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After spending most of the past year at a three- and four-star rank in CAPS, enough top-performing CAPS members have turned bullish on Cosan
Similar to the spike in corn prices last summer, weather conditions in Brazil and India, the world's two largest sugar-producing countries, has helped push sugar prices to highs not seen in decades. The squeeze has boosted shares of Brazil-based Cosan and other sugar producers such as Imperial Sugar
Higher sugar and ethanol sales volumes and gains on derivatives helped Cosan book record profits in its recent quarter. It's also benefiting from new operations from a fuel distribution business it picked up from ExxonMobil
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