Verso Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:VRS)

About Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS)

Verso Corporation logoVerso Corporation is a producer of coated papers, which are used in magazines, catalogs, advertising brochures and annual reports, among other media and marketing publications. The Company operates through two segments: paper and pulp. The Paper segment includes paper products, which are used in media and marketing applications, including catalogs, magazines, and commercial printing applications, such as advertising brochures, annual reports and direct-mail advertising. The Pulp segment includes pulp products, which are used to manufacture printing, writing, and specialty paper grades and tissue products. The Company produces a range of products, ranging from coated freesheet and coated groundwood, to inkjet and digital paper, supercalendered papers and uncoated freesheet. It also produces and sells market kraft pulp, which is used to manufacture printing and writing paper grades and tissue products. The Company also produces and sells Northern Bleached Hardwood Kraft (NBHK) pulp.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Paper & Paper Products
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:VRS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $167.48 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 34,390,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $4.39
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $5.81
  • 52 Week Range: $3.17 - $11.90
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 3.15
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 27.06
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.57 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.07
  • Book Value: $21.78 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.22
  • EBIDTA: $140 million
  • Net Margins: 47.25%
  • Return on Equity: 581.15%
  • Return on Assets: 60.89%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.42%
  • Current Ratio: 2.68%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.88%
  • Average Volume: 365,543 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 5.27
Frequently Asked Questions for Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS)

What is Verso Corporation's stock symbol?

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

How were Verso Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS) posted its earnings results on Thursday, May, 18th. The company reported ($0.61) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.61). The firm had revenue of $616 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $615.50 million. Verso Corporation had a return on equity of 581.15% and a net margin of 47.25%. View Verso Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Verso Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Verso Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August, 14th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Verso Corporation.

Where is Verso Corporation's stock going? Where will Verso Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

2 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Verso Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $11.25 to $25.00. On average, they expect Verso Corporation's share price to reach $18.13 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Verso Corporation.

Are investors shorting Verso Corporation?

Verso Corporation saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,585,278 shares, an increase of 183.5% from the June 15th total of 912,050 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 717,711 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days. Approximately 7.7% of the company's stock are sold short.

Who are some of Verso Corporation's key competitors?

Who owns Verso Corporation stock?

Verso Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. (1.68%) and Strs Ohio (0.26%). Company insiders that own Verso Corporation stock include Allen James Campbell and Robert M Amen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Verso Corporation.

Who bought Verso Corporation stock? Who is buying Verso Corporation stock?

Verso Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio. View Insider Buying and Selling for Verso Corporation.

How do I buy Verso Corporation stock?

Shares of Verso Corporation 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 Verso Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Verso Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.87.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Verso Corporation (NYSE VRS)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  30 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  49 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  79
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $18.13 (272.18% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/24/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$11.25LowView Rating Details
7/27/2016BWS FinancialInitiated CoverageBuy$25.00 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS)
Earnings by Quarter for Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Verso Corporation (NYSE VRS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/14/2017($1.02)N/AView Earnings Details
5/18/2017Q1 2017($0.61)($0.61)$615.50 million$616.00 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
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.18
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.61)($0.61)($0.61)
Q2 20171$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q3 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q4 20172$0.21$0.34$0.28
Q3 20181$0.34$0.34$0.34
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 58.65%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


