EBR stock: buy or sell?

EBR stock price: $10.16 2.11% At close on July 16th, 2019

Updated on:
July 16th, 2019

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Shares of Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras escalated a very good 2.11% and closed at $10.16. On July 5th EBR skyrocketed an amazing 5.39%.

Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. - Eletrobras, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in Brazil.

Should I buy EBR stock?

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Currently, Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for EBR stock for the last month.

EBR stock analysis

Daily outlook

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras shares escalated 2.11% to $10.16 today.

Shares of Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras ended today at $10.16 and escalated a very good 2.11%. From a daily perspective, EBR is in a short term uptrend after plotting its last bottom ($8.86, on July/3) higher than the previous bottom, and its last top ($10.50, on Friday) also over the previous top. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top EBR might consolidate in a plain range, waiting to break out over $10.50 or down under $8.86. Since SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up today, EBR price climbed $0.21 per share (2.11%). Since Jun 27th when EBR stock price broke up the SMA100d line, it gained $1.37 (15.59%).

EBR stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After climbing for 4 weeks, this week Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras slightly fell an awful -2.31%, closing at $10.16. Last week EBR climbed a super good 8.94% in just one week.

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, EBR might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . Since SMA20d and SMA40w crossed up early December, EBR price climbed $3.98 per share (64.40%). Since early October 2018 when EBR stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $5.42 (114.35%).

EBR stock chart (weekly)

EBR stock price history

EBR IPO was on November 19th, 2008 at $5.67 per share1. Since then, EBR stock grew a 79.20%, with an average of 7.90% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in EBR stock in 2008, it would worth $792.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

EBR stock historical price chart

EBR stock reached 52-week highs on February at $10.63, and all-time highs 2010-01-22 with a price of 12.58.

EBR stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last 30 days we have not found any price prediction for Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since last March, when Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras published its last earnings report, it rocketed an exceptional 23.00%. As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will update this report.
EBR earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/an/an/a
2017-Q2-n/an/an/a
2017-Q3-n/an/an/a
2017-Q42018-05-07n/an/an/a
2018-Q12018-05-16n/a0.01n/a
2018-Q22018-08-15n/a0.58n/a
2018-Q32019-01-01n/an/an/a
2018-Q42019-03-27n/an/an/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras annual turnover collapsed a spooky -34.06% to $24,975.70 M USD from $37,876.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, however, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) climbed a 57.76% to 53.10%.

EBR annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$23,840 M-$-6,190.00 M-26.0%-
2014$30,138 M26.42%$-6,226.21 M-20.7%0.58%
2015$32,181 M6.78%$-11,405.10 M-35.4%83.18%
2016$50,400 M56.62%$3,426 M6.8%-130.04%
2017$37,876 M-24.85%$-1,763.81 M-4.7%-151.48%
2018$24,976 M-34.06%$13,262 M53.1%-851.92%

Quarterly financial results

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras posted $-3,129.64 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a -143.32% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $12,032.10 M with a profit margin of -384.46%. Profit margin plummed a -362.02% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -22.44%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras sales marked a frightening decrease and collapsed a -128.38%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
EBR quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$8,970 M-$1,390 M15.5%-
2017-Q2$9,090 M1.34%$306 M3.4%-78.01%
2017-Q3$2,811 M-69.08%$170 M6.0%-44.40%
2017-Q4$11,029 M292.39%$-4,001 M-36.3%-2,454.15%
2018-Q1$8,582 M-22.19%$32 M0.4%-100.80%
2018-Q2$12,299 M43.32%$2,820 M22.9%8,756.51%
2018-Q3$7,224 M-41.26%$-1,621 M-22.4%-157.50%
2018-Q4$-3,130 M-143.32%$12,032 M-384.5%-842.19%

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras ownership

When you are planning to buy a company, it's worth to overview its ownership structure.

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.00% of all shares.

In case of Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras stock, 0.68% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for EBR stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better context understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

EBRAACIGCPLDUK
Market cap$13.7 B$4.3 B$5.7 B$9.6 B$65.1 B
Total shares1,350.0 M185.5 M1,460.0 M576.1 M728.1 M
Float shares498.3 M185.1 M1,130.0 M82.9 M727.5 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.7%0.0%10.2%5.2%61.7%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.0%6.1%0.0%28.4%0.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

EBR summary

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
Open$9.93
Close$10.16
Day range$9.82 - $10.16
Previous close$9.95
Session gain2.11%
Average true range$0.35
50d mov avg$8.81
100d mov avg$8.81
200d mov avg$7.84
Daily patternlt06a
Weekly pattern lt06a

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras performance

To better understand Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. For Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras, the comparison is made against Alcoa, , CPFL Energia, Duke Energy, Consolidated Edison, , FirstEnergy, NextEra Energy and .
Stock3m6m12m
EBR26.21%21.24%125.28%
AAAlcoa-13.09%-20.84%-42.53%
CIG13.62%10.73%96.98%
CPLCPFL Energia17.71%4.84%43.92%
DUKDuke Energy1.36%6.66%15.75%
EDConsolidated Edis...6.83%17.85%17.63%
ELP41.35%53.85%148.15%
FEFirstEnergy8.52%14.21%28.19%
NEENextEra Energy10.99%20.15%26.08%
PBR4.11%5.61%44.51%

Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras competitors

We chose a few stocks to conform a list of Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.- Eletrobras competitors to check if you are interested in investing in EBR: