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$73.70
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(As of 11/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$73.70
Now: $73.70
$74.38
50-Day Range
$62.75
MA: $68.27
$72.63
52-Week Range
$41.03
Now: $73.70
$75.16
Volume10,751 shs
Average Volume34,879 shs
Market Capitalization$35.26 billion
P/E Ratio36.67
Dividend Yield0.96%
Beta0.78

Competitors

(BF.A) (NYSE:BF.A) Vs. BUD, PM, UN, DEO, EL, and MDLZ

Should you be buying BF.A stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "consumer staples" are considered alternatives and competitors to (BF.A), including Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (BUD), Philip Morris International (PM), The Unilever Group (UN), Diageo (DEO), The Estée Lauder Companies (EL), and Mondelez International (MDLZ).

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) and (BF.A) (NYSE:BF.A) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. (BF.A) pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV pays out 20.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV and (BF.A)'s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV$52.33 billion2.62$9.17 billion$4.0816.66
(BF.A)$3.36 billion10.49$827 millionN/AN/A

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV has higher revenue and earnings than (BF.A).

Risk & Volatility

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, (BF.A) has a beta of 0.78, indicating that its share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV and (BF.A), as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV311702.19
(BF.A)11001.50

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV currently has a consensus target price of $56.50, suggesting a potential downside of 16.90%. (BF.A) has a consensus target price of $60.00, suggesting a potential downside of 18.59%. Given Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV is more favorable than (BF.A).

Profitability

This table compares Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV and (BF.A)'s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV-1.57%6.84%2.26%
(BF.A)28.81%41.39%14.51%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

3.6% of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.2% of (BF.A) shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.5% of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.0% of (BF.A) shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV beats (BF.A) on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

(BF.A) (NYSE:BF.A) and Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Dividends

(BF.A) pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Philip Morris International pays an annual dividend of $4.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.2%. Philip Morris International pays out 92.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Philip Morris International has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years. Philip Morris International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares (BF.A) and Philip Morris International's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
(BF.A)28.81%41.39%14.51%
Philip Morris International9.54%-80.24%19.91%

Volatility & Risk

(BF.A) has a beta of 0.78, meaning that its share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Philip Morris International has a beta of 0.78, meaning that its share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for (BF.A) and Philip Morris International, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
(BF.A)11001.50
Philip Morris International02902.82

(BF.A) currently has a consensus price target of $60.00, indicating a potential downside of 18.59%. Philip Morris International has a consensus price target of $95.50, indicating a potential upside of 24.20%. Given Philip Morris International's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Philip Morris International is more favorable than (BF.A).

Insider and Institutional Ownership

4.2% of (BF.A) shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.0% of Philip Morris International shares are held by institutional investors. 4.0% of (BF.A) shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Philip Morris International shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares (BF.A) and Philip Morris International's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
(BF.A)$3.36 billion10.49$827 millionN/AN/A
Philip Morris International$77.92 billion1.54$7.19 billion$5.1914.82

Philip Morris International has higher revenue and earnings than (BF.A).

Summary

Philip Morris International beats (BF.A) on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Unilever Group (NYSE:UN) and (BF.A) (NYSE:BF.A) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares The Unilever Group and (BF.A)'s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Unilever GroupN/AN/AN/A
(BF.A)28.81%41.39%14.51%

Dividends

The Unilever Group pays an annual dividend of $1.82 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. (BF.A) pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. The Unilever Group pays out 63.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Unilever Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. The Unilever Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares The Unilever Group and (BF.A)'s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Unilever Group$58.22 billion1.80$6.30 billion$2.8621.37
(BF.A)$3.36 billion10.49$827 millionN/AN/A

The Unilever Group has higher revenue and earnings than (BF.A).

Institutional and Insider Ownership

8.0% of The Unilever Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.2% of (BF.A) shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.0% of (BF.A) shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for The Unilever Group and (BF.A), as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Unilever Group44902.29
(BF.A)11001.50

The Unilever Group currently has a consensus price target of $52.00, indicating a potential downside of 14.94%. (BF.A) has a consensus price target of $60.00, indicating a potential downside of 18.59%. Given The Unilever Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe The Unilever Group is more favorable than (BF.A).

Volatility and Risk

The Unilever Group has a beta of 0.45, indicating that its stock price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, (BF.A) has a beta of 0.78, indicating that its stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Diageo (NYSE:DEO) and (BF.A) (NYSE:BF.A) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Diageo and (BF.A), as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Diageo381002.33
(BF.A)11001.50

Diageo currently has a consensus target price of $143.50, indicating a potential downside of 8.98%. (BF.A) has a consensus target price of $60.00, indicating a potential downside of 18.59%. Given Diageo's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Diageo is more favorable than (BF.A).

Risk and Volatility

Diageo has a beta of 0.55, meaning that its share price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, (BF.A) has a beta of 0.78, meaning that its share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Diageo and (BF.A)'s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
DiageoN/AN/AN/A
(BF.A)28.81%41.39%14.51%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

8.3% of Diageo shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.2% of (BF.A) shares are held by institutional investors. 4.0% of (BF.A) 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.

