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Dec. 27, 2011, 11:42 a.m. EST

Brazil stocks head up for third session in four

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By Myra P. Saefong

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Shares in Brazil headed higher Tuesday, with the market's benchmark index poised to post its third gain in four sessions, supported by a rise in U.S. consumer confidence in December to its highest level since April. Brazil's Ibovespa /zigman2/quotes/210597947/delayed BR:BVSP +2.78% added 0.6% to 57,994 after topping 58,000 earlier for the first time since Dec. 13, on an intraday basis. Oil giant Petrobras /zigman2/quotes/200745132/composite PBR +8.96% /zigman2/quotes/201811671/delayed BR:PETR4 +7.43% added 0.3% while aircraft manufacturer Embraer /zigman2/quotes/201576050/delayed BR:EMBR3 +2.73% rallied 2.7%. Elsewhere in Latin America, the Chile IPSA /zigman2/quotes/211756426/delayed CL:SPIPSA +1.30% was little changed, Mexico's IPC /zigman2/quotes/210597945/delayed MX:IPC +0.81% lost 0.3% and Argentina's Merval fell 0.2%.

/zigman2/quotes/210597947/delayed
BR : Brazil Bovespa
112,764
+3,046 +2.78%
Volume: 0.00
Aug. 12, 2022 5:18p
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/zigman2/quotes/200745132/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 13.62
+1.12 +8.96%
Volume: 63.31M
Aug. 12, 2022 4:00p
P/E Ratio
2.85
Dividend Yield
45.24%
Market Cap
$85.85 billion
Rev. per Employee
$2.40M
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/zigman2/quotes/201811671/delayed
BR : Brazil: Bovespa
R$ 31.71
+2.19 +7.43%
Volume: 171.29M
Aug. 12, 2022 5:11p
P/E Ratio
2.56
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
R$437.22 billion
Rev. per Employee
R$12.48M
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/zigman2/quotes/201576050/delayed
BR : Brazil: Bovespa
R$ 14.69
+0.39 +2.73%
Volume: 6.77M
Aug. 12, 2022 5:07p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
R$10.79 billion
Rev. per Employee
R$1.32M
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/zigman2/quotes/211756426/delayed
CL : Chile: Santiago
3,324.62
+42.52 +1.30%
Volume: 4.30B
Aug. 12, 2022 4:54p
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/zigman2/quotes/210597945/delayed
MX : Mexico BMV
48,853.37
+392.82 +0.81%
Volume: 119.22M
Aug. 12, 2022 3:16p
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