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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.20
EBR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. EBR: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
EBR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.40 Max: N/A
Current: 0.2
Equity to Asset 0.38
EBR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. EBR: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
EBR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.38
0.29
0.65
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.44
M-Score: -2.84
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
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history
Operating margin (%) -3.37
EBR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 11.97 vs. EBR: -3.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
EBR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -22.57  Med: 13.94 Max: 23.66
Current: -3.37
-22.57
23.66
Net-margin (%) -8.83
EBR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.05 vs. EBR: -8.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
EBR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -25.96  Med: 6.41 Max: 27.58
Current: -8.83
-25.96
27.58
ROE (%) -4.76
EBR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.74 vs. EBR: -4.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
EBR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.56  Med: 0.78 Max: 11.69
Current: -4.76
-9.56
11.69
ROA (%) -1.93
EBR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 581 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. EBR: -1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
EBR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.49  Med: 0.40 Max: 5.61
Current: -1.93
-4.49
5.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.99
EBR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. EBR: 8.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
EBR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -10.8  Med: 7.89 Max: 14.56
Current: 8.99
-10.8
14.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.20
EBR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. EBR: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EBR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -17.8  Med: -2.15 Max: 28.1
Current: 1.2
-17.8
28.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -20.10
EBR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. EBR: -20.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EBR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.9  Med: -20.25 Max: 7.6
Current: -20.1
-22.9
7.6
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

EBR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Charles Brandes 35,085,170 sh (+2.00%)
Jeremy Grantham 97,000 sh (-0.13%)
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Q3 2014

EBR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Charles Brandes 36,568,839 sh (+4.23%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Q4 2014

EBR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Charles Brandes 39,896,959 sh (+9.10%)
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Q1 2015

EBR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 132,900 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 45,216,110 sh (+13.33%)
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Ratios

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history
P/B 0.14
EBR's P/B is ranked higher than
99% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. EBR: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
EBR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.14
0.1
0.56
P/S 0.25
EBR's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. EBR: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EBR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.79 Max: 2.56
Current: 0.25
0.21
2.56
PFCF 9.05
EBR's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.55 vs. EBR: 9.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
EBR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 4.66 Max: 26.07
Current: 9.05
0.54
26.07
POCF 1.13
EBR's POCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.71 vs. EBR: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EBR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 2.96 Max: 20.38
Current: 1.13
0.41
20.38
EV-to-EBIT 17.41
EBR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.70 vs. EBR: 17.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EBR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -70  Med: 9.45 Max: 75.5
Current: 17.41
-70
75.5
Current Ratio 1.56
EBR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. EBR: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EBR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.66 Max: 2.58
Current: 1.56
1.11
2.58
Quick Ratio 1.52
EBR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. EBR: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EBR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.63 Max: 2.5
Current: 1.52
1.1
2.5
Days Inventory 19.76
EBR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
55% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 23.47 vs. EBR: 19.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
EBR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 27.29 Max: 135.67
Current: 19.76
0.17
135.67
Days Sales Outstanding 54.41
EBR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
54% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 50.66 vs. EBR: 54.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EBR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 51.42  Med: 62.52 Max: 79.23
Current: 54.41
51.42
79.23

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 6.94
EBR's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
99% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. EBR: 6.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
EBR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.38  Med: 5.86 Max: 25.06
Current: 6.94
1.38
25.06
Dividend growth (3y) -20.70
EBR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
82% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. EBR: -20.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
EBR' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: -14.25 Max: 25.7
Current: -20.7
0
25.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.03
EBR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
96% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. EBR: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
EBR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 2.54 Max: 10.92
Current: 3.03
0.6
10.92
Share Buyback Rate 100.00
EBR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
99% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. EBR: 100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
EBR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 100  Med: -3.10 Max: -102
Current: 100

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.14
EBR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
99% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. EBR: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
EBR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.30 Max: 16.45
Current: 0.14
0.12
16.45
Price/Projected FCF 0.11
EBR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
100% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. EBR: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
EBR' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.11 Max: 0.13
Current: 0.11
0.08
0.13
Price/Median PS Value 0.32
EBR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. EBR: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EBR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.85 Max: 3.17
Current: 0.32
0.31
3.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.70
EBR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. EBR: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
EBR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.3  Med: 7.40 Max: 29.8
Current: 5.7
1.3
29.8

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
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Traded in other countries:XELTO.Spain, L3X.Germany, L3XC.Germany, L3XA.Germany, XELTB.Spain, L3XB.Germany, ELET3.Brazil, ELET6.Brazil, ELET5.Brazil,
Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA was established on June 11, 1962. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in Brazil. The Company generates revenue from the generation of electricity and its sale to electricity distribution companies and free consumers, the transmission of electricity on behalf of other electricity concessionaires, and the distribution of electricity to end consumers. It operates in three segments namely generation, transmission and distribution.
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