Cosan Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in fuel and natural gas distribution, logistics, lubricant, sugar, and ethanol businesses in Brazil and internationally.
Proven track record with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Cosan's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: C3Q1's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
DE Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
DE Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: C3Q1 underperformed the German Oil and Gas industry which returned 26% over the past year.
Return vs Market: C3Q1 exceeded the German Market which returned 0.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Cosan's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Cosan undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: C3Q1 (€11.4) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€0.36)
Significantly Below Fair Value: C3Q1 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: C3Q1 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (12.1x) compared to the Oil and Gas industry average (7.8x).
PE vs Market: C3Q1 is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.1x) compared to the German market (19.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: C3Q1 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: C3Q1 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.9x) compared to the DE Oil and Gas industry average (1.1x).
How is Cosan forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: C3Q1's forecast earnings growth (6.9% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: C3Q1's earnings (6.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the German market (21.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: C3Q1's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: C3Q1's revenue (34% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: C3Q1's revenue (34% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: C3Q1's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (21.5%)
How has Cosan performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: C3Q1 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: C3Q1's current net profit margins (6.3%) are higher than last year (6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: C3Q1 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 49.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: C3Q1's earnings growth over the past year (30.1%) is below its 5-year average (49.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: C3Q1 earnings growth over the past year (30.1%) exceeded the Oil and Gas industry -5.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: C3Q1's Return on Equity (17.7%) is considered low.
How is Cosan's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: C3Q1's short term assets (R$16.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (R$8.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: C3Q1's short term assets (R$16.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities (R$40.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: C3Q1's debt to equity ratio (182.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: C3Q1's debt to equity ratio has increased from 76.3% to 182.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: C3Q1's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21.2%).
Interest Coverage: C3Q1's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.6x coverage).
What is Cosan's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: C3Q1's dividend (0.41%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.28%).
High Dividend: C3Q1's dividend (0.41%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.93%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: C3Q1 is not paying a notable dividend for the German market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: C3Q1 is not paying a notable dividend for the German market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of C3Q1's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Luis Henrique de Beauclair Guimaraes
Mr. Luis Henrique Cals De Beauclair Guimaraes has been Chief Executive Officer at Cosan Limited, Cosan S.A. and Cosan Logística S.A. since April 1, 2020. Mr. de Beauclair Guimaraes served as Chief Superint ...
|CFO, Investors Relations Officer & Director||11.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Risk Management Officer & Director||11.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Director||4.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||5.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice Chairman||no data||no data||no data|
|Director||13.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Chairman of the Board||no data||no data||no data|
|Director||13.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||13.33yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: C3Q1's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Cosan Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Cosan Limited
- Ticker: C3Q1
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1936
- Industry: Oil and Gas Refining and Marketing
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$2.835b
- Listing Market Cap: US$2.550b
- Shares outstanding: 221.81m
- Website: https://www.cosan.com.br
Number of Employees
- Cosan Limited
- Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 4100
- 16th Floor
- São Paulo
- São Paulo
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CZZ||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Shares||US||USD||Aug 2007|
|C3Q1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Shares||DE||EUR||Aug 2007|
Cosan Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in fuel and natural gas distribution, logistics, lubricant, sugar, and ethanol businesses in Brazil and internationally. It operates through Raízen Energia, Raízen Combustíveis, Comgás, Cosan Logística, and Moove segments. The company’s Raízen Energia segment produces and markets products derived from sugar cane, including raw sugar, anhydrous, and hydrated ethanol, as well as activities related to energy cogeneration from sugarcane bagasse. Its Raízen Combustíveis segment distributes and markets fuels, primarily through a franchised network of service stations under the Shell brand in Brazil, as well as produces and sells automotive and industrial lubricants. The company’s Comgás segment distributes piped natural gas to customers in the industrial, residential, commercial, automotive, and thermo-generation and cogeneration sectors in São Paulo. Its Cosan Logística segment provides logistics services for transport, storage, and port loading of commodities, primarily for sugar products; and leases locomotives, wagons, and other railway equipment. Cosan Limited operates a network of approximately 6,524 service stations and 989 convenience stores, as well as 67 distribution terminals and 68 airports supplying jet fuel. The company was founded in 1936 and is based in São Paulo, Brazil.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/05/31 22:01|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/29 00:00|
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