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DOW   38,949.02
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Wendy's says it has no plans to raise prices during the busiest times at its restaurants
S&P 500   5,069.76
DOW   38,949.02
QQQ   435.27
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Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
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US economy grew solid 3.2% in fourth quarter, a slight downgrade from government's initial estimate
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Mission Produce (AVO) Competitors

$10.49
-0.06 (-0.57%)
(As of 02/28/2024 ET)

AVO vs. CVGW, BGS, WALD, STKL, OTLY, BIOX, VITL, BRCC, MATW, and NUS

Should you be buying Mission Produce stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Mission Produce include Calavo Growers (CVGW), B&G Foods (BGS), Waldencast (WALD), SunOpta (STKL), Oatly Group (OTLY), Bioceres Crop Solutions (BIOX), Vital Farms (VITL), BRC (BRCC), Matthews International (MATW), and Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS). These companies are all part of the "consumer staples" sector.

Mission Produce vs.

Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW) and Mission Produce (NASDAQ:AVO) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, community ranking, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Mission Produce has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Calavo Growers. Mission Produce is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Calavo Growers, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Calavo Growers$971.95M0.52-$8.34M-$0.48-59.29
Mission Produce$953.90M0.78-$2.80M-$0.04-262.25

81.4% of Calavo Growers shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 27.9% of Mission Produce shares are held by institutional investors. 3.5% of Calavo Growers shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 41.6% of Mission Produce shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Mission Produce has a net margin of -0.29% compared to Mission Produce's net margin of -0.86%. Calavo Growers' return on equity of 1.87% beat Mission Produce's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Calavo Growers-0.86% -0.09% -0.05%
Mission Produce -0.29%1.87%1.05%

Calavo Growers currently has a consensus price target of $38.50, indicating a potential upside of 35.28%. Mission Produce has a consensus price target of $11.50, indicating a potential upside of 9.63%. Given Mission Produce's higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Calavo Growers is more favorable than Mission Produce.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Calavo Growers
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Mission Produce
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67

Calavo Growers received 297 more outperform votes than Mission Produce when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 61.30% of users gave Calavo Growers an outperform vote while only 39.47% of users gave Mission Produce an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Calavo GrowersOutperform Votes
312
61.30%
Underperform Votes
197
38.70%
Mission ProduceOutperform Votes
15
39.47%
Underperform Votes
23
60.53%

Calavo Growers has a beta of 0.64, indicating that its share price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mission Produce has a beta of 0.46, indicating that its share price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Calavo Growers had 3 more articles in the media than Mission Produce. MarketBeat recorded 6 mentions for Calavo Growers and 3 mentions for Mission Produce. Calavo Growers' average media sentiment score of 0.93 beat Mission Produce's score of 0.49 indicating that Mission Produce is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Calavo Growers
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Mission Produce
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Mission Produce beats Calavo Growers on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


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AVO vs. The Competition

MetricMission ProduceAgricultural services IndustryStaples SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$747.43M$345.80M$14.82B$7.52B
Dividend YieldN/A1.40%2.95%3.87%
P/E Ratio-262.25N/A19.8913.45
Price / Sales0.780.4013.0471.07
Price / Cash17.4917.0831.2754.63
Price / Book1.411.196.464.63
Net Income-$2.80M-$42.50M$586.01M$211.02M
7 Day Performance0.19%-2.78%0.02%2.28%
1 Month Performance1.25%-2.78%1.51%3.39%
1 Year Performance-8.94%-24.76%0.44%7.45%

Mission Produce Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CVGW
Calavo Growers
2.904 of 5 stars
$28.45
-1.8%
$38.50
+35.3%
-12.6%$506.41M$971.95M-59.273,064Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑
BGS
B&G Foods
1.3678 of 5 stars
$9.72
-1.3%
$9.17
-5.6%
-9.5%$774.45M$2.11B-17.043,085Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Gap Up
WALD
Waldencast
2.7866 of 5 stars
$6.70
-10.8%
$12.00
+79.1%
-25.6%$720.69M$166.13M0.00272Gap Down
High Trading Volume
STKL
SunOpta
1.2027 of 5 stars
$5.89
-1.3%
$8.80
+49.4%
-20.6%$696.61M$934.66M-4.151,453News Coverage
OTLY
Oatly Group
1.6453 of 5 stars
$1.17
-4.9%
$2.37
+102.7%
-48.0%$694.04M$783.35M-1.382,009Gap Down
BIOX
Bioceres Crop Solutions
3.0935 of 5 stars
$13.07
-0.8%
$20.33
+55.6%
+16.7%$820.80M$419.80M40.85447
VITL
Vital Farms
3.5189 of 5 stars
$16.09
+3.0%
$17.86
+11.0%
+6.6%$669.34M$362.05M35.76368
BRCC
BRC
1.9462 of 5 stars
$4.01
-5.6%
$7.81
+94.8%
-40.6%$850.28M$301.31M-13.83918Short Interest ↑
MATW
Matthews International
4.3119 of 5 stars
$27.80
-1.9%
$59.00
+112.2%
-23.1%$852.96M$1.88B26.2312,000
NUS
Nu Skin Enterprises
4.5724 of 5 stars
$13.02
-4.9%
$23.67
+81.8%
-70.2%$643.32M$1.97B72.343,700

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This page (NASDAQ:AVO) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff