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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 0.57
BRFS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 2159 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. BRFS: 0.57 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.78
Current: 0.57

0.23
0.78
Equity to Asset 0.43
BRFS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 1959 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. BRFS: 0.43 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.43

0.23
0.49
Interest Coverage 4.22
BRFS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.33 vs. BRFS: 4.22 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 16.22
Current: 4.22

0.02
16.22
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.14
M-Score: -2.97
WACC vs ROIC
6.74%
14.42%
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 (%) 11.99
BRFS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2159 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.83 vs. BRFS: 11.99 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 14.75
Current: 11.99

0.09
14.75
Net-margin (%) 7.67
BRFS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2159 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. BRFS: 7.67 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 7.67
Current: 7.67

0.28
7.67
ROE (%) 14.68
BRFS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2136 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 8.58 vs. BRFS: 14.68 )
BRFS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 34.17
Current: 14.68

1.22
34.17
ROA (%) 6.64
BRFS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2182 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. BRFS: 6.64 )
BRFS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 11.23
Current: 6.64

0.3
11.23
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.02
BRFS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2174 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.34 vs. BRFS: 24.02 )
BRFS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 28.7
Current: 24.02

0.19
28.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.10
BRFS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1800 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. BRFS: 4.10 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 74.3
Current: 4.1

0
74.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 16.40
BRFS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1554 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. BRFS: 16.40 )
BRFS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 104.7
Current: 16.4

0
104.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 16.00
BRFS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1423 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. BRFS: 16.00 )
BRFS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 413
Current: 16

0
413
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2014

BRFS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 1,632,160 sh (+48.44%)
Howard Marks 1,428,500 sh (+27.07%)
Sarah Ketterer 58,800 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

BRFS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Howard Marks 2,292,713 sh (+60.50%)
Jim Simons 2,423,760 sh (+48.50%)
Sarah Ketterer 58,800 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 24.30
BRFS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 35.70 vs. BRFS: 24.30 )
BRFS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 93.05
Current: 24.3

0.88
93.05
PE(NRI) 25.80
BRFS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 35.70 vs. BRFS: 25.80 )
BRFS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 2340
Current: 25.8

0.88
2340
P/B 3.50
BRFS's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. BRFS: 3.50 )
BRFS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 3.86
Current: 3.5

0.64
3.86
P/S 1.90
BRFS's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. BRFS: 1.90 )
BRFS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 2.08
Current: 1.9

0.11
2.08
PFCF 14.70
BRFS's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BRFS: 14.70 )
BRFS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 660.67
Current: 14.7

1.19
660.67
POCF 11.05
BRFS's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. BRFS: 11.05 )
BRFS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 90.95
Current: 11.05

0.84
90.95
EV-to-EBIT 17.24
BRFS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 24.26 vs. BRFS: 17.24 )
BRFS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 480.6
Current: 17.24

2.8
480.6
PEG 3.49
BRFS's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BRFS: 3.49 )
BRFS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 50.98
Current: 3.49

0.5
50.98
Shiller P/E 52.00
BRFS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BRFS: 52.00 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.09   Max: 63.02
Current: 52

3.09
63.02
Current Ratio 1.83
BRFS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1987 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. BRFS: 1.83 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 2.27
Current: 1.83

1.03
2.27
Quick Ratio 1.52
BRFS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 1985 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. BRFS: 1.52 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.52

0.71
1.68
Days Inventory 56.03
BRFS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
77% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 81.05 vs. BRFS: 56.03 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 45.65   Max: 83.2
Current: 56.03

45.65
83.2
Days Sales Outstanding 38.34
BRFS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 59.65 vs. BRFS: 38.34 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 14.6   Max: 55.24
Current: 38.34

14.6
55.24

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.20
BRFS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 1626 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. BRFS: 0.20 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 4.67
Current: 0.2

0.16
4.67
Dividend Payout 0.04
BRFS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
99% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. BRFS: 0.04 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.04

0.06
0.92
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.20
BRFS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. BRFS: 0.20 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 4.67
Current: 0.2

0.16
4.67

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 4.90
BRFS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. BRFS: 4.90 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 5.47
Current: 4.9

0.33
5.47
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.70
BRFS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BRFS: 2.70 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 9.35
Current: 2.7

0.45
9.35
Price/Median PS Value 1.80
BRFS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BRFS: 1.80 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.8
Current: 1.8

0.08
1.8
Price/Graham Number 2.40
BRFS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. BRFS: 2.40 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 4
Current: 2.4

0.22
4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.90
BRFS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2140 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. BRFS: 5.90 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 35.5
Current: 5.9

0.2
35.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.57
BRFS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. BRFS: 6.57 )
BRFS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -20.9   Max: 41.1
Current: 6.57

-20.9
41.1

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Traded in other countries:P5Y.Germany, BRFS3.Brazil, BRFS N.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. 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 5,000 stock-keeping units, or 'SKUs,' which it distributes to customers in Brazil and in more than 110 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 Sadia, Perdigão, Batavo, Elegê, Qualy, Chester, Becel and Turma da Mônica (under license), which are among the most recognized brands in Brazil.
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