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How to buy Centrais Electricas Brasileiras stock

Learn how to easily invest in Centrais Electricas Brasileiras stock.

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras SA is an utilities-regulated electric business based in the US. Centrais Electricas Brasileiras shares (EBR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Centrais Electricas Brasileiras employs 12,090 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Centrais Electricas Brasileiras stock price (NYSE: EBR)

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Centrais Electricas Brasileiras shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-01.
Latest market close$8.38
52-week range$5.07 - $9.39
50-day moving average $8.47
200-day moving average $7.12
Wall St. target price$11.70
PE ratio 10.8171
Dividend yield $1.494 (1.76%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.82

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Centrais Electricas Brasileiras price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $8.38 from 2022-07-05

1 week (2022-06-29) -5.63%
1 month (2022-06-06) -3.23%
3 months (2022-04-06) 1.45%
6 months (2022-01-06) 52.09%
1 year (2021-07-06) 2.95%
2 years (2020-07-06) 34.73%
3 years (2019-07-05) 9.47
5 years (2017-07-06) 76.79%

Is Centrais Electricas Brasileiras stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Centrais Electricas Brasileiras stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's P/E ratio

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Centrais Electricas Brasileiras shares trade at around 11x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's EBITDA

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $25.4 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras financials

Revenue TTM $38.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 60.24%
Gross profit TTM $27.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 7.93%
Return on equity TTM 8.96%
Profit margin 17.5%
Book value $50.24
Market capitalisation $19.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 11.09% of net profits

Recently Centrais Electricas Brasileiras has paid out, on average, around 11.09% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.76% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Centrais Electricas Brasileiras shareholders could enjoy a 1.76% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's case, that would currently equate to about $1.494 per share.

While Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Centrais Electricas Brasileiras is investing more in its future growth.

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's most recent dividend payout was on 7 October 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 3 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's shares ever split?

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's shares were split on a 10:1 basis on 15 December 1997. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 10 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Centrais Electricas Brasileiras shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 90% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Centrais Electricas Brasileiras shares which in turn could have impacted Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's share price.

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.0666 up to $9.39. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EBR.US volatility(beta: 0.77)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's is 0.7713. This would suggest that Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras overview

Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S. A. - Eletrobras, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in Brazil. The company generates electricity through hydroelectric, thermal, nuclear, wind, and solar plants. As of December 31, 2021, it owned and operated 32 hydroelectric plants with a total installed capacity of 46,295. 75 megawatts; nine thermal plants, including coal, and oil and gas power generation units with a total installed capacity of 1,505 megawatts; and two nuclear power plants comprising Angra I with an installed capacity of 640 megawatts and Angra II with an installed capacity of 1,350 megawatts. It also operates 66,556 kilometers of transmission lines.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Centrais Electricas Brasileiras is owned by institutions?
Currently 1.707% of Centrais Electricas Brasileiras shares are held by institutions.
How many people work for Centrais Electricas Brasileiras?
Latest data suggests 12,090 work at Centrais Electricas Brasileiras.
When does the fiscal year end for Centrais Electricas Brasileiras?
Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Centrais Electricas Brasileiras based?
Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's address is: Rua da Quitanda, 196, Rio De Janeiro, RJ, Brazil, 20091-005
What is Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's ISIN number?
Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's international securities identification number is: US15234Q2075
What is Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's CUSIP number?
Centrais Electricas Brasileiras's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 15234Q108

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