Dividends

Diageo pays an annual dividend of $4.37 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. (BF.A) pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Diageo pays out 79.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Diageo has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Diageo is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Diageo and (BF.A)'s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Diageo$14.82 billion6.22$1.78 billion$5.5028.67
(BF.A)$3.36 billion10.49$827 millionN/AN/A

Diageo has higher revenue and earnings than (BF.A).

The Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE:EL) and (BF.A) (NYSE:BF.A) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.

Dividends

The Estée Lauder Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. (BF.A) pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. The Estée Lauder Companies pays out 46.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Estée Lauder Companies has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares The Estée Lauder Companies and (BF.A)'s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Estée Lauder Companies4.38%32.72%7.91%
(BF.A)28.81%41.39%14.51%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for The Estée Lauder Companies and (BF.A), as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Estée Lauder Companies131402.72
(BF.A)11001.50

The Estée Lauder Companies presently has a consensus price target of $229.35, suggesting a potential downside of 7.09%. (BF.A) has a consensus price target of $60.00, suggesting a potential downside of 18.59%. Given The Estée Lauder Companies' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe The Estée Lauder Companies is more favorable than (BF.A).

Insider and Institutional Ownership

48.7% of The Estée Lauder Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.2% of (BF.A) shares are owned by institutional investors. 14.0% of The Estée Lauder Companies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.0% of (BF.A) shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares The Estée Lauder Companies and (BF.A)'s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Estée Lauder Companies$14.29 billion6.24$684 million$4.1259.92
(BF.A)$3.36 billion10.49$827 millionN/AN/A

(BF.A) has lower revenue, but higher earnings than The Estée Lauder Companies.

Volatility and Risk

The Estée Lauder Companies has a beta of 0.83, suggesting that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, (BF.A) has a beta of 0.78, suggesting that its stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

The Estée Lauder Companies beats (BF.A) on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) and (BF.A) (NYSE:BF.A) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, risk and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Mondelez International and (BF.A)'s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mondelez International11.99%13.92%5.72%
(BF.A)28.81%41.39%14.51%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

75.1% of Mondelez International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.2% of (BF.A) shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Mondelez International shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.0% of (BF.A) shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Mondelez International pays an annual dividend of $1.26 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. (BF.A) pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Mondelez International pays out 51.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Mondelez International has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years. Mondelez International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Volatility and Risk

Mondelez International has a beta of 0.59, suggesting that its stock price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, (BF.A) has a beta of 0.78, suggesting that its stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Mondelez International and (BF.A), as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mondelez International011702.94
(BF.A)11001.50

Mondelez International presently has a consensus price target of $63.2941, indicating a potential upside of 10.10%. (BF.A) has a consensus price target of $60.00, indicating a potential downside of 18.59%. Given Mondelez International's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Mondelez International is more favorable than (BF.A).

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Mondelez International and (BF.A)'s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mondelez International$25.87 billion3.18$3.87 billion$2.4723.28
(BF.A)$3.36 billion10.49$827 millionN/AN/A

Mondelez International has higher revenue and earnings than (BF.A).


