S&P 500   5,096.27
DOW   38,996.39
QQQ   439.00
Pure Storage, Hormel Foods rise; WW International, First Advantage fall, Thursday, 2/29/2024
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024
Average long-term US mortgage rises to 6.94% after marking fourth-straight weekly increase
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Best Buy reports lower 4Q sales and profits as shoppers remain cautious
Grads From This Midwestern School Are More Likely to Start a Billion Dollar Company Than Founders Who Went To Stanford, Harvard, or MIT: Study
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
It's Leap Day, and You're Probably Working — Here's How 'February 29' Affects Your Paycheck
From Hometown Hero to Franchise Partner — 3 Celebrities Collaborating With Their Hometown Brands
S&P 500   5,096.27
DOW   38,996.39
QQQ   439.00
Pure Storage, Hormel Foods rise; WW International, First Advantage fall, Thursday, 2/29/2024
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024
Average long-term US mortgage rises to 6.94% after marking fourth-straight weekly increase
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Best Buy reports lower 4Q sales and profits as shoppers remain cautious
Grads From This Midwestern School Are More Likely to Start a Billion Dollar Company Than Founders Who Went To Stanford, Harvard, or MIT: Study
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
It's Leap Day, and You're Probably Working — Here's How 'February 29' Affects Your Paycheck
From Hometown Hero to Franchise Partner — 3 Celebrities Collaborating With Their Hometown Brands
S&P 500   5,096.27
DOW   38,996.39
QQQ   439.00
Pure Storage, Hormel Foods rise; WW International, First Advantage fall, Thursday, 2/29/2024
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024
Average long-term US mortgage rises to 6.94% after marking fourth-straight weekly increase
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Best Buy reports lower 4Q sales and profits as shoppers remain cautious
Grads From This Midwestern School Are More Likely to Start a Billion Dollar Company Than Founders Who Went To Stanford, Harvard, or MIT: Study
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
It's Leap Day, and You're Probably Working — Here's How 'February 29' Affects Your Paycheck
From Hometown Hero to Franchise Partner — 3 Celebrities Collaborating With Their Hometown Brands
S&P 500   5,096.27
DOW   38,996.39
QQQ   439.00
Pure Storage, Hormel Foods rise; WW International, First Advantage fall, Thursday, 2/29/2024
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024
Average long-term US mortgage rises to 6.94% after marking fourth-straight weekly increase
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Best Buy reports lower 4Q sales and profits as shoppers remain cautious
Grads From This Midwestern School Are More Likely to Start a Billion Dollar Company Than Founders Who Went To Stanford, Harvard, or MIT: Study
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
It's Leap Day, and You're Probably Working — Here's How 'February 29' Affects Your Paycheck
From Hometown Hero to Franchise Partner — 3 Celebrities Collaborating With Their Hometown Brands

Premium Brands (PBH) Competitors

C$89.73
-0.45 (-0.50%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)

PBH vs. MFI, JWEL, SAP, PRMW, EMP.A, NWC, MRU, SOY, HLF, and SWP

Should you be buying Premium Brands stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Premium Brands include Maple Leaf Foods (MFI), Jamieson Wellness (JWEL), Saputo (SAP), Primo Water (PRMW), Empire (EMP.A), North West (NWC), Metro (MRU), SunOpta (SOY), High Liner Foods (HLF), and Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee (SWP). These companies are all part of the "consumer defensive" sector.

Premium Brands vs.

Premium Brands (TSE:PBH) and Maple Leaf Foods (TSE:MFI) are both mid-cap consumer defensive companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, media sentiment, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends and community ranking.

