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NYSE:VRS - Verso Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.60 (-5.07 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 02:27 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $11.23
50-Day Range
MA: $15.50
52-Week Range
Now: $11.23
Volume272,388 shs
Average Volume443,447 shs
Market Capitalization$395.07 million
P/E Ratio4.17
Dividend YieldN/A
Verso Corporation produces and sells coated papers in North America. It operates through two segments, Paper and Pulp. The company offers coated freesheet and coated groundwood, specialty, packaging, inkjet and digital, supercalendered, and uncoated freesheet papers; and bleached and unbleached market kraft pulp to manufacture printing, writing, and tissue products. Its paper products are used primarily in media and marketing applications, including catalogs, magazines, and commercial printing applications, such as high-end advertising brochures, annual reports, and direct-mail advertising; and specialty applications comprising flexible packaging, and label and converting. The company was formerly known as Verso Paper Corp. and changed its name to Verso Corporation in January 2015. Verso Corporation was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Miamisburg, Ohio.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paper mills
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.44 billion
Cash Flow$4.84 per share
Book Value$29.19 per share


Net Income$96 million


Market Cap$395.07 million
Next Earnings Date5/13/2020 (Estimated)

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Verso (NYSE:VRS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Verso's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Verso's stock was trading at $13.24 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VRS shares have decreased by 15.2% and is now trading at $11.23. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Verso?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verso in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Strong Buy." View analyst ratings for Verso.

When is Verso's next earnings date?

Verso is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 13th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Verso.

How were Verso's earnings last quarter?

Verso Corp (NYSE:VRS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 27th. The basic materials company reported $1.12 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.12. The basic materials company earned $587 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $605.24 million. Verso had a return on equity of 12.29% and a net margin of 3.93%. View Verso's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for VRS?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Verso's stock. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $35.00. On average, they anticipate Verso's share price to reach $29.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 162.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Verso.

Has Verso been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about VRS stock has trended extremely negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Verso earned a media sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutVerso.

Are investors shorting Verso?

Verso saw a decrease in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 1,738,200 shares, a decrease of 9.0% from the February 27th total of 1,910,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 298,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.8 days. Currently, 5.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Verso's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Verso's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Verso own?

Who are Verso's key executives?

Verso's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Allen James Campbell, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Kenneth D. Sawyer, Sr. VP of HR & Communications (Age 63)
  • Mr. Adam St. John, Sr. VP of Manufacturing (Age 55)
  • Mr. Michael A. Weinhold, Pres of Graphic & Specialty Papers (Age 54)
  • Mr. Leslie T. Lederer, Interim Chief Exec. Officer (Age 70)

What is Verso's stock symbol?

Verso trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VRS."

Who are Verso's major shareholders?

Verso's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Royce & Associates LP (6.11%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.31%), State Street Corp (2.10%), Oaktree Capital Management LP (1.95%), Redwood Capital Management LLC (1.84%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.64%). Company insiders that own Verso stock include Allen James Campbell and Jeffrey E Kirt. View institutional ownership trends for Verso.

Which major investors are selling Verso stock?

VRS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oaktree Capital Management LP, Redwood Capital Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Donald Smith & CO. Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Acadian Asset Management LLC, and Prudential Financial Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity for Verso.

Which major investors are buying Verso stock?

VRS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, Voss Capital LLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Marshall Wace North America L.P., Mackay Shields LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Marshall Wace LLP, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Verso stock in the last two years include Allen James Campbell, and Jeffrey E Kirt. View insider buying and selling activity for Verso.

How do I buy shares of Verso?

Shares of VRS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Verso's stock price today?

One share of VRS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.23.

How big of a company is Verso?

Verso has a market capitalization of $395.07 million and generates $2.44 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $96 million in net income (profit) each year or ($0.19) on an earnings per share basis. Verso employs 3,700 workers across the globe. View additional information about Verso.

What is Verso's official website?

The official website for Verso is http://www.versoco.com/.

How can I contact Verso?

Verso's mailing address is 8540 GANDER CREEK DRIVE, MIAMISBURG OH, 45342. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 877-855-7243 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Verso (NYSE VRS)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  210 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  226 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  436
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Verso and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VRS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VRS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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