Cosan (CZZ) versus The Competition Head to Head Review

Cosan (NYSE: CZZ) is one of 38 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Cosan to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Dividends

Cosan pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies pay a dividend yield of 5.4% and pay out 347.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Risk and Volatility

Cosan has a beta of 2.36, suggesting that its stock price is 136% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cosan’s peers have a beta of 1.31, suggesting that their average stock price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

41.9% of Cosan shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.1% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.0% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Cosan and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Cosan $3.59 billion $79.64 million N/A
Cosan Competitors $40.29 billion $686.61 million 232.11

Cosan’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Cosan.

Profitability

This table compares Cosan and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cosan 1.65% 0.72% 0.22%
Cosan Competitors -1.29% 3.41% 1.67%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Cosan and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cosan 0 1 1 0 2.50
Cosan Competitors 388 1887 2510 116 2.48

As a group, “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies have a potential upside of 10.27%. Given Cosan’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Cosan has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Summary

Cosan peers beat Cosan on 10 of the 14 factors compared.

About Cosan

Cosan Limited (Cosan) is a holding company. The Company’s segments include Raizen Energia, Raizen Combustiveis, COMGAS, Cosan Logistica, Lubricants and Other business. The Company’s other business include other investments, in addition to the corporate activities. The Company offers Logistics services, including transportation, port loading and storage of sugar, leasing or lending of locomotives, wagons and other railway equipment, through its subsidiaries Rumo Logistica Operadora Multimodal S.A. (Rumo), logistic segment (Logistic). The Company is also engaged in production and distribution of lubricants, through its indirect subsidiaries Cosan Lubrificantes e Especialidades S.A. (Moove) and Comma Oil & Chemicals Ltd. (Comma), under the Mobil licensed trademark in Brazil, Bolivia, Uruguay and Paraguay, in addition to the European and Asian market using the Comma brand and corporate activities (Lubricants).

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