Vita Coco (NASDAQ:COCO) and Crimson Wine Group (OTCMKTS:CWGL) Critical Review

Vita Coco (NASDAQ:COCOGet Rating) and Crimson Wine Group (OTCMKTS:CWGLGet Rating) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, valuation and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Vita Coco and Crimson Wine Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vita Coco 0 0 7 0 3.00
Crimson Wine Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

Vita Coco currently has a consensus target price of $15.43, indicating a potential upside of 31.31%. Given Vita Coco’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Vita Coco is more favorable than Crimson Wine Group.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Vita Coco and Crimson Wine Group’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Vita Coco $379.51 million 1.72 $19.01 million N/A N/A
Crimson Wine Group $68.92 million 2.42 $3.16 million $0.21 35.43

Vita Coco has higher revenue and earnings than Crimson Wine Group.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

16.1% of Vita Coco shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 19.1% of Crimson Wine Group shares are held by institutional investors. 51.5% of Vita Coco shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 29.2% of Crimson Wine Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Vita Coco and Crimson Wine Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vita Coco N/A N/A N/A
Crimson Wine Group 6.70% 0.95% 0.81%

About Vita Coco

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The Vita Coco Company, Inc. develops, markets, and distributes coconut water products under the Vita Coco brand name in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers coconut oil and coconut milk; Hydration Drink Mix, a powdered form of flavored coconut water; sparkling water; Runa, a plant-based energy drink; purified water under the Ever & Ever brand name; and PWR LIFT, a protein-infused fitness drink. It distributes its products through club, food, drug, mass, convenience, e-commerce, and foodservice channels. In addition, the company supplies coconut water and coconut oil categories to retailers. The company was formerly known as All Market Inc. and changed its name to The Vita Coco Company, Inc. in September 2021.The Vita Coco Company, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

About Crimson Wine Group

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Crimson Wine Group, Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in the production and sale of wines. It operates through two segments, Wholesale and Direct to Consumer. The company sells wines through independent wine and spirit distributors in the United States; and independent importers and brokers internationally. It sells its products under the Pine Ridge Vineyards, Archery Summit, Chamisal Vineyards, Seghesio Family Vineyards, Double Canyon, Seven Hills Winery, and Malene Wines brand names. The company exports its products to 30 countries. The company was formerly known as Leucadia Cellars, Ltd. and changed its name to Crimson Wine Group, Ltd. in November 2007. Crimson Wine Group, Ltd. was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in Napa, California.

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