Critical Analysis: Tilray (NASDAQ:TLRY) & Smart for Life (NASDAQ:SMFL)

Tilray (NASDAQ:TLRYGet Rating) and Smart for Life (NASDAQ:SMFLGet Rating) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Tilray and Smart for Life, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tilray 1 7 4 0 2.25
Smart for Life 0 0 0 0 N/A

Tilray currently has a consensus price target of $9.90, suggesting a potential upside of 98.80%. Given Tilray’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Tilray is more favorable than Smart for Life.


This table compares Tilray and Smart for Life’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tilray 6.80% -0.78% -0.59%
Smart for Life N/A N/A N/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Tilray and Smart for Life’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Tilray $513.09 million 4.83 -$367.42 million $0.19 26.21
Smart for Life $9.02 million 1.87 N/A N/A N/A

Smart for Life has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Tilray.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

12.5% of Tilray shares are held by institutional investors. 3.2% of Tilray shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Tilray beats Smart for Life on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Tilray Company Profile (Get Rating)

Tilray, Inc. engages in the research, cultivation, processing, and distribution of medical cannabis. The company offers its products in Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Germany, New Zealand, and South Africa. Tilray, Inc. is headquartered in Nanaimo, Canada.

Smart for Life Company Profile (Get Rating)

Smart for Life, Inc. develops, manufactures, markets, and sells nutraceutical and related products in the United States and internationally. The company offers natural health and wellness meal replacement products, including nutrition bars, cookies, soups and shakes, vitamins, minerals, dietary supplements, and dietary supplements. Smart for Life, Inc. also sells its products through online. The company was formerly known as Bonne Santé Group, Inc. and changed its name to Smart for Life, Inc. in August 2021. Smart for Life, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Miami, Florida.

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