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How to buy Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP stock | $7.18

Learn how to easily invest in Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP stock.

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP is an utilities-regulated water business based in the US. Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP shares (SBS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP employs 12,667 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP stock price (NYSE: SBS)

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Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-18.
Latest market close$7.18
52-week range$5.76 - $9.37
50-day moving average $6.89
200-day moving average $7.23
Wall St. target price$11.95
PE ratio 10.7324
Dividend yield $0.398 (5.61%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.67

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Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $7.18 from 2021-10-15

1 week (2021-10-11) 4.21%
1 month (2021-09-17) 8.13%
3 months (2021-07-16) -1.24%
6 months (2021-04-16) -6.99%
1 year (2020-10-16) -10.14%
2 years (2019-10-18) -41.86%
3 years (2018-10-18) 7.3
5 years (2016-10-18) 9.84

Is Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP under- or over-valued?

Valuing Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's P/E ratio

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP shares trade at around 11x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's PEG ratio

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.55. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's EBITDA

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $6.3 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP financials

Revenue TTM $18.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 23.01%
Gross profit TTM $6.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.37%
Return on equity TTM 11.14%
Profit margin 13.57%
Book value $35.17
Market capitalisation $4.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP shares

There are currently 7.2 million Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP shares held short by investors – that's known as Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's "short interest". This figure is 65.1% up from 4.4 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP shares can be evaluated.

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP shares traded daily (recently around 3.1 million). Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's SIR currently stands at 2.32. In other words for every 100,000 Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2320 shares are currently held short.

However Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP shares, or, against the total number of tradable Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0213% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP shares, roughly 21 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP.

Find out more about how you can short Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP stock.

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP share dividends

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Dividend payout ratio: 4.66% of net profits

Recently Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP has paid out, on average, around 4.66% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.12% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP shareholders could enjoy a 1.12% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's case, that would currently equate to about $0.398 per share.

While Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP is investing more in its future growth.

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's most recent dividend payout was on 7 July 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 April 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's shares ever split?

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 29 April 2013. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP shares which in turn could have impacted Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's share price.

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.76 up to $9.3656. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SBS.US volatility(beta: 0.87)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's is 0.8669. This would suggest that Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP overview

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP provides water and sewage services to residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers. It provides water supply, sanitary sewage, urban rainwater management and drainage, urban cleaning, and solid waste management services, as well as related activities, including the planning, operation, maintenance, and commercialization of energy. As of December 31, 2020, the company provided water services through 10. 1 million water connections to approximately 27. 5 million people; and sewage services through 8. 5 million sewage connections to approximately 24. 3 million people, as well as operated 87,568 kilometers of water pipes and water transmission lines, and 59,660 kilometers of sewer lines.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP is owned by institutions?
Currently 15.772% of Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP shares are held by institutions.
How many people work for Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP?
Latest data suggests 12,667 work at Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP.
When does the fiscal year end for Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP?
Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP based?
Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's address is: Rua Costa Carvalho, 300, São Paulo, SP, Brazil, 05429-900
What is Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's ISIN number?
Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's international securities identification number is: US20441A1025
What is Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's CUSIP number?
Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo SABESP's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 20441A102

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