Commonwealth Bank of Australia lessened its position in shares of Fibria Celulose SA (NYSE:FBR) by 57.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 45,043 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 61,600 shares during the quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s holdings in Fibria Celulose were worth $833,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp bought a new stake in shares of Fibria Celulose in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $4,051,000. Banco BTG Pactual S.A. bought a new stake in shares of Fibria Celulose in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $2,036,000. Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC bought a new stake in shares of Fibria Celulose in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $257,000. Bailard Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Fibria Celulose in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $372,000. Finally, Thomas White International Ltd. lifted its stake in shares of Fibria Celulose by 9.0% in the 1st quarter. Thomas White International Ltd. now owns 193,082 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $3,765,000 after purchasing an additional 15,947 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 6.94% of the company’s stock.

Shares of FBR stock opened at $18.45 on Thursday. Fibria Celulose SA has a 52-week low of $12.20 and a 52-week high of $22.05. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.28, a current ratio of 2.39 and a quick ratio of 1.89. The company has a market cap of $10.32 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.19 and a beta of -0.10.

Fibria Celulose (NYSE:FBR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 23rd. The basic materials company reported ($0.11) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.13) by $0.02. Fibria Celulose had a return on equity of 9.97% and a net margin of 9.81%. The firm had revenue of $1.32 billion during the quarter. research analysts expect that Fibria Celulose SA will post 1.74 EPS for the current year.

FBR has been the subject of several analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered Fibria Celulose from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered Fibria Celulose from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 12th. Finally, FBR & Co lowered Fibria Celulose from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and nine have assigned a hold rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $19.08.

Fibria Celulose Company Profile

Fibria Celulose SA produces, sells, and exports short fiber pulp in Brazil and internationally. It manufactures and sells bleached eucalyptus kraft pulp. The company has approximately 1,056,000 hectares of forest base in the states of São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Espírito Santo, Mato Grosso do Sul, and Bahia.

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