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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.49
BRFS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. BRFS: 0.49 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.49

Equity to Asset 0.45
BRFS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. BRFS: 0.45 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.72
Current: 0.45

0.23
0.72
Interest Coverage 2.65
BRFS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.23 vs. BRFS: 2.65 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 16.22
Current: 2.65

0.02
16.22
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.04
M-Score: -3.12
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 (%) 6.50
BRFS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. BRFS: 6.50 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 14.75
Current: 6.5

0.09
14.75
Net-margin (%) 3.40
BRFS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1519 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. BRFS: 3.40 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 7.02
Current: 3.4

0.28
7.02
ROE (%) 7.26
BRFS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.35 vs. BRFS: 7.26 )
BRFS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 34.17
Current: 7.26

1.22
34.17
ROA (%) 3.37
BRFS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1524 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. BRFS: 3.37 )
BRFS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 11.23
Current: 3.37

0.3
11.23
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 14.81
BRFS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1522 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 14.31 vs. BRFS: 14.81 )
BRFS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 28.7
Current: 14.81

0.19
28.7
Revenue Growth (%) 10.60
BRFS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1331 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. BRFS: 10.60 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 74.3
Current: 10.6

0
74.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 10.60
BRFS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1196 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. BRFS: 10.60 )
BRFS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 104.7
Current: 10.6

0
104.7
EPS Growth (%) 9.90
BRFS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. BRFS: 9.90 )
BRFS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 413
Current: 9.9

0
413
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

BRFS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 12,981 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 25,300 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 126,500 sh (+129.58%)
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Q4 2013

BRFS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 551,960 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 50,955 sh (+292.54%)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Sarah Ketterer 72,200 sh (-42.92%)
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Q1 2014

BRFS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 2,158,560 sh (+291.07%)
Steven Cohen 115,243 sh (+126.17%)
Sarah Ketterer 58,800 sh (-18.56%)
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Q2 2014

BRFS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Howard Marks 1,124,200 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 58,800 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 1,099,560 sh (-49.06%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 46.20
BRFS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. BRFS: 46.20 )
BRFS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 37.24   Max: 48.4
Current: 46.2

37.24
48.4
P/B 3.31
BRFS's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. BRFS: 3.31 )
BRFS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.53   Max: 3.47
Current: 3.31

2.53
3.47
P/S 1.58
BRFS's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. BRFS: 1.58 )
BRFS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 1.65
Current: 1.58

1.21
1.65
PFCF 16.24
BRFS's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 20.46 vs. BRFS: 16.24 )
BRFS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 14.49   Max: 17.22
Current: 16.24

14.49
17.22
PEG 229.50
BRFS's PEG is ranked higher than
50% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. BRFS: 229.50 )
BRFS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 229.5

Shiller P/E 58.06
BRFS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
56% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.84 vs. BRFS: 58.06 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 45.58   Max: 60.72
Current: 58.06

45.58
60.72
Current Ratio 1.65
BRFS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1513 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. BRFS: 1.65 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 2.27
Current: 1.65

1.03
2.27
Quick Ratio 1.28
BRFS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1513 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. BRFS: 1.28 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.98
Current: 1.28

0.68
1.98

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.10
BRFS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
86% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. BRFS: 0.10 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 1.37
Current: 0.1

1.17
1.37
Dividend growth (3y) 97.70
BRFS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
99% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. BRFS: 97.70 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 97.7
Current: 97.7

0
97.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.10
BRFS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. BRFS: 0.10 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 1.37
Current: 0.1

1.17
1.37
Share Buyback Rate 0.20
BRFS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. BRFS: 0.20 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 94.2   Max: -110.2
Current: 0.2

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 4.84
BRFS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
53% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. BRFS: 4.84 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 4.47
Current: 4.84

3.8
4.47
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.86
BRFS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
58% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. BRFS: 2.86 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 2.54   Max: 2.64
Current: 2.86

2.54
2.64
Price/Median PS Value 1.09
BRFS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BRFS: 1.09 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 1.01
Current: 1.09

0.87
1.01
Price/Graham Number 3.15
BRFS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
56% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. BRFS: 3.15 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.55   Max: 2.91
Current: 3.15

2.55
2.91
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -5.14
BRFS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.51 vs. BRFS: -5.14 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.5   Max: -5.3
Current: -5.14

-11.5
-5.3

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Farm Products
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Traded in other countries:P5Y.Germany
BRF SA was formerly known as Perdigao SA. The Company was found in 1934. It operates as a food company, with a focus on the production and sale of poultry, pork, beef cuts, milk, dairy products and processed food products. It is a vertically integrated business that produces more than 3,300 stock-keeping units, or 'SKUs,' which it distributes to customers in Brazil and in more than 120 other countries. The Company's products currently include: frozen whole and cut chickens; frozen pork cuts and beef cuts. The processed food products include marinated frozen whole and cut chickens, roosters (sold under the Chester(r) brand) and turkeys; specialty meats, such as sausages, ham products, bologna, frankfurters, salamis, bacon and other smoked products; frozen processed meats, such as hamburgers, steaks, breaded meat products, kibes and meatballs, and frozen processed vegetarian foods; frozen prepared entrees, such as lasagnas and pizzas, as well as other frozen foods, including vegetables, cheese bread and pies; dairy products, such as cheeses, powdered milk and yogurts; juices, soy milk and soy juices; and margarine; milk; and soy meal and refined soy flour, as well as animal feed. In the domestic market, it operates under such brand names as Perdigão, Chester(r), Batavo, Elegê and Turma da Mônica (under license), which are among the most recognized brands in Brazil.
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