Comparing Companhia de Saneamento Basico (SBS) and Its Rivals
Companhia de Saneamento Basico (NYSE: SBS) is one of 15 publicly-traded companies in the “Water supply” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Companhia de Saneamento Basico to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Companhia de Saneamento Basico and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Companhia de Saneamento Basico||1||4||1||0||2.00|
|Companhia de Saneamento Basico Competitors||87||225||253||13||2.33|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Companhia de Saneamento Basico and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Companhia de Saneamento Basico||$4.58 billion||$789.04 million||8.43|
|Companhia de Saneamento Basico Competitors||$722.21 million||$111.64 million||23.65|
Companhia de Saneamento Basico has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. Companhia de Saneamento Basico is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Companhia de Saneamento Basico and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Companhia de Saneamento Basico||17.29%||14.79%||6.58%|
|Companhia de Saneamento Basico Competitors||10.39%||8.88%||2.64%|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
16.2% of Companhia de Saneamento Basico shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.3% of shares of all “Water supply” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Companhia de Saneamento Basico shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.1% of shares of all “Water supply” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk & Volatility
Companhia de Saneamento Basico has a beta of 1.79, indicating that its share price is 79% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Companhia de Saneamento Basico’s rivals have a beta of 0.51, indicating that their average share price is 49% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Companhia de Saneamento Basico rivals beat Companhia de Saneamento Basico on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
Companhia de Saneamento Basico Company Profile
Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo-SABESP is a water and sewage service provider. The Company provides water and sewage services to a range of residential, commercial, industrial and governmental customers in over 360 municipalities in the state of Sao Paulo, including the city of Sao Paulo. The Company’s segments include Water and Sewage. The Company also supplies treated water on a wholesale basis to approximately 10 municipalities located in the Sao Paulo metropolitan region and urban conurbations. The Company’s activities comprise water supply, sanitary sewage services, urban rainwater management and drainage services, urban cleaning services, solid waste management services and related activities, including the planning, operation, maintenance and commercialization of energy, and the commercialization of services, products, benefits and rights that directly or indirectly arise from its assets, operations and activities.
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