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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.29
EBR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. EBR: 0.29 )
EBR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.23   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.29

Equity to Asset 0.43
EBR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. EBR: 0.43 )
EBR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.43

0.29
0.65
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 0.33
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

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history
Operating margin (%) -12.57
EBR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 13.18 vs. EBR: -12.57 )
EBR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -22.52   Max: 23.66
Current: -12.57

-22.52
23.66
Net-margin (%) -21.36
EBR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.62 vs. EBR: -21.36 )
EBR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -26.38   Max: 27.58
Current: -21.36

-26.38
27.58
ROE (%) -11.14
EBR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.83 vs. EBR: -11.14 )
EBR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.86   Max: 11.69
Current: -11.14

-9.86
11.69
ROA (%) -4.92
EBR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. EBR: -4.92 )
EBR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.49   Max: 5.61
Current: -4.92

-4.49
5.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -12.27
EBR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.35 vs. EBR: -12.27 )
EBR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -14.48   Max: 11.4
Current: -12.27

-14.48
11.4
Revenue Growth (%) -9.40
EBR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. EBR: -9.40 )
EBR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -56.8   Max: 162.2
Current: -9.4

-56.8
162.2
» EBR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

EBR Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Charles Brandes 22,902,498 sh (+10.4%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 189,760 sh (-71.8%)
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Q4 2013

EBR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 18,781 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 26,762,036 sh (+16.85%)
Jeremy Grantham 159,460 sh (-15.97%)
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Q1 2014

EBR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Charles Brandes 34,398,424 sh (+28.53%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 97,130 sh (-39.09%)
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Q2 2014

EBR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Charles Brandes 35,085,170 sh (+2%)
Jeremy Grantham 97,000 sh (-0.13%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with EBR

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 Add 28.53%0.27%$1.98 - $2.79 $ 2.5210%34398424
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 Add 16.85%0.12%$2.4 - $3.45 $ 2.52-11%26762036
Charles Brandes 2012-09-30 Add 15.16%0.3%$5.82 - $7.79 $ 2.52-63%31438189
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Preferred stocks of Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
XELTB.Spain2.9517.87Pfd Shs -B-
L3XA.Germany2.9518.93Pfd Shs -B-
ELET6.Brazil8.9118.34Pfd Shs -B-
ELET5.Brazil19.5011.17

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.10
EBR's P/B is ranked higher than
100% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. EBR: 0.10 )
EBR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 66.65
Current: 0.1

0.1
66.65
P/S 0.30
EBR's P/S is ranked higher than
96% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. EBR: 0.30 )
EBR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 50.74
Current: 0.3

0.23
50.74
PFCF 2.30
EBR's PFCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EBR: 2.30 )
EBR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 122.24
Current: 2.3

0.51
122.24
EV-to-EBIT -9.76
EBR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.78 vs. EBR: -9.76 )
EBR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -23.2   Max: 75.3
Current: -9.76

-23.2
75.3
Shiller P/E 1.50
EBR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 22.76 vs. EBR: 1.50 )
EBR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 2.11
Current: 1.5

1.19
2.11
Current Ratio 1.23
EBR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. EBR: 1.23 )
EBR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 2.58
Current: 1.23

1.11
2.58
Quick Ratio 1.19
EBR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. EBR: 1.19 )
EBR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 2.5
Current: 1.19

1.1
2.5

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.60
EBR's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
99% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. EBR: 4.60 )
EBR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 9.32
Current: 4.6

1.38
9.32
Dividend growth (3y) 4.70
EBR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
83% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. EBR: 4.70 )
EBR' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 25.7
Current: 4.7

0
25.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.54
EBR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
96% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. EBR: 2.54 )
EBR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 5.26
Current: 2.54

0.78
5.26
Share Buyback Rate -6.10
EBR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. EBR: -6.10 )
EBR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.4   Max: -6.3
Current: -6.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.13
EBR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
100% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. EBR: 0.13 )
EBR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 16.45
Current: 0.13

0.13
16.45
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.10
EBR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
100% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. EBR: 0.10 )
EBR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.12
Current: 0.1

0.08
0.12
Price/Median PS Value 0.54
EBR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. EBR: 0.54 )
EBR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 87.31
Current: 0.54

0.43
87.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -10.40
EBR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
54% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. EBR: -10.40 )
EBR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 43.3
Current: -10.4

1.3
43.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 33.13
EBR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
98% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. EBR: 33.13 )
EBR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 18.5   Max: 59.3
Current: 33.13

18.5
59.3

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
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Traded in other countries:XELTO.Spain, L3X.Germany, L3XB.Germany, L3XC.Germany, XELTB.Spain, L3XA.Germany, ELET3.Brazil, ELET6.Brazil, ELET5.Brazil
Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA is engaged in generation, transmission and distribution of electric energy.
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