Lavoro (NASDAQ:LVRO) and Kallo (OTCMKTS:KALO) Critical Analysis

Lavoro (NASDAQ:LVROGet Free Report) and Kallo (OTCMKTS:KALOGet Free Report) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

2.5% of Lavoro shares are held by institutional investors. 31.8% of Kallo shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Lavoro and Kallo, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lavoro 0 1 2 0 2.67
Kallo 0 0 0 0 N/A

Lavoro currently has a consensus target price of $10.83, indicating a potential upside of 76.44%. Given Lavoro’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Lavoro is more favorable than Kallo.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Lavoro and Kallo’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Lavoro $1.79 billion 0.40 -$50.50 million ($0.98) -6.27
Kallo N/A N/A -$8.09 million N/A N/A

Kallo has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Lavoro.

Profitability

This table compares Lavoro and Kallo’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lavoro -5.99% -6.44% -1.45%
Kallo N/A N/A N/A

Volatility and Risk

Lavoro has a beta of 0.12, suggesting that its stock price is 88% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kallo has a beta of 2.76, suggesting that its stock price is 176% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Kallo beats Lavoro on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Lavoro

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Lavoro Limited operates as an agricultural inputs retailer. The company operates through three segments: Brazil Cluster, LATAM Cluster, and Crop Care Cluster. It distributes agricultural inputs, such as crop protection, seeds, fertilizers, foliar fertilizers, biologicals, adjuvants, organominerals, and others for the agricultural industry. The company also produces specialty fertilizers, crop protection products, and biological crop inputs. It operates in Brazil, Colombia, and Uruguay. The company sells its products through its physical stores and digital channel. Lavoro Limited was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

About Kallo

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Kallo Inc., together with its subsidiaries, focuses on developing medical information technology software. The company's products in development include Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Integration Engine, a software, which connects various other applications in or outside a hospital/clinic with the EMR system; Communicable and Infectious Disease Information Management System, an Internet-based solution for monitoring and managing communicable and infectious disease information; and Clinical-Care Globalization, a clinical-care globalization technology. Its products also include MC-Telehealth, a mobile clinic with telehealth system technology; Kallo Integrated Delivery System (KIDS), a technology and process framework that defines and describes the component parts of the various products and services; and KIDS Global Tele-Health Ecosystems, a Tele-health Program that encompasses various technologies and administrative processes needed to deliver virtual medical care, health promotion/prevention, and other patient education to KIDS patients. The company was formerly known as Diamond Technologies Inc. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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