Reviewing Grown Rogue International (OTCMKTS:GRUSF) & Local Bounti (NYSE:LOCL)

Grown Rogue International (OTCMKTS:GRUSFGet Free Report) and Local Bounti (NYSE:LOCLGet Free Report) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Grown Rogue International and Local Bounti’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Grown Rogue International $23.35 million 3.48 -$130,000.00 $0.01 44.73
Local Bounti $19.47 million 1.21 -$111.07 million ($11.26) -0.25

Grown Rogue International has higher revenue and earnings than Local Bounti. Local Bounti is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Grown Rogue International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Grown Rogue International and Local Bounti, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Grown Rogue International 0 0 0 0 N/A
Local Bounti 0 1 3 0 2.75

Local Bounti has a consensus price target of $33.13, suggesting a potential upside of 1,066.37%. Given Local Bounti’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Local Bounti is more favorable than Grown Rogue International.

Volatility and Risk

Grown Rogue International has a beta of 0.82, suggesting that its stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Local Bounti has a beta of 2.65, suggesting that its stock price is 165% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Grown Rogue International and Local Bounti’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Grown Rogue International -1.70% -3.71% -1.67%
Local Bounti -311.00% -84.66% -25.78%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

9.3% of Grown Rogue International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 28.0% of Local Bounti shares are held by institutional investors. 23.2% of Grown Rogue International shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 36.0% of Local Bounti 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.

Summary

Grown Rogue International beats Local Bounti on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Grown Rogue International

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Grown Rogue International Inc., a craft cannabis company, focuses on premium flower and flower-derived products. It produces a range of cultivars for consumers, which are classified as indicas, sativas, and hybrids. The company sells its products through dispensaries. Grown Rogue International Inc. was incorporated in 1978 and is headquartered in Medford, Oregon.

About Local Bounti

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Local Bounti Corporation grows and packs fresh greens in the United States. It produces lettuce, herbs, and loose-leaf lettuce. The company sells its products to food retailers and food service distributors. Local Bounti Corporation was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Montana.

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