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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 0.18
SBS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. SBS: 0.18 )
SBS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18

Equity to Asset 0.46
SBS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. SBS: 0.46 )
SBS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.46

0.39
0.55
Interest Coverage 8.27
SBS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
86% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. SBS: 8.27 )
SBS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 9999.99
Current: 8.27

0.59
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.21
M-Score: -2.10
WACC vs ROIC
6.34%
20.43%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 43.21
SBS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 13.41 vs. SBS: 43.21 )
SBS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 18.74   Max: 35.6
Current: 43.21

18.74
35.6
Net-margin (%) 12.75
SBS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.03 vs. SBS: 12.75 )
SBS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -17.27   Max: 20.17
Current: 12.75

-17.27
20.17
ROE (%) 11.03
SBS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.88 vs. SBS: 11.03 )
SBS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.54   Max: 19.13
Current: 11.03

-8.54
19.13
ROA (%) 5.10
SBS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. SBS: 5.10 )
SBS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.03   Max: 7.74
Current: 5.1

-4.03
7.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2050.36
SBS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.24 vs. SBS: 2050.36 )
SBS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.13   Max: 1769.14
Current: 2050.36

6.13
1769.14
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.00
SBS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SBS: 7.00 )
SBS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -88.4   Max: 1005.5
Current: 7

-88.4
1005.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.00
SBS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SBS: 6.00 )
SBS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 531.2
Current: 6

0
531.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 5.50
SBS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SBS: 5.50 )
SBS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -86.1   Max: 961.2
Current: 5.5

-86.1
961.2
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2014

SBS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 172,772 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 1,924,150 sh (+544.30%)
Jeremy Grantham 4,527,225 sh (+9.19%)
Paul Singer 14,609,000 sh (+2.26%)
Paul Singer 505,500 sh (unchged)
Sarah Ketterer Sold Out
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Q4 2014

SBS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 20,764 sh (New)
David Dreman 2,223 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 9,210,103 sh (+378.66%)
Jeremy Grantham 6,501,225 sh (+43.60%)
Paul Singer 14,659,000 sh (+0.34%)
Louis Moore Bacon 172,772 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 7.30
SBS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 20.10 vs. SBS: 7.30 )
SBS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.76   Max: 12173.4
Current: 7.3

2.76
12173.4
Forward P/E 6.59
SBS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 17.67 vs. SBS: 6.59 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 8.40
SBS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
96% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 20.10 vs. SBS: 8.40 )
SBS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.76   Max: 12137.94
Current: 8.4

2.76
12137.94
P/B 0.90
SBS's P/B is ranked higher than
88% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. SBS: 0.90 )
SBS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 947.85
Current: 0.9

0.44
947.85
P/S 1.00
SBS's P/S is ranked higher than
76% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. SBS: 1.00 )
SBS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 2101.19
Current: 1

0.56
2101.19
POCF 4.64
SBS's POCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. SBS: 4.64 )
SBS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 5435.69
Current: 4.64

1.66
5435.69
EV-to-EBIT 4.33
SBS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
99% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 17.89 vs. SBS: 4.33 )
SBS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 3440567.4
Current: 4.33

3.5
3440567.4
PEG 1.33
SBS's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SBS: 1.33 )
SBS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 146.08
Current: 1.33

0.09
146.08
Shiller P/E 6.20
SBS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 24.66 vs. SBS: 6.20 )
SBS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.36   Max: 13.06
Current: 6.2

3.36
13.06
Current Ratio 1.29
SBS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. SBS: 1.29 )
SBS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 1.35
Current: 1.29

0.59
1.35
Quick Ratio 1.27
SBS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. SBS: 1.27 )
SBS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.33
Current: 1.27

0.58
1.33
Days Inventory 2.66
SBS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
96% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 31.34 vs. SBS: 2.66 )
SBS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 2   Max: 6.91
Current: 2.66

2
6.91
Days Sales Outstanding 36.87
SBS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 61.63 vs. SBS: 36.87 )
SBS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 36.34   Max: 78.29
Current: 36.87

36.34
78.29

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 6.90
SBS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
86% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. SBS: 6.90 )
SBS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 5.91
Current: 6.9

1.42
5.91
Dividend Payout 0.30
SBS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
89% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. SBS: 0.30 )
SBS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 1.78
Current: 0.3

0.11
1.78
Dividend growth (3y) 5.40
SBS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
83% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. SBS: 5.40 )
SBS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 19.4
Current: 5.4

0
19.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.90
SBS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
80% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. SBS: 6.90 )
SBS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 5.91
Current: 6.9

1.42
5.91

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
SBS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SBS: 0.80 )
SBS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 1371
Current: 0.8

0.34
1371
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
SBS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SBS: 0.70 )
SBS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 1460.33
Current: 0.7

0.45
1460.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 26.20
SBS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
99% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. SBS: 26.20 )
SBS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 28.3
Current: 26.2

0.1
28.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.94
SBS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. SBS: 2.94 )
SBS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 55.5
Current: 2.94

2.5
55.5

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Water
Compare:UUGRY, CWT, WTR, PEGRY, KTWIF » details
Traded in other countries:SAJA.Germany, SBSP3.Brazil,
Companhia De Saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Paulo was incorporated on September 6, 1973 under the laws of the Federative Republic of Brazil. The Company operates water and sewage systems in the State of Sao Paulo, which includes the city of Sao Paulo. As of December 31, 2013 it provided water and sewage services to residential, commercial, industrial and governmental customers in 363 of the 645 municipalities in the State of Sao Paulo, including the city of Sao Paulo. It also supplies water on a wholesale basis to six municipalities in the Sao Paulo metropolitan region. As of December 31, 2013 it provided water services through 7.9 million water connections to approximately 24.6 million people, representing approximately 59% of the urban population of the State of Sao Paulo, and had a water coverage ratio of approximately 99% in respect of all regions. It also provided sewage services through 6.3 million sewage connections to approximately 21.5 million people and had an effective sewage coverage ratio of 84%. It operated using 69,619 kilometers of water pipes and water transmission lines and 47,103 kilometers of sewer lines. In addition, the Company provides consulting services regarding the rational use of water and commercial and operational management in Panama and Honduras through a partnership with Latin Consult. The Company is subject to a number of federal, state and municipal laws and regulations on environmental and water resource protection.
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