Head to Head Survey: Village Farms International (NASDAQ:VFF) & African Agriculture (NASDAQ:AAGR)

Village Farms International (NASDAQ:VFFGet Free Report) and African Agriculture (NASDAQ:AAGRGet 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 earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Village Farms International and African Agriculture, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Village Farms International 0 0 2 0 3.00
African Agriculture 0 0 0 0 N/A

Village Farms International currently has a consensus price target of $1.48, suggesting a potential upside of 41.83%. Given Village Farms International’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Village Farms International is more favorable than African Agriculture.

Profitability

This table compares Village Farms International and African Agriculture’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Village Farms International -9.37% -4.49% -2.96%
African Agriculture N/A N/A -228.81%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Village Farms International and African Agriculture’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Village Farms International $299.02 million 0.39 -$31.80 million ($0.25) -4.16
African Agriculture $1.82 million 1.79 -$43.06 million N/A N/A

Village Farms International has higher revenue and earnings than African Agriculture.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

12.1% of Village Farms International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 20.5% of African Agriculture shares are held by institutional investors. 11.5% of Village Farms International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 48.4% of African Agriculture shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Village Farms International has a beta of 2.24, meaning that its share price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, African Agriculture has a beta of -0.71, meaning that its share price is 171% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Village Farms International beats African Agriculture on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Village Farms International

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Village Farms International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, markets, and sells greenhouse-grown tomatoes, bell peppers, and cucumbers in North America. It operates through four segments: Produce, Cannabis-Canada, Cannabis-U.S., and Energy. The company also produces and supplies cannabis products to other licensed providers and provincial governments in Canada and internationally; develops and sells cannabinoid-based health and wellness products, including ingestible, edibles, and topical applications; and produces power. It markets and distributes its products under the Village Farms brand name to retail supermarkets and fresh food distribution companies, as well as products produced under exclusive and non-exclusive arrangements from greenhouse supply partners. The company was formerly known as Village Farms Canada Inc. and changed its name to Village Farms International, Inc. in December 2009. Village Farms International, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Delta, Canada.

About African Agriculture

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African Agriculture Holdings Inc., through its subsidiary Les Fermes de la Teranga SA, develops commercial farming business focusing on the production and sale of alfalfa for cattle feed and nutrition purposes in Africa. The company is based in New York, New York. African Agriculture Holdings Inc. is a subsidiary of Global Commodities & Investments Ltd.

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