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: Consumer Goods
  • Industry: Food - Major Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:SAP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: C$17.09 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 386,168,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$42.92
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$43.24
  • 52 Week Range: C$39.74 - C$48.98
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.13
  • P/E Growth: 2.13
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$11.42 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.50
  • Book Value: C$11.22 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.94
  • Dividend Yield: 1.4%
  • EBITDA: C$1.33 billion
  • Net Margins: 6.93%
  • Return on Equity: 18.57%
  • Return on Assets: 10.70%
  • Average Volume: 504,244 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 6.57

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 2nd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 5th will be paid a dividend of 0.16 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.45%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 31st. This is a boost from Saputo's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15. View Saputo's Dividend History.

How were Saputo's earnings last quarter?

Saputo Inc. (TSE:SAP) released its earnings results on Thursday, June, 1st. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $2.72 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.92 billion. Saputo had a net margin of 6.93% and a return on equity of 18.57%. View Saputo's Earnings History.

When will Saputo make its next earnings announcement?

Saputo is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Saputo.

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

6 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Saputo's shares. Their forecasts range from C$47.00 to C$55.00. On average, they expect Saputo's share price to reach C$49.29 in the next year. 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:

  • Lino A. Saputo Jr., Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Kai Bockmann, President and Chief Operating Officer and President and Chief Operating Officer of International Sector
  • Louis-Philippe Carriere, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary
  • Maxime Therrien, 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)
  • Gaetane Wagner, Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Henry E. Demone, Independent Director
  • Anthony M. Fata, 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$44.26.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Saputo (TSE SAP)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  202 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  257 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  459
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: 2 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: C$49.29
Consensus Price Target History for Saputo (TSE:SAP)
Price Target History for Saputo (TSE:SAP)
Analysts' Ratings History for Saputo (TSE:SAP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/2/2017TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold -> BuyC$48.00 -> C$49.00View Rating Details
7/26/2017National Bank FinancialLower Price TargetSector PerformC$48.00 -> C$47.00View Rating Details
7/19/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformC$48.00View Rating Details
6/2/2017CIBCLower Price TargetC$54.00 -> C$51.00View Rating Details
6/2/2017DesjardinsUpgradeHold -> BuyC$47.00View 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
(Data available from 10/17/2015 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 2017C$0.48C$0.42C$2.92 billionC$2.72 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014C$0.78C$0.73C$2.53 billionC$2.62 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/5/2014C$0.75C$0.78C$2.37 billionC$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: $2.04
2019 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.28
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$0.48$0.49$0.49
Q2 20182$0.53$0.54$0.54
Q3 20182$0.54$0.55$0.55
Q4 20182$0.47$0.48$0.48
Q1 20191$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q2 20191$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q3 20191$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q4 20191$0.51$0.51$0.51
(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
8/14/2017Louise St-JeanInsiderSell838C$43.39C$36,360.82
8/8/2017Karen KinsleyDirectorBuy300C$43.10C$12,930.00
