China Resources Beer (OTCMKTS: CRHKY) and Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGEA) are both multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

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43.8% of Village Super Market shares are owned by institutional investors. 40.2% of Village Super Market shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares China Resources Beer and Village Super Market’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
China Resources Beer N/A N/A N/A
Village Super Market 1.58% 9.63% 6.08%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for China Resources Beer and Village Super Market, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
China Resources Beer 0 0 0 0 N/A
Village Super Market 0 0 0 0 N/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares China Resources Beer and Village Super Market’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
China Resources Beer $4.32 billion 3.52 $94.66 million N/A N/A
Village Super Market $1.60 billion 0.24 $22.92 million N/A N/A

China Resources Beer has higher revenue and earnings than Village Super Market.

Dividends

China Resources Beer pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Village Super Market pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%.

Risk & Volatility

China Resources Beer has a beta of -0.07, meaning that its stock price is 107% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Village Super Market has a beta of 0.25, meaning that its stock price is 75% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Village Super Market beats China Resources Beer on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About China Resources Beer

China Resources Beer (Holdings) Company Limited, an investment holding company, manufactures, sells, and distributes beer products under the Snow brand in Hong Kong, Mainland China, and internationally. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 98 breweries in 25 provinces, directly administered municipalities, and autonomous regions in Mainland China. It is also involved in financing business. The company was formerly known as China Resources Enterprise, Limited and changed its name to China Resources Beer (Holdings) Company Limited in October 2015. The company is based in Wanchai, Hong Kong and considered a Red Chip company due to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. China Resources Beer (Holdings) Company Limited is a subsidiary of China Resources (Holdings) Company Limited.

About Village Super Market

Village Super Market, Inc. operates a chain of supermarkets in the United States. Its stores feature specialty departments, such as an on-site bakery, an expanded delicatessen, various natural and organic foods, ethnic and international foods, prepared foods, and pharmacies. The company operates a chain of 29 ShopRite supermarkets, including 18 located in northern New Jersey, 8 located in southern New Jersey, 2 located in Maryland, and 1 located in northeastern Pennsylvania. Village Super Market, Inc. was founded in 1937 and is based in Springfield, New Jersey.

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