Maple Leaf Foods received 126 more outperform votes than Premium Brands when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 65.08% of users gave Maple Leaf Foods an outperform vote while only 55.60% of users gave Premium Brands an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Premium BrandsOutperform Votes
407
55.60%
Underperform Votes
325
44.40%
Maple Leaf FoodsOutperform Votes
533
65.08%
Underperform Votes
286
34.92%

Premium Brands has a net margin of 1.74% compared to Maple Leaf Foods' net margin of -2.57%. Premium Brands' return on equity of 6.10% beat Maple Leaf Foods' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Premium Brands1.74% 6.10% 3.54%
Maple Leaf Foods -2.57%-7.86%0.46%

Premium Brands currently has a consensus target price of C$115.30, suggesting a potential upside of 28.50%. Maple Leaf Foods has a consensus target price of C$30.21, suggesting a potential upside of 30.85%. Given Maple Leaf Foods' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Maple Leaf Foods is more favorable than Premium Brands.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Premium Brands
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67
Maple Leaf Foods
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

43.4% of Premium Brands shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.8% of Maple Leaf Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Premium Brands shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 40.1% of Maple Leaf Foods shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Premium Brands pays an annual dividend of C$3.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Maple Leaf Foods pays an annual dividend of C$0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. Premium Brands pays out 125.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Maple Leaf Foods pays out -85.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Maple Leaf Foods is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Premium Brands has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Maple Leaf Foods has a beta of 0.49, indicating that its stock price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Premium BrandsC$6.34B0.63C$110.10MC$2.4636.48
Maple Leaf FoodsC$4.87B0.58-C$124.98M-C$1.03-22.42

In the previous week, Maple Leaf Foods had 24 more articles in the media than Premium Brands. MarketBeat recorded 26 mentions for Maple Leaf Foods and 2 mentions for Premium Brands. Premium Brands' average media sentiment score of 0.34 beat Maple Leaf Foods' score of -0.28 indicating that Premium Brands is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Premium Brands
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Maple Leaf Foods
2 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
9 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

Premium Brands beats Maple Leaf Foods on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.


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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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PBH vs. The Competition

MetricPremium BrandsPackaged Foods IndustryDefensive SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$4.00BC$1.43BC$4.52BC$5.07B
Dividend Yield3.34%2.80%3.23%5.64%
P/E Ratio36.48277.61280.3223.89
Price / Sales0.6347.50141,277.011,370.17
Price / Cash97.88112.42126.4479.13
Price / Book2.233.043.542.63
Net IncomeC$110.10MC$110.55MC$158.62MC$291.46M
7 Day Performance-3.95%0.41%-0.27%0.54%
1 Month Performance-3.71%-0.46%-1.02%0.97%
1 Year Performance-10.42%0.07%-0.25%3.08%

Premium Brands Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MFI
Maple Leaf Foods
3.0127 of 5 stars
C$25.69
-1.5%
C$33.86
+31.8%
-16.6%C$3.15BC$4.88B-19.9114,000Dividend Increase
JWEL
Jamieson Wellness
2.0255 of 5 stars
C$31.23
+4.0%
C$38.64
+23.7%
-7.7%C$1.31BC$648.58M29.19110Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
SAP
Saputo
3.8811 of 5 stars
C$28.05
-0.6%
C$33.81
+20.5%
-24.4%C$11.90BC$17.59B35.9619,200Dividend Announcement
PRMW
Primo Water
0 of 5 stars
C$20.42
-1.0%
N/A+4.2%C$3.26BC$2.29B20.849,240
EMP.A
Empire
2.7062 of 5 stars
C$34.31
-1.0%
C$41.25
+20.2%
-5.0%C$5.12BC$30.80B11.67125,000
NWC
North West
0.4663 of 5 stars
C$39.34
-1.3%
C$40.00
+1.7%
+13.9%C$1.88BC$2.46B14.857,311
MRU
Metro
0.2938 of 5 stars
C$71.23
+0.3%
C$77.21
+8.4%
+3.7%C$16.17BC$21.03B16.3097,000High Trading Volume
SOY
SunOpta
0 of 5 stars
C$7.96
-1.4%
N/A-6.8%C$920.57MC$951.73M-18.091,453News Coverage
HLF
High Liner Foods
1.8798 of 5 stars
C$11.95
-0.1%
C$13.83
+15.8%
-13.4%C$398.05MC$1.09B8.48N/AAnalyst Report
News Coverage
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SWP
Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee
0 of 5 stars
C$2.79
flat
N/A+9.3%C$25.70MC$169.04M-14.6890News Coverage
Gap Down

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This page (TSE:PBH) was last updated on 3/1/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff