NYSE:MDP

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$30.05
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$30.49
50-Day Range
$24.48
MA: $31.11
$36.96
52-Week Range
$10.01
Now: $30.27
$37.50
Volume315,253 shs
Average Volume496,198 shs
Market Capitalization$1.38 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.26

Competitors

Meredith (NYSE:MDP) Vs. HELE, FLO, LANC, NOMD, LESL, and FIZZ

Should you be buying MDP stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "consumer staples" are considered alternatives and competitors to Meredith, including Helen of Troy (HELE), Flowers Foods (FLO), Lancaster Colony (LANC), Nomad Foods (NOMD), Leslie's (LESL), and National Beverage (FIZZ).

Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE) and Meredith (NYSE:MDP) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and earnings.

Risk and Volatility

Helen of Troy has a beta of 0.92, indicating that its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Meredith has a beta of 2.26, indicating that its stock price is 126% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Helen of Troy and Meredith's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Helen of Troy11.25%24.39%14.29%
Meredith-7.03%37.46%3.84%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

98.1% of Helen of Troy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.2% of Meredith shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of Helen of Troy shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 11.4% of Meredith shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Helen of Troy and Meredith's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Helen of Troy$1.71 billion3.04$152.33 million$8.4725.11
Meredith$2.85 billion0.48$-234,300,000.00$1.5419.66

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Helen of Troy and Meredith, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Helen of Troy04102.20
Meredith00203.00

Helen of Troy presently has a consensus target price of $236.75, suggesting a potential upside of 11.33%. Meredith has a consensus target price of $33.00, suggesting a potential upside of 9.02%. Given Helen of Troy's higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Helen of Troy is more favorable than Meredith.

Summary

Helen of Troy beats Meredith on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO) and Meredith (NYSE:MDP) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and earnings.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Flowers Foods and Meredith's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Flowers Foods$4.12 billion1.23$164.54 million$0.9624.88
Meredith$2.85 billion0.48$-234,300,000.00$1.5419.66

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

Risk and Volatility

Flowers Foods has a beta of 0.34, indicating that its stock price is 66% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Meredith has a beta of 2.26, indicating that its stock price is 126% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

64.5% of Flowers Foods shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.2% of Meredith shares are held by institutional investors. 8.2% of Flowers Foods shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 11.4% of Meredith shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Flowers Foods and Meredith, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Flowers Foods04002.00
Meredith00203.00

Flowers Foods presently has a consensus target price of $24.00, suggesting a potential upside of 0.50%. Meredith has a consensus target price of $33.00, suggesting a potential upside of 9.02%. Given Meredith's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Meredith is more favorable than Flowers Foods.

Profitability

This table compares Flowers Foods and Meredith's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Flowers Foods2.30%19.41%7.65%
Meredith-7.03%37.46%3.84%

Summary

Meredith beats Flowers Foods on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Meredith (NYSE:MDP) and Lancaster Colony (NASDAQ:LANC) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Meredith and Lancaster Colony's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Meredith$2.85 billion0.48$-234,300,000.00$1.5419.66
Lancaster Colony$1.33 billion3.69$136.98 million$4.9336.28

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

Volatility and Risk

Meredith has a beta of 2.26, indicating that its share price is 126% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lancaster Colony has a beta of 0.25, indicating that its share price is 75% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

88.2% of Meredith shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.6% of Lancaster Colony shares are held by institutional investors. 11.4% of Meredith shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 31.7% of Lancaster Colony 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Meredith and Lancaster Colony, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Meredith00203.00
Lancaster Colony00103.00

Meredith presently has a consensus target price of $33.00, suggesting a potential upside of 9.02%. Given Meredith's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Meredith is more favorable than Lancaster Colony.

Profitability

This table compares Meredith and Lancaster Colony's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Meredith-7.03%37.46%3.84%
Lancaster Colony9.90%16.90%13.24%

Summary

Lancaster Colony beats Meredith on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Meredith (NYSE:MDP) and Nomad Foods (NYSE:NOMD) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Meredith and Nomad Foods' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Meredith$2.85 billion0.48$-234,300,000.00$1.5419.66
Nomad Foods$2.60 billion1.89$172.48 million$1.3820.67

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

Volatility and Risk

Meredith has a beta of 2.26, indicating that its share price is 126% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nomad Foods has a beta of 0.71, indicating that its share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

88.2% of Meredith shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.8% of Nomad Foods shares are held by institutional investors. 11.4% of Meredith 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Meredith and Nomad Foods, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Meredith00203.00
Nomad Foods01902.90

Meredith presently has a consensus target price of $33.00, suggesting a potential upside of 9.02%. Nomad Foods has a consensus target price of $28.80, suggesting a potential upside of 0.95%. Given Meredith's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Meredith is more favorable than Nomad Foods.

