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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.57
BRFS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. BRFS: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BRFS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.48 Max: N/A
Current: 0.57
Equity to Asset 0.35
BRFS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
74% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. BRFS: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BRFS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.35
0.23
0.72
Interest Coverage 1.08
BRFS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. BRFS: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BRFS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.99 Max: 4.22
Current: 1.08
0.39
4.22
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.44
M-Score: -2.71
WACC vs ROIC
5.72%
19.95%
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 13.38
BRFS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1502 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. BRFS: 13.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BRFS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 6.49 Max: 11.99
Current: 13.38
1.55
11.99
Net-margin (%) 9.10
BRFS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1506 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. BRFS: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BRFS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 3.52 Max: 7.67
Current: 9.1
0.48
7.67
ROE (%) 18.29
BRFS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.35 vs. BRFS: 18.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BRFS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 7.17 Max: 32.91
Current: 18.29
1.4
32.91
ROA (%) 7.43
BRFS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1536 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. BRFS: 7.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BRFS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 3.19 Max: 11.23
Current: 7.43
0.61
11.23
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 43.78
BRFS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1524 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.46 vs. BRFS: 43.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BRFS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.75  Med: 19.45 Max: 33.24
Current: 43.78
9.75
33.24
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.10
BRFS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. BRFS: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BRFS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 10.60 Max: 74.3
Current: 4.1
0
74.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.80
BRFS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. BRFS: 6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BRFS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.80 Max: 104.7
Current: 6.8
0
104.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 16.00
BRFS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. BRFS: 16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BRFS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.30 Max: 407.6
Current: 16
0
407.6
» BRFS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

BRFS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 3,932,960 sh (+62.27%)
Howard Marks 2,589,646 sh (+12.95%)
Sarah Ketterer 58,800 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2015

BRFS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 4,482,460 sh (+13.97%)
Howard Marks 2,866,446 sh (+10.69%)
Sarah Ketterer 58,800 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2015

BRFS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 6,631,985 sh (+47.95%)
Howard Marks 3,057,732 sh (+6.67%)
Sarah Ketterer 58,800 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2015

BRFS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 7,840,260 sh (+18.22%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.36
BRFS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1644 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. BRFS: 15.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BRFS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 25.90 Max: 93.05
Current: 15.36
0.62
93.05
PE(NRI) 15.88
BRFS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1238 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.90 vs. BRFS: 15.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BRFS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 26.45 Max: 2340
Current: 15.88
0.62
2340
P/B 2.91
BRFS's P/B is ranked lower than
71% of the 1979 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. BRFS: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BRFS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 2.27 Max: 4.28
Current: 2.91
0.42
4.28
P/S 1.37
BRFS's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 1978 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. BRFS: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BRFS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.1
Current: 1.37
0.09
2.1
PFCF 9.96
BRFS's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 1040 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 22.31 vs. BRFS: 9.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BRFS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.34  Med: 14.32 Max: 243.3
Current: 9.96
2.34
243.3
POCF 7.63
BRFS's POCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.61 vs. BRFS: 7.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BRFS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 11.91 Max: 475
Current: 7.63
0.78
475
EV-to-EBIT 7.32
BRFS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.39 vs. BRFS: 7.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BRFS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 13.30 Max: 46.4
Current: 7.32
1.7
46.4
EV-to-EBITDA 6.35
BRFS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
82% of the 1804 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. BRFS: 6.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BRFS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 10.30 Max: 48.2
Current: 6.35
1.5
48.2
PEG 2.53
BRFS's PEG is ranked lower than
53% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. BRFS: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BRFS' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 2.38 Max: 71.82
Current: 2.53
0.61
71.82
Shiller P/E 31.88
BRFS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
62% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 24.60 vs. BRFS: 31.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BRFS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.41  Med: 33.40 Max: 50.63
Current: 31.88
21.41
50.63
Current Ratio 1.83
BRFS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. BRFS: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BRFS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.70 Max: 2.27
Current: 1.83
1.03
2.27
Quick Ratio 1.43
BRFS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1473 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BRFS: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BRFS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.22 Max: 1.98
Current: 1.43
0.68
1.98
Days Inventory 64.19
BRFS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
52% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 66.21 vs. BRFS: 64.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BRFS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.65  Med: 54.92 Max: 71.25
Current: 64.19
45.65
71.25
Days Sales Outstanding 42.46
BRFS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
53% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 39.52 vs. BRFS: 42.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BRFS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.34  Med: 41.15 Max: 49.15
Current: 42.46
38.34
49.15
Days Payable 99.21
BRFS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
82% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 43.24 vs. BRFS: 99.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BRFS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.94  Med: 48.66 Max: 70.82
Current: 99.21
32.94
70.82

