Head-To-Head Analysis: Benson Hill (NYSE:BHIL) & BranchOut Food (NASDAQ:BOF)

Benson Hill (NYSE:BHILGet Free Report) and BranchOut Food (NASDAQ:BOFGet Free Report) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership and dividends.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Benson Hill and BranchOut Food’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Benson Hill $381.23 million 0.34 -$127.90 million ($0.77) -0.82
BranchOut Food N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

BranchOut Food has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Benson Hill.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

32.6% of Benson Hill shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.7% of BranchOut Food shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.7% of Benson Hill shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Benson Hill and BranchOut Food, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Benson Hill 0 2 3 0 2.60
BranchOut Food 0 0 0 0 N/A

Benson Hill currently has a consensus price target of $4.15, indicating a potential upside of 557.89%. Given Benson Hill’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Benson Hill is more favorable than BranchOut Food.


This table compares Benson Hill and BranchOut Food’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Benson Hill -30.37% -48.63% -19.91%
BranchOut Food N/A N/A N/A


Benson Hill beats BranchOut Food on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Benson Hill

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Benson Hill, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food technology company that unlocks natural genetic diversity of plants. It operates in two segments, Ingredients and Fresh. The company offers CropOS, a technology platform, which uses artificial intelligence, data, and various advanced breeding techniques that combine data, plant, and food sciences to deliver crops optimized for food, ingredient, and feed products. The company's technology is applied in soybeans and yellow peas. It focuses on growing, packing, and selling fresh produce products to retail and food service customers. The company was formerly known as Benson Hill Biosystems, Inc. Benson Hill, Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in Saint Louis, Missouri.

About BranchOut Food

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BranchOut Food Inc. develops, markets, sells, and distributes plant-based dehydrated fruit and vegetable snacks, and powders in the United States. The company offers dehydrated fruit- and vegetable-based snacks, including avocado chips, chewy banana bites, pineapple chips, brussels sprout crisps, and bell pepper crisps; avocado, banana, and blueberry powders; and industrial ingredients, such as bulk avocado powder, dried avocado pieces, and other fruit powders/pieces. It also provides chocolate covered fruit items and private label products for retailers. The company was formerly known as AvoLov, LLC and changed its name to BranchOut Food Inc. in November 2021. BranchOut Food Inc. was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Bend, Oregon.

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