Analyzing PERNOD RICARD S/ADR (OTCMKTS:PDRDY) & Constellation Brands (OTCMKTS:STZ.B)

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

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares PERNOD RICARD S/ADR and Constellation Brands’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PERNOD RICARD S/ADR $10.32 billion 4.62 $1.66 billion $1.40 25.67
Constellation Brands $8.88 billion 4.29 $3.44 billion N/A N/A

Constellation Brands has lower revenue, but higher earnings than PERNOD RICARD S/ADR.

Dividends

PERNOD RICARD S/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.37 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Constellation Brands pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. PERNOD RICARD S/ADR pays out 26.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Profitability

This table compares PERNOD RICARD S/ADR and Constellation Brands’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PERNOD RICARD S/ADR N/A N/A N/A
Constellation Brands 8.59% 14.66% 6.26%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.1% of PERNOD RICARD S/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 hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for PERNOD RICARD S/ADR and Constellation Brands, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PERNOD RICARD S/ADR 0 4 3 0 2.43
Constellation Brands 0 0 0 0 N/A

Volatility & Risk

PERNOD RICARD S/ADR has a beta of 0.41, suggesting that its stock price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Constellation Brands has a beta of 0.69, suggesting that its stock price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Constellation Brands beats PERNOD RICARD S/ADR on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

PERNOD RICARD S/ADR Company Profile

Pernod Ricard SA produces and sells beers, wines, and spirits in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and internationally. Its principal brands include Absolut, Ballantine's, Beefeater, Chivas Regal, Kahlúa, Malibu, Martell, and Brancott Estate. The company was founded in 1805 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Constellation Brands Company Profile

Constellation Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, imports, and markets beer, wine, and spirits in the United States, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, and Italy. It provides beer primarily under the Corona Extra, Corona Light, Corona Premier, Corona Familiar Modelo Especial, Modelo Negra, Modelo Chelada, Pacifico, and Victoria brands, as well as Funky Buddha, Four Corners, and Ballast Point brands. The company offers wine under the 7 Moons, Black Box, Clos du Bois, Franciscan Estate, Kim Crawford, Mark West, Meiomi, Mount Veeder, Nobilo, Ravage, Robert Mondavi, Ruffino, Schrader, Simi, The Dreaming Tree, Charles Smith, Prisoner; and sprits under the Casa Noble, High West, SVEDKA Vodka, Casa Noble Tequila, and High West Whiskey brands. It provides its products to wholesale distributors, retailers, on-premise locations, and state alcohol beverage control agencies. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Victor, New York.

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