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NYSE:VRSVerso Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.14 (-1.19 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $11.63
50-Day Range
MA: $13.43
52-Week Range
Now: $11.63
Volume161,072 shs
Average Volume291,712 shs
Market Capitalization$407.63 million
P/E Ratio3.66
Dividend Yield3.44%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.21 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paper mills



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.44 billion
Cash Flow$5.10 per share
Book Value$29.19 per share


Net Income$96 million


Market Cap$407.63 million
Next Earnings Date8/13/2020 (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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VRS shares have decreased by 12.2% and is now trading at $11.63. View which stocks have been most 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 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Verso.

When is Verso's next earnings date?

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

How were Verso's earnings last quarter?

Verso Corp (NYSE:VRS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 11th. The basic materials company reported $1.52 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.38 by $1.14. The basic materials company earned $471 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $493.11 million. Verso had a net margin of 5.01% and a return on equity of 4.50%. View Verso's earnings history.

How often does Verso pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Verso?

Verso announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 12th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Monday, June 29th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.44%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 12th. View Verso's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for VRS?

2 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Verso's shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $29.50. On average, they anticipate Verso's stock price to reach $26.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 125.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Verso.

Has Verso been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about VRS stock have been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Verso earned a news sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news about Verso.

Are investors shorting Verso?

Verso saw a decrease in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,200,000 shares, a decrease of 6.3% from the May 31st total of 1,280,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 337,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.6 days. Approximately 4.0% of the company's 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?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Verso investors own include Ford Motor (F), Micron Technology (MU), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Canopy Growth (CGC), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), NeoPhotonics (NPTN), Ring Energy (REI), Ring Energy (REI) and Pieris Pharmaceuticals (PIRS).

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."

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 $11.63.

How big of a company is Verso?

Verso has a market capitalization of $407.63 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.

What is Verso's official website?

The official website for Verso is 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]

This page was last updated on 7/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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