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Market Capitalization$496.09 million
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Beta0.22

Competitors

Whole Earth Brands (NASDAQ:FREE) Vs. BGS, FDP, MDP, SWM, ELF, and UVV

Should you be buying FREE stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "consumer staples" are considered alternatives and competitors to Whole Earth Brands, including B&G Foods (BGS), Fresh Del Monte Produce (FDP), Meredith (MDP), Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM), e.l.f. Beauty (ELF), and Universal (UVV).

Whole Earth Brands (NASDAQ:FREE) and B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Whole Earth Brands and B&G Foods' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Whole Earth BrandsN/AN/AN/A
B&G Foods6.75%17.25%4.31%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Whole Earth Brands and B&G Foods, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Whole Earth Brands00503.00
B&G Foods16001.86

Whole Earth Brands currently has a consensus price target of $19.40, suggesting a potential upside of 50.27%. B&G Foods has a consensus price target of $27.00, suggesting a potential downside of 10.06%. Given Whole Earth Brands' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Whole Earth Brands is more favorable than B&G Foods.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

68.4% of Whole Earth Brands shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.9% of B&G Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.9% of B&G Foods shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Whole Earth Brands and B&G Foods' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Whole Earth BrandsN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
B&G Foods$1.66 billion1.17$76.39 million$1.6418.30

B&G Foods has higher revenue and earnings than Whole Earth Brands.

Volatility and Risk

Whole Earth Brands has a beta of 0.22, meaning that its stock price is 78% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, B&G Foods has a beta of 0.5, meaning that its stock price is 50% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

B&G Foods beats Whole Earth Brands on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Whole Earth Brands (NASDAQ:FREE) and Fresh Del Monte Produce (NYSE:FDP) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Whole Earth Brands and Fresh Del Monte Produce's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Whole Earth BrandsN/AN/AN/A
Fresh Del Monte Produce0.53%2.16%1.12%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Whole Earth Brands and Fresh Del Monte Produce, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Whole Earth Brands00503.00
Fresh Del Monte Produce0000N/A

Whole Earth Brands currently has a consensus price target of $19.40, suggesting a potential upside of 50.27%. Given Whole Earth Brands' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Whole Earth Brands is more favorable than Fresh Del Monte Produce.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

68.4% of Whole Earth Brands shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.4% of Fresh Del Monte Produce shares are owned by institutional investors. 35.6% of Fresh Del Monte Produce shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Whole Earth Brands and Fresh Del Monte Produce's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Whole Earth BrandsN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Fresh Del Monte Produce$4.49 billion0.38$66.50 millionN/AN/A

Fresh Del Monte Produce has higher revenue and earnings than Whole Earth Brands.

Volatility and Risk

Whole Earth Brands has a beta of 0.22, meaning that its stock price is 78% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fresh Del Monte Produce has a beta of 0.69, meaning that its stock price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Fresh Del Monte Produce beats Whole Earth Brands on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Whole Earth Brands (NASDAQ:FREE) and Meredith (NYSE:MDP) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Whole Earth Brands and Meredith's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Whole Earth BrandsN/AN/AN/A
Meredith-7.03%37.46%3.84%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Whole Earth Brands and Meredith, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Whole Earth Brands00503.00
Meredith00203.00

Whole Earth Brands currently has a consensus price target of $19.40, suggesting a potential upside of 50.27%. Meredith has a consensus price target of $33.00, suggesting a potential downside of 9.69%. Given Whole Earth Brands' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Whole Earth Brands is more favorable than Meredith.

Volatility and Risk

Whole Earth Brands has a beta of 0.22, meaning that its stock price is 78% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Meredith has a beta of 2.26, meaning that its stock price is 126% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

68.4% of Whole Earth Brands shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.2% of Meredith shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.4% of Meredith shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Whole Earth Brands and Meredith's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Whole Earth BrandsN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Meredith$2.85 billion0.59$-234,300,000.00$1.5423.73

Whole Earth Brands has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Meredith.

Summary

Meredith beats Whole Earth Brands on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Whole Earth Brands (NASDAQ:FREE) and Schweitzer-Mauduit International (NYSE:SWM) 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, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Whole Earth Brands and Schweitzer-Mauduit International's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Whole Earth BrandsN/AN/AN/A
Schweitzer-Mauduit International8.58%19.15%7.38%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Whole Earth Brands and Schweitzer-Mauduit International, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Whole Earth Brands00503.00
Schweitzer-Mauduit International0000N/A

Whole Earth Brands currently has a consensus target price of $19.40, suggesting a potential upside of 50.27%. Given Whole Earth Brands' higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Whole Earth Brands is more favorable than Schweitzer-Mauduit International.

