Embotelladora Andina SA (NYSE: AKO.B) and SodaStream International (NASDAQ:SODA) are both non-cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends, profitabiliy and analyst recommendations.

Volatility and Risk

Embotelladora Andina SA has a beta of 0.06, suggesting that its share price is 94% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SodaStream International has a beta of 1.19, suggesting that its share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

8.9% of Embotelladora Andina SA shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.9% of SodaStream International shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Embotelladora Andina SA and SodaStream International, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Embotelladora Andina SA 0 0 1 0 3.00
SodaStream International 0 4 0 0 2.00

SodaStream International has a consensus target price of $44.00, indicating a potential downside of 15.21%.

Profitability

This table compares Embotelladora Andina SA and SodaStream International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Embotelladora Andina SA 8.72% 20.59% 7.96%
SodaStream International 10.83% 13.96% 11.17%

Dividends

Embotelladora Andina SA pays an annual dividend of $0.63 per share. SodaStream International does not pay a dividend. Embotelladora Andina SA pays out 64.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Embotelladora Andina SA and SodaStream International’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Embotelladora Andina SA N/A N/A N/A $0.97 N/A
SodaStream International $490.48 million 2.28 $80.58 million $2.43 21.35

SodaStream International has higher revenue and earnings than Embotelladora Andina SA. Embotelladora Andina SA is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than SodaStream International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

SodaStream International beats Embotelladora Andina SA on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Embotelladora Andina SA

Embotelladora Andina S.A. (Andina) is a bottler of Coca-Cola trademark beverages in Latin America. The Company operates in four segments: Chile, Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. It produces and distributes fruit juices, other fruit-flavored beverages and mineral and purified water in Chile, Argentina and Paraguay under trademarks owned by The Coca-Cola Company. The Company produces, markets and distributes the Coca-Cola trademark beverages and brands licensed from third-parties throughout its franchise territories. It manufactures polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles primarily for its own use in the packaging of Coca-Cola soft drinks in Chile and Argentina. In Brazil, it produces tea and juices for Leao Alimentos e Industria Ltda. It also distributes non-carbonated beverages in Brazil, such as tea, fruit juices, energy drinks, sport drinks and waters. It distributes beer in Brazil under the brands Amstel, Bavaria, Birra Moretti, Dos Equis (XX), Edelweiss, Heineken and Kaiser.

About SodaStream International

SodaStream International Ltd. is a sparkling water company. The Company manufactures, distributes and sells home beverage carbonation systems, which enable consumers to transform ordinary tap water into sparkling water and flavored sparkling water. The Company’s segments include The Americas, Western Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEMEA). The Americas segment consists of the United States, Canada and other markets in North America, Central America and South America, which are influenced by the consumption culture of the United States. The Western Europe segment consists of its markets in Western and Northern Europe, which are characterized by high price levels. Its Asia-Pacific segment consists of its markets in Australia and New Zealand, together with other markets in East Asia, including Japan and South Korea. The CEMEA segment consists of its markets in Central and Eastern Europe, Israel and South Africa.

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