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Last close prices updated as of Feb 03, 2023, 3:53 PM EST | USD
  • Last Close 24.68
  • Sector Industrials
  • Industry Consulting Services
  • Investment Style Large Blend
  • Day Range 24.47  –  24.87
  • Year Range 20.39  –  29.48
  • Market Cap 18.4894 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 14,175.0 /  35,827.9
  • Price / Sales 2.58
  • Price / Book 24.13
  • Forward Div Yield 3.50%
  • Trailing Div Yield 3.50%

Morningstar‘s Stock Analysis SGSOY

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Company Profile SGSOY

Business Description

Switzerland-listed SGS is the largest and one of the oldest companies in the testing, inspection, and certification industry. The company’s primary activities involve testing products and materials, inspecting sites/industrial equipment, and certifying products and systems to ensure global/company standards. SGS is one of only four TIC companies that operate globally across numerous industries, including agriculture, food and life science, and transport services. SGS was first listed in 1981 and employs almost 93,000 people worldwide.

1 Place des Alpes, P.O. Box 2152
Geneva, CH-1211, CHE
Industry Consulting Services
Employees 95,889

FAQs for SGS AG ADR Stock

Yes. SGSOY has a forward dividend yield of 3.48%. See SGSOY’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
Dividend yield allows investors, particularly those interested in dividend-paying stocks, to compare the relationship between a stock’s price and how it rewards stockholders through dividends. The formula for calculating dividend yield is to divide the annual dividend paid per share by the stock price.

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SGSOY’s market cap is 18.49 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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SGSOY’s stock style is Large Core.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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SGSOY’s price/sales is 2.57.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

SGSOY’s price/forward earnings is 22.08.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

SGSOY’s price/book is 24.10.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.

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SGSOY’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
A stock’s beta measures how closely tied its price movements have been to the performance of the overall market.

Compare SGSOY’s historical performance against its industry peers and the overall market.