4. As of noon trading, CPFL Energy ( CPL) is down $0.19 (-0.9%) to $20.02 on average volume Thus far, 186,837 shares of CPFL Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 447,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $19.87-$20.12 after having opened the day at $20.12 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $20.21.

CPFL Energia S.A., through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, distribution, and sale of electric energy in Brazil. It generates electricity through hydroelectric, thermoelectric, sugarcane biomass, and wind power plants. CPFL Energy has a market cap of $9.8 billion and is part of the utilities industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 3.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are no analysts that rate CPFL Energy a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CPFL Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full CPFL Energy Ratings Report now.

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