Headline Trends for Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS)
Latest Headlines for Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS)
DateHeadline logoVerso Corporation (VRS) Cut to "Strong Sell" at ValuEngine - July 19 at 11:08 PM logoVerso to downsize paper mill, cut jobs - July 19 at 4:12 PM logoVerso Corp. executive resigns, to get $1.5M in benefits - July 19 at 9:11 AM logoVerso Corporation (VRS) Short Interest Update - July 19 at 7:12 AM logoVerso Corporation (NYSE:VRS) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $579.52 Million - July 9 at 9:38 AM logo Analysts Anticipate Verso Corporation (VRS) to Post -$1.03 EPS - July 7 at 12:26 PM logoETFs with exposure to Verso Corp. : July 4, 2017 - July 5 at 11:22 AM logoA hedge fund just bought a huge stake in a Dayton company - June 23 at 12:41 AM logoVerso Corp. :VRS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 21, 2017 - June 22 at 2:37 PM logo Analysts Expect Verso Corporation (VRS) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $579.52 Million - June 15 at 11:32 AM logo-$1.03 Earnings Per Share Expected for Verso Corporation (VRS) This Quarter - June 13 at 12:34 PM logoComparing Fibria Celulose SA (FBR) and Verso (VRS) - June 11 at 4:20 PM logoVerso Co. (VRS) Given "Buy" Rating at B. Riley - May 24 at 3:20 PM logoQ4 2017 Earnings Forecast for Verso Co. (VRS) Issued By B. Riley - May 22 at 7:22 AM logoEdited Transcript of VRS earnings conference call or presentation 18-May-17 1:00pm GMT - May 19 at 1:40 PM logoCompany moving HQ to Dayton seeks to cut costs - May 19 at 1:40 PM logoVerso Co. (VRS) Releases Earnings Results, Hits Estimates - May 19 at 9:22 AM logoB. Riley Reaffirms Buy Rating for Verso Co. (VRS) - May 19 at 8:26 AM logoValuEngine Downgrades Verso Co. (VRS) to Hold - May 18 at 3:28 PM logoVerso Corporation to Review First Quarter 2017 Financial Results - May 18 at 10:12 AM logoBrokers Set Expectations for Verso Co.'s Q1 2017 Earnings (VRS) - May 17 at 7:24 AM logoVerso Co. (VRS) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.09 Per Share - May 16 at 8:14 PM logoVerso Introduces GlazeBag™ NK and GlazeWrap NK Families of Lightweight Natural Kraft Machine Glazed Papers for Foodservice and Flexible Packaging - May 12 at 4:13 AM logoVerso Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast - May 6 at 1:24 AM logoA Bright, Beautiful SBS Paperboard/Caliper Cover That Fits - May 2 at 6:38 PM logoVerso (VRS) Receiving Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Report Shows - May 1 at 11:23 AM logoFavorable Media Coverage Unlikely to Impact Verso (VRS) Share Price - April 28 at 1:36 PM logoVerso Co. (VRS) Receives "Buy" Rating from B. Riley - April 27 at 10:08 PM logoPositive Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect Verso (VRS) Share Price - April 20 at 3:09 PM logoVerso Showcases Brighter, Whiter Sterling® Premium in New Printed Promotion: "Sterling® Premium. ELEVATED." - April 18 at 7:42 PM logoVerso Corp. :VRS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : April 17, 2017 - April 17 at 7:20 PM logoZacks: Analysts Set $25.00 Target Price for Verso Co. (VRS) - April 13 at 6:30 PM logoVERSO CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events - April 3 at 8:39 PM logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Verso Co. (VRS) Cut by Analyst - April 3 at 8:38 AM logoVerso Co. (VRS) Forecasted to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $0.09 Per Share - March 31 at 10:32 AM logoMemphis move costs $2M for newest Dayton HQ - March 28 at 10:50 PM logoVerso Announces 92-Bright Anthem Plus® Coated Paper - March 23 at 7:13 AM logoVerso Co. (VRS) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - March 22 at 10:34 AM logoVERSO CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - March 20 at 8:16 AM logoVerso's (VRS) CEO Chris DiSantis on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - March 16 at 3:33 PM logoQ4 2016 Verso Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open - March 16 at 6:31 AM logoVerso Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2016 Results - March 16 at 6:31 AM logoVERSO CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition - March 16 at 6:31 AM logoVerso Co. (VRS) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday - March 14 at 8:31 AM logoVerso Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast - March 10 at 9:28 AM logoVerso Expands Ideal® TrueJet® Uncoated Inkjet Roll Papers - March 4 at 3:56 AM logoVerso to Display Brilliantly Brighter Digital Coated Paper Portfolio at Dscoop "Imagine" 2017 Conference - March 3 at 5:57 AM logoVerso's Coated Sheetfed and Digital Paper Portfolios Go Whiter and Brilliantly Brighter - March 2 at 1:23 AM logoVerso Introduces NK Series of Lightweight Natural Kraft Machine Glazed Papers for Foodservice and Flexible Packaging - February 14 at 3:49 PM logoMemphis company gets $1.2M tax incentive for move to Dayton - January 30 at 4:13 PM



Verso Corporation (VRS) Chart for Thursday, July, 27, 2017

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