Financial Contrast: The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN) vs. Very Good Food (NASDAQ:VGFC)

The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN – Get Rating) and Very Good Food (NASDAQ:VGFC – Get Rating) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares The Hain Celestial Group and Very Good Food’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
The Hain Celestial Group $1.97 billion 1.05 $77.36 million $1.20 19.17
Very Good Food $9.78 million N/A -$43.53 million N/A N/A

The Hain Celestial Group has higher revenue and earnings than Very Good Food.


This table compares The Hain Celestial Group and Very Good Food’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
The Hain Celestial Group 6.12% 9.66% 5.50%
Very Good Food N/A N/A N/A

Insider & Institutional Ownership

95.0% of The Hain Celestial Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 16.9% of The Hain Celestial Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for The Hain Celestial Group and Very Good Food, as reported by

Sell ​​Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
The Hain Celestial Group 0 1 9 0 2.90
Very Good Food 0 0 0 0 N/A

The Hain Celestial Group currently has a consensus price target of $41.11, suggesting a potential upside of 78.74%. Given The Hain Celestial Group’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe The Hain Celestial Group is more favorable than Very Good Food.


The Hain Celestial Group beats Very Good Food on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About The Hain Celestial Group

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The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. Manufactures, markets, and sells organic and natural products in United States, United Kingdom, and internationally. It operates through two segments, North America and International. The company offers infant formula; infant, toddler, and kids’ food; plant-based beverages and frozen desserts, such as soy, rice, oat, almond, and coconut; and condiments. It also provides cooking and culinary oils; cereal bars; canned, chilled fresh, aseptic, and instant soups; yogurts, chilis, chocolate, and nut butters; and juices. In addition, the company offers hot-eating desserts, cookies, refrigerated and frozen plant-based meat-alternative products, jams, fruit spreads, jelly, honey, natural sweeteners, and marmalade products, as well as other food products. Further, it provides snack products comprising potato, root vegetable and other exotic vegetable chips, straws, tortilla chips, whole grain chips, pita chips, and puffs; and personal care products that include hand, skin, hair, and oral care products, as well as deodorants, baby food, body washes, sunscreens, and lotions under the Alba Botanica, Avalon Organics, Earth’s Best, JASON, Live Clean, and Queen Helene brands name. Additionally, the company offers herbal, green, black wellness, rooibos, and chai tea under the Celestial Seasonings brand. It sells pantry products under the Spectrum, Spectrum Essentials, MaraNatha, Imagine broths, Hain Pure Foods, Health Valley, and Hollywood brands. It sells its products through specialty and natural food distributors, supermarkets, natural food stores, mass-market and e-commerce retailers, food service channels and clubs, and drug and convenience stores in approximately 80 countries worldwide. The company was incorporated in 1993 and is headquartered in Lake Success, New York.

About Very Good Food

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The Very Good Food Company Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, produces, distributes, and sells various plant-based cheese, meats, and other food alternative. The company offers its products through its wholesale and e-commerce stores, and public markets, as well as the Butcher Shop & Restaurant under The Very Good Butchers brand. The company provides plant-based cheese brands comprising Bold Cheddah, a white cheddar style vegan cheese; Cheedah, a medium cheddar style vegan cheese; Dill’ish, a garlic and dill-havarti style vegan cheese; Goud AF, a smokey gouda style vegan cheese; and Pepper Jack, a monterey jack style vegan cheese. It also offers plant-based meat products comprising a line of sausages, steaks, burgers, and meatballs that are gluten-free, soy-free, and Non-GMO verified under Butcher’s Select and The Very Good Butchers brands. The company distributes and sells its products in 10 provinces and three territories in Canada and 50 states in the United States through eCommerce, wholesale, and company owned butcher shops and restaurants operated under Victoria Flagship Store name located in Victoria, Canada. The company was formerly known as The Very Good Butchers Inc. and changed its name to The Very Good Food Company Inc. in October 2019. The Very Good Food Company Inc. was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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