Long Blockchain (NASDAQ:LBCC) & Embotelladora Andina (AKO.B) Critical Comparison

Long Blockchain (NASDAQ: LBCC) and Embotelladora Andina (NYSE:AKO.B) are both business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Long Blockchain and Embotelladora Andina’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Long Blockchain $4.56 million 6.15 -$10.44 million ($1.58) -1.77
Embotelladora Andina $2.63 billion 0.89 $117.68 million $1.07 27.70

Embotelladora Andina has higher revenue and earnings than Long Blockchain. Long Blockchain is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Embotelladora Andina, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Long Blockchain has a beta of -10.74, suggesting that its share price is 1,174% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Embotelladora Andina has a beta of 0.06, suggesting that its share price is 94% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Long Blockchain and Embotelladora Andina, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Long Blockchain 0 0 0 0 N/A
Embotelladora Andina 1 0 1 0 2.00

Embotelladora Andina has a consensus target price of $25.00, indicating a potential downside of 15.65%. Given Embotelladora Andina’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Embotelladora Andina is more favorable than Long Blockchain.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

1.7% of Long Blockchain shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 6.5% of Embotelladora Andina shares are held by institutional investors. 18.1% of Long Blockchain shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Long Blockchain and Embotelladora Andina’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Long Blockchain -270.51% -484.90% -228.36%
Embotelladora Andina 5.97% 13.40% 5.28%

Dividends

Embotelladora Andina pays an annual dividend of $0.74 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Long Blockchain does not pay a dividend. Embotelladora Andina pays out 69.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

Embotelladora Andina beats Long Blockchain on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Long Blockchain Company Profile

Long Blockchain Corp., formerly Long Island Iced Tea Corp., is a holding company operating through its subsidiary, Long Island Brand Beverages, LLC (LIBB). The Company is focused on developing and investing in blockchain technology. It is also engaged in the production and distribution of Non-Alcoholic Ready-to-Drink (NARTD) iced tea in the beverage industry. It is organized around its brand, Long Island Iced Tea. Long Island Iced Tea is sold primarily on the East Coast of the United States through a network of national and regional retail chains and distributors. It produces brewed tea, using black tea leaves, purified water and natural cane sugar. Its Long Island Iced Tea’s flavors include lemon, peach, raspberry, guava, mango, diet peach and sweet tea. It also offers lower calorie iced tea in over 12 ounce bottles. The lower calorie flavor options include mango, raspberry and peach. Its products include All-Natural Tea, Diet Tea, Fruit-Flavored Tea, Organic Tea and Herbal Tea.

Embotelladora Andina Company Profile

Embotelladora Andina S.A. (Andina) is a bottler of Coca-Cola trademark beverages in Latin America. The Company operates in four segments: Chile, Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. It produces and distributes fruit juices, other fruit-flavored beverages and mineral and purified water in Chile, Argentina and Paraguay under trademarks owned by The Coca-Cola Company. The Company produces, markets and distributes the Coca-Cola trademark beverages and brands licensed from third-parties throughout its franchise territories. It manufactures polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles primarily for its own use in the packaging of Coca-Cola soft drinks in Chile and Argentina. In Brazil, it produces tea and juices for Leao Alimentos e Industria Ltda. It also distributes non-carbonated beverages in Brazil, such as tea, fruit juices, energy drinks, sport drinks and waters. It distributes beer in Brazil under the brands Amstel, Bavaria, Birra Moretti, Dos Equis (XX), Edelweiss, Heineken and Kaiser.

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