Comparing Nomad Foods (NYSE:NOMD) & Very Good Food (NASDAQ:VGFC)

Nomad Foods (NYSE:NOMDGet Rating) and Very Good Food (NASDAQ:VGFCGet Rating) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Nomad Foods and Very Good Food, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nomad Foods 0 1 7 0 2.88
Very Good Food 0 0 0 0 N/A

Nomad Foods presently has a consensus price target of $27.25, suggesting a potential upside of 41.26%. Given Nomad Foods’ higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Nomad Foods is more favorable than Very Good Food.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

78.1% of Nomad Foods shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Nomad Foods and Very Good Food’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nomad Foods 7.16% 11.55% 4.36%
Very Good Food N/A N/A N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Nomad Foods and Very Good Food’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Nomad Foods $3.08 billion 1.08 $214.14 million $1.23 15.68
Very Good Food $9.78 million N/A -$43.53 million N/A N/A

Nomad Foods has higher revenue and earnings than Very Good Food.

Summary

Nomad Foods beats Very Good Food on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Nomad Foods (Get Rating)

Nomad Foods Limited manufactures, markets, and distributes frozen food products in the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, France, Sweden, Austria, Norway, Spain, and rest of Europe. The company offers fish products, including fish fingers, coated fish, and natural fish; vegetables, such as peas and spinach; and poultry and meat products comprising nuggets, grills, and burgers. It also provides meals products that include ready to cook noodles, pasta, lasagna, pancakes, and other ready-made meals; ice-creams; and other products, such as soups, pizzas, bakery goods, and meat substitutes. The company sells its products to supermarkets and food retail chains directly or through distribution arrangements primarily under the Birds Eye, Iglo, Findus, Goodfella's, La Cocinera, Ledo, Frikom, San Marco, and Aunt Bessie's brands. Nomad Foods Limited is headquartered in Feltham, the United Kingdom.

About Very Good Food (Get Rating)

The Very Good Food Company Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, produces, distributes, and sells various plant-based cheese, meats, and other food alternatives. The company offers its products through its wholesale and e-commerce stores, and public markets, as well as the Butcher Shop & Restaurant under The Very Good Butchers brand. The company provides plant-based cheese brands comprising Bold Cheddah, a white cheddar style vegan cheese; Cheedah, a medium cheddar style vegan cheese; Dill'ish, a garlic and dill-havarti style vegan cheese; Goud AF, a smoky gouda style vegan cheese; and Pepper Jack, a monterey jack style vegan cheese. It also offers plant-based meat products comprising a line of sausages, steaks, burgers, and meatballs that is gluten-free, soy-free, and Non-GMO verified under Butcher's Select and The Very Good Butchers brands. The company distributes and sells its products in 10 provinces and three territories in Canada and 50 states in the United States through eCommerce, wholesale, and company owned butcher shops and restaurants operated under Victoria Flagship Store name located in Victoria, Canada. The company was formerly known as The Very Good Butchers Inc. and changed its name to The Very Good Food Company Inc. in October 2019. The Very Good Food Company Inc. was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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