|Bid||19.68 x 900|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||20.22 - 20.79|
|52 Week Range||18.95 - 26.81|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.95|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||18.72|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.41 (2.00%)|
|1y Target Est||37.00|
Companhia Brasileira (CBD) is battling macroeconomic headwinds and hurdles related to high investment costs. However, the Assai segment continues to stand strong.
SAO PAULO/PARIS, June 27 (Reuters) - Casino Guichard Perrachon on Thursday unveiled a plan to simplify the complex shareholding structure for its Latin American operations, sending shares in its Brazilian and Colombian units soaring. The restructuring would result in Casino controlling its Latin American business in Brazil, Colombia, Uruguay and Argentina through a 41.4% stake in Brazilian unit Grupo Pao de Acucar (GPA). Casino, which has been grappling with high debt, has been trying to address investor criticism over the complex and sometimes opaque structure of its business.
Casey's (CASY) is on track with its Value Creation Plan, which includes fleet card program. Also, the company is benefiting from store expansion.
Brazilian retail veteran Michael Klein and his family on Friday gained control of appliance retailer Via Varejo SA from retailer GPA SA in an auction. Klein bought a smaller than anticipated additional stake in the company, but other investors pitched in and GPA ended by selling its entire stake at a higher than expected price. Combined with its previous stake of 25.4%, the Klein family will own 27%, making it the retailer's largest shareholder.
French supermarket chain Casino Guichard Perrachon SA, which has been selling assets to cut debt and reassure investors, said on Thursday it was reviewing strategic options in Latin America. Casino, which controls Brazilian retailer Grupo Pao de Acucar (GPA), issued a statement after Brazilian paper 0 Globo said the French firm could announce "in the next few days" a plan to combine its assets in Latin America. Casino also owns wholesale chain Assai and electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo in Brazil, and supermarket chain Grupo Exito in Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay and Chile.
The Sao Paulo-based company said it had profit of 15 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted to account for discontinued operations, came to 14 cents per share. The retailer posted revenue of $3.37 billion ...
Companhia Brasileira's (CBD) Assai and Multivarejo units are likely to be the key drivers in Q1. Additionally, digital endeavors and focus on pilot projects are likely to aid the quarterly results.
Brazilian supermarket chain Grupo Pão de Açúcar SA on Wednesday posted first-quarter sales up 12 percent from a year ago, closing the gap on Carrefour Brasil, the market leader in Latin America's largest economy. GPA, which is owned by France's Casino Guichard Perrachon SA , reported gross revenues of 13.8 billion reais ($3.46 billion), driven by gains in its wholesale division, Assaí. On Tuesday, Carrefour Brasil posted a 10 percent increase in gross sales to 14.2 billion reais, as growth in its wholesale unit Atacadão more than compensated for a flat performance in the retail division.
Grupo Pão de Açúcar SA , one of Brazil's largest food retailers, owned by France's Casino Guichard Perrachon SA, on Wednesday posted first-quarter gross revenue of 13.8 billion reais , up 12.4% from the ...