks under the Shasta, Faygo, Red Pop, Moon Mist, and Rock'n'Rye brands. It serves retailers, as well as various smaller up-and-down-the-street accounts through the take-home, convenience, and food-service distribution channels. National Beverage Corp. was founded in 1985 and is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. National Beverage Corp. is a subsidiary of IBS Partners, Ltd.

About Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A

Embotelladora Andina SA engages in the production and distribution of Coca-Cola products. Its products are categorized through sparkling beverages, juice, water, sport drink, energy drink, and ice tea. The company was founded on February 7, 1946 and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.

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