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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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Cash to Debt 0.23
EBR.B's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. EBR.B: 0.23 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.22   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.23

Equity to Asset 0.39
EBR.B's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. EBR.B: 0.39 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.39

0.39
0.65
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.24
M-Score: -2.26
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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Operating margin (%) -17.13
EBR.B's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. EBR.B: -17.13 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -22.52   Max: 22.81
Current: -17.13

-22.52
22.81
Net-margin (%) -27.79
EBR.B's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.84 vs. EBR.B: -27.79 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -26.38   Max: 28.34
Current: -27.79

-26.38
28.34
ROE (%) -12.00
EBR.B's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.72 vs. EBR.B: -12.00 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.86   Max: 11.41
Current: -12

-9.86
11.41
ROA (%) -5.17
EBR.B's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. EBR.B: -5.17 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.09   Max: 6.32
Current: -5.17

-4.09
6.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -13.88
EBR.B's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.53 vs. EBR.B: -13.88 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -11.97   Max: 8.79
Current: -13.88

-11.97
8.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -15.90
EBR.B's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. EBR.B: -15.90 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -45   Max: 104.3
Current: -15.9

-45
104.3
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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2014

EBR.B Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 29,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 21,200 sh (unchged)
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Preferred stocks of Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
XELTB.Spain2.3322.63Pfd Shs -B-
L3XA.Germany1.9823.85Pfd Shs -B-
ELET6.Brazil7.8820.73Pfd Shs -B-
ELET5.Brazil19.5011.17

Ratios

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P/B 0.13
EBR.B's P/B is ranked higher than
99% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. EBR.B: 0.13 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.13

0.1
0.68
P/S 0.40
EBR.B's P/S is ranked higher than
96% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. EBR.B: 0.40 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 2.56
Current: 0.4

0.19
2.56
PFCF 5.84
EBR.B's PFCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 459.00 vs. EBR.B: 5.84 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 326.25
Current: 5.84

0.94
326.25
EV-to-EBIT -8.11
EBR.B's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 18.72 vs. EBR.B: -8.11 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -33   Max: 29.4
Current: -8.11

-33
29.4
Shiller P/E 23213.79
EBR.B's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
51% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 24.65 vs. EBR.B: 23213.79 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.84   Max: 12.01
Current: 23213.79

3.84
12.01
Current Ratio 1.14
EBR.B's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. EBR.B: 1.14 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 2.58
Current: 1.14

1.08
2.58
Quick Ratio 1.11
EBR.B's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. EBR.B: 1.11 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 2.5
Current: 1.11

1.05
2.5

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 24.60
EBR.B's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
100% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. EBR.B: 24.60 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 25.06
Current: 24.6

1.34
25.06
Dividend growth (3y) 4.70
EBR.B's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
84% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

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

0
25.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 13.89
EBR.B's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
97% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. EBR.B: 13.89 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 14.15
Current: 13.89

0.76
14.15
Share Buyback Rate -14.30
EBR.B's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 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 0.13
EBR.B's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
100% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. EBR.B: 0.13 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 16.45
Current: 0.13

0.13
16.45
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.11
EBR.B's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
100% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. EBR.B: 0.11 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.17
Current: 0.11

0.1
0.17
Price/Median PS Value 0.36
EBR.B's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. EBR.B: 0.36 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 3.17
Current: 0.36

0.25
3.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -12.30
EBR.B's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
54% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. EBR.B: -12.30 )
EBR.B' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 43.3
Current: -12.3

3.4
43.3

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 was established on June 11, 1962. The Company, directly and through its subsidiaries, is involved in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in Brazil. Its companies are responsible for 42,333 MW of the installed capacity of electric power generation in the country, which represents 35% of the total local capacity. There are 40 hydroelectric plants, 123 thermoelectric plants, four wind farms and two thermonuclear plants. The Company is responsible for 61,534 km of transmission lines and 257 substations. Besides it operates and maintains this system in compliance with the performance and quality standards required by the National Agency of Electrical Power (Aneel), Eletrobras has been actively taking part in the transmission expansion through concessions in auctions promoted by Aneel, solely or by means of consortiums. With respect to its distribution to state utilities and industrial companies, it distributes electricity at higher voltage levels (up to 750 kV), while it distributes to residential and certain commercial companies at lower voltage levels (either at 230 kV, 138 kV or 69 kV).

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