Head-To-Head Contrast: Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A (AKO.A) and Leading Brands (LBIX)

Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A (NYSE:AKO.A) and Leading Brands (NASDAQ:LBIX) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.2% of Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 6.9% of Leading Brands shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A and Leading Brands, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A 0 0 1 0 3.00
Leading Brands 0 0 0 0 N/A

Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A currently has a consensus price target of $32.00, indicating a potential upside of 71.12%. Given Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A is more favorable than Leading Brands.

Profitability

This table compares Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A and Leading Brands’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A 6.81% 15.11% 5.95%
Leading Brands N/A N/A N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A and Leading Brands’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A $2.85 billion 1.04 $176.75 million N/A N/A
Leading Brands N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A has higher revenue and earnings than Leading Brands.

Dividends

Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Leading Brands does not pay a dividend.

Summary

Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A beats Leading Brands on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

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.

About Leading Brands

Leading Brands, Inc. does not have significant operations. Previously, it was engaged in the production and distribution of beverages. The company was formerly known as Brio Industries Inc. and changed its name to Leading Brands, Inc. in October 1999. Leading Brands, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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