SAP Stock Overview
Saputo Inc. produces, markets, and distributes dairy products in Canada, the United States, Argentina, Australia, and the United Kingdom.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$33.30|
|52 Week High||CA$35.11|
|52 Week Low||CA$24.61|
|1 Month Change||0.18%|
|3 Month Change||18.25%|
|1 Year Change||5.15%|
|3 Year Change||-17.57%|
|5 Year Change||-22.65%|
|Change since IPO||1,228.68%|
Recent News & Updates
Saputo (TSE:SAP) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet
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Saputo (TSE:SAP) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of CA$0.18
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|SAP||CA Food||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: SAP exceeded the Canadian Food industry which returned -15.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SAP exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -8.4% over the past year.
|SAP Average Weekly Movement||3.9%|
|Food Industry Average Movement||9.4%|
|Market Average Movement||9.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||18.1%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||3.8%|
Stable Share Price: SAP is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SAP's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Saputo Inc. produces, markets, and distributes dairy products in Canada, the United States, Argentina, Australia, and the United Kingdom. The company offers cheeses, including mozzarella and cheddar; specialty cheeses, such as ricotta, provolone, blue, parmesan, goat cheese, feta, romano, and havarti; fine cheeses comprising brie and camembert; and other cheeses that include brick, colby, farmer, munster, monterey jack, fresh curd, and processed cheeses. It also provides fluid milk, yogurt, sour cream, cottage cheese, and ice cream mixes, as well as other dairy and non-dairy products, which comprise butter, cream and creamers, aerosol whipped toppings, whipping cream, dips, spread, oil, flavored coffee whitener, and iced coffee.
Saputo Fundamentals Summary
|SAP fundamental statistics|
Is SAP overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SAP income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CA$14.66b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Nov 11, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.86|
|Net Profit Margin||2.27%|
How did SAP perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.2%Current Dividend Yield
Is SAP undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for SAP?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is SAP's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does SAP's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|SAP PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
PBH Premium Brands Holdings
LAS.A Lassonde Industries
RSI Rogers Sugar
HLF High Liner Foods
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: SAP is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (38.7x) compared to the peer average (13.7x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does SAP's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the North American Food Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: SAP is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (38.7x) compared to the North American Food industry average (17.5x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is SAP's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||38.7x|
|Fair PE Ratio||38.7x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: SAP is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (38.7x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (38.7x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of SAP when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: SAP (CA$33.3) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$122.25)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SAP is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.
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How is Saputo forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SAP's forecast earnings growth (36.7% per year) is above the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: SAP's earnings (36.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SAP's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SAP's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (5.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SAP's revenue (4.6% 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
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How has Saputo performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SAP has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SAP's current net profit margins (2.3%) are lower than last year (3.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SAP's earnings have declined by 15.4% 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 (-33%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (-28%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SAP's Return on Equity (5.5%) is considered low.
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How is Saputo's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SAP's short term assets (CA$4.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$2.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: SAP's short term assets (CA$4.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$4.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SAP's net debt to equity ratio (54.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SAP's debt to equity ratio has increased from 35.1% to 57.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SAP's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.9%).
Interest Coverage: SAP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.3x coverage).
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What is Saputo current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Saputo Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Market Bottom 25% (CA)||2.1%|
|Market Top 25% (CA)||6.1%|
|Industry Average (Food)||2.7%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Saputo)||2.4%|
Notable Dividend: SAP's dividend (2.16%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (2.07%).
High Dividend: SAP's dividend (2.16%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (6.12%).
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.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: At its current payout ratio (83%), SAP's payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (146.9%), SAP's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Lino Saputo (55 yo)
Mr. Lino Anthony Saputo, Jr., has been Director at Global Dairy Platform. Mr. Saputo has been Chief Executive Officer of Saputo Inc. since March 2004 and has been its Chairman of the Board since August 201...
CEO Compensation Analysis
|Lino Saputo's Compensation vs Saputo Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jun 30 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2022||CA$2m||CA$2m|
|Dec 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2021||CA$4m||CA$1m|
|Dec 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2020||CA$4m||CA$1m|
|Dec 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2019||CA$4m||CA$1m|
|Dec 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2018||CA$4m||CA$1m|
|Dec 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2017||CA$5m||CA$1m|
|Dec 31 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2016||CA$5m||CA$1m|
Compensation vs Market: Lino's total compensation ($USD1.19M) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD8.20M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Lino's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SAP's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SAP's board of directors are considered experienced (8 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
|12 Aug 22||BuyCA$67,002||Frank Guido||Individual||2,000||CA$33.50|
|14 Jun 22||BuyCA$89,983||Haig Poutchigian||Individual||3,329||CA$27.03|
|15 Feb 22||BuyCA$251,739||Carl Colizza||Individual||8,300||CA$30.33|
|26 Nov 21||BuyCA$99,960||Gaétane Wagner||Individual||3,400||CA$29.40|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Saputo Inc.'s 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
- Implied Market Cap: CA$13.923b
- Shares outstanding: 418.12m
- 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|
|SAP2 N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Shares||MX||MXN||Oct 1997|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/27 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/27 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.