Clearwater Paper Corp Company Profile (NYSE:CLW)

About Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW)

Clearwater Paper Corp logoClearwater Paper Corporation manufactures consumer tissue, away-from-home (AFH) tissue, parent roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the nation. The Company operates through two segments: Consumer Products segment, and Pulp and Paperboard segment. The Company's Consumer Products segment manufactures and sells a line of at-home tissue products, as well as AFH products. The Company's Pulp and Paperboard segment manufactures and markets bleached paperboard for the packaging industry. It is a producer of solid bleach sulfate (SBS) paperboard. The Company is a supplier of private label tissue to a range of retailers and wholesale distributors, including grocery, drug, mass merchants and discount stores. In addition, the Company produces bleached paperboard used by printers and packaging converters, and offers services that include custom sheeting, slitting and cutting.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Pulp Mills
  • Sub-Industry: Paper Products
  • Symbol: NYSE:CLW
  • CUSIP: 18538R10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $730.45 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 16,433,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $46.28
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $47.02
  • 52 Week Range: $42.20 - $68.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.66
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.25
  • P/E Growth: 3.89
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.73 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.42
  • Book Value: $29.43 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.51
  • EBITDA: $167.9 million
  • Net Margins: 0.31%
  • Return on Equity: 1.11%
  • Return on Assets: 0.32%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.18%
  • Current Ratio: 1.16%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.45%
  • Average Volume: 93,434 shs.
  • Beta: 1.05
  • Short Ratio: 2.43

Frequently Asked Questions for Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW)

What is Clearwater Paper Corp's stock symbol?

Clearwater Paper Corp trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CLW."

How were Clearwater Paper Corp's earnings last quarter?

Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 19th. The company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.18. The business had revenue of $426.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $426.87 million. Clearwater Paper Corp had a return on equity of 1.11% and a net margin of 0.31%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.14 earnings per share. View Clearwater Paper Corp's Earnings History.

When will Clearwater Paper Corp make its next earnings announcement?

Clearwater Paper Corp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Clearwater Paper Corp.

Where is Clearwater Paper Corp's stock going? Where will Clearwater Paper Corp's stock price be in 2017?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Clearwater Paper Corp's stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $72.00. On average, they expect Clearwater Paper Corp's stock price to reach $66.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Clearwater Paper Corp.

What are analysts saying about Clearwater Paper Corp stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Clearwater Paper Corp stock:

  • 1. KeyCorp analysts commented, "We are again reducing our estimates for Clearwater Paper (CLW) following its recent negative pre-announcement. We expect some of the pressures that plagued the Company in 3Q17 (pulp and transportation prices are going up and tissue market conditions are quite challenging, among other factors) to persist in 4Q, such that we are significantly reducing our estimates for both quarters. We are reducing our 2018 estimates for the same reason. On our revised estimates, CLW will not be in compliance with its debt covenants beginning in 4Q17. Key Investment Points We are reducing our 3Q17 adj. EBITDA estimate from $43M to $35M and our 4Q17 estimate from $58M to $51M, such that our 2017 estimate is going from $196M to $180M." (10/12/2017)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Clearwater Paper,a standalone company,produces pulp and paperboard at six facilities across the country namely Lewiston, Idaho; Las Vegas, Nev.; Elwood, Ill.; and near McGehee, Ark. The company manufactures quality paperboard, consumer tissue, and wood products.It has direct access to the public capital markets .The company is a premier supplier of private label tissue to major retail grocery chains, and also produces bleached paperboard used by quality-conscious printers and packaging converters. " (10/9/2017)

Who are some of Clearwater Paper Corp's key competitors?

Who are Clearwater Paper Corp's key executives?

Clearwater Paper Corp's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Boh A. Dickey, Lead Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Linda K. Massman, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • John D. Hertz, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance
  • Michael S. Gadd, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Kari G. Moyes, Senior Vice President - Human Resources
  • Patrick T. Burke, Senior Vice President, Group President
  • Beth E. Ford, Independent Director
  • Kevin J. Hunt, Independent Director
  • William D. Larsson, Independent Director
  • John Patrick O'Donnell Ph.D., Independent Director

Who owns Clearwater Paper Corp stock?

Clearwater Paper Corp's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Shell Asset Management Co. (0.21%) and Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.20%). Company insiders that own Clearwater Paper Corp stock include John Hertz and Michael S Gadd. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Clearwater Paper Corp.

Who bought Clearwater Paper Corp stock? Who is buying Clearwater Paper Corp stock?

Clearwater Paper Corp's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Personal Capital Advisors Corp and Shell Asset Management Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Clearwater Paper Corp.

How do I buy Clearwater Paper Corp stock?

Shares of Clearwater Paper Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Clearwater Paper Corp's stock price today?

One share of Clearwater Paper Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $44.45.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE CLW)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  101 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  159 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  260
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Clearwater Paper Corp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $66.00 (48.48% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW)
Price Target History for Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW)
Analysts' Ratings History for Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/19/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/4/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$63.00 -> $60.00LowView Rating Details
4/24/2017Vertical ResearchUpgradeHold -> BuyLowView Rating Details
1/31/2017DA DavidsonUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
7/22/2016Vertical GroupDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
6/22/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageBuy$80.00N/AView Rating Details
6/8/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperform$66.00 -> $75.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW)
Earnings by Quarter for Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW)
Earnings History by Quarter for Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE CLW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/19/2017Q3 2017$0.14$0.32$426.87 million$426.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2017Q2 2017$0.46$0.54$439.33 million$429.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2017Q1 2017$0.84$0.64$433.26 million$437.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2017Q416$0.88$0.82$407.08 million$425.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/20/2016Q316$0.15$0.14$432.47 million$435.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q216$1.15$1.37$437.09 million$436.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.95$1.09$429.08 million$437.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q415$0.95$0.75$419.97 million$431.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$1.15$1.28$446.67 million$442.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.58$0.74$441.82 million$444.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$0.42$0.36$2.48 billion$434.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q414$0.97$0.77$503.50 million$472.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$1.18$1.28$511.40 million$511.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$0.73$0.74$499.66 million$498.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$0.66$0.66$469.46 million$484.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q413$0.74$1.09$475.99 million$470.16 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q313$0.48$0.29$487.70 million$487.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.69$0.51$476.57 million$471.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.57$0.11$465.76 million$460.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2013Q4 2012$0.76$0.84$458.71 million$462.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$0.89$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.89$0.91ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.41$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2012$0.58$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.72$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$1.58$1.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.75$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2011$1.19$1.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20171$1.21$1.21$1.21
Q3 20172$0.37$0.40$0.39
Q4 20171$0.86$0.86$0.86
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.41%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 84.45%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/31/2017Michael S GaddInsiderSell1,546$50.04$77,361.84View SEC Filing  
7/20/2017Michael S GaddInsiderSell877$50.01$43,858.77View SEC Filing  
10/26/2016Michael S GaddInsiderSell5,129$54.82$281,171.78View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016John HertzInsiderSell4,725$62.52$295,407.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016John HertzSVPBuy5,180$38.54$199,637.20View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013Johnathan D HunterVPSell2,101$52.03$109,315.03View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013John HertzSVPBuy4,000$49.35$197,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/3/2013Thomas A ColgroveVPBuy1,750$46.20$80,850.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2012Robert P DevlemingVPBuy2,267$35.09$79,549.03View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW)
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Clearwater Paper Corp (CLW) Chart for Tuesday, October, 24, 2017

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