Unaudited, (quotation sites can screw with up reverse splits and/or special dividends). The full universe (our Watch List) performed somewhat similar to the overall market, with only ten stocks up in value.

The top-performing beverage stock was The Alkaline Water Co. (WTER) a client with a gain of 197% in the trailing 12 months, lucky us! Website.

Read more about The Alkaline Water Co., here. SEC Filings here.

The second best performing beverage stock was New Age Beverages (NBEV) a past client with a gain of 124%. New Age was our first beverage industry client actually, which we discovered in 2016. At the time it was trading at $0.31 and a market capitalization near $5 million. Today New Age has a market value in excess of $400 million. Read more on New Age Beverages here.

Both companies benefited in part by announcing their intention to add CBD powered beverages to their lineup.

Top 10 Performers

Life On Earth (LFER) $0.25, a current client and beverage incubator, has a market capitalization similar to New Age Beverages when we first came across it, under $10 million. You can learn more about Life On Earth here.

Life On Earth website. Their SEC Filings can be found here.

In a recent press release the company stated, “We now have four brands in which we are working on some exciting initiatives including entering a new market segment which has been talked about for some time in our industry. With the recent passing of the 2018 Farm Bill, we feel that the timing for our company to complete the final stages of product development of our flagship brand, Just Chill, is underway…

Wait, what? Did someone say Farm Bill! Inquiring minds want to know.

Forbes on the farm bill.

See detailed disclosure and disclaimer information on any and all reports published by Institutional Analyst Inc., Past performance is no indication or even clue to future perfromance.