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2014-08-29 16:25:29

SAO PAULO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first half of 2014, Brazilian e-commerce registered R$ 16 billion in sales, a 26% nominal growth in relation to the same period last year. By the end of the year, the forecast is that it will reach R$ 35 billion, a result that will be 21% higher than that which was registered in 2013, reaching 104 million requests. This is some of the key data presented in the 30th WebShoppers report, released by E-bit, a company...

2014-08-14 20:24:12

SAO PAULO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biosev (BSEV3), the second largest sugarcane processor in the world, posted an EBITDA of R$ 219.2 million, with a 3.4 percentage point increase on its margin, to 24.1 percent in the first fiscal quarter of 2015. The major contribution to this result came from higher crushing volumes, improved prices, and revenue growth coming from energy sales. In the first quarter of the 14/15 crop year, the company crushed 9.7 million tons, up 5.6 percent...

2014-08-14 20:21:32

SAO PAULO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo - SABESP (BM&FBovespa: SBSP3; NYSE: SBS), one of the largest water and sewage services providers in the world based in the number of customers, announces today its results for the 2Q14. In 2Q14, net operating revenue reached R$ 2.8 billion; a 1.5% decrease compared to the same period of 2013. Costs and expenses, including construction costs, totaled R$ 2.3 billion, up 11.2% on the R$...

2014-08-14 20:20:37

Adjusted Net Revenue of R$ 262.8 million (+21.9%), Adjusted EBITDA of R$ 133.8 million (+30.5%) and Accumulated Dividend Calculation Base of R$ 133.9 million SAO PAULO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TPI - Triunfo Participacoes e Investimentos S.A.(BM&FBOVESPA: TPIS3, OTC: TPIUY), one of Brazil's leading infrastructure companies, with concessions in the toll road, port administration, power generation and airport administration segments, announces its results for 2Q14 and 1H14. The full...

2014-08-14 08:23:41

CURITIBA, Brazil, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Companhia Paranaense de Energia - Copel (BM&FBovespa: CPLE3, CPLE5, CPLE6 / NYSE: ELPVY, ELP / LATIBEX: XCOP), a company that generates, transmits, distributes and sells power, announces its results for the 2nd quarter of 2014. Copel's consolidated balance sheet presents the figures of its wholly owned subsidiaries, controlled companies and investees. The consolidated financial statements were prepared in accordance with International...

2014-08-14 00:20:16

SAO PAULO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B-, Moody's: B3), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, announces today its results for the second quarter of 2014. Highlights -- GOL registered a positive operating margin of 1.6% in 2Q14, 3.4 percentage points up year over year. As a result, operating income (EBIT) recorded its sixth consecutive quarterly...

2014-08-07 16:21:09

CAXIAS DO SUL, Brazil, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Randon S.A. - Implementos e Participacoes (BM&FBovespa - RAPT3 and RAPT4), the controlling holding company of eight companies operating within the segments of vehicles and trailers/semi-trailers, auto parts and financial services, reports its results for the second quarter of 2014 (2Q2014) and first half of 2014 (1H2014), ended June 30,2014. The financial and operating information of the Company, except when otherwise stated, are...

2014-08-06 20:22:31

SAO PAULO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2Q14, AES Eletropaulo reached a SAIFI of 4.13 times, a 10.4% decrease in comparison to 2Q13 and the SAIDI index was of 8.16 hours, an increase of 1.4% versus 2Q13. From December 2009 until today both indicators reduced by over 30%. The increase of the captive market in AES Eletropaulo's concession area in 2Q14 was due to a greater consumption of the commercial class, which grew by 4.8%, reflected by a good commercial performance in the State of Sao...

2014-08-06 20:22:28

BARUERI, Brazil, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2Q14 was marked by the result of the seasonality of energy strategy adopted by the Company, which defined distinct profiles of physical guarantee for ballast (contracts) and ERM for 2014. This strategy allowed gains in Ebitda of R$27 million above that registered in the same period of last year. Sales made in the short term market combined with a high average spot price ("PLD") were the main factor that translated in net revenues of R$...

2014-08-06 20:22:06

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mills Estruturas e Servicos de Engenharia S.A. (Mills) presented in the second quarter of 2014 (2Q14) growth in net revenues and EBITDA, showing higher gross and EBITDA margins, compared to the same period of last year. Main highlights of Mills 2Q14 performance: -- Rental revenues of R$ 175.7 million, 5.3% higher than the second quarter of 2013 (2Q13). -- Net revenue of R$ 213.0 million, 0.6% above 2Q13. -- EBITDA of R$...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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