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Corteva (CTVA) Competitors

$54.80
+0.84 (+1.56%)
(As of 04/19/2024 08:50 PM ET)

CTVA vs. HSY, SYY, KVUE, GIS, ABEV, KMB, CCEP, ADM, STZ, and EL

Should you be buying Corteva stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Corteva include Hershey (HSY), Sysco (SYY), Kenvue (KVUE), General Mills (GIS), Ambev (ABEV), Kimberly-Clark (KMB), Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP), Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM), Constellation Brands (STZ), and Estée Lauder Companies (EL). These companies are all part of the "consumer staples" sector.

Corteva vs.

Hershey (NYSE:HSY) and Corteva (NYSE:CTVA) 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, community ranking, earnings, dividends, risk, profitability, media sentiment, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

In the previous week, Hershey had 11 more articles in the media than Corteva. MarketBeat recorded 22 mentions for Hershey and 11 mentions for Corteva. Hershey's average media sentiment score of 0.83 beat Corteva's score of 0.60 indicating that Corteva is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Hershey
10 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
4 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Corteva
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

58.0% of Hershey shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.5% of Corteva shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Hershey shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Corteva shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Hershey pays an annual dividend of $5.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Corteva pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Hershey pays out 60.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Corteva pays out 62.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Hershey has raised its dividend for 15 consecutive years and Corteva has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Hershey is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Hershey has a net margin of 16.67% compared to Hershey's net margin of 4.27%. Corteva's return on equity of 51.79% beat Hershey's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hershey16.67% 51.79% 16.96%
Corteva 4.27%7.43%4.36%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Hershey$11.16B3.38$1.86B$9.0520.44
Corteva$17.23B2.22$735M$1.0253.73

Hershey currently has a consensus price target of $223.33, suggesting a potential upside of 20.71%. Corteva has a consensus price target of $63.29, suggesting a potential upside of 15.48%. Given Corteva's higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Hershey is more favorable than Corteva.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hershey
1 Sell rating(s)
15 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.19
Corteva
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
15 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.71

Hershey has a beta of 0.34, suggesting that its stock price is 66% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Corteva has a beta of 0.77, suggesting that its stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Hershey received 467 more outperform votes than Corteva when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 57.14% of users gave Corteva an outperform vote while only 53.22% of users gave Hershey an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
HersheyOutperform Votes
603
53.22%
Underperform Votes
530
46.78%
CortevaOutperform Votes
136
57.14%
Underperform Votes
102
42.86%

Summary

Hershey beats Corteva on 13 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CTVA 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 NYSE 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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CTVA vs. The Competition

MetricCortevaAgricultural production IndustryStaples SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$38.30B$1.83B$13.93B$17.07B
Dividend Yield1.17%3.82%2.87%3.58%
P/E Ratio53.738.4816.0021.09
Price / Sales2.224.78110.049.72
Price / Cash12.3646.3523.1817.28
Price / Book1.531.424.634.69
Net Income$735M$12.77M$562.64M$960.04M
7 Day Performance2.11%-1.13%4.17%0.97%
1 Month Performance-0.49%-3.46%-0.14%-2.08%
1 Year Performance-10.87%1.90%-1.82%12.59%

Corteva Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HSY
Hershey
4.4504 of 5 stars
$183.32
+0.4%
$223.81
+22.1%
-29.1%$37.39B$11.16B20.2620,505Analyst Report
SYY
Sysco
4.7238 of 5 stars
$75.84
+0.3%
$85.38
+12.6%
+1.5%$37.76B$76.32B18.5472,000Positive News
KVUE
Kenvue
4.0521 of 5 stars
$19.11
-0.1%
$24.85
+30.1%
N/A$36.58B$15.44B0.0022,000
GIS
General Mills
3.7952 of 5 stars
$67.82
+0.7%
$72.18
+6.4%
-19.5%$38.51B$20.09B15.5634,000
ABEV
Ambev
3.3729 of 5 stars
$2.27
-2.2%
$3.20
+41.3%
-19.1%$35.67B$15.97B12.5842,774Gap Down
KMB
Kimberly-Clark
4.6145 of 5 stars
$125.28
-0.1%
$132.43
+5.7%
-10.4%$42.21B$20.43B24.0941,000Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
CCEP
Coca-Cola Europacific Partners
0.6515 of 5 stars
$66.45
-0.9%
$72.02
+8.4%
+9.4%$30.35B$19.81B0.0032,000Positive News
ADM
Archer-Daniels-Midland
3.9498 of 5 stars
$60.26
-0.4%
$67.50
+12.0%
-22.2%$30.24B$93.94B9.4241,802Upcoming Earnings
STZ
Constellation Brands
4.5474 of 5 stars
$257.78
-0.3%
$298.55
+15.8%
+15.1%$47.13B$10.71B27.4810,700Positive News
EL
Estée Lauder Companies
4.7256 of 5 stars
$136.93
-0.2%
$168.00
+22.7%
-43.6%$49.09B$15.91B105.3362,000

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