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 logoSaputo Inc.: Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results - October 12 at 9:11 AM logoSaputo Inc. (SAP) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - October 8 at 6:50 AM logoAmericans Eating More Butter Made Dallas Wuethrich a Billionaire ... - Bloomberg - October 6 at 8:41 AM logoSaputo, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SAP-CA : October 5, 2017 - October 6 at 8:41 AM logoWhy These Three Companies Should Remain in Your No-Fly Zone - - October 3 at 12:02 PM logoSaputo Completes the Acquisition of the Extended Shelf-Life Dairy Product Activities of Southeast Milk, Inc. in the United States - October 3 at 12:02 PM logoApproaching Retirement? Here Are 3 Stocks Transitioning From Growth to Value - The Motley Fool Canada - October 2 at 9:42 AM logoFunctional Proteins Market Worth $7.45 Billion by 2025 | CAGR: 7.5%: Grand View Research, Inc. - September 26 at 11:34 AM logoThis stock turned £5,000 into £50,000 in four years. Is it too late to buy now? - September 20 at 8:39 AM logoSaputo, Inc. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:SAP) : September 13, 2017 - September 13 at 8:44 AM logoSaputo, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SAP-CA : September 11, 2017 - September 12 at 9:26 AM logoSaputo, Inc. : SAP-CA: Dividend Analysis : September 05th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 31, 2017 - September 1 at 8:21 AM logoSaputo Acquires the Extended Shelf-Life Dairy Product Activities of Southeast Milk, Inc. in the United States - August 31 at 9:44 AM logoIf NAFTA Is Terminated, Be Wary of These 3 Companies - The Motley Fool Canada - August 24 at 12:31 PM
News IconUPDATE 2-Australia's Murray Goulburn considers interest from an ... - Business Insider - August 23 at 11:12 AM logoAustralia's Murray Goulburn considers interest from an array of suitors - August 22 at 6:29 AM logoNAFTA Negotiations: Is Supply Management a Trump Card? - August 20 at 12:22 PM logoSaputo Inc. (SAP) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - August 19 at 6:50 AM logoETFs with exposure to Saputo, Inc. : August 17, 2017 - August 17 at 4:23 PM logoWinners and Losers of a NAFTA Renegotiation - August 16 at 4:08 PM logoInsider Selling: Saputo Inc. (SAP) Insider Sells 838 Shares of Stock - August 15 at 10:22 AM logoSaputo Inc. (SAP) Director Acquires C$12,930.00 in Stock - August 8 at 8:52 PM logoSaputo, Inc. :SAP-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2018 By the Numbers : August 4, 2017 - August 5 at 6:48 AM logoQ2 2018 Earnings Estimate for Saputo Inc. (SAP) Issued By National Bank Financial - August 4 at 4:36 PM logoSaputo Inc. to Post Q4 2018 Earnings of $0.47 Per Share, National Bank Financial Forecasts (SAP) - August 3 at 4:26 PM logoFY2018 EPS Estimates for Saputo Inc. Decreased by Analyst (TSE:SAP) - August 3 at 3:10 PM logoSaputo Inc. (SAP) Raises Dividend to $0.16 Per Share - August 3 at 2:35 PM logoSaputo CEO Sees Strong Canada Position in Milk Talks - Bloomberg - August 3 at 2:15 AM logoSaputo posts higher profit, boosts dividend - August 2 at 9:14 PM logoSaputo's (SAPIF) CEO Lino Saputo on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - August 2 at 9:13 PM logoSaputo Inc. Bottom Line Rises 13% In Q1 - August 2 at 9:13 PM logoWhy Saputo Inc. Rose 2.65% on Tuesday - The Motley Fool Canada - August 2 at 4:10 PM logoSaputo Announces Election of Directors - August 2 at 4:10 PM logoSaputo Inc.'s Earnings Are up Over 13% in Q2: Time to Buy? - The Motley Fool Canada - August 2 at 7:26 AM logoREMINDER/Saputo Inc.: 2017 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders and Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Results - Conference call for analysts and institutional investors - August 2 at 7:26 AM logoSaputo Inc.: Financial Results for Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Ended June 30, 2017 - August 2 at 7:26 AM logoCanadian dairy Saputo posts higher profit, boosts dividend - August 2 at 7:26 AM logoEdited Transcript of SAP.TO earnings conference call or presentation 1-Aug-17 6:30pm GMT - August 2 at 7:26 AM logoSaputo, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SAP-CA : July 28, 2017 - July 29 at 7:00 AM logoEquities Analysts Offer Predictions for Saputo Inc.'s Q2 2018 Earnings (TSE:SAP) - July 28 at 5:48 PM logoSaputo Inc. (TSE:SAP) to Release Earnings on Tuesday - July 27 at 5:21 PM logoSaputo Inc. Forecasted to Earn Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.48 Per Share (SAP) - July 27 at 12:56 PM logoSaputo Inc. (SAP) PT Lowered to C$47.00 at National Bank Financial - July 26 at 12:41 PM logoSaputo Inc. (TSE:SAP) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - July 25 at 8:42 AM logoSaputo Inc. Could Win Big After NAFTA Renegotiation - The Motley Fool Canada - July 22 at 8:29 AM logoTime To Be More Tolerant For This Growth Dairy Stock? - Seeking Alpha - July 22 at 8:29 AM
News IconCANADA STOCKS-TSX advances as jump in oil price spurs energy rally - Business Insider - July 20 at 7:28 AM logoSaputo Inc. (SAP) Lifted to Outperform at Royal Bank Of Canada - July 19 at 3:05 PM logoDoes Saputo Inc.’s Strong Balance Sheet Make it a Buy? - July 14 at 8:07 AM logoWhy Saputo Inc. May Soon Become a Dividend Play - July 13 at 9:06 AM



Saputo (SAP) Chart for Tuesday, October, 17, 2017

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