Reviewing Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP)’s and Its Peers results

Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP) is a company in the Beverages – Brewers industry and that’s how we compare it to its rivals. The contrasting will be based on the dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

86.9% of Molson Coors Brewing Company’s shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 28.11% of all Beverages – Brewers’s companies shares are held by institutional investors. On other hand Molson Coors Brewing Company has 0.1% of its shares held by company insiders and an average of 39.62% insiders ownership for its rivals.

Profitability

On first table we have Molson Coors Brewing Company and its rivals’ net margins, return on assets and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Molson Coors Brewing Company 10.40% 12.20% 5.40%
Industry Average 7.74% 13.08% 7.70%

Earnings & Valuation

The following data compares Molson Coors Brewing Company and its rivals’ net income, valuation and gross revenue.

Net Income Gross Revenue Price/Earnings Ratio
Molson Coors Brewing Company 1.12B 10.77B 11.18
Industry Average 1.11B 14.40B 23.36

Molson Coors Brewing Company has lower revenue and P/E Ratio than its competitors. The business has a lower P/E ratio which is presently more affordable in compare to its rivals.

Analyst Recommendations

Table 3 provides summary of recent ratings for Molson Coors Brewing Company and its rivals.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Molson Coors Brewing Company 1 2 4 2.57
Industry Average 1.00 1.67 2.00 2.26

$71.8 is the average price target of Molson Coors Brewing Company, with a potential upside of 20.31%. The competitors have a potential upside of 32.97%. Given Molson Coors Brewing Company’s stronger average rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Molson Coors Brewing Company is more favorable than its rivals.

Performance

In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of Molson Coors Brewing Company and its rivals.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Molson Coors Brewing Company -4.61% -1.38% -3.07% -2.98% -21.53% -23.55%
Industry Average 0.00% 0.31% 0.00% 2.08% 41.85% 40.99%

For the past year Molson Coors Brewing Company had bearish trend while Molson Coors Brewing Company’s competitors had bullish trend.

Liquidity

Molson Coors Brewing Company has a Current Ratio of 0.6 and a Quick Ratio of 0.5. Competitively, Molson Coors Brewing Company’s rivals Current Ratio is 1.62 and has 1.17 Quick Ratio. Molson Coors Brewing Company’s competitors have better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Molson Coors Brewing Company.

Risk & Volatility

A beta of 0.54 shows that Molson Coors Brewing Company is 46.00% less volatile than S&P 500. In other hand, Molson Coors Brewing Company’s rivals have beta of 0.67 which is 33.29% less volatile than S&P 500.

Dividends

The annual dividend that Molson Coors Brewing Company pay is $1.64 per share with a dividend yield of 2.77%. On the other side Molson Coors Brewing Company’s rivals have dividend yield of 3.20%.

Summary

Molson Coors Brewing Company’s competitors beat on 7 of the 7 factors Molson Coors Brewing Company.

Molson Coors Brewing Company manufactures and sells beer and other beverage products in the United States, Canada, Europe, and internationally. It sells various products under the Coors Light, Miller Lite, Coors Banquet, the Blue Moon Brewing Company brands, the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company brands, Keystone, Icehouse, Mickey’s, Miller 64, Miller Genuine Draft, Miller High Life, Milwaukee’s Best, Hamm's, Olde English 800, Steel Reserve, Crispin, Smith & Forge, Redd's, the Henry’s Hard Soda, and Steel Reserve Alloy Series brands. The company also offers various brands, including Molson Canadian, Belgian Moon, Carling, Carling Black Label, Creemore Springs, the Granville Island, Mad Jack, the Miller, Molson Canadian 67, Molson Canadian Cider, Molson Dry, Molson Export, Old Style Pilsner, and the Rickard's family of brands. In addition, it provides its products under the Staropramen, Apatinsko, Astika, Bergenbier, Borsodi, Branik, Jelen, Kamenitza, Niksicko, Noroc, Ostravar, Ozujsko, Sharp's Doom Bar, Worthington's, Cobra, and other brand names. Further, the company imports and sells Hop Valley, Revolver, Saint Archer, Terrapin, Grolsch, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Pilsner Urquell, Desperados, Dos Equis, Moretti, Sol, Tecate, Carling Strong, Coors, Coors 1873, Coors Extra, Coors Gold, Iceberg 9000, King Cobra, Thunderbolt, and Zima brand products. Additionally, it brews or distributes various brands, such as Amstel Light, Heineken, Murphy's, Newcastle Brown Ale, Strongbow cider, Beck's, Belle-Vue Kriek brands, Hoegaarden, Leffe, Lowenbrau, Löwenweisse, Spaten and Stella Artois, Corona Extra, Rekorderlig, Singha, Blue Moon, Corona, Miller High Life, Molson Canadian, and other Modelo brands, as well as George Killian's Irish Red, the Redd's, and Foster's brands. The company was formerly known as Adolph Coors Company and changed its name to Molson Coors Brewing Company in February 2005. The Company was founded in 1786 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.