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.23
BRFS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
57% of the 1773 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. BRFS: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BRFS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.45 Max: 2.2
Current: 0.23
0.16
2.2
Dividend Payout 0.03
BRFS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
99% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. BRFS: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BRFS' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.46 Max: 1.35
Current: 0.03
0.22
1.35
Forward Dividend Yield 0.45
BRFS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
61% of the 1541 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. BRFS: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.23
BRFS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1780 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. BRFS: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BRFS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.45 Max: 2.2
Current: 0.23
0.16
2.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.35
BRFS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
65% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BRFS: 3.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BRFS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 2.57 Max: 6.62
Current: 3.35
0.33
6.62
Price/Projected FCF 0.93
BRFS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 1006 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. BRFS: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BRFS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 2.27 Max: 14.7
Current: 0.93
0.28
14.7
Price/Median PS Value 0.93
BRFS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 1822 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BRFS: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BRFS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.64 Max: 1.87
Current: 0.93
0.06
1.87
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.86
BRFS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. BRFS: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
BRFS' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 2.30 Max: 88.6
Current: 1.86
0.82
88.6
Price/Graham Number 1.33
BRFS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
50% of the 1466 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. BRFS: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BRFS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.82 Max: 13.76
Current: 1.33
0.13
13.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 13.61
BRFS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1482 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. BRFS: 13.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BRFS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 7.50 Max: 59.8
Current: 13.61
2.2
59.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 20.95
BRFS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. BRFS: 20.95 )
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: -17.1  Med: 1.65 Max: 29.1
Current: 20.95
-17.1
29.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $9744
EPS $ 1.03
Beta0.50
Short Percentage of Float0.31%
52-Week Range $11.05 - 23.51
Shares Outstanding(Mil)794.00

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Traded in other countries:BRFS3.Brazil, P5Y.Germany, BRFSN.Mexico,
BRF SA was formerly known as Perdigao SA. The Company was created from the merger of Perdigão and Sadia, whose consolidation was announced in 2009 and completed in 2012. The Company is a producers of fresh and frozen protein foods. Its processed products include marinated, frozen, whole and cutChester rooster and turkey meats, specialty meats, frozen processed meats, frozen prepared entrees, portioned products and sliced products. The Company also sells margarine, sweet specialties, sandwiches, mayonnaise, and animal feed. Its brands include Sadia, Perdigão, Qualy, Chester, Perdix and Paty. It is a vertically integrated producer of poultry and pork products. The Company raises poultry and hogs, produce animal feed, slaughter the animals, process poultry and pork to produce processed food products, and distribute unprocessed and processed products throughout Brazil and in our export markets. It exports the products through the ports of Itajaí, Navegantes and Itapoá in the state of Santa Catarina. The Company also exports its products through Rio Grande in the state Rio Grande do Sul, Paranaguá in the state of Paraná, and Santos in the state of São Paulo. It stores the products in refrigerated storages that are owned and operated mainly by third parties and are located at the ports. The Company sells its products both in the domestic and export markets around the world. The Competitors include JBS, Aurora and Pif Paf Alimentos S.A., Danone, Nestlé and Vigor. The Company's operations are subject to strict environmental laws and regulations at municipal, state and federal levels, which regulate the aspects related to water, effluents, solid wastes, atmospheric emissions, noise and smells.
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