(BF.A) Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV logo
BUD
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV
1.6$67.99-1.3%$137.10 billion$52.33 billion-183.75
Philip Morris International logo
PM
Philip Morris International
2.6$76.89-1.5%$119.74 billion$77.92 billion15.56Analyst Downgrade
The Unilever Group logo
UN
The Unilever Group
1.7$61.13-5.3%$104.82 billion$58.22 billion21.37Unusual Options Activity
Diageo logo
DEO
Diageo
1.6$157.66-0.8%$92.18 billion$14.82 billion28.67Analyst Upgrade
The Estée Lauder Companies logo
EL
The Estée Lauder Companies
2.1$246.85-0.4%$89.26 billion$14.29 billion150.52Insider Selling
Mondelez International logo
MDLZ
Mondelez International
2.6$57.49-0.6%$82.22 billion$25.87 billion26.37
British American Tobacco logo
BTI
British American Tobacco
2.4$35.80-0.9%$81.98 billion$33.04 billion8.67
Altria Group logo
MO
Altria Group
2.0$40.38-1.5%$75.04 billion$25.11 billion112.17
Colgate-Palmolive logo
CL
Colgate-Palmolive
2.0$84.75-0.0%$72.65 billion$15.69 billion27.08
The Unilever Group logo
UL
The Unilever Group
1.4$61.28-5.2%$71.61 billion$58.22 billion21.43High Trading Volume
Unusual Options Activity
Heavy News Reporting
Kimberly-Clark logo
KMB
Kimberly-Clark
2.7$140.70-1.1%$47.86 billion$18.45 billion20.45Dividend Announcement
Monster Beverage logo
MNST
Monster Beverage
1.6$84.08-0.1%$44.39 billion$4.20 billion37.70
Ambev logo
ABEV
Ambev
1.9$2.76-0.7%$43.41 billion$12.78 billion23.00
Keurig Dr Pepper logo
KDP
Keurig Dr Pepper
1.8$30.33-1.5%$42.68 billion$11.12 billion36.99
The Kraft Heinz logo
KHC
The Kraft Heinz
1.7$32.54-2.7%$39.78 billion$24.98 billion-81.35Unusual Options Activity
STZ.B
(STZ.B)
1.0$205.00-1.0%$39.73 billion$9.11 billion36.80
Constellation Brands logo
STZ
Constellation Brands
2.0$204.70-1.5%$39.67 billion$9.11 billion36.75Analyst Revision
(BF.B) logo
BF.B
(BF.B)
1.1$81.15-0.8%$38.83 billion$3.36 billion40.37Dividend Increase
General Mills logo
GIS
General Mills
2.1$60.00-1.0%$36.68 billion$17.63 billion16.04
Sysco logo
SYY
Sysco
2.3$71.68-1.1%$36.51 billion$52.89 billion188.64Dividend Announcement
The Hershey logo
HSY
The Hershey
1.9$148.15-0.0%$30.84 billion$7.99 billion29.05
CTVA
Corteva
1.9$38.58-0.8%$28.74 billion$13.85 billion47.05
Chewy logo
CHWY
Chewy
1.4$69.34-3.0%$28.20 billion$4.85 billion-126.07
Archer-Daniels-Midland logo
ADM
Archer-Daniels-Midland
2.5$50.50-0.1%$28.10 billion$64.66 billion17.84
Fomento Económico Mexicano logo
FMX
Fomento Económico Mexicano
1.8$75.96-1.5%$27.18 billion$26.33 billion76.73
The Clorox logo
CLX
The Clorox
1.8$200.75-0.6%$25.30 billion$6.72 billion22.36
Hormel Foods logo
HRL
Hormel Foods
2.0$46.87-0.7%$25.29 billion$9.50 billion27.41Earnings Announcement
Dividend Increase
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Heavy News Reporting
McCormick & Company, Incorporated logo
MKC
McCormick & Company, Incorporated
1.9$185.59-0.5%$24.76 billion$5.35 billion32.79Dividend Increase
Tyson Foods logo
TSN
Tyson Foods
2.1$64.99-0.3%$23.67 billion$42.41 billion13.08
Kellogg logo
K
Kellogg
2.2$63.26-1.2%$21.74 billion$13.58 billion18.28Analyst Downgrade
CCEP
Coca-Cola European Partners
1.3$44.54-0.6%$21.57 billion$13.46 billion15.74
Church & Dwight logo
CHD
Church & Dwight
2.0$85.58-2.3%$21.26 billion$4.36 billion27.61
Molson Coors Beverage logo
TAP
Molson Coors Beverage
1.5$46.50-1.2%$18.87 billion$13.01 billion-62.00Insider Selling
Conagra Brands logo
CAG
Conagra Brands
1.9$35.76-1.1%$17.47 billion$11.05 billion17.62Heavy News Reporting
Campbell Soup logo
CPB
Campbell Soup
1.7$48.92-0.9%$14.79 billion$8.69 billion9.14
The J. M. Smucker logo
SJM
The J. M. Smucker
2.1$118.00-0.2%$13.46 billion$7.80 billion15.63Earnings Announcement
Analyst Revision
International Flavors & Fragrances logo
IFF
International Flavors & Fragrances
2.5$112.40-2.4%$12.02 billion$5.14 billion30.22
The Boston Beer logo
SAM
The Boston Beer
1.3$903.38-1.0%$11.06 billion$1.25 billion81.09
Lamb Weston logo
LW
Lamb Weston
1.9$73.26-1.7%$10.72 billion$3.79 billion31.71
Coca-Cola FEMSA logo
KOF
Coca-Cola FEMSA
1.9$45.81-0.0%$9.62 billion$10.11 billion22.13Heavy News Reporting
Aramark logo
ARMK
Aramark
1.6$36.35-1.7%$9.20 billion$12.83 billion-19.86
Newell Brands logo
NWL
Newell Brands
2.5$21.36-0.5%$9.06 billion$14.74 billion7.77Unusual Options Activity
Beyond Meat logo
BYND
Beyond Meat
1.0$139.58-1.6%$8.75 billion$297.90 million-310.18Insider Selling
Service Co. International logo
SCI
Service Co. International
1.8$49.76-0.6%$8.60 billion$3.23 billion22.52
Darling Ingredients logo
DAR
Darling Ingredients
1.8$47.99-1.9%$7.78 billion$3.36 billion16.27Insider Selling
US Foods logo
USFD
US Foods
1.7$31.98-0.0%$7.06 billion$25.94 billion-228.41Analyst Upgrade
The New York Times logo
NYT
The New York Times
1.8$41.82-1.5%$6.99 billion$1.81 billion44.02
Post logo
POST
Post
1.7$95.32-0.5%$6.28 billion$5.68 billion-56.07Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Ollie's Bargain Outlet logo
OLLI
Ollie's Bargain Outlet
1.1$90.26-4.1%$5.90 billion$1.41 billion28.29Upcoming Earnings
Coty logo
COTY
Coty
1.5$7.26-4.0%$5.56 billion$4.72 billion-6.26Insider Buying
Unusual Options Activity
This page was last updated on 11/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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