Assume a major political crisis racks Brazil, first affecting the value of the Brazilian reais and, subsequently, inducing an economic recession within the country. What would be the impact on Americo's consolidated EPS if the Brazilian reais were to fall in value to R$3.00/$, with all other earnings and exchange rates remaining the same?
Americo is a U.S.-based multinational manufacturing firm, with wholly owned subsidiaries in Brazil, Germany, and China, in addition to domestic operations in the United States. Americo is traded on the NASDAQ. Americo currently has 650,000 shares outstanding. The basic operating characteristics of the various business units are as follows:

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