(VIANEWS) – Shares of Petroleo Brasileiro (NYSE: PBR) jumped by a staggering 17.6% in 7 days from $12.16 to $14.30 at 12:06 EST on Thursday, after two consecutive sessions in a row of gains. NYSE is sliding 0.64% to $14,170.40, following the last session’s downward trend.

Petroleo Brasileiro’s last close was $14.11, 13.44% under its 52-week high of $16.30.

About Petroleo Brasileiro

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras is a Brazilian company that explores, produces and markets oil and natural gas both in Brazil and abroad. Exploration and Production; Refining, Transportation and Marketing; Gas and Power; and Corporate and other Businesses are the segments of the company. The company engages in the prospecting, drilling and refining of crude oil, along with oil products and natural gas. Exploration and Production is responsible for developing, producing, and distributing crude oil and natural gas liquids. Refining, Transportation and Marketing is involved in refining, logistic, transport, and marketing crude oil and other oil products. It also exports ethanol. The segment holds interests in petrochemical and shale companies. Gas and Power is engaged in logistics and trade of natural gas and electric; transport and trading in LNG; generation and transmission of electricity via thermoelectric power stations; and holding rights in distribution and transportation of natural gas. Corporate and Other Businesses produces and distributes biodiesel and co-products and ethanol. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. was established in 1953. It is located in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Petroleo Brasileiro has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.2.

PE Ratio

Petroleo Brasileiro has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 71.47. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $71.47 for every dollar of annual earnings.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 41.85%.

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