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Also traded in: Brazil, Germany, Mexico, Spain, USA

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.15
ELP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. ELP: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ELP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.57 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15
Equity-to-Asset 0.49
ELP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. ELP: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ELP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.66
Current: 0.49
0.49
0.66
Interest Coverage 60.55
ELP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
60% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. ELP: 60.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ELP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 3.92 Max: 60.55
Current: 60.55
1.48
60.55
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.06
Beneish M-Score: -2.97
WACC vs ROIC
4.71%
2.91%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 14.87
ELP's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
70% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.23 vs. ELP: 14.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ELP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.76  Med: 14.44 Max: 30.14
Current: 14.87
11.76
30.14
Net Margin % 7.32
ELP's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
64% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.64 vs. ELP: 7.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ELP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.32  Med: 12.18 Max: 21.27
Current: 7.32
7.32
21.27
ROE % 6.51
ELP's ROE % is ranked higher than
57% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. ELP: 6.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ELP' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.86  Med: 8.97 Max: 16.26
Current: 6.51
5.86
16.26
ROA % 3.25
ELP's ROA % is ranked higher than
71% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. ELP: 3.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ELP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.23  Med: 5.16 Max: 9.07
Current: 3.25
3.23
9.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 17.29
ELP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
83% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.19 vs. ELP: 17.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ELP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.64  Med: 24.96 Max: 28.99
Current: 17.29
16.64
28.99
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 12.60
ELP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. ELP: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ELP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.1  Med: 10.45 Max: 35.7
Current: 12.6
-7.1
35.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -1.90
ELP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. ELP: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ELP' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28  Med: 3.6 Max: 53.7
Current: -1.9
-28
53.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -3.70
ELP's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. ELP: -3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ELP' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.3  Med: 2.6 Max: 83.3
Current: -3.7
-28.3
83.3
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-06-17 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

ELP Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 36,400 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 695,270 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 5,493,962 sh (+4.50%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,303,301 sh (-2.31%)
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Q2 2016

ELP Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 175,600 sh (+382.42%)
Charles Brandes 5,623,551 sh (+2.36%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
RS Investment Management 665,183 sh (-4.33%)
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Q3 2016

ELP Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Charles Brandes 3,542,304 sh (-37.01%)
Jim Simons 14,300 sh (-91.86%)
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Q4 2016

ELP Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons Sold Out
Charles Brandes 1,372,308 sh (-61.26%)
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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified    NAICS: 221111 
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Traded in other countries:CPLE3.Brazil, ELPA.Germany, ELP N.Mexico, XCOP.Spain, ELPVY.USA,
Headquarter Location:Brazil
Energy Company of Parana is engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity mainly in the Brazilian State of Paraná. It also provides telecommunications and other services.

The Energy Company of Parana is primarily involved in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity and piped gas in the Brazilian State of Paraná. Secondarily, the company provides telecommunication and other services. The state government of Parana is the majority stakeholder in the company. The majority of the company's revenue is derived from the sale of electricity. The firm chiefly generates electricity through renewable energy sources such as hydroelectric and wind plants, but also uses thermoelectric plants. The company is primarily engaged with industrial customers, along with residential, commercial, and rural customers.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 6.61
ELP's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.32 vs. ELP: 6.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ELP' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.67  Med: 7.37 Max: 21.09
Current: 6.61
2.67
21.09
PE Ratio without NRI 6.61
ELP's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
93% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. ELP: 6.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ELP' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.67  Med: 7.37 Max: 21.05
Current: 6.61
2.67
21.05
PB Ratio 0.43
ELP's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. ELP: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ELP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.35
Current: 0.43
0.25
1.35
PS Ratio 0.49
ELP's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. ELP: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ELP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.9
Current: 0.49
0.24
1.9
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.36
ELP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
78% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.57 vs. ELP: 4.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ELP' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.29  Med: 5.83 Max: 11.92
Current: 4.36
2.29
11.92
EV-to-EBIT 9.25
ELP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.02 vs. ELP: 9.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ELP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 4.9 Max: 9.6
Current: 9.25
1.9
9.6
EV-to-EBITDA 6.43
ELP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
91% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. ELP: 6.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ELP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 3.8 Max: 6.6
Current: 6.43
1.6
6.6
PEG Ratio 1.83
ELP's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. ELP: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
ELP' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.67 Max: 10.29
Current: 1.83
0.08
10.29
Shiller PE Ratio 5.93
ELP's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 24.83 vs. ELP: 5.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ELP' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.33  Med: 8.61 Max: 20.55
Current: 5.93
3.33
20.55
Current Ratio 0.78
ELP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. ELP: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ELP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.1
Current: 0.78
0.71
2.1
Quick Ratio 0.76
ELP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. ELP: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ELP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.25 Max: 2.03
Current: 0.76
0.69
2.03
Days Inventory 6.44
ELP's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
78% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 22.11 vs. ELP: 6.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ELP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.36  Med: 6.52 Max: 8.56
Current: 6.44
4.36
8.56
Days Sales Outstanding 63.64
ELP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
65% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 49.50 vs. ELP: 63.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ELP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 62.9  Med: 67.79 Max: 81.11
Current: 63.64
62.9
81.11
Days Payable 73.91
ELP's Days Payable is ranked lower than
52% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 76.25 vs. ELP: 73.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ELP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.23  Med: 57.11 Max: 79.63
Current: 73.91
5.23
79.63

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.55
ELP's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
67% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. ELP: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
ELP' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.58 Max: 11.25
Current: 1.55
0.18
11.25
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.10
ELP's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. ELP: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
ELP' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.1
0.04
0.49
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 5.70
ELP's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. ELP: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
ELP' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 96.6
Current: 5.7
0
96.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.79
ELP's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
88% of the 1038 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. ELP: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.54
ELP's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
77% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. ELP: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ELP' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.53 Max: 11.25
Current: 1.54
0.18
11.25

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.76
ELP's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
82% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. ELP: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ELP' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.76
0.45
1.2
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.27
ELP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. ELP: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ELP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.27
Current: 1.27
0.52
1.27
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.54
ELP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. ELP: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ELP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.78
Current: 0.54
0.33
1.78
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.03
ELP's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. ELP: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
ELP' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.58 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.03
0.27
1.38
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.48
ELP's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
92% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. ELP: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ELP' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.84
Current: 0.48
0.3
0.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 10.81
ELP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
92% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. ELP: 10.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ELP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.5  Med: 20.6 Max: 52.8
Current: 10.81
10.5
52.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -2.10
ELP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
63% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. ELP: -2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ELP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.2  Med: 1.6 Max: 79
Current: -2.1
-7.2
79

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,826
EPS (TTM) $ 1.01
Beta1.61
Short Percentage of Float1.07%
52-Week Range $6.43 - 11.94
Shares Outstanding (Mil)273.66
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