Critical Survey: Zevia PBC (ZVIA) and Its Rivals

Zevia PBC (NYSE:ZVIAGet Rating) is one of 18 public companies in the “Bottled & canned soft drinks” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Zevia PBC to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, earnings, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Zevia PBC and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Zevia PBC $138.17 million -$45.99 million -1.35
Zevia PBC Competitors $5.73 billion $412.20 million -33.57

Zevia PBC’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Zevia PBC. Zevia PBC is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Zevia PBC and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Zevia PBC 0 3 5 0 2.63
Zevia PBC Competitors 220 774 1033 38 2.43

Zevia PBC presently has a consensus target price of $14.19, suggesting a potential upside of 441.51%. As a group, “Bottled & canned soft drinks” companies have a potential upside of 24.97%. Given Zevia PBC’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Zevia PBC is more favorable than its competitors.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

48.3% of Zevia PBC shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.0% of shares of all “Bottled & canned soft drinks” companies are held by institutional investors. 13.6% of Zevia PBC shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 16.6% of shares of all “Bottled & canned soft drinks” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Zevia PBC and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Zevia PBC -39.61% -211.71% -54.50%
Zevia PBC Competitors -0.02% -22.29% -2.41%

Summary

Zevia PBC competitors beat Zevia PBC on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

Zevia PBC Company Profile (Get Rating)

Zevia PBC, a beverage company, develops, markets, sells, and distributes various carbonated and non-carbonated soft drinks in the United States and Canada. It offers soda, energy drinks, organic tea, mixers, kidz beverages, and sparkling water. The company offers its products through various retail channels, including grocery distributors, national retailers, warehouse club, and natural products retailers, as well as e-commerce channels. It provides its products under the Zevia brand name. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Encino, California.

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