Reviewing Embotelladora Andina (AKO.B) and SodaStream International (SODA)

SodaStream International (NASDAQ: SODA) and Embotelladora Andina (NYSE:AKO.B) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, profitabiliy, earnings, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for SodaStream International and Embotelladora Andina, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SodaStream International 0 4 0 0 2.00
Embotelladora Andina 0 0 1 0 3.00

SodaStream International presently has a consensus price target of $44.00, indicating a potential downside of 15.82%.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

44.9% of SodaStream International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 8.9% of Embotelladora Andina shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares SodaStream International and Embotelladora Andina’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SodaStream International $490.48 million 2.30 $80.58 million $2.43 21.51
Embotelladora Andina N/A N/A N/A $0.97 N/A

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


This table compares SodaStream International and Embotelladora Andina’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SodaStream International 10.83% 13.96% 11.17%
Embotelladora Andina 5.54% 12.39% 4.88%


Embotelladora Andina pays an annual dividend of $0.63 per share. SodaStream International does not pay a dividend. Embotelladora Andina pays out 64.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Volatility & Risk

SodaStream International has a beta of 1.36, suggesting that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Embotelladora Andina has a beta of 0.08, suggesting that its stock price is 92% less volatile than the S&P 500.


SodaStream International beats Embotelladora Andina on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

SodaStream International Company Profile

SodaStream International Ltd. is a sparkling water company. The Company manufactures, distributes and sells home beverage carbonation systems, which enable consumers to transform ordinary tap water into sparkling water and flavored sparkling water. The Company’s segments include The Americas, Western Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEMEA). The Americas segment consists of the United States, Canada and other markets in North America, Central America and South America, which are influenced by the consumption culture of the United States. The Western Europe segment consists of its markets in Western and Northern Europe, which are characterized by high price levels. Its Asia-Pacific segment consists of its markets in Australia and New Zealand, together with other markets in East Asia, including Japan and South Korea. The CEMEA segment consists of its markets in Central and Eastern Europe, Israel and South Africa.

Embotelladora Andina Company Profile

Embotelladora Andina S.A. (Andina) is a bottler of Coca-Cola trademark beverages in Latin America. The Company operates in four segments: Chile, Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. It produces and distributes fruit juices, other fruit-flavored beverages and mineral and purified water in Chile, Argentina and Paraguay under trademarks owned by The Coca-Cola Company. The Company produces, markets and distributes the Coca-Cola trademark beverages and brands licensed from third-parties throughout its franchise territories. It manufactures polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles primarily for its own use in the packaging of Coca-Cola soft drinks in Chile and Argentina. In Brazil, it produces tea and juices for Leao Alimentos e Industria Ltda. It also distributes non-carbonated beverages in Brazil, such as tea, fruit juices, energy drinks, sport drinks and waters. It distributes beer in Brazil under the brands Amstel, Bavaria, Birra Moretti, Dos Equis (XX), Edelweiss, Heineken and Kaiser.

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