MeadWestvaco Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:MWV)

About MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE:MWV)

MeadWestvaco Corp. logoMeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) is a global packaging company. The company's segments include Food & Beverage, Home, Health & Beauty, Industrial, Specialty Chemicals, and Community Development and Land Management. The Food & Beverage segment produces packaging materials, and designs and produces packaging solutions for the food, food service, beverage, dairy, tobacco end markets and paperboard for commercial printing. The Home, Health & Beauty segment offers packaging solutions for the personal care, fragrance, home care, lawn and garden, prescription drug and healthcare end markets. The Industrial segment designs and produces corrugated packaging solutions, for produce, meat, consumer products and bulk goods. The Specialty Chemicals segment manufactures, markets and distributes specialty chemicals. The Community Development and Land Management segment is responsible for maximizing the value of its 94,000 development acres in the Charleston, South Carolina region.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Paper Packaging - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Paper Packaging
  • Symbol: NYSE:MWV
  • CUSIP: 58333410
  • Web:
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $49.73
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $49.00
  • 52 Week Range: $37.28 - $55.15
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.95
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Net Margins: 2.42%
  • Return on Equity: 3.90%
  • Return on Assets: 1.34%
  • Average Volume: 1.49 million shs.
Frequently Asked Questions for MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE:MWV)

What is MeadWestvaco Corp.'s stock symbol?

MeadWestvaco Corp. trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MWV."

How were MeadWestvaco Corp.'s earnings last quarter?

MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE:MWV) announced its earnings results on Monday, January, 26th. The company reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.01. The company earned $1.37 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.36 billion. MeadWestvaco Corp. had a return on equity of 3.90% and a net margin of 2.42%. The company's revenue was up 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.29 earnings per share. View MeadWestvaco Corp.'s Earnings History.

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How do I buy MeadWestvaco Corp. stock?

Shares of MeadWestvaco 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 MeadWestvaco Corp.'s stock price today?

One share of MeadWestvaco Corp. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.30.

MarketBeat Community Rating for MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE MWV)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  91 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  110 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  201
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about MeadWestvaco 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 MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE:MWV) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE:MWV)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/3/2015BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/29/2015 forward)


Earnings History for MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE:MWV)
Earnings by Quarter for MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE:MWV)
Earnings History by Quarter for MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE MWV)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/29/2015Q115$0.27$0.27$1.33 billion$1.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/26/2015Q414$0.45$0.46$1.36 billion$1.37 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314$0.54$0.63$1.44 billion$1.47 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.50$0.53$1.45 billion$1.47 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.23$0.23$1.36 billion$1.32 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q413$0.24$0.29$1.32 billion$1.32 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$0.51$0.49$1.46 billion$1.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q2 2013$0.28$0.37$1.45 billion$1.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.23$0.16$1.36 billion$1.34 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q4 2012$0.18$0.07$1.33 billion$1.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2012$0.39$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.39$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.24$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$0.28$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.65$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.54$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.23$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$0.39$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE:MWV)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.81 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.20 EPS


Current Dividend Information for MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE:MWV)
Most Recent Dividend:5/26/2015
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
0.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE:MWV)

Dividend History by Quarter for MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE MWV)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE:MWV)
Insider Trades by Quarter for MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE:MWV)
Insider Trades by Quarter for MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE:MWV)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/13/2014Robert E BirkenholzVPSell1,200$44.47$53,364.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2014Donna O CoxVPSell7,590$41.19$312,632.10View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Robert BirkenholzVPSell1,658$39.49$65,474.42View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013Douglas S LukeDirectorSell1,489$38.93$57,966.77View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE:MWV)
Latest Headlines for MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE:MWV)
DateHeadline logoCritical Survey: MeadWestvaco Corp. (MWV) vs. Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) - July 16 at 10:34 AM logoAnalyzing Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) and MeadWestvaco Corp. (MWV) - June 20 at 7:26 AM logoContrasting Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) and MeadWestvaco Corp. (MWV) - June 19 at 12:05 AM logoCritical Survey: KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (KS) and MeadWestvaco Corp. (MWV) - June 17 at 8:48 AM logoContrasting MeadWestvaco Corp. (MWV) & Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) - June 14 at 7:50 AM logoComparing MeadWestvaco Corp. (MWV) & Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) - June 12 at 4:50 PM logoFinalists - CFO of the Year Awards - Public Company - May 28 at 12:05 AM logoStocks Narrowly Mixed Going Into Last Hour - April 7 at 11:23 AM logoMeadWestvaco Up on Q4 Earnings Beat, Merger with Rock-Tenn - Analyst Blog - April 7 at 11:23 AM logoCan MeadWestVaco keep up the cash flow? - April 7 at 11:23 AM logoMeadWestvaco to spin off its specialty chemicals business - April 7 at 11:23 AM logoExploring MeadWestvaco’s packaging business - April 7 at 11:23 AM logoMeadWestvaco and RockTenn: The making of a packaging giant - April 7 at 11:23 AM logoPCA Builds On Key Buy As Packaging Industry Prospects Heat - April 7 at 11:23 AM logoWestRock Company -- Moody's assigns Baa3 issuer rating to WestRock; stable outlook - April 7 at 11:23 AM logoIngevity: This Spinoff Should Be Spun Off - April 3 at 6:00 PM logoGlobal Plastic Food Container Market 2017-2021 - March 31 at 9:24 AM logoEU mergers and takeovers (April 1) - February 24 at 4:06 PM logoWestRock Co. leaving Norcross campus for Perimeter, MARTA - February 18 at 11:22 AM logoPharmaceutical Packaging Market Expected to Reach $104,882 Million by 2022, Globally - Allied Market Research - February 1 at 12:40 AM logoWestRock Reports Solid Results in Fiscal 2017 First Quarter - January 24 at 6:46 AM logoIngevity names Michael P. Smith as executive vice president and president, Performance Chemicals, strategy and business development - January 13 at 8:01 PM



MeadWestvaco Corp. (MWV) Chart for Saturday, July, 29, 2017

This page was last updated on 7/29/2017 by Staff