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Burcon NutraScience (BU) Competitors

C$0.20
-0.01 (-4.88%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)

BU vs. SWP, BR, KPT, CRP, HLF, SOY, JWEL, MFI, PBH, and SAP

Should you be buying Burcon NutraScience stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Burcon NutraScience include Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee (SWP), Big Rock Brewery (BR), KP Tissue (KPT), Ceres Global (CRP), High Liner Foods (HLF), SunOpta (SOY), Jamieson Wellness (JWEL), Maple Leaf Foods (MFI), Premium Brands (PBH), and Saputo (SAP). These companies are all part of the "consumer defensive" sector.

Burcon NutraScience vs.

Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee (TSE:SWP) and Burcon NutraScience (TSE:BU) are both small-cap consumer defensive companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, community ranking, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, media sentiment, earnings and risk.

Burcon NutraScience has a net margin of 0.00% compared to Burcon NutraScience's net margin of -1.03%. Burcon NutraScience's return on equity of -3.18% beat Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee-1.03% -3.18% 1.50%
Burcon NutraScience N/A -169.75%-45.14%

0.4% of Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.3% of Burcon NutraScience shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.9% of Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 29.1% of Burcon NutraScience shares are owned 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.

In the previous week, Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee and Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee both had 2 articles in the media. Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee's average media sentiment score of 0.84 beat Burcon NutraScience's score of 0.54 indicating that Burcon NutraScience is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Burcon NutraScience
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Burcon NutraScience received 259 more outperform votes than Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee when rated by MarketBeat users.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Swiss Water Decaffeinated CoffeeN/AN/A
Burcon NutraScienceOutperform Votes
259
67.80%
Underperform Votes
123
32.20%

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Burcon NutraScience
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee has higher revenue and earnings than Burcon NutraScience. Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Burcon NutraScience, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Swiss Water Decaffeinated CoffeeC$169.04M0.15-C$1.74M-C$0.19-14.74
Burcon NutraScienceC$324.55K73.07-C$7.21M-C$0.21-0.93

Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee has a beta of 1.75, meaning that its share price is 75% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Burcon NutraScience has a beta of 2.51, meaning that its share price is 151% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Burcon NutraScience beats Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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BU vs. The Competition

MetricBurcon NutraSciencePackaged Foods IndustryDefensive SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$23.71MC$1.39BC$4.61BC$4.58B
Dividend Yield4.45%2.83%3.22%5.99%
P/E Ratio-0.93274.49281.2821.99
Price / Sales73.0746.33133,455.931,137.94
Price / Cash39.00109.74120.7073.88
Price / Book9.752.953.503.11
Net Income-C$7.21MC$107.46MC$144.43MC$284.61M
7 Day PerformanceN/A0.40%-0.65%1.51%
1 Month Performance5.41%-0.06%-1.10%3.85%
1 Year Performance-45.07%-0.74%-1.82%3.19%

Burcon NutraScience Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SWP
Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee
0 of 5 stars
C$2.92
+0.7%
N/A+5.3%C$26.89MC$169.04M-15.3790Gap Down
High Trading Volume
BR
Big Rock Brewery
0 of 5 stars
C$1.43
flat
N/AN/AC$9.98MC$45.25M-2.0195
KPT
KP Tissue
1.0855 of 5 stars
C$8.30
+0.6%
C$10.88
+31.0%
-16.7%C$82.67MN/A-10.51N/A
CRP
Ceres Global
0 of 5 stars
C$2.70
+1.9%
N/A+5.1%C$83.94MC$991.76M10.38169Gap Down
HLF
High Liner Foods
1.6396 of 5 stars
C$12.65
+0.7%
C$14.50
+14.6%
-15.5%C$416.56MC$1.08B10.12N/A
SOY
SunOpta
0 of 5 stars
C$8.13
+0.2%
N/A-22.1%C$940.24MC$951.73M-18.071,453Analyst Revision
News Coverage
JWEL
Jamieson Wellness
3.1277 of 5 stars
C$30.89
+0.6%
C$38.22
+23.7%
-5.6%C$1.30BC$648.58M28.87110Dividend Announcement
Positive News
MFI
Maple Leaf Foods
3.7882 of 5 stars
C$23.29
+3.0%
C$30.21
+29.7%
-19.1%C$2.85BC$4.88B-18.0514,000Dividend Increase
PBH
Premium Brands
2.2274 of 5 stars
C$91.06
+1.4%
C$115.30
+26.6%
-11.7%C$4.06BC$6.34B37.02505
SAP
Saputo
4.5522 of 5 stars
C$28.07
-0.2%
C$33.81
+20.5%
-27.3%C$11.91BC$17.27B35.9919,200Dividend Announcement

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This page (TSE:BU) was last updated on 3/5/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff