Remy Cointreau (OTCMKTS: REMYY) and MGP Ingredients (NASDAQ:MGPI) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This table compares Remy Cointreau and MGP Ingredients’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Remy Cointreau pays an annual dividend of $0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. MGP Ingredients pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Remy Cointreau pays out 46.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. MGP Ingredients pays out 17.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Remy Cointreau and MGP Ingredients’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Remy Cointreau||$1.20 billion||5.97||$208.72 million||$0.30||48.17|
|MGP Ingredients||$347.45 million||4.33||$41.82 million||$1.87||47.91|
Remy Cointreau has higher revenue and earnings than MGP Ingredients. MGP Ingredients is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Remy Cointreau, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Volatility & Risk
Remy Cointreau has a beta of -0.72, suggesting that its stock price is 172% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MGP Ingredients has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Remy Cointreau and MGP Ingredients, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
MGP Ingredients has a consensus target price of $89.00, indicating a potential downside of 0.66%. Given MGP Ingredients’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe MGP Ingredients is more favorable than Remy Cointreau.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.0% of Remy Cointreau shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.3% of MGP Ingredients shares are held by institutional investors. 23.5% of MGP Ingredients shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
MGP Ingredients beats Remy Cointreau on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
Remy Cointreau Company Profile
Rémy Cointreau SA, together with its subsidiaries, produces and distributes liqueurs and spirits. It operates through Rémy Martin, Liqueurs & Spirits, and Partner Brands segments. The company produces a range of cognacs under the Rémy Martin and Louis XIII brands. It offers liqueurs and spirits primarily under the Cointreau, Metaxa, Mount Gay, St-Rémy, The Botanist, Bruichladdich, Port Charlotte, Octomore, Westland, and Domaine des Hautes Glaces brands. The company markets its products through distributors, agents, and wholesalers in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and the Asia-Pacific. Rémy Cointreau SA was founded in 1724 and is headquartered in Cognac, France.
MGP Ingredients Company Profile
MGP Ingredients, Inc. is a producer and supplier of distilled spirits, and specialty wheat protein and starch food ingredients. The Company’s distilled spirits include bourbon and rye whiskeys, and grain neutral spirits, including vodka and gin. The Company’s segments include distillery products and ingredient solutions. The distillery products segment consists of food grade alcohol and distillery co-products, such as distillers feed and fuel grade alcohol. The ingredient solutions segment consists of specialty starches and proteins, commodity starches and commodity proteins. The distillery products segment also includes warehouse services, including barrel put away, barrel storage, and barrel retrieval services. It is also a producer of industrial alcohol for use in both food and non-food applications. The Company’s distillery products are derived from corn and other grains (including rye, barley, wheat, barley malt and milo), and its ingredient products are derived from wheat flour.
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