Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize (OTCMKTS:AHODF – Get Rating) is one of 51 publicly-traded companies in the “Grocery Stores” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, earnings and risk.
This table compares Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize Competitors||1.73%||15.29%||4.59%|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize||N/A||N/A||50.88|
|Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize Competitors||$31.07 billion||$704.32 million||215.81|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
29.4% of Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.1% of shares of all “Grocery Stores” companies are owned by institutional investors. 21.1% of shares of all “Grocery Stores” companies are owned by company 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.
Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize pays an annual dividend of C$0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize pays out 60.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Grocery Stores” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.3% and pay out 57.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize lags its peers as a dividend stock, given its lower dividend yield and higher payout ratio.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize||0||2||2||0||2.50|
|Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize Competitors||1096||2655||2840||109||2.29|
Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize currently has a consensus price target of C$31.10, indicating a potential downside of 7.98%. As a group, “Grocery Stores” companies have a potential upside of 8.92%. Given Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize peers beat Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize on 11 of the 13 factors compared.
About Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize
Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize NV engages in the management and operation of supermarkets and e-commerce business. It operates through the following segments: The U.S., Europe, Other Retail, and Global Support Office. The U.S. segment includes Stop & Shop, Food Lion, Giant & Martin’s, Hannaford, Giant Food and Peapod. The Europe segment is consisted of Albert Heijn, Etos, Gall & Gall, bol.com, Delhaize operations in Belgium and Luxembourg.The Other Retail segment handles the firm’s joint ventures. The Global Support Office segment represents global support office operations in the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, and the United States. The company was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Zaandam, the Netherlands.
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