Cosan (NYSE:CZZ) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds

News headlines about Cosan (NYSE:CZZ) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty 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. Cosan earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.5489742797318 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Shares of Cosan (CZZ) traded down $0.08 on Wednesday, reaching $11.21. 697,188 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,180,000. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,040.00, a P/E ratio of 17.52, a P/E/G ratio of 0.21 and a beta of 2.30. Cosan has a 1-year low of $5.63 and a 1-year high of $11.89. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.25, a current ratio of 1.44 and a quick ratio of 1.37.

CZZ has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Cosan from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. UBS Group downgraded shares of Cosan from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, February 8th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered shares of Cosan from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and increased their target price for the stock from $10.00 to $13.00 in a research report on Tuesday, February 20th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Cosan currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $12.50.

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About Cosan

Cosan Limited (Cosan) is a holding company. The Company’s segments include Raizen Energia, Raizen Combustiveis, COMGAS, Cosan Logistica, Lubricants and Other business. The Company’s other business include other investments, in addition to the corporate activities. The Company offers Logistics services, including transportation, port loading and storage of sugar, leasing or lending of locomotives, wagons and other railway equipment, through its subsidiaries Rumo Logistica Operadora Multimodal SA (Rumo), logistic segment (Logistic).

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