Mondelez International (NASDAQ: MDLZ) and Amira Nature Foods (NYSE:ANFI) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Mondelez International and Amira Nature Foods’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Mondelez International $25.57 billion 2.42 $4.37 billion $1.14 36.05
Amira Nature Foods $551.88 million 0.41 $70.71 million N/A N/A

Mondelez International has higher revenue and earnings than Amira Nature Foods.

Volatility & Risk

Mondelez International has a beta of 1.2, indicating that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Amira Nature Foods has a beta of -0.14, indicating that its share price is 114% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Mondelez International and Amira Nature Foods’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mondelez International 6.92% 11.96% 5.00%
Amira Nature Foods N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Mondelez International and Amira Nature Foods, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mondelez International 0 2 8 1 2.91
Amira Nature Foods 0 1 1 0 2.50

Mondelez International currently has a consensus price target of $50.91, suggesting a potential upside of 23.87%. Amira Nature Foods has a consensus price target of $8.00, suggesting a potential upside of 30.93%. Given Amira Nature Foods’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Amira Nature Foods is more favorable than Mondelez International.

Dividends

Mondelez International pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Amira Nature Foods does not pay a dividend. Mondelez International pays out 77.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

75.8% of Mondelez International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 12.5% of Amira Nature Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.6% of Mondelez International shares are owned by company 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.

Summary

Mondelez International beats Amira Nature Foods on 14 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Mondelez International

Mondelez International, Inc. is a snack company. The Company manufactures and markets snack food and beverage products for consumers. It operates through four segments: Latin America, Asia, Middle East, and Africa (AMEA), Europe and North America. As of December 31, 2016, its brands spanned five product categories: Biscuits (including cookies, crackers and salted snacks); Chocolate; Gum and candy; Beverages (including coffee and powdered beverages), and Cheese and grocery. Itsportfolio includes various snack brands, including Nabisco, Oreo, LU and belVita biscuits; Cadbury, Milka, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Toblerone chocolate; Trident gum; Halls candy, and Tang powdered beverages. The Company sells its products to supermarket chains, wholesalers, supercenters, club stores, mass merchandisers, distributors, convenience stores, gasoline stations, drug stores, value stores and retail food outlets. As of December 31, 2016, it sold its products to consumers in approximately 165 countries.

About Amira Nature Foods

Amira Nature Foods Ltd is primarily engaged in the business of processing and selling packaged Indian specialty rice, primarily basmati rice and other food products. The Company sells Basmati rice and other specialty rice, under its Amira brand, as well as under other third-party brands. It also sells non-basmati rice. It has developed a line of Amira branded products to complement its packaged rice offerings, including edible oil, snacks, ready-to-heat meals and a line of organic product offerings. It is engaged in the institutional sale of bulk commodities to international and regional trading firms, which includes wheat, barley, legume, maize, sugar, soybean meal, onion, potato, millet and others. Its Amira branded product line includes Amira Pure Basmati Rice, Amira Indian Basmati Rice, Smoked Basmati Rice, Amira Khichdi Rice, Amira Navratan Mix and others. The Company’s third-party branded rice products include Euricom Brown Basmati Rice, Bonne Chance Long Grain Rice and others.

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