SodaStream International (NASDAQ:SODA) makes systems which allow consumers to make carbonated beverage systems. The system transforms tap water into sparkling water using CO2 refill containers and a free-standing soda maker. The systems allow consumers to create cheaper, healthy, and customizable carbonated drinks. The company sells a number of products including the soda maker itself, CO2 refills, assorted flavors and enhancers, and carbonation bottles. According to consumer surveys, SodaStream leads the market in home carbonation systems in the US.
While the market for home-made carbonated drinks is relatively small, the company hopes to expand into "off-premise" beverage consumption. The company considers "off-premise" consumption to be beverages consumed in the home. This is in contrast to drinks consumed at hotels, restaurants, etc. The company estimates this market to be $206B for soft drinks and $27B for sparkling water.
The company's initial public offering of stock on the NASDAQ occurred on November 2, 2010. The company offered 5.4M shares each for $20. This was at the high end of the initial price range of $18-$20. The IPO raised a total of $109M. The company had originally planned to offer 4.7M shares, but decided to increase the size of the deal. The lead underwriters of the deal were J P Morgan Chase (JPM) and Deutsche Bank AG (DB).
The company's revenues have risen each year from 2007 to 2009. The company reported total revenues of $143M in 2009. The company's net income has also risen over the course of the past 3 years. Although it experienced a negative net income in 2007, it has maintained a positive net income in 2008 and 2009. The company's 2009 net income was $9.7M.