White Fox Ventures (OTCMKTS:AWAW) and British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
7.5% of British American Tobacco shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of White Fox Ventures shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares White Fox Ventures and British American Tobacco’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|White Fox Ventures||$70,000.00||12.63||-$9.40 million||N/A||N/A|
|British American Tobacco||$26.15 billion||2.84||$48.37 billion||$3.68||9.46|
British American Tobacco has higher revenue and earnings than White Fox Ventures.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for White Fox Ventures and British American Tobacco, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|White Fox Ventures||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|British American Tobacco||3||3||1||0||1.71|
British American Tobacco has a consensus target price of $66.00, indicating a potential upside of 89.66%. Given British American Tobacco’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe British American Tobacco is more favorable than White Fox Ventures.
Risk & Volatility
White Fox Ventures has a beta of 0.25, indicating that its share price is 75% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, British American Tobacco has a beta of 0.96, indicating that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.
British American Tobacco pays an annual dividend of $2.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.2%. White Fox Ventures does not pay a dividend. British American Tobacco pays out 67.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares White Fox Ventures and British American Tobacco’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|White Fox Ventures||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|British American Tobacco||N/A||N/A||N/A|
British American Tobacco beats White Fox Ventures on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About White Fox Ventures
White Fox Ventures, Inc. focuses on designing, marketing, and distributing electronic cigarettes worldwide. It also intends to offer vaporizers, liquid nicotine, and related accessories. The company focuses on distributing its products through wholesale and retail distribution channels, including convenience stores, retail chains, wholesale trade, pharmacies, gas stations, hotels, industrial consumers, clubs, casinos, and duty free stores; and breathecig.com Website and other online sales platforms. White Fox Ventures, Inc. is based in New York, New York.
About British American Tobacco
British American Tobacco p.l.c. provides cigarettes and other tobacco products worldwide. It manufactures vapour and tobacco heating products; oral tobacco and nicotine products, such as snus and moist snuff; cigars; and e-cigarettes. The company offers its products under the Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant, Craven A, Benson & Hedges, John Player Gold Leaf, State Express 555, and Shuang Xi brands. The company sells its products to retail outlets. British American Tobacco p.l.c. was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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