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Owners of Companhia De Saneamento Basico Do Estado De (NYSE: SBS) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 97 cents per share. At a price of $47.02 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.5%. The average volume for Companhia De Saneamento Basico Do Estado De has been 556,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Companhia De Saneamento Basico Do Estado De has a market cap of $10.8 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 12.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de S o Paulo SABESP provides basic and environmental sanitation services; and supplies treated water on a wholesale basis to residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers in the State of S o Paulo. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.59. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Companhia De Saneamento Basico Do Estado De a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Companhia De Saneamento Basico Do Estado De as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Companhia De Saneamento Basico Do Estado De Ratings Report now.