Media stories about Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras (NYSE:EBR) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 43.8633605919765 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Separately, Santander cut shares of Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras from a “hold” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Friday, December 15th.
Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras (EBR) traded down $0.23 on Friday, hitting $5.24. 257,651 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 415,717. Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras has a twelve month low of $3.49 and a twelve month high of $7.38. The company has a current ratio of 1.14, a quick ratio of 1.10 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88.
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About Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras
Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA (Eletrobras) is a power generation company. The Company operates in the generation, transmission, distribution and trading segments. The Company operates through various companies, including Eletrobras holding, CGTEE, Chesf, Eletronorte, Eletronuclear, Eletrosul, Furnas, Amazonas Energia, Distribuicao Acre, Distribuicao Alagoas, Distribuicao Piaui, Distribuicao Rondonia, Distribuicao Roraima and half the capital of Itaipu Binacional.
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