Shares of Cosan Ltd. (NYSE:CZZ) were up 1.9% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as high as $6.45 and last traded at $6.35, with a volume of 481,597 shares. The stock had previously closed at $6.23.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on CZZ shares. TheStreet raised shares of Cosan from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, April 15th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Cosan from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 5th.

The stock has a market capitalization of $1.72 billion and a P/E ratio of 10.08. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $6.00 and its 200 day moving average is $4.56.

Several institutional investors recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. California Public Employees Retirement System raised its position in Cosan by 16.5% in the fourth quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 661,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,442,000 after buying an additional 93,800 shares during the period. Oxford Asset Management raised its position in Cosan by 1,275.5% in the fourth quarter. Oxford Asset Management now owns 925,641 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,385,000 after buying an additional 858,347 shares during the period. Finally, BHF Kleinwort Benson Group S.A. bought a new position in Cosan during the fourth quarter worth $8,606,000.

Cosan Ltd (Cosan) is a holding company. The Company operates through its subsidiaries: Cosan SA Industria e Comercio (Cosan SA) and Cosan Logistica SA (Cosan Log). The Company operates in segments: Raizen Energia SA (Raizen Energia), Raizen Combustiveis SA (Raizen Combustiveis), Companhia de Gas de Sao Paulo COMGAS (COMGAS), Cosan Log, Radar Propriedades Agricolas SA (Radar) and Lubricants.

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