Headlines about Fibria Celulose (NYSE:FBR) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Fibria Celulose earned a media sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 44.9501949305621 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

A number of research firms recently commented on FBR. Goldman Sachs Group reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $15.00 target price on shares of Fibria Celulose in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Zacks Investment Research cut Fibria Celulose from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. ValuEngine raised Fibria Celulose from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. Credit Suisse Group reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Fibria Celulose in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Finally, Santander cut Fibria Celulose from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Fibria Celulose currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $14.17.

Shares of Fibria Celulose (NYSE:FBR) traded up $0.24 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $15.69. The stock had a trading volume of 1,073,409 shares, compared to its average volume of 845,999. Fibria Celulose has a 52-week low of $7.98 and a 52-week high of $17.21. The company has a market capitalization of $8,691.24, a PE ratio of 38.27 and a beta of -0.11. The company has a quick ratio of 1.55, a current ratio of 1.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.20.

Fibria Celulose (NYSE:FBR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The basic materials company reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.01. Fibria Celulose had a return on equity of 5.30% and a net margin of 7.21%. research analysts expect that Fibria Celulose will post 1.38 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Fibria Celulose Company Profile

Fibria Celulose SA (Fibria) is a forestry company, which is engaged in the production of eucalyptus pulp. The Company is engaged in the production and sale of short fiber pulp from its pulp production facilities located in the cities of Aracruz (State of Espirito Santo), Tres Lagoas (State of Mato Grosso do Sul), Jacarei (State of Sao Paulo) and Eunapolis (State of Bahia).

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