|Bid||13.96 x 41800|
|Ask||13.89 x 43500|
|Day's Range||13.97 - 14.10|
|52 Week Range||11.42 - 15.75|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.90|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||19.07|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.41 (2.96%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Dec 25, 2019|
|1y Target Est||18.68|
As concerns about climate change soared last year, the boss of Brazil’s biggest company delivered a message to try to assuage anxieties. , Roberto Castello Branco, the president of oil company Petrobras, promised to increase efforts to curb emissions, saying decarbonisation was “one of our priorities”. The positive message, however, masks an inconvenient truth: in contrast with many of its global peers, Petrobras has made scant effort to diversify into green energy.
* Brazil to start discussions on joining OPEC in July * Broader Latam tracks global relief rally over China virus * Argentine bonds fall as debt deadline postponed; peso flat (Adds market details, updates prices) By Ambar Warrick Jan 22 (Reuters) - Brazilian stocks and the real led gains across Latin America on Wednesday as the country looks to start discussions on joining OPEC, while most regional assets rose amid waning concerns over a Chinese virus. Brazilian Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said Brazil will begin talks on joining the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries when he visits Saudi Arabia in July. The country, whose crude production has expanded rapidly, would likely have to comply with OPEC supply curbs.
U.S.-based financial firm Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) is planning a joint bid with Brazil's fuel distribution company Raízen for refineries put on the block by Petroleo Brasileiro SA , two sources with knowledge of the matter said. Raízen, a joint venture between Royal Dutch Shell PLC and Brazilian ethanol producer Cosan SA , has presented non binding offers for the largest refineries put on sale by state-controlled Petrobras.
Moody's America Latina ("Moody's") today assigned a Ba1/Aaa.br Corporate Family Rating to Petrobras Distribuidora S.A. ("BR"). The outlook for the ratings is stable. BR ratings mainly reflect its market position as the largest fuel distributor in Brazil in terms of volumes sold, gas stations network and distribution logistics assets, along with its well-known brand names and adequate credit metrics.
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Moody´s Latin America Agente de Calificación de Riesgo S.A., ("Moody´s") has withdrawn the Category 1 national scale stock rating of Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - PETROBRAS. MOODY’S DEFINES CREDIT RISK AS THE RISK THAT AN ENTITY MAY NOT MEET ITS CONTRACTUAL FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS AS THEY COME DUE AND ANY ESTIMATED FINANCIAL LOSS IN THE EVENT OF DEFAULT OR IMPAIRMENT.
Maersk in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo on Dec. 18, as part of probe into alleged bribes paid to state-owned oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras). Reuters said Maersk was one of the companies targeted for allegedly paying bribes to get an edge in securing shipping contracts with Petrobras, in what it said was the "latest phase of a sprawling graft probe" popularly known as Operação Lava Jato or Operation Car Wash.
2020 could see a number of high-profile oil auctions, and where 2019 was a mixed bag in terms of asset assets, this year is shaping up to be more promising
The Saudi royal family celebrated, but it is hard for investors to assess the listing. Political incentives and the stock’s small float make it hard to argue this is a natural price.
Brazilian state-run oil firm Petrobras will produce more than 2.7 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd) in 2019, with total production coming in on the upper end of the target range, an executive said on Wednesday. In its formal guidance, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as the firm is formally known, predicted it would produce 2.7 million boepd in 2019, though actual production could vary 2.5% above or below the target.
Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petrobras SA is mulling construction of a new lubricant plant that could quadruple its production capacity by 2022, the company's refining chief said on Tuesday. Anelise Lara, Petrobras' refining and natural gas chief, told Reuters the company will invest about $400 million to build the new plant in the Comperj refinery, raising its lubricant production capacity to 225,00 cubic meters. When the Comperj plant is concluded, Petrobras plans to shut down its lubricant production unit at Reduc.
Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Monday it will begin leasing its liquefied natural gas regasification terminal and an associated gas pipeline in the northeastern state of Bahia. Petrobras said it has initiated pre-bid procedures for parties interested in taking part in the auctions, which will be comply with state law. "The lease is in line with Petrobras' strategy of improving its capital allocation and building a favorable environment for new investors to enter the natural gas sector," it said in the statement.
The chief executive of Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Friday he wants to sell the company's stake in petrochemical company Braskem SA within 12 months, adding that he strongly disagreed with reported plans to delay the sale. On Monday, Reuters reported that creditors of corruption-ensnared construction conglomerate Odebrecht SA, which also has a large stake in Braskem, were in advanced talks to delay a sale for up to two years. "To me, it means they do not want to sell anything," CEO Roberto Castello Branco said during a meeting with investors in London.
* Petrobras rises 2%, says may divest billions more than forecast * Chile stocks, peso rise; central bank holds benchmark rate * Argentine c. Stocks took support from lingering optimism over the Sino-U.S. trade war, after a Bloomberg report as well as positive comments from U.S. President Donald Trump brewed some hope over a "phase-one" trade deal. Regional markets have also been propped up by some positive economic readings this week, with better-than-expected GDP data from Brazil, Latin America's largest economy, being the most notable.
Petrobras plans to pay its shareholders $34 billion in dividends over the next five years as it cuts debt and sells assets to shore up its finances.
NEW YORK/RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Brazil's Petrobras could add several billion dollars of assets to its already ambitious five-year divestment plan, executives said on Wednesday, underlining the state-run oil company's rush to reduce its hefty debt load. In the company's 2020 to 2024 business plan released last week, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as the company is formally known, said it would look to sell $20 billion to $30 billion of assets during that period, including eight refineries spread around Brazil. In a separate Wednesday presentation, released during Petrobras' New York Investors' Day, the company said it may add its Bolivian assets to the divestment program, as well as its stake in petrochemical firm Braskem SA, legacy deepwater oilfields and its remaining stake in fuel distribution firm, Petrobras Distribuidora SA, commonly known as BR Distribuidora.