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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.22
EBR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. EBR: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
EBR' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.22
0.2
0.53
Equity-to-Asset 0.26
EBR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. EBR: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
EBR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.26
0.2
0.51
Interest Coverage 2.22
EBR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
76% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. EBR: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EBR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.86 Max: 365.13
Current: 2.22
0.22
365.13
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 0.78
Beneish M-Score: -2.34
WACC vs ROIC
9.69%
7.01%
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 : 8/10

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history
Operating Margin % 24.43
EBR's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
76% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 13.23 vs. EBR: 24.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
EBR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.81  Med: 13.51 Max: 24.43
Current: 24.43
-30.81
24.43
Net Margin % 5.64
EBR's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
59% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.64 vs. EBR: 5.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
EBR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35  Med: -1.99 Max: 27.58
Current: 5.64
-35
27.58
ROE % 7.55
EBR's ROE % is ranked lower than
57% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. EBR: 7.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
EBR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.94  Med: -0.46 Max: 11.69
Current: 7.55
-23.94
11.69
ROA % 2.09
EBR's ROA % is ranked lower than
63% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. EBR: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
EBR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.76  Med: -0.29 Max: 5.61
Current: 2.09
-7.76
5.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 66.38
EBR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
90% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 10.19 vs. EBR: 66.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
EBR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.44  Med: 2.2 Max: 66.45
Current: 66.38
-13.44
66.45
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 36.50
EBR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. EBR: 36.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
EBR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.3  Med: 1.5 Max: 36.5
Current: 36.5
-9.3
36.5
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

EBR Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 448,200 sh (+44.44%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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EBR Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 641,600 sh (+43.15%)
Charles Brandes 35,006,599 sh (-4.00%)
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Q2 2016

EBR Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons Sold Out
Charles Brandes Sold Out
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Q4 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric    NAICS: 221122    SIC: 4911
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Traded in other countries:ELET3.Brazil, L3X.Germany, XELTO.Spain,
Headquarter Location:Brazil
Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in Brazil. It operates in three segments namely generation, transmission and distribution segment.

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.

Ratios

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history
PE Ratio 6.83
EBR's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.32 vs. EBR: 6.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
EBR' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.05  Med: 8.26 Max: 34.77
Current: 6.83
3.05
34.77
PE Ratio without NRI 6.83
EBR's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
89% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. EBR: 6.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
EBR' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.05  Med: 7.98 Max: 34.72
Current: 6.83
3.05
34.72
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 4.70
EBR's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
94% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 18.97 vs. EBR: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
EBR' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.16  Med: 6.19 Max: 17.91
Current: 4.7
3.16
17.91
PB Ratio 0.56
EBR's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. EBR: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
EBR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.56
0.09
0.73
PS Ratio 0.36
EBR's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. EBR: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
EBR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.55 Max: 2.56
Current: 0.36
0.2
2.56
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 247.13
EBR's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
52% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 15.56 vs. EBR: 247.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
EBR' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 5.09 Max: 342.86
Current: 247.13
0.53
342.86
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.59
EBR's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
80% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.57 vs. EBR: 12.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
EBR' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 2.57 Max: 17.48
Current: 12.59
0.41
17.48
EV-to-EBIT 3.48
EBR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
95% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 15.02 vs. EBR: 3.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EBR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -423  Med: 4 Max: 96.4
Current: 3.48
-423
96.4
EV-to-EBITDA 3.16
EBR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
94% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. EBR: 3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EBR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49  Med: 4.2 Max: 110.2
Current: 3.16
-49
110.2
Current Ratio 0.87
EBR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. EBR: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EBR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.53 Max: 2.12
Current: 0.87
0.87
2.12
Quick Ratio 0.84
EBR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. EBR: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EBR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.49 Max: 2.05
Current: 0.84
0.84
2.05
Days Inventory 22.53
EBR's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
51% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 22.11 vs. EBR: 22.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
EBR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.75  Med: 26.63 Max: 63.37
Current: 22.53
14.75
63.37
Days Sales Outstanding 26.45
EBR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 49.50 vs. EBR: 26.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EBR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.45  Med: 54 Max: 69.56
Current: 26.45
26.45
69.56
Days Payable 266.25
EBR's Days Payable is ranked higher than
92% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 76.25 vs. EBR: 266.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
EBR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 122.38  Med: 223.25 Max: 266.25
Current: 266.25
122.38
266.25

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3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -100.00
EBR's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
90% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. EBR: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
EBR' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -60.35 Max: 25.7
Current: -100
0
25.7
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.12
EBR's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
90% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. EBR: 3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
EBR' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 3.12

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.54
EBR's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
91% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. EBR: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
EBR' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.36 Max: 1.21
Current: 0.54
0.13
1.21
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.35
EBR's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. EBR: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
EBR' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.46
Current: 0.35
0.1
0.46
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.70
EBR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. EBR: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
EBR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.93 Max: 3.05
Current: 0.7
0.47
3.05
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.40
EBR's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
93% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. EBR: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
EBR' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.53 Max: 1.3
Current: 0.4
0.22
1.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 28.70
EBR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
96% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. EBR: 28.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
EBR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 15.3 Max: 30.6
Current: 28.7
1
30.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $17,804
EPS (TTM) $ 0.78
Beta1.33
Short Percentage of Float0.02%
52-Week Range $1.70 - 7.70
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,352.49
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Headlines

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