Head to Head Review: Granite City Food & Brewery (OTCMKTS:GCFB) vs. CAVA Group (NYSE:CAVA)

CAVA Group (NYSE:CAVAGet Free Report) and Granite City Food & Brewery (OTCMKTS:GCFBGet Free Report) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares CAVA Group and Granite City Food & Brewery’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CAVA Group -1.12% -13.72% -0.97%
Granite City Food & Brewery N/A N/A N/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares CAVA Group and Granite City Food & Brewery’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
CAVA Group $564.12 million 10.81 -$58.99 million N/A N/A
Granite City Food & Brewery N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Granite City Food & Brewery has lower revenue, but higher earnings than CAVA Group.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for CAVA Group and Granite City Food & Brewery, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CAVA Group 0 4 9 0 2.69
Granite City Food & Brewery 0 0 0 0 N/A

CAVA Group presently has a consensus target price of $48.20, suggesting a potential downside of 10.21%. Given CAVA Group’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe CAVA Group is more favorable than Granite City Food & Brewery.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

61.8% of CAVA Group shares are held by institutional investors. 26.3% of Granite City Food & Brewery shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

About CAVA Group

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CAVA Group, Inc. owns and operates a chain of Mediterranean restaurants. The company offers salads, dips, spreads, toppings, and dressings. It sells its products through whole food markets and grocery stores. The company also provides online food ordering services. Cava Group, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Washington, District of Columbia.

About Granite City Food & Brewery

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Granite City Food & Brewery, Ltd. operates casual dining restaurants in the United States. The company's upscale casual dining restaurants include the Granite City Food & Brewery restaurant that offers various menu items and handcrafted beers, as well as other regional craft beers; and the Cadillac Ranch All American Bar & Grill restaurant that offers American cuisine, including homemade meatloaf and pasta dishes. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota.

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