Shares of Valid SoluÃ§Ãµes S.A. (BVMF:VLID3) last traded at 19.79, representing a move of 0.3%, or 0.06 per share, on volume of 467,000 shares. After opening the trading day at 20, shares of Valid SoluÃ§Ãµes S.A. traded in a close range. Valid SoluÃ§Ãµes S.A. currently has a total float of 70.39 million shares and on average sees 405,564 shares exchange hands each day. The stock now has a 52-week low of 12.16 and high of 21.41.
Ibovespa: A Witness to Brazilian Economy’s Success
Unknown to the knowledge of many, Brazil is one of today’s fastest-growing economies and the reason behind it is a successfully emerging trade and commerce industry. Needless to say, it is a true pride of the South American economy. Brazil gives chances to a lot of big companies as Valid SoluÃ§Ãµes S.A. to receive new clients.
Brazilian Mercantile and Futures (BM&F) Bovespa
The BM&F Bovespa is the main stock exchange in Brazil. Founded on August 23, 1890 as a public entity, it had long been under the strict supervision of the government. By the late 1960s, the government had loosened its grip on the BM&F Bovespa.
In 1972, electronic trading had finally been implemented to make things easier for brokers and investors alike. By the end of the decade, the Sistema Privado de Operacões por Telefone (SPOT) or the Private System of Telephone Trading, a telephone trading system, had been introduced.
The Mega Bolsa, an electronic trading system, had replaced the old one in 1997. Two years later, the Home Broker, an internet-based trading system that enabled individual investors to trade from home online, had been launched.
The BM&F Bovespa had finally been privatized as a profit entity in 2007. It officially became the BM&F Bovespa when the BM&F Exchange and the Bovespa had merged on May 8, 2008 to create a bigger and consolidated stock exchange in Brazil. Valid SoluÃ§Ãµes S.A. became one of the active participants of the trading system.
On August 17, 2011, the BM&F Bovespa had recorded its largest daily trading volume of $14.80 billion. On June 18, 2012, it had become one of the founding members of the Sustainable Stock Exchange initiative of the United Nations (UN). As of December 2015, more than 450 companies are listed on the BM&F Bovespa.
Ibovespa Brasil Sao Paulo Stock Exchange Index
The Ibovespa is the benchmark index in Brazil that weighs the top 50 companies listed on the BM&F Bovespa as a market-capitalization-weighted index.
Consequently, it represents roughly 70% of the total market capitalization on the BM&F Bovespa. Founded in 1968, it is also the oldest index measuring BM&F Bovespa companies.
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Rebalancing of the Ibovespa happens quarterly to ensure its efficient representation of the trade and commerce environment in Brazil. In order for a company to become eligible for inclusion as an Ibovespa component, it must have been listed and traded on the BM&F Bovespa for not less than a calendar year prior to a particular rebalancing period. Also, more than 80% of its shares must be traded on the BM&F Bovespa to guarantee compelling activity.
The Ibovespa uses a base value of 100 points, which has a base date of January 2, 1968.
The Ibovespa had hit its all-time low of 0 in January 1972. On May 20, 2008, it had hit its all-time high of 73,516 points, which was primarily driven by a positive inflation outlook that caused major industries to surge. Nine days later, the Ibovespa had an intraday high of 73,920 points.
Investors must take advantage of the growth of the South American economy by investing on BM&F Bovespa stocks, especially if they are looking for meaningful long-term returns. Investors turn their attention to the Valid SoluÃ§Ãµes S.A. equities.
Another recent and important Valid SoluÃ§Ãµes S.A. (BVMF:VLID3) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “Valid USA Continues Growth with Acquisition of Marketing Software Company – PR Newswire” on June 15, 2015.
Valid Solu????es e Servi??os de Seguran??a em Meios de Pagamento e Identifica????o S.A. provides security paper printing services for payment and mobile solutions, identity solutions, digital marketing, and digital certification worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.39 billion. It operates in four divisions: Means of payment, Identification, Telecom, and Digital certification The firm offers various solutions, such as cards; Mobile Signer and Authenticator, a tool with legal recognition used to sign and authenticate electronic file documents, and allow accesses using digital certificates; secure socket layer and code signing digital certificates; digital certificates for the financial market; and certifying agency, data driven, and document dematerialization/multichannel solutions. It has a 24.02 P/E ratio. The Company’s solutions also include electronic printing, EMV Tokenization, eReach, Host Card Emulation, surgical instruments identification, inventory management and logistics, machine-to-machine, electronic content management, mobile ID, mobile wallet and customization, official identification documents, traceability, Valid secure services hub, and Wear??n??Pay solutions; a line of ICP-Brasil digital certificates for individuals and legal entities; and mioSIM, a SIM solution for the telecommunication industry.