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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.38
BRFS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
60% of the 1472 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. BRFS: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BRFS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.38
0.23
0.78
Equity-to-Asset 0.28
BRFS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
84% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. BRFS: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BRFS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.28
0.23
0.49
Interest Coverage 0.71
BRFS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
94% of the 1617 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. BRFS: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BRFS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 2.59 Max: 4.29
Current: 0.71
0.06
4.29
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 1.75
Beneish M-Score: -2.59
WACC vs ROIC
6.92%
5.12%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 5.38
BRFS's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
50% of the 1457 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.41 vs. BRFS: 5.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BRFS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 6.69 Max: 13.13
Current: 5.38
0.49
13.13
Net Margin % -1.10
BRFS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
80% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. BRFS: -1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BRFS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.1  Med: 3.69 Max: 9.66
Current: -1.1
-1.1
9.66
ROE % -2.92
BRFS's ROE % is ranked lower than
84% of the 1420 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.77 vs. BRFS: -2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BRFS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.94  Med: 6.66 Max: 21.38
Current: -2.92
-2.94
21.38
ROA % -0.89
BRFS's ROA % is ranked lower than
80% of the 1495 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. BRFS: -0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BRFS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.89  Med: 3.12 Max: 8.13
Current: -0.89
-0.89
8.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 15.02
BRFS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
56% of the 1480 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. BRFS: 15.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BRFS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.06  Med: 16.78 Max: 24.34
Current: 15.02
8.06
24.34
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 9.70
BRFS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. BRFS: 9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BRFS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.5  Med: 9.7 Max: 2118.4
Current: 9.7
-10.5
2118.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 0.10
BRFS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. BRFS: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
BRFS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.2 Max: 89.9
Current: 0.1
0
89.9
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

BRFS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 9,328,260 sh (+18.98%)
Sarah Ketterer 58,800 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks 2,825,199 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2016

BRFS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 9,920,460 sh (+6.35%)
Sarah Ketterer Sold Out
Howard Marks 1,922,699 sh (-31.94%)
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Q3 2016

BRFS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Steven Cohen 386,900 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 237,100 sh (New)
Howard Marks Sold Out
Jim Simons 8,854,500 sh (-10.75%)
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Q4 2016

BRFS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Steven Cohen 553,800 sh (+43.14%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 237,100 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 7,421,400 sh (-16.18%)
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods    NAICS: 311615 
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Traded in other countries:BRFS3.Brazil, P5Y.Germany, BRFSN.Mexico,
BRF SA is a producers of fresh and frozen protein foods. It includes marinated, frozen, whole and cutChester rooster and turkey meats, specialty meats, frozen processed meats, frozen prepared entrees and portioned products.

BRF is an international producer of fresh and frozen protein foods. The firm's segments are "in natura" (poultry, pork, bovine, and other), processed foods, and other sales. The product portfolio includes marinated, frozen, whole and cut meat, specialty meats, portioned products, and frozen prepared entrees. The company also offers margarine, sweet specialties, sandwiches, mayonnaise, and animal feed. Its most well-known brands are Sadia, Chester, Perdix, Paty, Perdigao, and Qualy. Internationally, the portfolio's leading brand is Sadia, which is present in multiple categories in Middle Eastern countries. Geographically, sales are distributed evenly between Brazil and international markets. BRF is present in more than 120 countries.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 68.67
BRFS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
87% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.91 vs. BRFS: 68.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
BRFS' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.47  Med: 37.76 Max: 243.51
Current: 68.67
6.47
243.51
PB Ratio 2.65
BRFS's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. BRFS: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BRFS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 2.55 Max: 4.28
Current: 2.65
1.33
4.28
PS Ratio 0.94
BRFS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. BRFS: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BRFS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.19
Current: 0.94
0.44
2.19
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 18.33
BRFS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
64% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.01 vs. BRFS: 18.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BRFS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.97  Med: 15.52 Max: 183.65
Current: 18.33
5.97
183.65
EV-to-EBIT 18.88
BRFS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 1799 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.63 vs. BRFS: 18.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BRFS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 15.3 Max: 49.6
Current: 18.88
2.8
49.6
EV-to-EBITDA 11.00
BRFS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 1840 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.78 vs. BRFS: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BRFS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 10.8 Max: 29.3
Current: 11
1.6
29.3
Shiller PE Ratio 26.72
BRFS's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 28.32 vs. BRFS: 26.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BRFS' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.83  Med: 30.97 Max: 44.06
Current: 26.72
18.83
44.06
Current Ratio 1.49
BRFS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. BRFS: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BRFS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.56 Max: 2.27
Current: 1.49
1.03
2.27
Quick Ratio 1.12
BRFS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. BRFS: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BRFS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.18 Max: 1.68
Current: 1.12
0.71
1.68
Days Inventory 65.31
BRFS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
51% of the 1361 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 64.36 vs. BRFS: 65.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BRFS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.65  Med: 53.94 Max: 65.31
Current: 65.31
45.65
65.31
Days Sales Outstanding 33.38
BRFS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
56% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 38.28 vs. BRFS: 33.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BRFS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.38  Med: 43.97 Max: 49.12
Current: 33.38
33.38
49.12
Days Payable 81.15
BRFS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
73% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 45.59 vs. BRFS: 81.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BRFS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.14  Med: 58.07 Max: 81.15
Current: 81.15
44.14
81.15

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.28
BRFS's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
51% of the 1618 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. BRFS: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BRFS' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.96 Max: 2.74
Current: 0.28
0.16
2.74
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.69
BRFS's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. BRFS: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
BRFS' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.69
0.06
0.92
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 11.40
BRFS's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. BRFS: 11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
BRFS' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 107.4
Current: 11.4
0
107.4
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.28
BRFS's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
51% of the 2012 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. BRFS: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
BRFS' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.96 Max: 2.74
Current: 0.28
0.16
2.74
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.90
BRFS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. BRFS: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BRFS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.9  Med: 0 Max: 20.7
Current: 2.9
-37.9
20.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 6.06
BRFS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
80% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. BRFS: 6.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
BRFS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 2.54 Max: 7.46
Current: 6.06
0.33
7.46
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.20
BRFS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. BRFS: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
BRFS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 2.59 Max: 7.89
Current: 1.2
1.19
7.89
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.84
BRFS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 1667 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. BRFS: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BRFS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.65
Current: 0.84
0.07
1.65
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.29
BRFS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
51% of the 2013 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. BRFS: 5.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BRFS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 6.5 Max: 35.4
Current: 5.29
2
35.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 32.22
BRFS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
91% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.93 vs. BRFS: 32.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
BRFS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.8  Med: 15.7 Max: 58.2
Current: 32.22
-17.8
58.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9,859
EPS (TTM) $ -0.14
Beta0.68
Short Percentage of Float0.41%
52-Week Range $10.60 - 18.12
Shares Outstanding (Mil)798.98

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.48
EPS without NRI ($) 1.48
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.43
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