Saputo Company Profile (TSE:SAP)

About Saputo (TSE:SAP)

Saputo logoSaputo Inc. produces, markets and distributes dairy products, including cheese, fluid milk, extended shelf-life milk and cream products, cultured products and dairy ingredients. The Company has three geographic sectors. The Canada Sector consists of Dairy Division (Canada). The USA Sector aggregates the Cheese Division (USA) and the Dairy Foods Division (USA). The International Sector combines the Dairy Division (Argentina), the Dairy Ingredients Division and the Dairy Division (Australia). The Dairy Ingredients Division includes national and export ingredients sales from the North American divisions, as well as cheese exports from these same divisions. The Company's products are sold under brand names, such as Saputo, Alexis de Portneuf, Armstrong, COON, Cracker Barrel, Dairyland, DairyStar, Friendship Dairies, Frigo Cheese Heads, La Paulina, Milk2Go/Lait's Go, Neilson, Nutrilait, Scotsburn, Stella, Sungold, Treasure Cave and Woolwich Dairy.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:SAP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: C$16.1 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 386,056,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$43.73
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$45.54
  • 52 Week Range: C$36.40 - C$48.98
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.67
  • P/E Growth: 2.12
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$11.16 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.44
  • Book Value: C$11.19 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.73
  • Dividend Yield: 1.4%
  • EBIDTA: C$1.29 billion
  • Net Margins: 6.07%
  • Return on Equity: 15.26%
  • Return on Assets: 8.69%
  • Average Volume: 671,023 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 6.68

Frequently Asked Questions for Saputo (TSE:SAP)

What is Saputo's stock symbol?

Saputo trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "SAP."

How often does Saputo pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Saputo?

Saputo declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 13th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 27th will be paid a dividend of 0.15 per share on Tuesday, June 27th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.44%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 13th. View Saputo's Dividend History.

How were Saputo's earnings last quarter?

Saputo Inc. (TSE:SAP) announced its earnings results on Thursday, June, 1st. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.06. The business earned $2.72 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.92 billion. Saputo had a return on equity of 15.26% and a net margin of 6.07%. View Saputo's Earnings History.

Where is Saputo's stock going? Where will Saputo's stock price be in 2017?

6 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Saputo's stock. Their predictions range from C$45.00 to C$55.00. On average, they expect Saputo's stock price to reach C$48.86 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Saputo.

Who are some of Saputo's key competitors?

Who are Saputo's key executives?

Saputo's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Emanuele Saputo, Non-Independent Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Kai Bockmann, President and Chief Operating Officer and President and Chief Operating Officer of International Sector
  • Lino A. Saputo Jr., Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Louis-Philippe Carriere, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary
  • Terry Brockman, President and Chief Operating Officer - Cheese Division, USA
  • Carl Colizza, President and Chief Operating Officer - Dairy Division, Canada
  • Paul Corney, President and Chief Operating Officer - Dairy Foods Division (USA)
  • David Lord, President and Chief Operating Officer Dairy Division (Australia)
  • Gaetane Wagner, Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Pierre Bourgie, Lead Independent Director

How do I buy Saputo stock?

Shares of Saputo and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Saputo's stock price today?

One share of Saputo stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$41.71.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Saputo (TSE SAP)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  162 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  218 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  380
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Saputo and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Saputo (TSE:SAP) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: C$48.86

