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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.19
SBS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.18 vs. SBS: 0.19 )
SBS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.19

Equity to Asset 0.47
SBS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. SBS: 0.47 )
SBS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.47

0.39
0.55
Interest Coverage 8.27
SBS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
86% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. SBS: 8.27 )
SBS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 8.27
Current: 8.27

0.17
8.27
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.26
M-Score: -2.37
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 27.74
SBS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 12.83 vs. SBS: 27.74 )
SBS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.89   Max: 35.6
Current: 27.74

5.89
35.6
Net-margin (%) 17.00
SBS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. SBS: 17.00 )
SBS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -17.27   Max: 20.17
Current: 17

-17.27
20.17
ROE (%) 14.88
SBS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.19 vs. SBS: 14.88 )
SBS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.98   Max: 17.87
Current: 14.88

-8.98
17.87
ROA (%) 6.80
SBS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. SBS: 6.80 )
SBS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.98   Max: 7.45
Current: 6.8

-3.98
7.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1573.39
SBS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.89 vs. SBS: 1573.39 )
SBS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 4305.39
Current: 1573.39

1.53
4305.39
Revenue Growth (%) -4.90
SBS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SBS: -4.90 )
SBS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26
Current: -4.9

0
26
EBITDA Growth (%) -5.80
SBS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SBS: -5.80 )
SBS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 29.8
Current: -5.8

0
29.8
EPS Growth (%) -6.20
SBS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SBS: -6.20 )
SBS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -84.7   Max: 981.1
Current: -6.2

-84.7
981.1
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

SBS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jeremy Grantham 993,049 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 75,850 sh (+2.02%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,603,400 sh (-6.78%)
Sarah Ketterer 129,500 sh (-66.91%)
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Q4 2013

SBS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 12,254 sh (New)
Paul Singer 4,833,099 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 27,800 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 2,560,885 sh (+157.88%)
Sarah Ketterer 160,700 sh (+24.09%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 47,131 sh (-37.86%)
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Q1 2014

SBS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 1,074,800 sh (New)
Paul Singer 14,241,409 sh (+194.66%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,365,185 sh (+31.41%)
Sarah Ketterer 162,800 sh (+1.31%)
Paul Singer 505,500 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 45,939 sh (-2.53%)
Steven Cohen 10,639 sh (-13.18%)
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Q2 2014

SBS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Charles Brandes 298,640 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 4,146,225 sh (+23.21%)
Paul Singer 14,286,428 sh (+0.32%)
Paul Singer 505,500 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Sarah Ketterer 8,000 sh (-95.09%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SBS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Charles Brandes 2014-06-30 New Buy0.04%$8.86 - $10.93 $ 9.32-6%298640
John Hussman 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$11.32 - $13.33 $ 9.32-25%0
Charles Brandes 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.19%$9.44 - $12.81 $ 9.32-14%0
John Hussman 2012-03-31 Reduce -58.33%0.01%$9.44 - $12.81 $ 9.32-14%5000
Charles Brandes 2011-12-31 Add 27.09%0.04%$7.79 - $9.44 $ 9.324%372024
Charles Brandes 2011-09-30 Add 67.13%0.05%$7.89 - $10.35 $ 9.321%292718
David Dreman 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0441%$7.89 - $10.35 $ 9.321%0
David Dreman 2011-06-30 Add 43.97%0.01%$9.49 - $10.44 $ 9.32-6%38668
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 7.90
SBS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
97% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. SBS: 7.90 )
SBS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.89   Max: 44.57
Current: 7.9

3.89
44.57
P/B 1.10
SBS's P/B is ranked higher than
86% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. SBS: 1.10 )
SBS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.93
Current: 1.1

0.4
1.93
P/S 1.30
SBS's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. SBS: 1.30 )
SBS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 2.75
Current: 1.3

0.55
2.75
PFCF 94.40
SBS's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 85.80 vs. SBS: 94.40 )
SBS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 332.5
Current: 94.4

2.08
332.5
EV-to-EBIT 7.69
SBS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
96% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 17.24 vs. SBS: 7.69 )
SBS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 69.7
Current: 7.69

1.4
69.7
Shiller P/E 9.00
SBS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 22.93 vs. SBS: 9.00 )
SBS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.41   Max: 19.98
Current: 9

4.41
19.98
Current Ratio 1.35
SBS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. SBS: 1.35 )
SBS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 1.35
Current: 1.35

0.59
1.35
Quick Ratio 1.33
SBS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. SBS: 1.33 )
SBS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 1.33
Current: 1.33

0.57
1.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.00
SBS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
50% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. SBS: 3.00 )
SBS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 8.57
Current: 3

0.29
8.57
Dividend Payout 0.24
SBS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
90% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. SBS: 0.24 )
SBS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.92
Current: 0.24

0.1
1.92
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.00
SBS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
50% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. SBS: 3.00 )
SBS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 8.57
Current: 3

0.29
8.57

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.98
SBS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. SBS: 0.98 )
SBS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 12.11
Current: 0.98

0.28
12.11
Price/Median PS Value 1.15
SBS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SBS: 1.15 )
SBS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.46
Current: 1.15

0.53
2.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 12.80
SBS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
95% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SBS: 12.80 )
SBS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 72.4
Current: 12.8

1.4
72.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -3.23
SBS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. SBS: -3.23 )
SBS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.7   Max: 35.1
Current: -3.23

-4.7
35.1

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Water
Compare:UUGRY, CWT, WTR, PEGRY, KTWIF » details
Traded in other countries:SAJA.Germany
Companhia De Saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Paulo provides water & sewage services to residential, commercial, industrial & governmental customers. It also supplies water on wholesale basis & provides related consulting services.
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