Blackridge Technology International (OTCMKTS:BRTI) and Sodastream International (NASDAQ:SODA) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Blackridge Technology International and Sodastream International, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Blackridge Technology International 0 0 0 0 N/A
Sodastream International 0 3 1 0 2.25

Sodastream International has a consensus price target of $115.00, suggesting a potential downside of 19.96%. Given Sodastream International’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Sodastream International is more favorable than Blackridge Technology International.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Blackridge Technology International and Sodastream International’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Blackridge Technology International $80,000.00 253.33 -$15.34 million N/A N/A
Sodastream International $543.37 million 6.00 $74.38 million $3.29 43.67

Sodastream International has higher revenue and earnings than Blackridge Technology International.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

72.8% of Sodastream International shares are held by institutional investors. 34.5% of Blackridge Technology International shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Blackridge Technology International has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sodastream International has a beta of 1.45, indicating that its share price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Blackridge Technology International and Sodastream International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Blackridge Technology International -8,904.78% -722.93% -174.97%
Sodastream International 14.69% 17.48% 14.18%

Summary

Sodastream International beats Blackridge Technology International on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Blackridge Technology International

BlackRidge Technology International, Inc. develops, markets, and sells cyber security solutions for protecting enterprise networks and cloud services in the United States. Its network and server security products are based on its patented Transport Access Control technology that are designed to isolate, cloak, and protect servers and cloud services, and segment networks for regulatory compliance. The company's products are used in enterprise and government computing environments, the industrial Internet of Things, and other cloud service providers and network systems. BlackRidge Technology International, Inc. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Reno, Nevada.

About Sodastream International

SodaStream International Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distributes, and sells home beverage carbonation systems. Its home beverage carbonation systems enable consumers to transform ordinary tap water into sparkling water and flavored sparkling water. The company offers sparkling water makers and exchangeable carbon-dioxide (CO2) cylinders, as well as consumables, including CO2 refills, reusable carbonation bottles, and flavors; and accessories for its products that are manufactured by third parties. It also distributes Brita water filtration systems, such as water containers and filter cartridges in Israel. SodaStream International Ltd. markets its products directly; and through individual retail stores, local distributors, and online under the SodaStream and Soda-Club brands. As of February 14, 2018, the company offered its products through approximately 80,000 individual retail stores across 45 countries. It operates in the Americas; Western Europe; the Asia-Pacific; and Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company was formerly known as Soda-Club Holdings Ltd. and changed its name to SodaStream International Ltd. in March 2010. SodaStream International Ltd. was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Airport City, Israel.

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