Brazil's Fibria posts net loss of 359 mln reais

miércoles 22 de octubre de 2014 06:22 GYT

SAO PAULO Oct 22 (Reuters) - Brazil's Fibria Celulose SA, , the world's largest producer of eucalyptus pulp, reported a third-quarter net loss of 359 million reais ($145 million) on Wednesday, compared with a profit of 57 million reais a year earlier.

The quarterly loss was smaller than the average estimate of 600 million reais in a Reuters survey of four analysts.

Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, fell 24 percent to 562 million reais, slightly below the average estimate of 583 million reais.

($1 = 2.48 Brazilian reais) (Reporting by Brad Haynes and Alberto Alerigi Jr. Editing by W Simon)