Farmmi (NASDAQ:FAMI) and Landec (NASDAQ:LNDC) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Farmmi and Landec, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Farmmi and Landec’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Landec||$524.23 million||0.67||$24.82 million||$0.41||29.49|
Landec has higher revenue and earnings than Farmmi.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
1.3% of Farmmi shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.6% of Landec shares are held by institutional investors. 15.0% of Landec shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Farmmi and Landec’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Landec beats Farmmi on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Farmmi, Inc. processes and sells agricultural products in China, the United States, Japan, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East. The company offers shiitake and Mu Er mushrooms; and other edible fungi products, including bamboo fungi, agrocybe aegerila, pleurotus eryngii, grifola frondosa, coprinus comatus, and hericium erinaceus. It also trades in other agricultural products, such as tea. The company offers its products through distributors, as well as through an online store, Farmmi Liangpin Mall. Farmmi, Inc. was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Lishui, China.
Landec Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and sells differentiated health and wellness products for food and biomaterials markets. It operates through two segments, Packaged Fresh Vegetables and Biomaterials. The Packaged Fresh Vegetables segment markets and packs specialty packaged whole and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables utilizing the BreatheWay specialty packaging technology for the retail grocery, club store, and food service industries under the Eat Smart and GreenLine brands, as well as private label brands; and sells BreatheWay packaging technology to partners for fruit and vegetable products. The Biomaterials segment develops, manufactures, and sells pharmaceutical-grade sodium hyaluronate (HA), a naturally occurring polysaccharide that is distributed in the extracellular matrix in animals and humans; and provides contract development, fermentation and aseptic formulation, filling, and packaging services. This segment sells its HA products to the ophthalmic, orthopedic, and oncology markets, as well as supplies HA products to customers pursuing other medical applications, such as aesthetic surgery, medical device coatings, tissue engineering, and pharmaceuticals. The company also produces special olive oils and wine vinegars to natural food, conventional grocery, and mass retail stores. Landec Corporation sells its products in the United States, Canada, Belgium, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Mexico, and other countries. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.
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