Saputo Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces, markets, and distributes dairy products in Canada, the United States, Argentina, Australia, and the United Kingdom. More Details
Average dividend payer and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Saputo's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SAP is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SAP's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SAP underperformed the Canadian Food industry which returned 5.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SAP underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 2.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Saputo's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StIs Saputo Inc.'s (TSE:SAP) Stock Price Struggling As A Result Of Its Mixed Financials?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHere's What To Make Of Saputo's (TSE:SAP) Returns On Capital
1 month ago | Simply Wall StOnly Four Days Left To Cash In On Saputo's (TSE:SAP) Dividend
Is Saputo undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SAP (CA$35.83) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$51.32)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SAP is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SAP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.4x) compared to the CA Food industry average (16.6x).
PE vs Market: SAP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.4x) compared to the Canadian market (16.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SAP is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SAP is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the CA Food industry average (2.8x).
How is Saputo forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SAP's forecast earnings growth (10.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.5%).
Earnings vs Market: SAP's earnings (10.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (27.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SAP's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SAP's revenue (3.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SAP's revenue (3.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if SAP's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Saputo performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SAP has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SAP's current net profit margins (4.1%) are lower than last year (5.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SAP's earnings have grown by 0.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SAP's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SAP had negative earnings growth (-21.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (46.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SAP's Return on Equity (9.2%) is considered low.
How is Saputo's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SAP's short term assets (CA$4.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$2.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: SAP's short term assets (CA$4.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$4.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SAP's debt to equity ratio (60.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SAP's debt to equity ratio has increased from 47.4% to 60.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SAP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (34%).
Interest Coverage: SAP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.2x coverage).
What is Saputo current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SAP's dividend (1.95%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.53%).
High Dividend: SAP's dividend (1.95%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (4.96%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SAP's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SAP's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (47%), SAP's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Lino Saputo (53 yo)
Mr. Lino Anthony Saputo, Jr., has been Chief Executive Officer of Saputo Inc., since March 2004 and its Chairman of the Board since August 2017 and Director since 2001. Mr. Saputo has been an Independent D...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Lino's total compensation ($USD3.17M) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD6.61M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Lino's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||16.83yrs||CA$4.00m||0.024% |
|President & COO and President & COO of International Sector||3.75yrs||CA$5.17m||0.012% |
|CFO & Secretary||3.42yrs||CA$3.40m||0.0096% |
|Chief Business Officer of Dairy Division (USA)||14.75yrs||CA$3.57m||0.025% |
|Vice President of Communications & Corporate Responsibility and Investor Relation||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||6yrs||CA$690.72k||0.0080% |
|President & COO - North America and Dairy Division (USA)||5.75yrs||CA$3.30m||0.0069% |
|Chief Acquisition & Strategic Development Officer||5yrs||no data||0.0037% |
|President & COO of Dairy Division Canada||1.75yrs||no data||0.0015% |
|President & COO of Saputo’s Dairy Division (UK)||1.75yrs||no data||no data|
|President & COO of Saputo’s Dairy Division (Australia)||no data||no data||0.00098% |
Experienced Management: SAP's management team is seasoned and experienced (5 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||16.83yrs||CA$4.00m||0.024% |
|Independent Director||7.42yrs||CA$260.00k||0.0019% |
|Independent Corporate Director||8.5yrs||CA$260.00k||0.0024% |
|Non-independent Corporate Director||3.42yrs||CA$932.01k||0.011% |
|Independent Corporate Director||5.17yrs||CA$260.00k||0.0017% |
|Independent Director||13yrs||CA$315.00k||0.0051% |
|Independent Director||4.42yrs||CA$260.00k||0.00049% |
|Independent Director||4.42yrs||CA$260.00k||0.0012% |
|Independent Director||8.5yrs||CA$260.00k||0.00074% |
|Independent Lead Director||no data||CA$340.00k||0.0029% |
Experienced Board: SAP's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SAP insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Saputo Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Saputo Inc.
- Ticker: SAP
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1954
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: CA$14.658b
- Shares outstanding: 410.37m
- Website: https://www.saputo.com
Number of Employees
- Saputo Inc.
- 6869, MEtropolitain Boulevard East
- H1P 1X8
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SAP||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Oct 1997|
|SB7||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 1997|
|SAPI.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Oct 1997|
Saputo Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces, markets, and distributes dairy products in Canada, the United States, Argentina, Australia, and the United Kingdom. The company offers cheeses, including mo...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2021/01/22 00:42|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/21 00:00|
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