The economy of Brazil is a globally relevant one. It is, by nominal GDP, the seventh largest in the world by purchasing power parity. Its economy is the largest in all of Latin America and the second-largest in the entire Western Hemisphere. The open economy has aided in ensuring that Brazil is an ever-growing economy on an upward slope. Take a look on these Dividendos com maior rendimento por dividendo do Brasil which may be helpful to making a strong portfolio.
Elektro - Eletricidade e Servicos SA (BVMF: EKTR3)
It is a Brazil-based company which is engaged in the electricity energy sector. The company operates as a public service concessionary of electrical power, aimed to study, project, construct and explore the systems of distribution and commercialization of electrical power to end users. It distributes electrical energy to 223 municipalities in the state of Sao Paulo and to five municipalities in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul.
The company has a market capitalization of 4.07 Billion, EPS is 1.08, P/E ratio is 19.53 and the dividend yield is 5.84% at the annual dividend payout of 0.23.
Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (BVMF: PETR3)
It is an integrated oil and gas company based in Brazil. The company divides its activities into six segments: Exploration and Production, Provision, Gas and Energy, Biofuel, Distribution, and International. It was founded in 1953. The company owns oil refineries, oil tankers, and is a major distributor of oil products. Petrobras is world leader in development of advanced technology from deep-water and ultra-deep water oil production.
It has a market capitalization of 215.81 Billion, EPS is 2.09, P/E ratio is 7.75 and the dividend yield is 4.48% at the annual dividend payout of 0.38.
Ultrapar Participacoes SA (BVMF: UGPA3)
It is a Brazilian group which operates in three sectors: fuel distributions, chemical and logistics for liquid bulk. The company is one of the largest business groups in Brazil, with leading positions in their markets achieved over its more than 75 years. It is also the largest LPG distributor in Brazil, with 24% share of Brazilian market in 2012, and one of the largest independent distributor in the world in terms of sales volume. Ultrapar is also engaged in oil refining, through a stake held in Refinaria de Petroleo Riograndense SA.
It has a market capitalization of 28.34 Billion, EPS is 2.08, P/E ratio is 25.40 and the dividend yield is 2.50% at the annual dividend payout of 0.66.
Eletrobras participacoes SA ELETROPAR (BVMF: LIR3)
The company is engaged in the electric energy sector. Through participations held in other companies, it is involved in the transmission, distribution and marketing of electric, generation of electricity energy through hydroelectric plants, wind turbines and thermoelectric power stations, and operation of flood control systems. It was created by Law No. 9,163 of December 15, 1995, under the name Light Participacoes SA- is a LIGHTPAR Corporations Traded subsidiary ELETROBRAS, with a new name, letrobras Participacoes SA- ELETROPAR since 2.9.08.
It has a market capitalization of 581.19 Million, EPS is 0.34 and the dividend yield is 2.56% at the annual dividend payout of 0.27.
Companhia Energetica Rio G Norte-COSERN (BVMF: CSRN3)
The company is engaged in the electrical energy sector. It operates as a public service concessionary of electrical power, aimed to study, project, construct and explore systems of production, transmission, transformation, distribution and commercialization of electrical energy and other alternative energy sources, renewable and nonrenewable. As of December 31, 2011, COSERN was present in 167 municipalities of the State of Rio Grande do Norte, covering an area of approximately 53,000 square kilometers.
The company has a market capitalization of 1.60 Billion, EPS is 1.32, P/E ratio is 7.21 and the dividend yield is 2.77% at the annual dividend payout of 0.08.