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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.50
BRFS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. BRFS: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.47 Max: N/A
Current: 0.5
Equity to Asset 0.40
BRFS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
68% of the 1261 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. BRFS: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.4
0.23
0.72
Interest Coverage 4.22
BRFS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 26.04 vs. BRFS: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 2.22 Max: 16.22
Current: 4.22
0.02
16.22
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.17
M-Score: -2.75
WACC vs ROIC
5.78%
16.64%
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 (%) 13.29
BRFS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. BRFS: 13.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 6.49 Max: 14.75
Current: 13.29
0.09
14.75
Net-margin (%) 8.34
BRFS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. BRFS: 8.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 3.52 Max: 7.67
Current: 8.34
0.28
7.67
ROE (%) 16.33
BRFS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. BRFS: 16.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BRFS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1.22  Med: 7.28 Max: 34.17
Current: 16.33
1.22
34.17
ROA (%) 7.00
BRFS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. BRFS: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BRFS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 3.36 Max: 11.23
Current: 7
0.3
11.23
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 35.22
BRFS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1438 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.33 vs. BRFS: 35.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BRFS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.58  Med: 19.82 Max: 36.15
Current: 35.22
9.58
36.15
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.10
BRFS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1185 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. BRFS: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
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
61% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. BRFS: 6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BRFS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
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
72% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. BRFS: 16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BRFS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 5.70 Max: 413
Current: 16
0
413
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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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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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 24.07
BRFS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. BRFS: 24.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BRFS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.88  Med: 26.80 Max: 93.05
Current: 24.07
0.88
93.05
PE(NRI) 25.30
BRFS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. BRFS: 25.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BRFS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 0.88  Med: 27.40 Max: 2340
Current: 25.3
0.88
2340
P/B 3.98
BRFS's P/B is ranked lower than
81% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. BRFS: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BRFS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.30 Max: 4.21
Current: 3.98
0.64
4.21
P/S 2.04
BRFS's P/S is ranked lower than
73% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. BRFS: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BRFS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.08 Max: 2.1
Current: 2.04
0.12
2.1
PFCF 14.95
BRFS's PFCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.16 vs. BRFS: 14.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BRFS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.32  Med: 15.09 Max: 243.3
Current: 14.95
3.32
243.3
POCF 11.53
BRFS's POCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. BRFS: 11.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BRFS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.11  Med: 13.17 Max: 475
Current: 11.53
1.11
475
EV-to-EBIT 12.70
BRFS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. BRFS: 12.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BRFS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.6  Med: 22.50 Max: 106.9
Current: 12.7
2.6
106.9
PEG 3.83
BRFS's PEG is ranked lower than
62% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. BRFS: 3.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BRFS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.85  Med: 2.62 Max: 71.82
Current: 3.83
0.85
71.82
Shiller P/E 45.38
BRFS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
82% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.38 vs. BRFS: 45.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.09  Med: 21.13 Max: 63.02
Current: 45.38
3.09
63.02
Current Ratio 1.66
BRFS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. BRFS: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.68 Max: 2.27
Current: 1.66
1.03
2.27
Quick Ratio 1.26
BRFS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BRFS: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.21 Max: 1.98
Current: 1.26
0.68
1.98
Days Inventory 60.52
BRFS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
52% of the 1385 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 63.30 vs. BRFS: 60.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 45.65  Med: 61.34 Max: 83.2
Current: 60.52
45.65
83.2
Days Sales Outstanding 37.93
BRFS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 37.93 vs. BRFS: 37.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 14.6  Med: 40.00 Max: 55.24
Current: 37.93
14.6
55.24

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.19
BRFS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
65% of the 1654 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. BRFS: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.44 Max: 3.07
Current: 0.19
0.16
3.07
Dividend Payout 0.03
BRFS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
99% of the 965 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 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.46 Max: 1.35
Current: 0.03
0.22
1.35
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.19
BRFS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1670 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. BRFS: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.44 Max: 3.07
Current: 0.19
0.16
3.07

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 4.92
BRFS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. BRFS: 4.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 2.66 Max: 5.71
Current: 4.92
0.41
5.71
Price/Projected FCF 1.52
BRFS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. BRFS: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 2.27 Max: 14.7
Current: 1.52
0.23
14.7
Price/Median PS Value 1.36
BRFS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 1309 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BRFS: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.78
Current: 1.36
0.07
1.78
Price/Graham Number 2.00
BRFS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
77% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. BRFS: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.87 Max: 3.7
Current: 2
0.22
3.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.89
BRFS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. BRFS: 7.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 4.40 Max: 38.7
Current: 7.89
0.9
38.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.32
BRFS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. BRFS: 16.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BRFS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -19.6  Med: 0.80 Max: 29.1
Current: 16.32
-19.6
29.1

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Traded in other countries:P5Y.Germany, BRFS N.Mexico, BRFS3.Brazil,
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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