Analysts' Ratings History for Saputo (TSE:SAP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/2/2017TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetHoldC$49.00 -> C$48.00View Rating Details
6/2/2017CIBCLower Price TargetC$54.00 -> C$51.00View Rating Details
6/2/2017DesjardinsUpgradeHold -> BuyC$47.00View Rating Details
6/2/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector PerformC$50.00 -> C$48.00View Rating Details
4/13/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$48.00View Rating Details
2/3/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$54.00 -> C$55.00View Rating Details
10/18/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetC$42.00 -> C$45.00View Rating Details
8/21/2015Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralC$29.00 -> C$31.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 6/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Saputo (TSE:SAP)
Earnings by Quarter for Saputo (TSE:SAP)
Earnings History by Quarter for Saputo (TSE SAP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
6/1/2017Q4 2017$0.48$0.42$2.92 billion$2.72 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014$0.78$0.73$2.53 billion$2.62 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/5/2014$0.75$0.78$2.37 billion$2.49 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Saputo (TSE:SAP)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.86
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.13
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.41$0.43$0.42
Q2 20173$0.44$0.47$0.46
Q3 20172$0.47$0.52$0.50
Q4 20173$0.47$0.52$0.49
Q1 20182$0.49$0.53$0.51
Q2 20182$0.53$0.55$0.54
Q3 20182$0.54$0.55$0.55
Q4 20182$0.50$0.57$0.54
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History by Quarter for Saputo (TSE SAP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Saputo (TSE:SAP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Saputo (TSE:SAP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Saputo (TSE:SAP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/22/2017Martin GagnonInsiderBuy100C$41.89C$4,189.00
6/14/2017Diane NyisztorDirectorBuy1,000C$41.93C$41,930.00
6/7/2017Carl ColizzaInsiderBuy90C$43.20C$3,888.00
6/6/2017Annette Marie VerschurenDirectorBuy1,000C$43.03C$43,030.00
2/23/2017Gabriel PalombaroInsiderSell8,036C$46.75C$375,683.00
2/16/2017Sbarba Dino DelloInsiderSell32,800C$45.31C$1,486,168.00
2/10/2017Robert L EdwardsDirectorSell3,160C$45.25C$142,990.00
2/9/2017Haig PoutchigianDirectorBuy660C$44.99C$29,693.40
2/8/2017Karen KinsleyDirectorBuy1,000C$44.75C$44,750.00
8/5/2016David RothsteinDirectorSell400C$41.62C$16,648.00
2/18/2016Ga�Tane WagnerInsiderSell1,700C$38.00C$64,600.00
2/18/2016Paul CorneyDirectorSell6,600C$38.00C$250,800.00
2/17/2016Gabriel PalombaroInsiderSell11,660C$38.02C$443,313.20
2/17/2016Paul CorneyDirectorSell14,312C$37.62C$538,417.44
2/10/2016Sbarba Dino DelloInsiderSell56,846C$37.32C$2,121,742.84
2/9/2016Robert L EdwardsDirectorSell2,700C$37.00C$99,900.00
11/20/2015Ga�Tane WagnerInsiderSell2,000C$32.40C$64,800.00
11/18/2015Patrick TurcotteInsiderSell1,400C$32.38C$45,332.00
8/26/2015Robert L EdwardsDirectorSell1,528C$30.50C$46,604.00
6/25/2015Ga�Tane WagnerInsiderBuy1,570C$31.59C$49,596.30
6/12/2015Henry DemoneDirectorBuy1,700C$31.75C$53,975.00
6/10/2015Pierre BourgieDirectorBuy36,000C$31.60C$1,137,600.00
3/2/2015Susan McnaughtonDirectorSell1,800C$36.06C$64,908.00
2/13/2015Lorenzo SpinelliDirectorSell21,878C$36.05C$788,701.90
11/12/2014Pierre BourgieDirectorBuy12,664C$31.95C$404,614.80
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Saputo (TSE:SAP)
Latest Headlines for Saputo (TSE:SAP)
DateHeadline logoIf You're Thinking About Saputo Inc., You Might Want to Consider This Other Food Stock Instead - The Motley Fool Canada - June 16 at 3:54 PM logoWhy Saputo Inc. May Be Worth a Look | The Motley Fool Canada - The Motley Fool Canada - June 16 at 9:38 AM logoSaputo, Inc. : SAP-CA: Dividend Analysis : June 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 14, 2017 - June 15 at 12:19 AM logoDiane Nyisztor Buys 1,000 Shares of Saputo Inc. (SAP) Stock - June 14 at 8:32 PM logoSaputo Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.15 (SAP) - June 12 at 1:02 PM logoSaputo Inc. -- Moody's rates Saputo's unsecured notes A3 - June 8 at 3:10 AM logoSaputo Inc. (SAP) Director Annette Marie Verschuren Purchases 1,000 Shares - June 6 at 4:29 PM logoU.S. asks Canada to end 'underhanded' dairy pricing class - June 5 at 8:32 PM logoResearch Analysts Set Expectations for Saputo Inc.'s Q1 2018 Earnings (SAP) - June 5 at 7:18 AM logoUPDATE 3-Dairy Saputo profit disappoints, shares near 9-month low - June 2 at 11:36 PM logoSaputo's (SAPIF) CEO Lino Saputo on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - June 2 at 11:36 PM
