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Saputo (SAP) Competitors

C$30.06
+0.25 (+0.84%)
(As of 10:38 AM ET)

SAP vs. PBH, MFI, JWEL, SOY, CLR, HLF, BABY, TPK, BU, and SWP

Should you be buying Saputo stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Saputo include Premium Brands (PBH), Maple Leaf Foods (MFI), Jamieson Wellness (JWEL), SunOpta (SOY), Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated (CLR.TO) (CLR), High Liner Foods (HLF), Else Nutrition (BABY), Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee (TPK), Burcon NutraScience (BU), and Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee (SWP). These companies are all part of the "packaged foods" industry.

Saputo vs.

Saputo (TSE:SAP) and Premium Brands (TSE:PBH) are both consumer defensive companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, valuation, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, community ranking, profitability and dividends.

Saputo pays an annual dividend of C$0.74 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Premium Brands pays an annual dividend of C$3.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. Saputo pays out 94.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Premium Brands pays out 159.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Saputo has a beta of 0.32, suggesting that its share price is 68% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Premium Brands has a beta of 1, suggesting that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Saputo currently has a consensus target price of C$35.19, indicating a potential upside of 18.04%. Premium Brands has a consensus target price of C$113.50, indicating a potential upside of 27.61%. Given Premium Brands' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Premium Brands is more favorable than Saputo.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Saputo
1 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75
Premium Brands
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67

22.9% of Saputo shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.2% of Premium Brands shares are owned by institutional investors. 42.1% of Saputo shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of Premium Brands shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Saputo had 31 more articles in the media than Premium Brands. MarketBeat recorded 31 mentions for Saputo and 0 mentions for Premium Brands. Saputo's average media sentiment score of 0.79 beat Premium Brands' score of 0.00 indicating that Saputo is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Saputo Positive
Premium Brands Neutral

Saputo has a net margin of 1.92% compared to Premium Brands' net margin of 1.50%. Premium Brands' return on equity of 5.37% beat Saputo's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Saputo1.92% 4.76% 4.16%
Premium Brands 1.50%5.37%3.54%

Saputo has higher revenue and earnings than Premium Brands. Saputo is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Premium Brands, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SaputoC$17.27B0.73C$332MC$0.7838.22
Premium BrandsC$6.29B0.63C$94.60MC$2.1341.76

Saputo received 29 more outperform votes than Premium Brands when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 62.18% of users gave Saputo an outperform vote while only 55.63% of users gave Premium Brands an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
SaputoOutperform Votes
444
62.18%
Underperform Votes
270
37.82%
Premium BrandsOutperform Votes
415
55.63%
Underperform Votes
331
44.37%

Summary

Saputo beats Premium Brands on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding SAP and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of TSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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SAP vs. The Competition

MetricSaputoPackaged Foods IndustryDefensive SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$12.65BC$1.50BC$4.91BC$5.10B
Dividend Yield2.67%2.78%3.18%6.62%
P/E Ratio38.22177.36205.4623.32
Price / Sales0.7352.80137,800.602,126.33
Price / Cash52.11109.41122.3184.68
Price / Book1.843.763.843.47
Net IncomeC$332MC$125.46MC$149.92MC$284.21M
7 Day Performance6.77%0.05%-0.51%-1.19%
1 Month Performance9.39%1.44%0.26%-0.90%
1 Year Performance-1.68%8.54%5.21%25.10%

Saputo Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PBH
Premium Brands
2.6493 of 5 stars
C$88.94
-1.1%
C$113.50
+27.6%
-11.2%C$3.95BC$6.29B41.76505
MFI
Maple Leaf Foods
1.3916 of 5 stars
C$23.27
+1.8%
C$30.07
+29.2%
-11.7%C$2.86BC$4.85B-179.0013,500Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
JWEL
Jamieson Wellness
2.0808 of 5 stars
C$27.25
-0.9%
C$34.69
+27.3%
-7.4%C$1.13BC$667.48M33.23110
SOY
SunOpta
0 of 5 stars
C$7.72
-0.3%
N/A-16.1%C$900.15MC$658.18M-36.761,174
CLR
Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated (CLR.TO)
0 of 5 stars
N/AN/AN/AC$536.82MC$507.11M86.741,845
HLF
High Liner Foods
0.7048 of 5 stars
C$13.27
+0.4%
C$15.42
+16.2%
-7.5%C$436.32MC$1.08B10.45N/A
BABY
Else Nutrition
0 of 5 stars
C$1.17
flat
C$0.45
-61.5%
+0.0%C$121.91MC$4.02M-6.161,729Positive News
TPK
Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee
0 of 5 stars
C$5.50
+4.2%
N/AN/AC$49.84MC$86.49M18.03N/A
BU
Burcon NutraScience
0 of 5 stars
C$0.26
-3.8%
N/A+30.8%C$36.22MC$324,553.00-1.2124Gap Down
SWP
Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee
0 of 5 stars
C$3.59
-4.0%
N/A+21.7%C$33.96MC$155.96M-44.8883

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This page (TSE:SAP) was last updated on 6/12/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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