NYSE:VRS - Verso Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$20.02 -0.08 (-0.40 %)
(As of 05/25/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$20.11
Today's Range$19.63 - $20.11
52-Week Range$3.17 - $21.12
Volume7,924 shs
Average Volume326,165 shs
Market Capitalization$687.36 million
P/E Ratio-26.68
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.33

About Verso (NYSE:VRS)

Verso logoVerso 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, inkjet and digital, supercalendered, and uncoated freesheet papers; and northern bleached hardwood Kraft pulp to manufacture printing, writing, and specialty paper grades, as well as to manufacture 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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:VRS
CUSIPN/A
Phone877-855-7243

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.25
Current Ratio1.95
Quick Ratio0.74

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-26.68
Forward P/E Ratio20.43
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.46 billion
Price / Sales0.28
Cash Flow$2.86 per share
Price / Cash7.00
Book Value$21.65 per share
Price / Book0.92

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.75)
Net Income$-30,000,000.00
Net Margins-0.44%
Return on Equity-0.74%
Return on Assets-0.25%

Miscellaneous

Employees4,200
Outstanding Shares34,450,000

Verso (NYSE:VRS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Verso's stock symbol?

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

How were Verso's earnings last quarter?

Verso Co. (NYSE:VRS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 9th. The basic materials company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.57. The basic materials company earned $639 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $628.16 million. Verso had a negative net margin of 0.44% and a negative return on equity of 0.74%. View Verso's Earnings History.

When is Verso's next earnings date?

Verso is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Verso.

What price target have analysts set for VRS?

2 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Verso's shares. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Verso's share price to reach $28.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Verso.

Who are some of Verso's key competitors?

Who are Verso's key executives?

Verso's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Allen James Campbell, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael A. Weinhold, Pres of Graphic Papers (Age 53)
  • Mr. B. Christopher DiSantis, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 46)
  • Mr. Kenneth D. Sawyer, Sr. VP of HR & Communications (Age 62)
  • Mr. Adam St. John, Sr. VP of Manufacturing (Age 54)

Has Verso been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about VRS stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Verso earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.16 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are Verso's major shareholders?

Verso's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.93%), Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (4.89%), Millennium Management LLC (4.84%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.51%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.83%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.40%). Company insiders that own Verso stock include Allen James Campbell, Mudrick Capital Management, L and Robert M Amen. 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 Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Aegis Financial Corp, Engineers Gate Manager LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, Wells Fargo & Company MN, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and Citigroup Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Verso.

Which major investors are buying Verso stock?

VRS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Hennessy Advisors Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Mackay Shields LLC and ClariVest Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Verso's stock price today?

One share of VRS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.04.

How big of a company is Verso?

Verso has a market capitalization of $687.36 million and generates $2.46 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $-30,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.75) on an earnings per share basis. Verso employs 4,200 workers across the globe.

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 (VRS)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  116 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  125 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  241
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.

Analyst Ratings

Verso (NYSE:VRS) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
2 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Verso in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $28.00, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 39.86%. The high price target for VRS is $30.00 and the low price target for VRS is $26.00. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyStrong Buy
Consensus Rating Score: 3.003.003.003.50
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $28.00$27.00$21.00$15.50
Price Target Upside: 39.86% upside54.82% upside25.22% upside71.46% upside

Verso (NYSE:VRS) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Verso (NYSE:VRS)

Verso (NYSE:VRS) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/10/2018B. RileySet Price TargetBuy$26.00LowView Rating Details
3/9/2018BWS FinancialBoost Price TargetBuy$30.00LowView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2016 forward)

Earnings

Verso (NYSE:VRS) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Verso (NYSE:VRS)

Verso (NYSE:VRS) Earnings Estimates

2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.70
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20182$0.12$1.18$0.65
Q2 20182$0.07$0.90$0.49
Q3 20182$0.44$1.36$0.90
Q4 20182$0.50$0.83$0.67

Verso (NYSE VRS) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/8/2018        
5/9/2018Q1 2018$0.60$0.03$628.16 million$639.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/8/2018Q4 2017$0.77$1.04$639.95 million$639.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/14/2017Q3 2017$0.39$0.24$632.65 million$621.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2017Q2 2017($1.03)($1.42)$579.52 million$585.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/18/2017Q1 2017($0.61)($0.61)$615.50 million$616.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/17/2017Q4 2016$0.38$0.40$638.40 million$646.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/15/2016Q2 2016($0.17)$630.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/11/2015Q215($0.62)ViewListenView Earnings Details
3/6/2015Q414($0.61)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/14/2014($0.64)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114($1.30)$333.20 million$299.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313($0.18)$368.00 million$374.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013($0.74)$365.26 million$330.39 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2012Q312($0.05)($0.23)$435.00 million$373.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Verso (NYSE:VRS) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Verso (NYSE VRS) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.99%
Insider Trading History for Verso (NYSE:VRS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Verso (NYSE:VRS)