News IconBRIEF-Saputo Inc reports Q4 earnings per share of C$0.42 - June 2 at 11:36 PM logoSaputo profit squeezed on lower U.S. cheese sales - The Globe and ... - The Globe and Mail - June 2 at 11:36 PM logoSaputo, Inc. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:SAP) : June 2, 2017 - June 2 at 11:36 PM logoSaputo Inc. (SAP) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 2 at 8:32 PM logoSaputo Inc. (SAP) Price Target Cut to C$48.00 by Analysts at Royal Bank of Canada - June 2 at 10:42 AM logoSaputo Inc. (SAP) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - June 2 at 9:16 AM logoEdited Transcript of SAP.TO earnings conference call or presentation 1-Jun-17 6:30pm GMT - June 2 at 3:30 AM logoSaputo Inc. Q1 Profit Rises 0% - June 1 at 10:28 PM logoSaputo profit squeezed by drop in cheese exports to U.S. - June 1 at 10:28 PM logoBRIEF-Egain expands European presence with German cloud - Reuters - June 1 at 10:27 PM logoBRIEF-Saputo Inc reports Q4 earnings per share of C$0.42 - Reuters - June 1 at 10:27 PM logoSaputo, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SAP-CA : June 1, 2017 - June 1 at 10:27 PM logoSaputo Inc.: Financial Results for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2017 - June 1 at 10:27 PM logoIIROC Trading Halt - SAP - June 1 at 10:27 PM logoIIROC Trade Resumption - SAP - June 1 at 10:27 PM logoSaputo profit climbs after dairy absorbs plant closure costs - June 1 at 10:27 PM logoREMINDER/Saputo Inc.: Fiscal 2017 Results - June 1 at 8:15 AM logoSaputo Inc. -- Moody's upgrades Saputo's ratings to A3; outlook is stable - May 30 at 7:20 PM logo99,000 shorts: Speculators are ‘rolling the dice’ on the loonie - May 29 at 6:37 PM logoOpportunities in the Global Dairy & Soy Food Sector: Analysis of Opportunities Offered by High Growth Economies - May 29 at 6:37 PM logoFY2017 Earnings Forecast for Saputo Inc. (SAP) Issued By National Bank Financial - May 26 at 9:11 AM logoWill Trump Milk This 1 Company for Everything it’s Got? - May 12 at 11:07 PM logoSaputo Inc.: Fiscal 2017 Results - May 11 at 8:09 PM logoSaputo Inc. (SAP) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - May 8 at 4:36 PM logoInvestors: Is Now The Time to “Short” Canada? - April 28 at 4:18 PM logoHas the Stock of Saputo Inc. Spoiled? - April 19 at 7:37 PM logoSaputo Inc. (SAP) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - April 13 at 4:17 PM logoSaputo Inc. (SAP) Given "Market Perform" Rating at BMO Capital Markets - April 13 at 3:40 PM logoSaputo, Inc. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:SAP) : April 12, 2017 - April 12 at 6:19 PM logoSaputo Inc. (SAP) Earns "Sector Perform" Rating from Royal Bank of Canada - April 11 at 11:30 AM logoSaputo, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SAP-CA : April 11, 2017 - April 11 at 9:50 AM logo3 Reasons to Be Bearish on Saputo Inc. - The Motley Fool Canada - March 30 at 7:57 PM logoThree lucrative mutual funds share a trait: They're dull - The Globe and Mail - March 21 at 7:25 PM logoLower Start Seen Wednesday - February 22 at 9:45 AM logoSaputo secures last slice of Australia’s Warrnambool Cheese and Butter - February 22 at 9:45 AM logoCanada's Saputo secures last slice of Australia's Warrnambool Cheese and Butter - February 22 at 9:44 AM logoBRIEF-Saputo announces amendment of its normal course issuer bid - February 21 at 5:12 PM logoSaputo Announces the Amendment of its Normal Course Issuer Bid - February 21 at 5:11 PM logoSaputo Recalls Cheese For Listeria Scare - February 17 at 7:46 PM



Saputo (SAP) Chart for Saturday, June, 24, 2017

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