Long Blockchain (OTCMKTS:LBCC) vs. Vita Coco (NASDAQ:COCO) Critical Contrast

Long Blockchain (OTCMKTS:LBCCGet Rating) and Vita Coco (NASDAQ:COCOGet Rating) are both business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Long Blockchain and Vita Coco, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Long Blockchain 0 0 0 0 N/A
Vita Coco 0 0 4 0 3.00

Vita Coco has a consensus target price of $14.00, suggesting a potential upside of 21.42%. Given Vita Coco’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Vita Coco is more favorable than Long Blockchain.

Profitability

This table compares Long Blockchain and Vita Coco’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Long Blockchain N/A N/A N/A
Vita Coco 1.71% 7.47% 4.70%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Long Blockchain and Vita Coco’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Long Blockchain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Vita Coco $379.51 million 1.70 $19.01 million $0.13 88.70

Vita Coco has higher revenue and earnings than Long Blockchain.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

22.1% of Vita Coco shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.5% of Long Blockchain shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 51.5% of Vita Coco shares are owned by company insiders. 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.

Summary

Vita Coco beats Long Blockchain on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Long Blockchain

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Long Blockchain Corp., through its subsidiaries, produces and distributes iced tea in the United States. The company offers ready-to-drink iced tea under the Long Island Iced Tea brand. It also provides lemonade, a non-alcoholic ready-to-drink functional beverage under The Original Long Island brand name; and aloe juice under the ALO Juice brand. In addition, the company focuses on the exploration and investment in Blockchain technology business. Further, it offers loyalty, incentive, reward, and gift card programs to a range of corporate and consumer brands. Long Blockchain Corp. was founded in 2011 and is based in Farmingdale, New York.

About Vita Coco

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The Vita Coco Company, Inc. develops, markets, and distributes coconut water products under the Vita Coco brand name in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers coconut oil and coconut milk; Hydration Drink Mix, a powdered form of flavored coconut water; sparkling water; Runa, a plant-based energy drink; purified water under the Ever & Ever brand name; and PWR LIFT, a protein-infused fitness drink. It distributes its products through club, food, drug, mass, convenience, e-commerce, and foodservice channels. In addition, the company supplies coconut water and coconut oil categories to retailers. The company was formerly known as All Market Inc. and changed its name to The Vita Coco Company, Inc. in September 2021.The Vita Coco Company, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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