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Cranswick (CWK) Competitors

GBX 4,549.23
+29.23 (+0.65%)
(As of 05:57 AM ET)

CWK vs. TATE, PFD, DCG, BAKK, GNC, HFG, BD15, PURE, FIF, and CARR

Should you be buying Cranswick stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Cranswick include Tate & Lyle (TATE), Premier Foods (PFD), Dairy Crest Group (DCG), Bakkavor Group (BAKK), Greencore Group (GNC), Hilton Food Group (HFG), Tate & Lyle (BD15), PureCircle (PURE), Finsbury Food Group (FIF), and Carr's Group (CARR). These companies are all part of the "packaged foods" industry.

Cranswick vs.

Tate & Lyle (LON:TATE) and Cranswick (LON:CWK) are both mid-cap consumer defensive companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, community ranking and profitability.

Tate & Lyle presently has a consensus price target of GBX 825, suggesting a potential upside of 34.26%. Cranswick has a consensus price target of GBX 5,106, suggesting a potential upside of 12.96%. Given Cranswick's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Tate & Lyle is more favorable than Cranswick.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tate & Lyle
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Cranswick
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Tate & Lyle received 146 more outperform votes than Cranswick when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 63.81% of users gave Cranswick an outperform vote while only 60.02% of users gave Tate & Lyle an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Tate & LyleOutperform Votes
548
60.02%
Underperform Votes
365
39.98%
CranswickOutperform Votes
402
63.81%
Underperform Votes
228
36.19%

Tate & Lyle pays an annual dividend of GBX 19 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. Cranswick pays an annual dividend of GBX 90 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Tate & Lyle pays out 4,318.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Cranswick pays out 4,285.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Tate & Lyle has a beta of 0.47, suggesting that its stock price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cranswick has a beta of 0.43, suggesting that its stock price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Tate & Lyle has a net margin of 9.72% compared to Tate & Lyle's net margin of 4.35%. Cranswick's return on equity of 14.23% beat Tate & Lyle's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tate & Lyle9.72% 14.23% 5.68%
Cranswick 4.35%12.89%8.24%

81.3% of Tate & Lyle shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.3% of Cranswick shares are held by institutional investors. 1.7% of Tate & Lyle shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.5% of Cranswick shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Tate & Lyle had 1 more articles in the media than Cranswick. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Tate & Lyle and 2 mentions for Cranswick. Tate & Lyle's average media sentiment score of 0.58 beat Cranswick's score of -0.49 indicating that Cranswick is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Tate & Lyle
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Cranswick
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Tate & Lyle has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Cranswick. Tate & Lyle is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cranswick, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Tate & Lyle£1.76B1.40£173M£0.441,396.59
Cranswick£2.60B0.94£113.10M£2.102,152.38

Summary

Tate & Lyle and Cranswick tied by winning 10 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CWK and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of LON and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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CWK vs. The Competition

MetricCranswickPackaged Foods IndustryDefensive SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£2.44B£1.56B£4.73B£1.46B
Dividend Yield2.02%2.74%3.19%11.96%
P/E Ratio2,152.38186.36213.501,730.36
Price / Sales0.9453.27142,434.14333,996.82
Price / Cash146.39112.42126.3731.66
Price / Book2.673.833.932.75
Net Income£113.10M£125.46M£152.86M£168.97M
7 Day Performance1.23%0.74%0.90%0.87%
1 Month Performance5.98%-0.89%1.23%2.76%
1 Year Performance39.76%10.78%6.96%19.50%

Cranswick Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
TATE
Tate & Lyle
1.1083 of 5 stars
1.11 / 5 stars
GBX 612.50
+1.3%
GBX 825
+34.7%
-15.1%£2.46B£1.76B1,392.053,604News Coverage
PFD
Premier Foods
0.5363 of 5 stars
0.54 / 5 stars
GBX 162.20
+1.5%
GBX 210
+29.5%
+36.2%£1.41B£1.14B1,247.694,000Gap Down
DCG
Dairy Crest Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/AN/A+0.0%£958.60M£461.60M22.081,100
BAKK
Bakkavor Group
0.2795 of 5 stars
0.28 / 5 stars
GBX 148
+0.7%
GBX 155
+4.7%
+59.4%£850.79M£2.20B1,644.4418,000News Coverage
GNC
Greencore Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 179.40
+3.1%
N/A+110.2%£838.73M£1.85B1,794.0013,602
HFG
Hilton Food Group
0.4044 of 5 stars
0.40 / 5 stars
GBX 920
+1.5%
GBX 700
-23.9%
+37.1%£824.32M£3.99B2,300.007,051Positive News
BD15
Tate & Lyle
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/AN/AN/A£455.63M£1.38B1.694,441Gap Down
PURE
PureCircle
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/AN/A+0.0%£183.53M£121.14M-2.781,135
FIF
Finsbury Food Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/AN/A+14.6%£143.42M£413.74M1,375.003,304
CARR
Carr's Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 146
-0.7%
N/A-1.4%£137.80M£144.83M-14,600.00660Dividend Increase
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This page (LON:CWK) was last updated on 7/12/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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