Profitability

This table compares Meredith and Nomad Foods' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Meredith-7.03%37.46%3.84%
Nomad Foods8.56%10.37%4.38%

Summary

Meredith beats Nomad Foods on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Meredith (NYSE:MDP) and Leslie's (NASDAQ:LESL) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Meredith and Leslie's' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Meredith$2.85 billion0.48$-234,300,000.00$1.5419.66
Leslie's$1.11 billion4.19$78.49 million$0.4259.40

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

88.2% of Meredith shares are held by institutional investors. 11.4% of Meredith 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Meredith and Leslie's, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Meredith00203.00
Leslie's05702.58

Meredith presently has a consensus target price of $33.00, suggesting a potential upside of 9.02%. Leslie's has a consensus target price of $26.5455, suggesting a potential upside of 6.39%. Given Meredith's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Meredith is more favorable than Leslie's.

Profitability

This table compares Meredith and Leslie's' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Meredith-7.03%37.46%3.84%
Leslie'sN/AN/AN/A

Summary

Meredith beats Leslie's on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Meredith (NYSE:MDP) and National Beverage (NASDAQ:FIZZ) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Meredith and National Beverage's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Meredith$2.85 billion0.48$-234,300,000.00$1.5419.66
National Beverage$1.00 billion4.47$129.97 million$2.7817.23

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

Volatility and Risk

Meredith has a beta of 2.26, indicating that its share price is 126% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, National Beverage has a beta of 1.39, indicating that its share price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

88.2% of Meredith shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 32.7% of National Beverage shares are held by institutional investors. 11.4% of Meredith shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 75.2% of National Beverage 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Meredith and National Beverage, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Meredith00203.00
National Beverage31001.25

Meredith presently has a consensus target price of $33.00, suggesting a potential upside of 9.02%. National Beverage has a consensus target price of $35.8333, suggesting a potential downside of 25.21%. Given Meredith's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Meredith is more favorable than National Beverage.

Profitability

This table compares Meredith and National Beverage's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Meredith-7.03%37.46%3.84%
National Beverage15.34%33.20%23.86%


