Comparing of Atento S.A. (ATTO) and Its Competitors

Atento S.A. (NYSE:ATTO) is a company in the Business Services industry and that’s how we compare it to its peers. The contrasting will be based on the dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and valuation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

97% of Atento S.A.’s shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.48% of all Business Services’s companies shares are owned by institutional investors. On other hand Atento S.A. has 0.77% of its shares owned by company insiders vs. an average of 6.37% insiders ownership for its peers.


On first table we have Atento S.A. and its peers’ return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Atento S.A. -0.31% -1.70% -0.50%
Industry Average 9.41% 45.75% 8.84%

Earnings & Valuation

In next table we are contrasting Atento S.A. and its peers’ valuation, net profit and top-line revenue.

Net Income Gross Revenue Price/Earnings Ratio
Atento S.A. 5.90M 1.88B 0.00
Industry Average 166.57M 1.77B 32.53

Analyst Recommendations

Table 3 shows summary of recent ratings for Atento S.A. and its peers.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Atento S.A. 0 0 1 3.00
Industry Average 1.09 2.31 2.38 2.64

Atento S.A. currently has an average price target of $8, suggesting a potential upside of 102.53%. The potential upside of the peers is 85.50%. Based on the results given earlier, Atento S.A.’s peers are looking more favorable than the stock itself, research analysts’ belief.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of Atento S.A. and its peers.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Atento S.A. -18.96% -35.56% -50.49% -50.18% -57.93% -60%
Industry Average 3.11% 8.06% 11.42% 13.95% 32.26% 33.99%

For the past year Atento S.A. has -60.00% weaker performance while Atento S.A.’s peers have 33.99% stronger performance.


Atento S.A. has a Current Ratio of 1.5 and a Quick Ratio of 1.5. Competitively, Atento S.A.’s peers Current Ratio is 1.73 and has 1.66 Quick Ratio. Atento S.A.’s competitors have better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Atento S.A.

Volatility & Risk

Atento S.A. has a beta of 0.46 and its 54.00% less volatile than S&P 500. Competitively, Atento S.A.’s peers’ beta is 1.15 which is 15.43% more volatile than S&P 500.


The annual dividend that Atento S.A. pay is $0.34 per share with a dividend yield of 8.41%. On the other side Atento S.A.’s peers have dividend yield of 3.17%.


Atento S.A.’s competitors show that they’re better in 4 of the 5 factors compared to the company itself.

Atento S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides customer relationship management and business process outsourcing services and solutions in Brazil, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. It offers a range of front and back-end services, including sales, customer care, collections, back office, applications-processing, credit-management, and technical support services. The company serves clients primarily in the telecommunications and financial services sectors; and in multi-sectors, including consumer goods, retail, public administration, healthcare, travel, and transportation and logistics, as well as technology and media. It provides its services and solutions through digital channels, which include SMS, email, chats, social media and apps, and others, as well as through voice and in-person. The company was formerly known as Atento Floatco S.A. Atento S.A. was founded in 1999 and is based in Luxembourg.

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