Lower costs will help Saputo adapt

Dairy producer Saputo unveiled an ambitious new strategy in 2021 that will cut its operating costs. It also continues to benefit as restaurants re-open on the lifting of COVID-19 lockdowns. However, the company remains vulnerable to increasingly popular alternative dairy products such as plant-based milks.
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Our food sellers better handle inflation

Statistics Canada recently reported that food prices in Canada rose 10.8% on an annual basis. That’s mainly because food producers are raising their selling prices to offset higher costs for ingredients, transportation and labour.
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Key updates for dividend investors

SAPUTO INC. $33 is still a hold. The dairy producer (Toronto symbol SAP; High-Growth Payer Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 418.1 million; Market cap: $13.8 billion; Dividend yield: 2.2%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.saputo.com) last raised its quarterly dividend by 2.9% with the September 2021 payment. The new… Read More

Lower costs will help Saputo cope

Dairy products maker Saputo recently began a multi-year restructuring plan to improve productivity and help it cope with rising fuel, labour and other costs. It also stands to gain as restaurants see business ramp up following COVID lockdowns. Still, the stock will likely trade in… Read More