Investors sold shares of BRF S.A. common stock (NYSE:BRFS) on strength during trading on Thursday. $2.67 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $57.50 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $54.83 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, BRF S.A. common stock had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. BRF S.A. common stock traded up $0.11 for the day and closed at $5.27

A number of analysts have recently commented on BRFS shares. Barclays reissued a “hold” rating and set a $7.00 target price on shares of BRF S.A. common stock in a research note on Monday, May 14th. ValuEngine cut shares of BRF S.A. common stock from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 3rd. Finally, Bank of America raised shares of BRF S.A. common stock from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 2nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $11.50.

The company has a market capitalization of $4.40 billion, a P/E ratio of -32.38 and a beta of 0.88. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.32, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a current ratio of 1.29.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI grew its stake in BRF S.A. common stock by 30.4% during the 2nd quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI now owns 41,482 shares of the company’s stock valued at $194,000 after acquiring an additional 9,670 shares in the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE grew its stake in BRF S.A. common stock by 37.3% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 41,486 shares of the company’s stock valued at $194,000 after acquiring an additional 11,263 shares in the last quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd grew its stake in BRF S.A. common stock by 126.6% during the 1st quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now owns 25,198 shares of the company’s stock valued at $175,000 after acquiring an additional 14,077 shares in the last quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. purchased a new stake in BRF S.A. common stock during the 1st quarter valued at about $144,000. Finally, Northern Trust Corp grew its stake in BRF S.A. common stock by 4.1% during the 1st quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 669,190 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,632,000 after acquiring an additional 26,599 shares in the last quarter. 7.08% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

BRF S.A. common stock Company Profile (NYSE:BRFS)

BRF SA focuses on raising, producing, and slaughtering poultry and pork for processing, production, and sale of fresh meat, processed products, pasta, sauce, mayonnaise, frozen vegetables, and soybean by-products. Its product portfolio comprises whole chickens and frozen 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, mustard and ketchup, and sauces and mayonnaise; and soy meal and refined soy flour, as well as animal feed.

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