Meredith Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Helen of Troy logo
HELE
Helen of Troy
1.7$212.65+1.9%$5.19 billion$1.71 billion23.60
Flowers Foods logo
FLO
Flowers Foods
1.3$23.88+1.3%$5.06 billion$4.12 billion51.91
Lancaster Colony logo
LANC
Lancaster Colony
2.0$178.85+0.2%$4.93 billion$1.33 billion36.95News Coverage
Nomad Foods logo
NOMD
Nomad Foods
1.5$28.53+0.4%$4.91 billion$2.60 billion23.78
Leslie's logo
LESL
Leslie's
1.3$24.95+0.7%$4.66 billion$1.11 billion59.40Analyst Downgrade
National Beverage logo
FIZZ
National Beverage
1.3$47.91+3.5%$4.47 billion$1.00 billion13.93Analyst Upgrade
51job logo
JOBS
51job
1.3$63.11+3.0%$4.25 billion$574.57 million29.77
The Hain Celestial Group logo
HAIN
The Hain Celestial Group
1.5$42.56+2.9%$4.25 billion$2.05 billion163.69News Coverage
Celsius logo
CELH
Celsius
1.5$53.54+2.0%$3.89 billion$75.15 million764.97Analyst Report
WD-40 logo
WDFC
WD-40
1.4$280.07+10.5%$3.83 billion$423.35 million63.65Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Up
Hillenbrand logo
HI
Hillenbrand
2.0$50.46+2.3%$3.79 billion$2.52 billion-62.30
Sanderson Farms logo
SAFM
Sanderson Farms
1.7$162.76+0.5%$3.63 billion$3.56 billion129.18
Grocery Outlet logo
GO
Grocery Outlet
1.2$37.90+1.3%$3.61 billion$2.56 billion39.89Insider Selling
News Coverage
BRF logo
BRFS
BRF
1.3$4.28+3.3%$3.48 billion$8.13 billion13.81
Utz Brands logo
UTZ
Utz Brands
1.5$25.25+1.8%$3.45 billionN/A0.00
Compañía Cervecerías Unidas logo
CCU
Compañía Cervecerías Unidas
1.3$18.61+1.7%$3.44 billion$2.41 billion27.37Analyst Report
News Coverage
Energizer logo
ENR
Energizer
2.4$48.88+0.1%$3.34 billion$2.74 billion-30.94
JW.B
John Wiley & Sons
0.6$55.54+0.0%$3.11 billion$1.83 billion-80.49News Coverage
The Simply Good Foods logo
SMPL
The Simply Good Foods
1.6$31.33+1.4%$3.00 billion$816.64 million49.73Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
J & J Snack Foods logo
JJSF
J & J Snack Foods
1.6$156.29+0.7%$2.97 billion$1.02 billion164.52
TreeHouse Foods logo
THS
TreeHouse Foods
1.2$50.95+3.8%$2.85 billion$4.29 billion-509.50
Coca-Cola Consolidated logo
COKE
Coca-Cola Consolidated
0.7$303.15+1.0%$2.84 billion$4.83 billion29.81
Nu Skin Enterprises logo
NUS
Nu Skin Enterprises
2.1$51.78+0.3%$2.63 billion$2.42 billion17.43
Medifast logo
MED
Medifast
2.4$221.23+0.2%$2.60 billion$713.67 million27.69
Purple Innovation logo
PRPL
Purple Innovation
2.1$34.01+1.4%$2.27 billion$428.36 million-109.71Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Inter Parfums logo
IPAR
Inter Parfums
1.6$71.35+0.5%$2.26 billion$713.51 million71.35
Vector Group logo
VGR
Vector Group
1.3$14.47+1.5%$2.23 billion$1.90 billion32.89News Coverage
Tootsie Roll Industries logo
TR
Tootsie Roll Industries
0.9$32.45+0.4%$2.21 billion$523.62 million37.15News Coverage
Edgewell Personal Care logo
EPC
Edgewell Personal Care
1.7$38.59+2.2%$2.09 billion$1.95 billion31.12
Industrias Bachoco logo
IBA
Industrias Bachoco
1.4$41.45+0.4%$2.07 billion$3.26 billion15.35Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
United Natural Foods logo
UNFI
United Natural Foods
1.4$35.30+0.2%$1.99 billion$26.51 billion18.58Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
Hostess Brands logo
TWNK
Hostess Brands
1.3$14.66+1.1%$1.91 billion$907.67 million29.32
B&G Foods logo
BGS
B&G Foods
1.6$29.53+0.7%$1.91 billion$1.66 billion14.62
Tattooed Chef logo
TTCF
Tattooed Chef
0.9$19.19+0.0%$1.56 billionN/A0.00
SunOpta logo
STKL
SunOpta
1.5$14.89+1.7%$1.55 billion$1.19 billion-114.54
Schweitzer-Mauduit International logo
SWM
Schweitzer-Mauduit International
1.4$48.26+0.3%$1.52 billion$1.02 billion17.11
Franchise Group logo
FRG
Franchise Group
2.8$37.40+2.1%$1.50 billion$132.55 million0.00
e.l.f. Beauty logo
ELF
e.l.f. Beauty
1.3$27.85+1.1%$1.43 billion$282.85 million146.59
UVV
Universal
1.2$57.64+2.2%$1.41 billion$1.91 billion25.50Unusual Options Activity
Mission Produce logo
AVO
Mission Produce
1.3$19.88+0.3%$1.40 billionN/A0.00Insider Selling
High Trading Volume
Calavo Growers logo
CVGW
Calavo Growers
1.7$76.75+1.4%$1.36 billion$1.06 billion-98.40
Fresh Del Monte Produce logo
FDP
Fresh Del Monte Produce
1.1$28.64+0.9%$1.36 billion$4.49 billion59.67
Tupperware Brands logo
TUP
Tupperware Brands
1.5$27.02+3.0%$1.34 billion$1.80 billion84.44
Matthews International logo
MATW
Matthews International
2.3$41.19+0.9%$1.30 billion$1.50 billion-14.71Analyst Downgrade
Arko logo
ARKO
Arko
1.7$10.21+0.6%$1.27 billionN/A0.00Analyst Downgrade
The Chefs' Warehouse logo
CHEF
The Chefs' Warehouse
1.2$31.96+0.9%$1.21 billion$1.59 billion-31.96
MGP Ingredients logo
MGPI
MGP Ingredients
1.8$64.14+0.5%$1.09 billion$362.74 million26.29
Scholastic logo
SCHL
Scholastic
1.8$30.63+0.4%$1.05 billion$1.49 billion-17.31
John B. Sanfilippo & Son logo
JBSS
John B. Sanfilippo & Son
1.5$89.98+0.6%$1.03 billion$880.09 million19.19News Coverage
Village Farms International logo
VFF
Village Farms International
1.9$12.81+2.3%$1.02 billion$144.57 million-256.15Analyst Upgrade
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