Brazilian Best Asian Stocks: BRF SA (ADR) (BRFS), Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ADR) (ITUB)



The company’s RSI reading has hit 67.95. The stock edged higher by 1.81% to close previous trading session at USD 15.19.

The shares of the company fluctuated in the range of USD 11.05 and USD 22.35 in the course of 52 weeks. Over the three months, the company’s shares have surged by 6.10% and in the past one year, it has lost -21.62%. Additionally, the stock’s year to date performance has improved 10.14%. Over the last five days its shares have surged by 5.56% and in the past six months it has moved down -11.41%.

Further, the company is trading at a price to earnings ratio of 15.72 and the stock is at a price to book ratio of 3.28. The stock’s weekly volatility is calculated as 3.64% and monthly volatility as 3.02% with ATR of 0.51, beta of 0.89 and price to cash ratio of 7.33.

BRF SA (ADR) (BRFS) together with its subsidiaries focuses on raising, producing, and slaughtering poultry, pork, and beef in Brazil. It operates in three segments: Domestic Market (Brazil), Foreign Market (International), and Food Service. The company is also involved in processing and selling fresh meat, processed products, pasta, sauce, mayonnaise, frozen vegetables, and soybean by-products. Its product portfolio includes whole chickens and cuts of chicken, turkey, and pork; ham products, bologna, sausages, frankfurters, and other smoked products; hamburgers, breaded meat products, and meatballs; lasagnas, pizzas, cheese breads, pies, and frozen vegetables; margarine, sauces, and mayonnaise; and soy meal and refined soy flour, and animal feed.

Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ADR) (NYSE:ITUB):

The stock decreased by -0.22% to close last trading session at USD 9.12. The company’s shares oscillated in the range of USD 8.95 and USD 9.20 during intraday trade.

A total of 1.04 million shares exchanged hands, below its 3 month average volume of 22.64 million shares. Over the last five days its shares have surged by 10.61% and in the past six months it has moved up 62.22%.

Furthermore, the stock has weekly volatility of 9.69% and monthly volatility of 8.59% with ATR of 0.17. The stock’s RSI is 68.74 and distance from 50-day simple moving average is +80.57%, whereas its distance from 20-day simple moving average is +30.16% and distance from 200-day simple moving average is +74.25%.

Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (ITUB)provides a range of financial products and services to individuals and corporate clients in Brazil and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Retail Banking, Wholesale Banking, and Activities with the Market + Corporation. It accepts time, savings, and demand deposits; and offers personal, payroll, vehicle, and mortgage loans, in addition to credit cards. The company also provides asset administration, custody and bookkeeping, consortium, investment banking, and electronic payment means services, in addition to private banking services. In addition, it offers property, casualty, and life insurance products, in addition to reinsurance products; pension plans; and consumer finance credit, in addition to capitalization, leasing, and brokerage services. Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A. has 4,891 branches and client service branches; 94 digital branches; and 2 6,412 automated teller machines.