Volatility and Risk

Whole Earth Brands has a beta of 0.22, suggesting that its share price is 78% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Schweitzer-Mauduit International has a beta of 1.11, suggesting that its share price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

68.4% of Whole Earth Brands shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.3% of Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Whole Earth Brands and Schweitzer-Mauduit International's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Whole Earth BrandsN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Schweitzer-Mauduit International$1.02 billion1.45$85.80 million$3.5513.26

Schweitzer-Mauduit International has higher revenue and earnings than Whole Earth Brands.

Summary

Schweitzer-Mauduit International beats Whole Earth Brands on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Whole Earth Brands (NASDAQ:FREE) and e.l.f. Beauty (NYSE:ELF) 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, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Whole Earth Brands and e.l.f. Beauty's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Whole Earth BrandsN/AN/AN/A
e.l.f. Beauty3.29%8.53%4.57%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Whole Earth Brands and e.l.f. Beauty, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Whole Earth Brands00503.00
e.l.f. Beauty02702.78

Whole Earth Brands currently has a consensus target price of $19.40, suggesting a potential upside of 50.27%. e.l.f. Beauty has a consensus target price of $28.3333, suggesting a potential downside of 1.82%. Given Whole Earth Brands' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Whole Earth Brands is more favorable than e.l.f. Beauty.

Volatility and Risk

Whole Earth Brands has a beta of 0.22, suggesting that its share price is 78% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, e.l.f. Beauty has a beta of 2.02, suggesting that its share price is 102% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

68.4% of Whole Earth Brands shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.1% of e.l.f. Beauty shares are owned by institutional investors. 15.0% of e.l.f. Beauty shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Whole Earth Brands and e.l.f. Beauty's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Whole Earth BrandsN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
e.l.f. Beauty$282.85 million5.23$17.88 million$0.4268.71

e.l.f. Beauty has higher revenue and earnings than Whole Earth Brands.

Summary

e.l.f. Beauty beats Whole Earth Brands on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Whole Earth Brands (NASDAQ:FREE) and Universal (NYSE:UVV) 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, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Whole Earth Brands and Universal's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Whole Earth BrandsN/AN/AN/A
Universal3.08%4.87%2.94%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Whole Earth Brands and Universal, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Whole Earth Brands00503.00
Universal0000N/A

Whole Earth Brands currently has a consensus target price of $19.40, suggesting a potential upside of 50.27%. Given Whole Earth Brands' higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Whole Earth Brands is more favorable than Universal.

Volatility and Risk

Whole Earth Brands has a beta of 0.22, suggesting that its share price is 78% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Universal has a beta of 0.69, suggesting that its share price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

68.4% of Whole Earth Brands shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.5% of Universal shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.3% of Universal shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Whole Earth Brands and Universal's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Whole Earth BrandsN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Universal$1.91 billion0.77$71.68 millionN/AN/A

Universal has higher revenue and earnings than Whole Earth Brands.

Summary

Universal beats Whole Earth Brands on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.


