COCA COLA AMATI/ADR (OTCMKTS:CCLAY) and Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B (NYSE:STZ.B) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and dividends.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares COCA COLA AMATI/ADR and Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|COCA COLA AMATI/ADR||$3.78 billion||1.44||$341.46 million||$0.43||17.09|
|Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B||$8.33 billion||4.56||$2.32 billion||N/A||N/A|
COCA COLA AMATI/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B pays an annual dividend of $2.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. COCA COLA AMATI/ADR pays out 65.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares COCA COLA AMATI/ADR and Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|COCA COLA AMATI/ADR||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B||38.18%||18.63%||8.09%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
0.4% of COCA COLA AMATI/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B shares are owned by institutional investors. 96.0% of Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Volatility & Risk
COCA COLA AMATI/ADR has a beta of 0.76, meaning that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B has a beta of 0.12, meaning that its stock price is 88% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for COCA COLA AMATI/ADR and Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|COCA COLA AMATI/ADR||3||2||0||0||1.40|
|Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B beats COCA COLA AMATI/ADR on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About COCA COLA AMATI/ADR
Coca-Cola Amatil Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distributes, and markets ready-to-drink beverages in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Samoa. It provides ready-to-drink alcohol and non-alcohol sparkling beverages, spring waters, sports and energy drinks, fruit juices, iced tea, flavored milk, coffee, tea, beer, cider, and spirits, as well as ready-to-eat fruit and vegetable snacks and products. The company offers its beverages under Sprite, Fanta, Lift, Kirks, Deep Spring, Mount Franklin, Pump, PowerAde, Barista Bros, Fuze Tea, Monster, Mother, Zico Coconut Water, Coca-Cola, BU, Nature's Own Water, Golden Crush, Minute Maid, L&P, Kiwi Blue, Frubu, Fiji Water, Jucy, Coke Zero, Diet Coca-Cola, Keri Juice, Schweppes, Grinders Coffee, Baker Halls, SPC, SPC ProVital, Ardmona, Goulburn Valley, IXL, Henry Jones, Taylor's, and Perfect Fruit brands, as well as alcohol under the Coors, Blue Moon, Vonu Premium Lager, Fiji Bitter, Fiji Gold, Rekorderlig cider, Yenda, Pressman's, Bounty Rum, and Fiji Rum brand names. The company was formerly known as Amatil Limited and changed its name to Coca-Cola Amatil Limited in 1989. Coca-Cola Amatil Limited was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in North Sydney, Australia.
About Constellation Brands, Inc. Class B
Constellation Brands, Inc. is an international beverage alcohol company. The Company is a producer and marketer of beer, wine and spirits with operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand and Italy. Its segments include Beer, Wine and Spirits, and Corporate Operations and Other. It is a multi-category supplier (beer, wine and spirits) of beverage alcohol in the United States. It sells a number of brands in the import and craft beer categories, including Corona Extra, Corona Light, Modelo Especial, Ballast Point and others. It is a producer and marketer of wine, and sells a number of wine brands across various categories, including table wine, sparkling wine and dessert wine, and across all price points, such as popular, premium and luxury categories. Some of its wine and spirits brands sold in the United States, which comprise its U.S. Focus Brands (Focus Brands) include Meiomi, Robert Mondavi, Wild Horse and others.
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