COCA COLA AMATI/ADR (OTCMKTS:CCLAY) and Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ.B) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares COCA COLA AMATI/ADR and Constellation Brands’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
COCA COLA AMATI/ADR $3.78 billion 1.44 $341.46 million $0.43 17.12
Constellation Brands $8.33 billion 4.43 $2.32 billion N/A N/A

Constellation Brands has higher revenue and earnings than COCA COLA AMATI/ADR.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for COCA COLA AMATI/ADR and Constellation Brands, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
COCA COLA AMATI/ADR 3 2 0 0 1.40
Constellation Brands 0 0 0 0 N/A

Risk & Volatility

COCA COLA AMATI/ADR has a beta of 0.76, suggesting that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Constellation Brands has a beta of 0.12, suggesting that its stock price is 88% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares COCA COLA AMATI/ADR and Constellation Brands’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
COCA COLA AMATI/ADR N/A N/A N/A
Constellation Brands 38.18% 18.63% 8.09%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.4% of COCA COLA AMATI/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Constellation Brands shares are held by institutional investors. 96.8% of Constellation Brands shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

COCA COLA AMATI/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. Constellation Brands pays an annual dividend of $2.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. COCA COLA AMATI/ADR pays out 65.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

Constellation Brands beats COCA COLA AMATI/ADR on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

COCA COLA AMATI/ADR Company Profile

Coca-Cola Amatil Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distributes, and markets ready-to-drink beverages in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Samoa. It provides ready-to-drink alcohol and non-alcohol sparkling beverages, spring waters, sports and energy drinks, fruit juices, iced tea, flavored milk, coffee, tea, beer, cider, and spirits, as well as ready-to-eat fruit and vegetable snacks and products. The company offers its beverages under Sprite, Fanta, Lift, Kirks, Deep Spring, Mount Franklin, Pump, PowerAde, Barista Bros, Fuze Tea, Monster, Mother, Zico Coconut Water, Coca-Cola, BU, Nature's Own Water, Golden Crush, Minute Maid, L&P, Kiwi Blue, Frubu, Fiji Water, Jucy, Coke Zero, Diet Coca-Cola, Keri Juice, Schweppes, Grinders Coffee, Baker Halls, SPC, SPC ProVital, Ardmona, Goulburn Valley, IXL, Henry Jones, Taylor's, and Perfect Fruit brands, as well as alcohol under the Coors, Blue Moon, Vonu Premium Lager, Fiji Bitter, Fiji Gold, Rekorderlig cider, Yenda, Pressman's, Bounty Rum, and Fiji Rum brand names. The company was formerly known as Amatil Limited and changed its name to Coca-Cola Amatil Limited in 1989. Coca-Cola Amatil Limited was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in North Sydney, Australia.

Constellation Brands Company Profile

Constellation Brands, Inc. is an international beverage alcohol company. The Company is a producer and marketer of beer, wine and spirits with operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand and Italy. Its segments include Beer, Wine and Spirits, and Corporate Operations and Other. It is a multi-category supplier (beer, wine and spirits) of beverage alcohol in the United States. It sells a number of brands in the import and craft beer categories, including Corona Extra, Corona Light, Modelo Especial, Ballast Point and others. It is a producer and marketer of wine, and sells a number of wine brands across various categories, including table wine, sparkling wine and dessert wine, and across all price points, such as popular, premium and luxury categories. Some of its wine and spirits brands sold in the United States, which comprise its U.S. Focus Brands (Focus Brands) include Meiomi, Robert Mondavi, Wild Horse and others.

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