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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.26
CPL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.18 vs. CPL: 0.26 )
CPL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.26

Equity to Asset 0.21
CPL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. CPL: 0.21 )
CPL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.21

0.17
0.38
Interest Coverage 1.83
CPL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. CPL: 1.83 )
CPL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 9999.99
Current: 1.83

0.24
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.07
M-Score: -1.90
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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Operating margin (%) 16.19
CPL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.83 vs. CPL: 16.19 )
CPL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.37   Max: 24.07
Current: 16.19

7.37
24.07
Net-margin (%) 6.41
CPL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. CPL: 6.41 )
CPL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.98   Max: 13.14
Current: 6.41

-10.98
13.14
ROE (%) 13.35
CPL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.19 vs. CPL: 13.35 )
CPL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -35.32   Max: 33.17
Current: 13.35

-35.32
33.17
ROA (%) 3.02
CPL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. CPL: 3.02 )
CPL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.03   Max: 10.54
Current: 3.02

-6.03
10.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 30.71
CPL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.89 vs. CPL: 30.71 )
CPL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 11.48   Max: 47.92
Current: 30.71

11.48
47.92
Revenue Growth (%) -5.10
CPL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CPL: -5.10 )
CPL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.1   Max: 160.8
Current: -5.1

-5.1
160.8
EBITDA Growth (%) -11.50
CPL's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CPL: -11.50 )
CPL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 168.2
Current: -11.5

0
168.2
EPS Growth (%) -25.60
CPL's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CPL: -25.60 )
CPL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.6   Max: 106.5
Current: -25.6

-25.6
106.5
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

CPL Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jeremy Grantham 178,400 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2013

CPL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jeremy Grantham 486,500 sh (+172.7%)
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Q1 2014

CPL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 11,456 sh (New)
Jim Simons 291,500 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 691,200 sh (+42.08%)
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Q2 2014

CPL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 676,900 sh (-2.07%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 22.00
CPL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. CPL: 22.00 )
CPL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.77   Max: 36.28
Current: 22

7.77
36.28
P/B 3.17
CPL's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. CPL: 3.17 )
CPL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.82   Max: 4.03
Current: 3.17

1.82
4.03
P/S 1.44
CPL's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. CPL: 1.44 )
CPL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.09
Current: 1.44

0.72
2.09
PFCF 503.50
CPL's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 85.80 vs. CPL: 503.50 )
CPL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.71   Max: 503.5
Current: 503.5

6.71
503.5
EV-to-EBIT 16.41
CPL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.24 vs. CPL: 16.41 )
CPL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 56.2
Current: 16.41

5.8
56.2
Shiller P/E 11.47
CPL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 22.93 vs. CPL: 11.47 )
CPL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.83   Max: 35.82
Current: 11.47

7.83
35.82
Current Ratio 1.25
CPL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CPL: 1.25 )
CPL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.58
Current: 1.25

0.58
1.58
Quick Ratio 1.25
CPL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. CPL: 1.25 )
CPL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.58
Current: 1.25

0.58
1.58

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.10
CPL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
76% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. CPL: 4.10 )
CPL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.11   Max: 11.17
Current: 4.1

2.11
11.17
Dividend Payout 0.92
CPL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
63% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. CPL: 0.92 )
CPL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 3.53
Current: 0.92

0.36
3.53
Dividend growth (3y) -27.10
CPL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
62% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. CPL: -27.10 )
CPL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 21
Current: -27.1

0
21
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.76
CPL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
72% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. CPL: 1.76 )
CPL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 4.78
Current: 1.76

0.9
4.78

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 2.31
CPL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. CPL: 2.31 )
CPL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 2.31
Current: 2.31

0.67
2.31
Price/Median PS Value 1.08
CPL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CPL: 1.08 )
CPL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 1.45
Current: 1.08

0.64
1.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.10
CPL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. CPL: 6.10 )
CPL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 17.3
Current: 6.1

1.8
17.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.54
CPL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
67% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. CPL: -0.54 )
CPL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2   Max: 127.6
Current: -0.54

-2
127.6

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:FKZ.Germany
CPFLEnergia S.A. was incorporated in 1998. The Company, along with its subsidiaries distributes, generates and commercializes electricity in Brazil. It is the electricity Distributor in Brazil, based on the 40,645 GWh of electricity it distributed to approximately 7.2 million consumers in 2012. The Company is also involved in building two biomass generation projects and 18 wind farms. It is also engaged in electricity commercialization, and provide agency services to Free Consumers before the CCEE and other agents, as well as electricity-related services to its affiliates and unaffiliated parties. Its core business is Distribution, Conventional generation sources, Renewable generation sources, Commercialization and Services. The company's eight distribution subsidiaries together supply electricity to a region covering 175,237 square kilometers, primarily in the States of São Paulo and Rio Grande do Sul. Their concession areas include 559 municipalities and a population of approximately 18 million people. Together, they provided electricity to approximately 7.2 million consumers as of December 31, 2012. It has eight distribution subsidiaries: CPFL Paulista, CPFL Piratininga, RGE, CPFL Santa Cruz, CPFL Jaguari, CPFL Mococa, CPFL Leste Paulista and CPFL Sul Paulista. Each of its subsidiaries has a Distribution Network consisting of a network of predominantly overhead lines and sub-stations having successively lower voltage ranges. Consumers are classified in different voltage levels based on their consumption of, and demand for, electricity. Large industrial and commercial consumers receive electricity at High Voltage ranges (up to 138 kV) while smaller industrial, commercial and residential consumers receive electricity at lower voltage ranges (2.3 kV and below). As of December 31, 2012, its distribution Networks consisted of 235,498 kilometers of distribution lines, including 327,455 distribution transformers. The Company classifies its consumers into five categories: Industrial consumers, Residential consumers, Commercial consumers, Rural consumers and Other consumers. It is currently involved in the construction of Alvorada and Coopcana co generation plants, the Campo dos Ventos II wind farm and the wind farms of the Macacos I, São Benedito, Atlântica and the Campo dos Ventos complexes. It is currently engaged in the refurbishment of the CERAN complex. The Company is also installing equipment to assure the free flow of water in the three hydroelectrical plants and therefore increase their availability. It faces competition from other generation and commercialization companies in the sale of electricity to Free Consumers.
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