Consumer Goods Stocks Under Scanner -- Fibria Celulose, KapStone Paper and Packaging, Domtar, and Sonoco Products

Oct 06, 2016, 07:37 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, October 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- has its focus on both the Consumer Staples and Consumer Discretionary sectors, which have received a "Market Perform" rating from research firm Charles Schwab on September 29, 2016. Equities under assessment are: Fibria Celulose S.A. (NYSE: FBR), KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. (NYSE: KS), Domtar Corp. (NYSE: UFS), and Sonoco Products Co. (NYSE: SON). You can access of our complimentary research reports on these stocks now at:

Fibria Celulose  

Shares in Sao Paulo, Brazil headquartered Fibria Celulose S.A. ended Wednesday's session at $7.21, rising 1.41%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 853,258 shares. The Company's shares have gained 2.41% in the last one month and 9.08% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 8.11% above its 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Fibria Celulose, which engages in the production, sale, and export of short fiber pulp, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 60.28. Visit us today and download your complete report on FBR for free at:

KapStone Paper and Packaging  

Northbrook, Illinois headquartered KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp.'s stock saw a drop of 3.87%, closing the day at $18.15. A total volume of 2.00 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.31 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 39.83% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 8.28% above its 50-day moving average and 21.31% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of KapStone Paper and Packaging, which manufactures and sells containerboards, corrugated products, and specialty paper products in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 50.47.

On September 21st, 2016, KapStone Paper and Packaging announced that effective January 1st, 2017, Roger Stone is stepping down as KapStone's Chief Executive Officer. Matt Kaplan will assume the responsibilities of the CEO and continue as the Company's President. Randy Nebel will be promoted to Executive Vice President of Integrated Packaging, responsible for both the Company's Mill and Corrugated Container operations.  

On October 03rd, 2016, research firm Bank of America/ Merrill upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Buy'. The complimentary research report on KS can be accessed at:


On Wednesday, shares in Fort Mill, South Carolina-based Domtar Corp. recorded a trading volume of 533,772 shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 515,860 shares. The stock ended the day 0.69% higher at $37.76. The Company's shares have advanced 11.89% in the previous three months and 5.69% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.56% and 5.60%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Domtar, which designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes communication papers, specialty and packaging papers, and absorbent hygiene products in the US, Canada, Europe, Asia, and internationally, have an RSI of 59.54.

On October 3rd, 2016, Domtar announced the completion of the acquisition of Home Delivery Incontinent Supplies Co., pursuant to a definitive agreement announced on August 18th, 2016 for a total cash consideration of $45 million with a possible earn-out payment of up to $10 million.

On October 3rd, 2016, research firm Bank of America/ Merrill upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Underperform' to 'Neutral'. Register for free on and download the PDF research report on UFS at:

Sonoco Products  

Hartsville, South Carolina headquartered Sonoco Products Co.'s stock climbed 0.85%, finishing yesterday's session at $50.93. A total volume of 498,666 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 450,860 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.64% in the previous three months and 27.55% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 9.50%. Additionally, shares of Sonoco Products, which manufactures and sells industrial and consumer packaging products in North and South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia, have an RSI of 42.89.

On October 3rd, 2016, research firm Bank of America/ Merrill downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Underperform'.

On October 5th, 2016, Sonoco announced that it has made a significant investment in its high performance film core production equipment. The investment will enable Sonoco to provide enhanced quality cores for film markets where constantly increasing quality standards are incredibly vital to the integrity of the film. The high performance film markets serviced by these cores include medical films, optical films, window films, photovoltaic applications, battery separator films, packaging films, industrial films and more. Get free access to your research report on SON at:


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