Axfood AB (publ) (OTCMKTS:AXFOY – Get Free Report) is one of 63 public companies in the “Grocery Stores” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Axfood AB (publ) to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends and valuation.
This table compares Axfood AB (publ) and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Axfood AB (publ)||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Axfood AB (publ) Competitors||1.78%||12.40%||4.62%|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Axfood AB (publ) and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Axfood AB (publ)||N/A||N/A||2.58|
|Axfood AB (publ) Competitors||$27.24 billion||$625.35 million||160.98|
Axfood AB (publ) pays an annual dividend of $4.91 per share and has a dividend yield of 18.6%. Axfood AB (publ) pays out 48.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Grocery Stores” companies pay a dividend yield of 4.6% and pay out 63.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Axfood AB (publ) is clearly a better dividend stock than its rivals, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Axfood AB (publ) and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Axfood AB (publ)||1||0||0||0||1.00|
|Axfood AB (publ) Competitors||1127||2761||3018||120||2.30|
As a group, “Grocery Stores” companies have a potential upside of 13.63%. Given Axfood AB (publ)’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Axfood AB (publ) has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
44.9% of shares of all “Grocery Stores” companies are held by institutional investors. 24.9% of shares of all “Grocery Stores” companies are held 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.
Axfood AB (publ) rivals beat Axfood AB (publ) on 11 of the 13 factors compared.
Axfood AB (publ) Company Profile
Axfood AB (publ) engages in the food retail and wholesale businesses in Sweden. It operates through Willys, Hemköp, Dagab, and Snabbgross segments. The company sells groceries through Willys, Hemköp, Eurocash, and Mat.se store chains. It is also involved in the e-commerce business; and provision of private label products. In addition, it offers home delivery of meal kits under the Middagsfrid name, as well as operates Urban Deli, a combination of restaurant and market hall; and Apohem, an online pharmacy. The company serves restaurants, fastfood operators, and cafés; and retailer-owned stores, mini-marts, service stations, and other convenience retailers. Axfood AB (publ) was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. Axfood AB (publ) is a subsidiary of Axel Johnson AB.
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