Financial Physics
Research Report on Companhia Vale do Rio Doce

Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, is a diversified metals and mining company. It is a producer and exporter of iron ore and pellets and a producer of nickel. It also produces copper, manganese, ferroalloys, bauxite, precious metals, cobalt, kaolin, potash and other products. It is engaged in mineral exploration efforts in 19 countries worldwide. It operates logistics systems in Brazil, including railroads, maritime terminals and ports that are integrated with its mining operations. Directly and through affiliates and joint ventures, it has investments in the aluminum, coal, energy and steel businesses. In October 2006, it acquired a 75.66% interest in Inco Limited. In January 2007, it sold all its shares in Siderar-S.A.I.C. In February 2007, it acquired AMCI Holdings Australia Pty. In June 2007, it divested its calcium silicon alloy unit in the city of Sao Joao Del Rei in the state of Minas Gerais, and its cored wire unit in the city of Dunkerque in France to Wellgate.

Research Report on Companhia Vale do Rio Doce Fundamentals
Year Revenue Net Income EPS P/E Share Price Net Margin Return on Equity
2001 3,990 1,287 0.84   0.00 32.26% 33.69%
2002 4,123 680 0.15 15 2.25 16.49% 21.92%
2003 5,350 1,548 0.34 8.6 2.92 28.93% 49.84%
2004 8,066 2,573 0.56 8.7 4.87 31.90% 51.23%
2005 12,792 4,841 1.05 8.2 8.61 37.84% 60.35%
2006 19,651 6,528 1.35 8.9 12.02 33.22% 52.65%
2007       10.2 0.00    

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