Verso (NYSE VRS) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
2/26/2018Mudrick Capital Management, L.Major ShareholderSell100,000$17.32$1,732,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2018Mudrick Capital Management, L.Major ShareholderSell100,000$17.29$1,729,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2018Mudrick Capital Management, L.Major ShareholderSell347,573$17.35$6,030,391.55View SEC Filing  
2/16/2018Mudrick Capital Management, L.Major ShareholderSell60,000$17.15$1,029,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/12/2018Mudrick Capital Management, L.Major ShareholderSell50,000$16.43$821,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2018Mudrick Capital Management, L.Major ShareholderSell125,000$16.91$2,113,750.00View SEC Filing  
1/5/2018Mudrick Capital Management, L.Major ShareholderSell798,849$16.74$13,372,732.26View SEC Filing  
1/3/2018Mudrick Capital Management, L.Major ShareholderSell312,746$16.63$5,200,965.98View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Robert M. AmenDirectorSell2,636$5.35$14,102.60View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016Allen James CampbellCFOBuy15,000$6.09$91,350.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Peter H KesserSVPBuy70,000$1.01$70,700.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014Michael A WeinholdSVPBuy10,000$2.21$22,100.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014Robert P MundyCFOBuy10,000$2.05$20,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2012Peter H KesserSVPBuy20,000$1.08$21,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2012Michael A WeinholdSVPBuy12,800$1.97$25,216.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2012Robert P MundyCFOBuy19,700$1.80$35,460.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2012Michael A WeinholdSVPBuy6,000$1.64$9,840.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2012Peter H KesserSVPBuy8,510$1.50$12,765.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Verso (NYSE VRS) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Verso (VRS) & P H Glatfelter (GLT) Critical AnalysisVerso (VRS) & P H Glatfelter (GLT) Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 21 at 7:14 PM
Verso Co. (VRS) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $626.84 MillionVerso Co. (VRS) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $626.84 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 4:43 AM
FY2018 EPS Estimates for Verso Co. (VRS) Increased by B. RileyFY2018 EPS Estimates for Verso Co. (VRS) Increased by B. Riley
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 3:17 AM
Q3 2018 EPS Estimates for Verso Co. (VRS) Increased by AnalystQ3 2018 EPS Estimates for Verso Co. (VRS) Increased by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 2:52 AM
Comparing Verso (VRS) & UPM (UPMKY)Comparing Verso (VRS) & UPM (UPMKY)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 7:19 PM
Verso Co. (VRS) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.49 Per ShareVerso Co. (VRS) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.49 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 5:37 AM
 Verso Co. (VRS) Given Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages Verso Co. (VRS) Given Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 3:30 AM
Q2 2018 EPS Estimates for Verso Co. (VRS) Cut by AnalystQ2 2018 EPS Estimates for Verso Co. (VRS) Cut by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 8:27 AM
Verso (VRS) Given a $26.00 Price Target at B. RileyVerso (VRS) Given a $26.00 Price Target at B. Riley
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 5:37 PM
Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Verso (VRS) to "Hold"Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Verso (VRS) to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 3:06 PM
Verso Paper (VRS) Reports Q1 Revenues Below Estimates; Offers Q2 Revenue Mid-Point Outlook Above ConsensusVerso Paper (VRS) Reports Q1 Revenues Below Estimates; Offers Q2 Revenue Mid-Point Outlook Above Consensus
www.streetinsider.com - May 10 at 9:39 AM
Edited Transcript of VRS earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-18 1:00pm GMTEdited Transcript of VRS earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-18 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 9:39 AM
Verso (VRS) Issues Quarterly  Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.63 EPSVerso (VRS) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.63 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 12:50 AM
Verso Corporation 2018 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call SlidesVerso Corporation 2018 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - May 9 at 4:33 PM
Versos (VRS) CEO Chris DiSantis on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptVerso's (VRS) CEO Chris DiSantis on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 9 at 4:33 PM
BRIEF-Verso Reports Q1 Sales Of $639 MillionBRIEF-Verso Reports Q1 Sales Of $639 Million
www.reuters.com - May 9 at 9:29 AM
Verso Corporation Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial ResultsVerso Corporation Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 9:28 AM
Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Continues Investigation on Behalf of Verso Corporation Investors (VRS)Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Continues Investigation on Behalf of Verso Corporation Investors (VRS)
finance.yahoo.com - May 7 at 4:39 PM
