NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Electrobras-Centrais Electricas Brasileiras (NYSE: EBR) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it traded at $15.94 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $15.93. Electrobras-Centrais Electricas Brasileiras is changing hands at $15.95 with 98,000 shares traded as of 10:32 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 808,600 shares over the past 30 days.

Electrobras-Centrais Electricas Brasileiras has a market cap of $21.3 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 15.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. Eletrobras primarily engages in the generation, distribution, transmission, and commercialization of electric power; and construction and operation of nuclear power plants in Brazil.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Electrobras-Centrais Electricas Brasileiras as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Electrobras-Centrais Electricas Brasileiras Ratings Report.

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