Westrock Coffee (NASDAQ:WEST – Get Free Report) is one of 32 public companies in the “Beverages” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Westrock Coffee to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and risk.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
46.4% of Westrock Coffee shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.9% of shares of all “Beverages” companies are held by institutional investors. 42.1% of Westrock Coffee shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 28.5% of shares of all “Beverages” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Risk & Volatility
Westrock Coffee has a beta of 0.24, indicating that its stock price is 76% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Westrock Coffee’s competitors have a beta of 0.53, indicating that their average stock price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings & Valuation
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Westrock Coffee||$888.17 million||-$55.19 million||-7.56|
|Westrock Coffee Competitors||$12.70 billion||$1.37 billion||57.48|
Westrock Coffee’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Westrock Coffee. Westrock Coffee is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Westrock Coffee and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Westrock Coffee Competitors||-60.19%||-901.04%||-21.61%|
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Westrock Coffee and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Westrock Coffee Competitors||157||1004||1276||27||2.48|
Westrock Coffee presently has a consensus price target of $14.00, indicating a potential upside of 39.30%. As a group, “Beverages” companies have a potential upside of 6.28%. Given Westrock Coffee’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Westrock Coffee is more favorable than its competitors.
Westrock Coffee beats its competitors on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
Westrock Coffee Company Profile
Westrock Coffee Company, LLC operates as an integrated coffee, tea, flavors, extracts, and ingredients solutions provider in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Beverage Solutions and Sustainable Sourcing and Traceability. The company provides coffee sourcing, supply chain management, product development, roasting, packaging, and distribution services to the retail, food service and restaurant, convenience store and travel center, non-commercial account, CPG, and hospitality industries. The Beverage Solutions segment provides various packaging, including branded and private label coffee in bags, fractional packs, and single serve cups, as well as extract solutions. The Sustainable Sourcing and Traceability segment engages in delivery and settlement of forward sales contracts for green coffee. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Little Rock, Arkansas.
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