TerrAscend (OTCMKTS:TRSSF – Get Rating) and Village Farms International (NASDAQ:VFF – Get Rating) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and earnings.
This table compares TerrAscend and Village Farms International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Village Farms International||-2.87%||-2.17%||-1.56%|
This table compares TerrAscend and Village Farms International’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|TerrAscend||$210.42 million||3.43||$3.11 million||N/A||N/A|
|Village Farms International||$268.02 million||1.02||-$9.17 million||($0.09)||-34.22|
TerrAscend has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Village Farms International.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
30.8% of Village Farms International shares are owned by institutional investors. 14.1% of Village Farms International shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for TerrAscend and Village Farms International, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Village Farms International||0||1||3||0||2.75|
TerrAscend currently has a consensus target price of $12.73, suggesting a potential upside of 225.66%. Village Farms International has a consensus target price of $12.88, suggesting a potential upside of 318.29%. Given Village Farms International’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Village Farms International is more favorable than TerrAscend.
TerrAscend beats Village Farms International on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
TerrAscend Company Profile (Get Rating)
TerrAscend Corp. cultivates, processes, and sells medical and adult use cannabis in Canada and the United States. It produces and distributes hemp-derived wellness products to retail locations; and manufactures cannabis infused artisan edibles. The company also operates three retail dispensaries under the Apothecarium brand name in California and Pennsylvania. In addition, it owns various synergistic under Gage Cannabis, Ilera Healthcare, Kind Tree, Prism, State Flower, Valhalla Confections, and Arise Bioscience Inc. brands. As of April 6, 2022, the company operated 26 dispensaries, including 3 Cookies dispensaries in Michigan and 1 in Toronto. TerrAscend Corp. was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Mississauga, Canada.
Village Farms International Company Profile (Get Rating)
Village Farms International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, markets, and distributes greenhouse-grown tomatoes, bell peppers, and cucumbers in North America. It operates through four segments: Produce, Cannabis-Canada, Cannabis-U.S., and Energy. The company also owns and operates a power plant that generates and sells electricity, and provides thermal heat to British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority; produces and supplies cannabis products to other licensed providers and provincial governments in Canada and internationally; and develops and sells cannabinoid-based health and wellness products, including ingestible, edibles, and topical applications. It markets and distributes its products under the Village Farms brand name to retail supermarkets and fresh food distribution companies, as well as products produced under exclusive arrangements with other greenhouse producers. The company was formerly known as Village Farms Canada Inc. and changed its name to Village Farms International, Inc. in December 2009. Village Farms International, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Delta, Canada.
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