PERNOD RICARD S/ADR (OTCMKTS:PDRDY) and Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) (OTCMKTS:JSDA) Financial Analysis

Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) (OTCMKTS:JSDA) and PERNOD RICARD S/ADR (OTCMKTS:PDRDY) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) and PERNOD RICARD S/ADR’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) $12.56 million 2.01 -$2.08 million N/A N/A
PERNOD RICARD S/ADR $10.32 billion 4.66 $1.66 billion $1.40 25.86

PERNOD RICARD S/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Jones Soda Co. ( USA ).

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.1% of Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of PERNOD RICARD S/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. 14.8% of Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) has a beta of 1.76, suggesting that its stock price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PERNOD RICARD S/ADR has a beta of 0.4, suggesting that its stock price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500.


PERNOD RICARD S/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) does not pay a dividend. PERNOD RICARD S/ADR pays out 44.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.


This table compares Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) and PERNOD RICARD S/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) -22.85% -234.37% -42.84%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) and PERNOD RICARD S/ADR, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) 0 0 0 0 N/A
PERNOD RICARD S/ADR 0 3 3 0 2.50


PERNOD RICARD S/ADR beats Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Jones Soda Co. ( USA )

Jones Soda Co., together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, markets, and distributes beverages primarily in the United States and Canada. It provides Jones Soda, a premium carbonated soft drink; Lemoncocco, a premium non-carbonated beverage; and co-brand and private label products. It also offers fountain products, including cane sugar cola and sugar free cola, as well as cane sugar sweetened ginger ale, orange and cream, root beer, and lemon lime. The company sells its products primarily in grocery stores, convenience and gas stores, restaurants, delicatessens, and sandwich shops, as well as through national accounts with various retailers. It also sells various products online, including soda with customized labels, wearables, candy, and other items, as well as licenses its trademarks for use on products sold by other manufacturers. The company sells and distributes its products through a network of independent distributors, as well as directly to its national and regional retail accounts. Jones Soda Co. was founded in 1986 and is based in Seattle, Washington.


Pernod Ricard SA produces and sells beers, wines, and spirits in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and internationally. Its principal brands include Absolut, Ballantine's, Beefeater, Chivas Regal, Kahlúa, Malibu, Martell, and Brancott Estate. The company was founded in 1805 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

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