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Freshpet (FRPT) Competitors

$120.01
+0.28 (+0.23%)
(As of 07/23/2024 ET)

FRPT vs. K, INGR, POST, KLG, AFRI, RIBT, GIS, TSN, BF.B, and MKC

Should you be buying Freshpet stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Freshpet include Kellanova (K), Ingredion (INGR), Post (POST), WK Kellogg (KLG), Forafric Global (AFRI), RiceBran Technologies (RIBT), General Mills (GIS), Tyson Foods (TSN), Brown-Forman (BF.B), and McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC).

Freshpet vs.

Kellanova (NYSE:K) and Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, risk, community ranking, dividends and earnings.

Kellanova has a net margin of 6.41% compared to Kellanova's net margin of 1.19%. Freshpet's return on equity of 37.07% beat Kellanova's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Kellanova6.41% 37.07% 8.29%
Freshpet 1.19%0.20%0.13%

Kellanova received 47 more outperform votes than Freshpet when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 62.50% of users gave Freshpet an outperform vote while only 52.08% of users gave Kellanova an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
KellanovaOutperform Votes
527
52.08%
Underperform Votes
485
47.92%
FreshpetOutperform Votes
480
62.50%
Underperform Votes
288
37.50%

Kellanova has a beta of 0.35, suggesting that its stock price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Freshpet has a beta of 1.36, suggesting that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

83.9% of Kellanova shares are held by institutional investors. 1.8% of Kellanova shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.6% of Freshpet shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Kellanova has higher revenue and earnings than Freshpet. Kellanova is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Freshpet, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Kellanova$13.12B1.48$951M$2.6721.25
Freshpet$823.22M7.12-$33.61M$0.18672.06

Kellanova presently has a consensus price target of $61.62, suggesting a potential upside of 7.47%. Freshpet has a consensus price target of $133.76, suggesting a potential upside of 11.33%. Given Kellanova's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Freshpet is more favorable than Kellanova.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Kellanova
0 Sell rating(s)
11 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.15
Freshpet
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
14 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.82

In the previous week, Kellanova had 8 more articles in the media than Freshpet. MarketBeat recorded 17 mentions for Kellanova and 9 mentions for Freshpet. Kellanova's average media sentiment score of 0.98 beat Freshpet's score of 0.70 indicating that Freshpet is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Kellanova
7 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
7 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Freshpet
4 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Kellanova and Freshpet tied by winning 9 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding FRPT 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 NASDAQ 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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FRPT vs. The Competition

MetricFreshpetGrain mill products IndustryStaples SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$5.86B$8.62B$14.92B$8.55B
Dividend YieldN/A3.70%2.72%3.96%
P/E Ratio672.0981.6319.9915.16
Price / Sales7.121.715.5178.48
Price / Cash198.8941.3818.6831.03
Price / Book6.124.915.844.50
Net Income-$33.61M$554.76M$574.87M$215.72M
7 Day Performance-2.15%0.19%-0.36%-1.87%
1 Month Performance-7.27%-0.67%3.77%6.60%
1 Year Performance85.25%-0.56%-5.11%3.09%

Freshpet Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
K
Kellanova
3.5323 of 5 stars
3.53 / 5 stars
$57.94
-1.5%
$61.85
+6.7%
-15.0%$19.81B$13.12B21.7023,000Analyst Forecast
Insider Selling
News Coverage
INGR
Ingredion
4.1094 of 5 stars
4.11 / 5 stars
$119.05
-0.6%
$127.17
+6.8%
+9.6%$7.82B$7.91B11.9311,600News Coverage
POST
Post
3.0607 of 5 stars
3.06 / 5 stars
$109.46
-0.5%
$113.67
+3.8%
+25.8%$6.63B$6.99B20.9711,430
KLG
WK Kellogg
1.3517 of 5 stars
1.35 / 5 stars
$15.93
-3.7%
$17.50
+9.9%
N/A$1.37B$2.76B0.003,150Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
AFRI
Forafric Global
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$11.10
+2.7%
N/A+2.9%$298.37M$305.48M0.00600Gap Down
RIBT
RiceBran Technologies
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$0.08
-20.0%
N/A-89.2%$800,000.00$22.65M0.0035Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Gap Down
GIS
General Mills
4.173 of 5 stars
4.17 / 5 stars
$64.37
-1.8%
$68.82
+6.9%
-16.1%$35.93B$19.86B14.9434,000
TSN
Tyson Foods
4.2353 of 5 stars
4.24 / 5 stars
$59.73
-1.2%
$60.00
+0.5%
+13.0%$21.32B$52.88B-33.56139,000Analyst Downgrade
BF.B
Brown-Forman
1.4937 of 5 stars
1.49 / 5 stars
$43.48
-0.6%
$65.63
+50.9%
-36.6%$20.55B$4.18B20.325,700News Coverage
MKC
McCormick & Company, Incorporated
3.6535 of 5 stars
3.65 / 5 stars
$73.59
-0.9%
$76.25
+3.6%
-16.7%$19.77B$6.66B26.8613,800Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:FRPT) was last updated on 7/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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