CORRECTED-Brazil's Fibria tops forecasts with surging 2nd qtr profit
(Corrects year-earlier result)
SAO PAULO, July 23 (Reuters) - Brazil's Fibria Celulose SA , the world's largest wood pulp producer, said on Wednesday that profit rose sharply to 631 million reais ($285.5 million) in the second quarter from a loss of 593 million reais a year earlier.
Fibria's net income beat an average estimate of 547 million reais in a Reuters survey of analysts.
Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, a gauge of operating profit known as EBITDA, slipped 8 percent to 594 million reais, excluding one-time tax benefits, above an average estimate of 588 million reais.
($1 = 2.21 Brazilian reais) (Reporting by Brad Haynes)
© Thomson Reuters 2016 All rights reserved.