1. As of noon trading, Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras ( PBR) is down $0.22 (-1.4%) to $15.38 on light volume. Thus far, 6.4 million shares of Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 19.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $15.32-$15.63 after having opened the day at $15.63 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.59.

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras operates as an integrated oil and gas company in Brazil and internationally. Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras has a market cap of $100.2 billion and is part of the energy industry. Shares are down 21.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. Get the full Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras Ratings Report now.

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