Whole Earth Brands Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
B&G Foods logo
BGS
B&G Foods
1.6$30.02+2.5%$1.94 billion$1.66 billion14.86Earnings Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
Fresh Del Monte Produce logo
FDP
Fresh Del Monte Produce
1.1$35.74+1.0%$1.70 billion$4.49 billion74.46
Meredith logo
MDP
Meredith
1.3$36.54+3.5%$1.67 billion$2.85 billion-3.97Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
Gap Down
Schweitzer-Mauduit International logo
SWM
Schweitzer-Mauduit International
1.4$47.09+0.8%$1.48 billion$1.02 billion16.70
e.l.f. Beauty logo
ELF
e.l.f. Beauty
1.5$28.86+3.4%$1.48 billion$282.85 million151.90Analyst Revision
Gap Down
UVV
Universal
1.2$59.86+0.7%$1.47 billion$1.91 billion26.49
Tattooed Chef logo
TTCF
Tattooed Chef
1.1$17.78+5.2%$1.45 billionN/A0.00Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
Franchise Group logo
FRG
Franchise Group
2.5$35.95+2.1%$1.44 billion$132.55 million0.00
MGP Ingredients logo
MGPI
MGP Ingredients
1.7$65.56+3.9%$1.44 billion$362.74 million26.87Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Gap Down
Tupperware Brands logo
TUP
Tupperware Brands
1.7$28.23+5.5%$1.40 billion$1.80 billion88.22Analyst Downgrade
Insider Buying
Gap Down
Mission Produce logo
AVO
Mission Produce
1.3$19.69+3.8%$1.39 billionN/A0.00Gap Down
Calavo Growers logo
CVGW
Calavo Growers
1.7$75.06+1.0%$1.33 billion$1.06 billion-96.23News Coverage
Matthews International logo
MATW
Matthews International
1.8$41.30+0.2%$1.31 billion$1.50 billion-14.75Analyst Downgrade
SunOpta logo
STKL
SunOpta
1.7$12.32+1.1%$1.29 billion$1.19 billion-94.77Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Arko logo
ARKO
Arko
1.7$10.20+2.6%$1.27 billionN/A0.00
The Chefs' Warehouse logo
CHEF
The Chefs' Warehouse
1.2$31.36+2.7%$1.19 billion$1.59 billion-31.36
Adecoagro logo
AGRO
Adecoagro
1.0$10.08+5.0%$1.18 billion$887.14 million-31.50High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Gap Down
Scholastic logo
SCHL
Scholastic
1.8$33.35+3.2%$1.14 billion$1.49 billion-18.84Gap Down
John B. Sanfilippo & Son logo
JBSS
John B. Sanfilippo & Son
1.3$92.79+0.2%$1.06 billion$880.09 million19.78
Turning Point Brands logo
TPB
Turning Point Brands
2.0$45.79+1.9%$872.71 million$361.99 million111.69
Vital Farms logo
VITL
Vital Farms
1.0$20.37+2.2%$814.09 millionN/A0.00Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Village Farms International logo
VFF
Village Farms International
1.9$8.70+9.3%$705.96 million$144.57 million-173.87Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
Carriage Services logo
CSV
Carriage Services
2.2$38.05+2.4%$684.71 million$274.11 million65.60Analyst Report
Revlon logo
REV
Revlon
0.9$10.35+4.2%$544.41 million$2.42 billion-1.54Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
Cadiz logo
CDZI
Cadiz
0.5$12.04+0.4%$461.69 million$440,000.000.00Upcoming Earnings
Seneca Foods logo
SENEA
Seneca Foods
0.9$48.47+0.1%$439.53 million$1.34 billion5.25
Daily Journal logo
DJCO
Daily Journal
0.6$306.00+1.8%$422.28 million$49.94 million104.08News Coverage
LND
BrasilAgro - Companhia Brasileira de Propriedades Agrícolas
0.9$6.11+0.8%$379.46 million$159.94 million11.98
Mohawk Group logo
MWK
Mohawk Group
1.7$12.85+3.2%$378.92 million$114.45 million-5.61Gap Down
Landec logo
LNDC
Landec
1.8$12.17+3.4%$356.98 million$590.37 million-6.99Gap Down
Cresud Sociedad Anónima Comercial, Inmobiliaria, Financiera y Agropecuaria logo
CRESY
Cresud Sociedad Anónima Comercial, Inmobiliaria, Financiera y Agropecuaria
0.7$6.70+6.7%$344.98 million$2.07 billion-2.02Gap Down
Limoneira logo
LMNR
Limoneira
2.4$19.12+1.8%$338.14 million$164.56 million-19.71Analyst Upgrade
Gap Down
Greenlane logo
GNLN
Greenlane
1.6$3.61+3.9%$327.97 million$185.01 million-2.93Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
HFFG
HF Foods Group
0.4$6.15+7.6%$319.27 million$388.16 million-0.94Gap Down
NewAge logo
NBEV
NewAge
1.2$2.08+1.0%$281.78 million$253.71 million-1.72Earnings Announcement
Unusual Options Activity
Alico logo
ALCO
Alico
2.3$31.90+0.7%$239.92 million$92.51 million10.09News Coverage
Bridgford Foods logo
BRID
Bridgford Foods
0.9$20.88+3.7%$189.59 million$188.79 million28.22High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Gap Down
FTFT
Future FinTech Group
0.4$2.79+7.9%$182.15 million$950,000.000.00Gap Up
Lee Enterprises logo
LEE
Lee Enterprises
0.6$29.30+4.1%$172.20 million$618 million-586.00News Coverage
Calyxt logo
CLXT
Calyxt
1.6$4.25+9.9%$158.10 million$7.30 million-3.20Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
Educational Development logo
EDUC
Educational Development
0.9$15.10+2.6%$126.10 million$113.01 million11.53Dividend Announcement
Gap Up
S&W Seed logo
SANW
S&W Seed
1.8$3.55+1.1%$124.53 million$79.58 million-5.46Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Ocean Bio-Chem logo
OBCI
Ocean Bio-Chem
0.9$11.84+0.3%$112.27 million$42.26 million11.96Upcoming Earnings
PETZ
TDH
0.4$1.92+10.9%$105.50 million$12.65 million0.00Gap Down
The Alkaline Water logo
WTER
The Alkaline Water
1.8$1.06+2.8%$92.48 million$41.14 million-3.79News Coverage
DAVIDsTEA logo
DTEA
DAVIDsTEA
0.4$3.44+0.3%$90.32 million$146.49 million-3.62News Coverage
Reed's logo
REED
Reed's
1.2$0.92+1.1%$79.49 million$33.82 million-4.38Upcoming Earnings
AMREP logo
AXR
AMREP
0.6$10.72+6.8%$78.50 million$18.78 million-39.70Gap Down
Blue Apron logo
APRN
Blue Apron
1.7$4.32+5.6%$77.19 million$454.87 million-1.07Gap Down
Lifeway Foods logo
LWAY
Lifeway Foods
0.9$4.73+2.3%$73.94 million$93.66 million18.19Gap Up
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