These are the 3 highest-paid executives at Dayton-based VersoThese are the 3 highest-paid executives at Dayton-based Verso
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 4:27 PM
Verso (VRS) Scheduled to Post Earnings on WednesdayVerso (VRS) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 10:46 AM
Verso Announces First Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call and WebcastVerso Announces First Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 4:33 PM
Verso (VRS) Upgraded at ValuEngineVerso (VRS) Upgraded at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 2:02 PM
Form 10-K/A Verso Corp For: Dec 31Form 10-K/A Verso Corp For: Dec 31
www.streetinsider.com - May 1 at 9:26 AM
Domtar (UFS) vs. Verso (VRS) Head-To-Head ComparisonDomtar (UFS) vs. Verso (VRS) Head-To-Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 7:20 PM
 Analysts Set $27.00 Target Price for Verso Co. (VRS) Analysts Set $27.00 Target Price for Verso Co. (VRS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 5:20 PM
Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Verso Co. (VRS) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $628.16 MillionZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Verso Co. (VRS) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $628.16 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 2:18 AM
Comparing Neenah (NP) & Verso (VRS)Comparing Neenah (NP) & Verso (VRS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 11:22 PM
 Analysts Expect Verso Co. (VRS) to Announce $0.61 Earnings Per Share Analysts Expect Verso Co. (VRS) to Announce $0.61 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 7:21 PM
Verso (VRS) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment ResearchVerso (VRS) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 1:19 PM
Verso (VRS) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment ResearchVerso (VRS) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 1:54 PM
Verso (VRS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to HoldVerso (VRS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 1:35 PM
Zacks: Verso Co. (VRS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Strong Buy" by AnalystsZacks: Verso Co. (VRS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Strong Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 11:29 AM
Verso - Please Save Us From All The Money!Verso - Please Save Us From All The Money!
seekingalpha.com - April 9 at 4:27 PM
$628.16 Million in Sales Expected for Verso Co. (VRS) This Quarter$628.16 Million in Sales Expected for Verso Co. (VRS) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 2:02 AM
Verso Co. (VRS) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.61 Per ShareVerso Co. (VRS) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.61 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 7:10 PM
Analyzing Verso (VRS) & Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM)Analyzing Verso (VRS) & Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 7:21 PM
Verso (VRS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by B. RileyVerso (VRS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by B. Riley
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 6:06 PM
Verso (VRS) & Its Rivals Head to Head AnalysisVerso (VRS) & Its Rivals Head to Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 10:18 AM
Brokerages Anticipate Verso Co. (VRS) to Announce $0.61 Earnings Per ShareBrokerages Anticipate Verso Co. (VRS) to Announce $0.61 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 11:36 AM
B. Riley Analysts Give Verso (VRS) a $20.00 Price TargetB. Riley Analysts Give Verso (VRS) a $20.00 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 8:34 PM
Zacks.com highlights: Verso, Covenant Transportation Group, Darling Ingredients, Ingles Markets and ExelonZacks.com highlights: Verso, Covenant Transportation Group, Darling Ingredients, Ingles Markets and Exelon
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 9:51 AM
What does Verso Corporation’s (NYSE:VRS) Balance Sheet Tell Us About Its Future?What does Verso Corporation’s (NYSE:VRS) Balance Sheet Tell Us About Its Future?
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 9:51 AM
Verso (VRS) and Svenska Cellulosa SCA (SVCBY) Critical AnalysisVerso (VRS) and Svenska Cellulosa SCA (SVCBY) Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 11:13 PM
Dayton-based paper company records $30M loss in 2017Dayton-based paper company records $30M loss in 2017
finance.yahoo.com - March 26 at 4:21 PM
Verso (VRS) vs. The Competition Financial ContrastVerso (VRS) vs. The Competition Financial Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 1:16 AM
Analyzing Verso (VRS) & Its CompetitorsAnalyzing Verso (VRS) & Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 5:22 PM
 Verso Co. (VRS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Strong Buy" from Analysts Verso Co. (VRS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Strong Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 3:33 AM
Verso (VRS) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" by Zacks Investment ResearchVerso (VRS) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 4:00 PM
KapStone Paper and Packaging (KS) and Verso (VRS) Financial AnalysisKapStone Paper and Packaging (KS) and Verso (VRS) Financial Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 10:40 AM
Reviewing Verso (VRS) & Its PeersReviewing Verso (VRS) & Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 5:14 PM

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