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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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Cash to Debt 0.29
EBR.B's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
78% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.18 vs. EBR.B: 0.29 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.22   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.29

Equity to Asset 0.43
EBR.B's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. EBR.B: 0.43 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.43

0.39
0.65
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 0.20
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) -22.52
EBR.B's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 12.83 vs. EBR.B: -22.52 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -22.52   Max: 22.81
Current: -22.52

-22.52
22.81
Net-margin (%) -26.38
EBR.B's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. EBR.B: -26.38 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -26.38   Max: 28.34
Current: -26.38

-26.38
28.34
ROE (%) -10.39
EBR.B's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.19 vs. EBR.B: -10.39 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -10.39   Max: 12.2
Current: -10.39

-10.39
12.2
ROA (%) -4.54
EBR.B's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. EBR.B: -4.54 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.54   Max: 5.7
Current: -4.54

-4.54
5.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -15.07
EBR.B's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.89 vs. EBR.B: -15.07 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -15.07   Max: 8.02
Current: -15.07

-15.07
8.02
Revenue Growth (%) -25.20
EBR.B's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. EBR.B: -25.20 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -47.3   Max: 117.1
Current: -25.2

-47.3
117.1
» EBR.B's 10-Y Financials

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

EBR.B Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jeremy Grantham 12,900 sh (-97.44%)
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Q3 2013

EBR.B Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jeremy Grantham 12,900 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

EBR.B Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Q2 2014

EBR.B Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jeremy Grantham 21,200 sh (New)
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Preferred stocks of Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
XELTB.Spain4.1712.62Pfd Shs -B-
L3XA.Germany3.8512.98Pfd Shs -B-

Ratios

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P/B 0.20
EBR.B's P/B is ranked higher than
100% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. EBR.B: 0.20 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.66
Current: 0.2

0.1
0.66
P/S 0.40
EBR.B's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. EBR.B: 0.40 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 2.65
Current: 0.4

0.17
2.65
PFCF 3.10
EBR.B's PFCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 85.80 vs. EBR.B: 3.10 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 58.31
Current: 3.1

0.86
58.31
EV-to-EBIT -10.99
EBR.B's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.24 vs. EBR.B: -10.99 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 35.4
Current: -10.99

0.8
35.4
Shiller P/E 7.50
EBR.B's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 22.93 vs. EBR.B: 7.50 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.02   Max: 7.8
Current: 7.5

3.02
7.8
Current Ratio 1.23
EBR.B's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. EBR.B: 1.23 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 2.58
Current: 1.23

1.08
2.58
Quick Ratio 1.19
EBR.B's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. EBR.B: 1.19 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 2.5
Current: 1.19

1.05
2.5

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 12.60
EBR.B's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
99% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. EBR.B: 12.60 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 10.37
Current: 12.6

0.07
10.37
Dividend growth (3y) -52.00
EBR.B's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
60% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. EBR.B: -52.00 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -100   Max: 149.3
Current: -52

-100
149.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 12.40
EBR.B's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
98% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. EBR.B: 12.40 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 10.37
Current: 12.4

0.07
10.37
Share Buyback Rate -14.30
EBR.B's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. EBR.B: -14.30 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 47.4   Max: -102
Current: -14.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.18
EBR.B's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
100% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. EBR.B: 0.18 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 16.47
Current: 0.18

0.13
16.47
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.13
EBR.B's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
100% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. EBR.B: 0.13 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.16
Current: 0.13

0.09
0.16
Price/Median PS Value 0.50
EBR.B's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. EBR.B: 0.50 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 3.29
Current: 0.5

0.22
3.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.50
EBR.B's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
54% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. EBR.B: 2.50 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 125.3
Current: 2.5

2.8
125.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 22.50
EBR.B's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
96% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. EBR.B: 22.50 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 22.5

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
Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA is engaged in generation, transmission and distribution of electric energy.

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