Research on Fiberia Celulose and International Paper: Paper & Paper Products
Industry Goes Environment Friendly
LONDON, February 14, 2013
LONDON, February 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Paper & Paper Products industry is going through a paradigm shift. The growing
trend towards digital aids reduced the demand for paper, putting pressure on
companies. The industry is also dealing with issues like carbon emissions and
green solutions. Fiberia Celulose SA (NYSE: FBR) is seeking to come up with
new processes and products to provide eco-friendly solutions to its customers.
However, the industry also shows demand stabilization. International Paper Co.
(NYSE: IP) announced good results, beating consensus estimates. With growing
awareness about global environment, the industry is expected to bring new
innovations to the table, in order to survive. StockCall has posted free
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Fibria Celulose Expands in International Markets
Fibria Celulose reported significant increase in its revenue for the fourth
quarter of the year. At $904.8 million its revenue grew 21 percent from the
previous year's quarterly figure of $750.6 million. The company also
underscored its progress by reporting 6 cents per share in net income, beating
consensus estimates for EPS at 5 cents. Fibria Celulose also improved its
efficiency as its gross margin, operating margin and net margin improved from
the corresponding quarter of last year. Fiberia Celulose SA technical report
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The impact of good results is clearly visible on the stock price. Fibria
Celulose is also taking steps to turn itself into a leaner organization. It is
getting rid of non-core assets and recently sold parcels of land. Fibria
Celulose is seeing a revival in pulp demand and is experiencing secular growth
spanning from North American, European and Asian markets. While the company
derives most of its revenue from European markets, it is also looking to
enhance its foothold in emerging Asian markets.
Fibria Celulose is diversifying its product portfolio to provide
environment-friendly solutions for packaging. The company recently inked a
deal with a biomass fuel maker in the U.S. The deal will help FBR to reduce
its carbon emission. The company is one of the best performing outfits in this
industrial sector. The stock grew 33 percent in the last 12 months and thanks
to its bright prospects, still has decent upside left.
International Paper Reports Good Q4 Numbers
International Paper stock is in positive momentum as it hit its new 52-week
high. The company reported its fourth quarter results in January and posted
higher revenue. Its net income for the quarter stood at $235 million, down 16
percent. However, its revenue for the quarter was at $7.1 billion. For the
full financial year, the net income and revenue was reported at $794 million
and $27.8 billion respectively. For its fourth quarter results, the company
beat consensus estimates. Download the free report on International Paper Co.
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International Paper attributed its good figures to its efficient operations
and synergies obtained from Temple Inland acquisition. The company is taking
various steps to improve its margins and profitability. International Paper is
embarking upon the expansion of its business at its Memphis headquarters.
International Paper's stock currently offers 2.87 percent in dividend yield.
However, the company would seek board's approval this year to raise its
dividend further. The stock showed capital appreciation of over 30 percent in
last one year. Coupled with good dividend yield, the stock is an interesting
option for long-term investors.
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