Nomad Foods Limited (NOMD) and Conagra Brands Inc. (NYSE:CAG) Comparing side by side

As Processed & Packaged Goods businesses, Nomad Foods Limited (NYSE:NOMD) and Conagra Brands Inc. (NYSE:CAG), are affected by contrast. This especially applies to their risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Nomad Foods Limited 21 3.39 168.06M 0.88 23.48
Conagra Brands Inc. 31 1.70 484.96M 1.43 20.20

Table 1 showcases the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of Nomad Foods Limited and Conagra Brands Inc. Conagra Brands Inc. seems to has higher revenue and earnings compared to Nomad Foods Limited. Business that currently has a higher price-to-earnings ratio means that it is the more expensive of the two businesses. Nomad Foods Limited’s currently higher price-to-earnings ratio makes it the more expensive of the two businesses.

Profitability

Table 2 has Nomad Foods Limited and Conagra Brands Inc.’s net margins, return on assets and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nomad Foods Limited 788,643,829.19% 6.3% 2.6%
Conagra Brands Inc. 1,552,368,758.00% 9.2% 3%

Volatility and Risk

Nomad Foods Limited is 10.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 due to its 1.1 beta. Competitively, Conagra Brands Inc.’s 17.00% volatility makes it less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500, because of the 0.83 beta.

Liquidity

Nomad Foods Limited’s Current Ratio and Quick Ratio are 1.7 and 1.2 respectively. The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of its competitor Conagra Brands Inc. are 1.1 and 0.4 respectively. Nomad Foods Limited therefore has a better chance of paying off short and long-term obligations compared to Conagra Brands Inc.

Analyst Ratings

The next table highlights the given recommendations and ratings for Nomad Foods Limited and Conagra Brands Inc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nomad Foods Limited 0 0 1 3.00
Conagra Brands Inc. 0 5 4 2.44

$27 is Nomad Foods Limited’s consensus target price while its potential upside is 29.62%. Competitively Conagra Brands Inc. has a consensus target price of $33, with potential upside of 3.35%. Based on the analysts opinion we can conclude, Nomad Foods Limited is looking more favorable than Conagra Brands Inc.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors owned 82.3% of Nomad Foods Limited shares and 90.3% of Conagra Brands Inc. shares. Insiders owned roughly 14.32% of Nomad Foods Limited’s shares. On the other hand, insiders owned about 0.3% of Conagra Brands Inc.’s shares.

Performance

In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Nomad Foods Limited -1.38% 6.37% 0.29% -1% 8.77% 23.86%
Conagra Brands Inc. 0.1% 3.81% -0.72% -1.53% -8.6% 35.3%

For the past year Nomad Foods Limited’s stock price has smaller growth than Conagra Brands Inc.

Summary

Conagra Brands Inc. beats on 10 of the 15 factors Nomad Foods Limited.

Nomad Foods Limited manufactures and distributes frozen foods primarily in the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Sweden, France, and Norway. The companyÂ’s frozen food products include fish, vegetables, poultry products, and ready meals. It sells its products directly or through distribution arrangements to supermarkets and large food retail chains under the Birdseye, Findus, and Iglo brands. The company also sells its products in Austria, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Portugal, Switzerland, and Denmark. Nomad Foods Limited is based in Feltham, the United Kingdom.

Conagra Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food company in North America. The company operates through Grocery & Snacks, Refrigerated & Frozen, International, and Foodservice segments. The Grocery & Snacks segment primarily offers shelf stable food products in various retail channels in the United States. The Refrigerated & Frozen segment provides temperature controlled food products in various retail channels in the United States. The International reporting segment offers food products in various temperature states in retail and foodservice channels outside of the United States. The Foodservice segment offers food products, including meals, entrees, sauces, and various custom-manufactured culinary products packaged for sale to restaurants and other foodservice establishments in the United States. Conagra Brands, Inc. markets its products under the Marie Callender's, Reddi-wip, Hunt's, Healthy Choice, Slim Jim, Orville Redenbacher's, Alexia, Blake's, Frontera, and DukeÂ’s brand names. The company was formerly known as ConAgra Foods, Inc. and changed its name to Conagra Brands, Inc. in November 2016. Conagra Brands, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.