Contrasting Amira Nature Foods (NYSE:ANFI) and Its Peers

Amira Nature Foods (NYSE: ANFI) is one of 43 publicly-traded companies in the “Food Processing” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Amira Nature Foods to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Amira Nature Foods and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Amira Nature Foods 0 1 1 0 2.50
Amira Nature Foods Competitors 323 1671 1992 53 2.44

Amira Nature Foods currently has a consensus price target of $8.00, suggesting a potential upside of 97.53%. As a group, “Food Processing” companies have a potential upside of 2.92%. Given Amira Nature Foods’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Amira Nature Foods is more favorable than its competitors.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Amira Nature Foods and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Amira Nature Foods $551.83 million $25.08 million N/A
Amira Nature Foods Competitors $10.42 billion $577.33 million 733.37

Amira Nature Foods’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Amira Nature Foods.

Risk & Volatility

Amira Nature Foods has a beta of -0.26, suggesting that its share price is 126% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Amira Nature Foods’ competitors have a beta of 0.67, suggesting that their average share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

13.0% of Amira Nature Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.0% of shares of all “Food Processing” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.2% of shares of all “Food Processing” companies are owned 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.

Profitability

This table compares Amira Nature Foods and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Amira Nature Foods N/A N/A N/A
Amira Nature Foods Competitors 4.63% 14.14% 4.57%

Summary

Amira Nature Foods competitors beat Amira Nature Foods on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

Amira Nature Foods Company Profile

Amira Nature Foods Ltd is primarily engaged in the business of processing and selling packaged Indian specialty rice, primarily basmati rice and other food products. The Company sells Basmati rice and other specialty rice, under its Amira brand, as well as under other third-party brands. It also sells non-basmati rice. It has developed a line of Amira branded products to complement its packaged rice offerings, including edible oil, snacks, ready-to-heat meals and a line of organic product offerings. It is engaged in the institutional sale of bulk commodities to international and regional trading firms, which includes wheat, barley, legume, maize, sugar, soybean meal, onion, potato, millet and others. Its Amira branded product line includes Amira Pure Basmati Rice, Amira Indian Basmati Rice, Smoked Basmati Rice, Amira Khichdi Rice, Amira Navratan Mix and others. The Company’s third-party branded rice products include Euricom Brown Basmati Rice, Bonne Chance Long Grain Rice and others.

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