Comparing Sendas Distribuidora (ASAI) and Its Peers

Sendas Distribuidora (NYSE:ASAIGet Rating) is one of 51 public companies in the “Grocery stores” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Sendas Distribuidora to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, earnings and risk.

Risk & Volatility

Sendas Distribuidora has a beta of 0.77, indicating that its share price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sendas Distribuidora’s rivals have a beta of -2.49, indicating that their average share price is 349% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

4.4% of Sendas Distribuidora shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.1% of shares of all “Grocery stores” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.4% of Sendas Distribuidora shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.1% of shares of all “Grocery stores” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Sendas Distribuidora and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sendas Distribuidora N/A N/A N/A
Sendas Distribuidora Competitors 1.73% 15.29% 4.59%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Sendas Distribuidora and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Sendas Distribuidora $58.17 billion $236.31 million 15.38
Sendas Distribuidora Competitors $31.07 billion $704.32 million 220.41

Sendas Distribuidora has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its rivals. Sendas Distribuidora 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.


Sendas Distribuidora pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Sendas Distribuidora pays out 10.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Grocery stores” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.3% and pay out 57.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Sendas Distribuidora and its rivals, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sendas Distribuidora 0 1 0 0 2.00
Sendas Distribuidora Competitors 1096 2656 2840 109 2.29

As a group, “Grocery stores” companies have a potential upside of 9.43%. Given Sendas Distribuidora’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Sendas Distribuidora has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.


Sendas Distribuidora rivals beat Sendas Distribuidora on 12 of the 15 factors compared.

About Sendas Distribuidora

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Sendas Distribuidora S.A. engages in the retail and wholesale sale of food products, bazaar items, and other products in Brazil. As of March 31, 2022, the company operated 216 stores under the AssaĆ­ banner, as well as 13 distribution centers. It serves restaurants, pizzerias, snack bars, schools, small businesses, religious institutions, hospitals, hotels, grocery stores, neighborhood supermarkets, and individuals. The company sells its products through brick-and-mortar stores, as well as through telesales. Sendas Distribuidora S.A. was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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