Verso Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.02 (-0.12 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 01:25 PM ET)
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Volume15,426 shs
Average Volume246,245 shs
Market Capitalization$559.95 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.30%
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About Verso

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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Overall MarketRank

1.63 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

158th out of 890 stocks

Paper Mills Industry

4th out of 15 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Verso (NYSE:VRS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Verso a buy right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Verso in the last year. There are currently 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "strong buy" Verso stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Verso?

Wall Street analysts have given Verso a "Strong Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Verso wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Verso?

Verso saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 14th, there was short interest totaling 777,800 shares, an increase of 24.5% from the April 29th total of 624,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 264,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.9 days. Currently, 2.9% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Verso's next earnings date?

Verso is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How were Verso's earnings last quarter?

Verso Co. (NYSE:VRS) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 7th. The basic materials company reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.05. The basic materials company earned $282 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $293.63 million. Verso had a negative net margin of 20.94% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.60%.
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How has Verso's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Verso's stock was trading at $13.24 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VRS shares have increased by 30.6% and is now trading at $17.29.
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How often does Verso pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Verso?

Verso declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, May 10th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 17th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Tuesday, June 29th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.31%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 16th.
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Is Verso a good dividend stock?

Verso pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.30%.
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What price target have analysts set for VRS?

1 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Verso's stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Verso's stock price to reach $30.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 73.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Verso's key executives?

Verso's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Randy J. Nebel, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 64, Pay $949.42k)
  • Mr. Allen James Campbell, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 63, Pay $835.68k)
  • Mr. Terrance M. Dyer, Sr. VP of HR, Communications & Environmental, Health and Safety (Age 54, Pay $426.04k)
  • Clint Landman, VP and Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Kevin M. Kuznicki, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 59)
  • Ms. St. John Daugherty, VP of Legal & Corp. Affairs and Sec.
  • Mr. Timothy D. Nusbaum, Treasurer
  • Mr. Craig J. Liska, VP of Sustainability (Age 64)

What is David J. Paterson's approval rating as Verso's CEO?

22 employees have rated Verso CEO David J. Paterson on Glassdoor.com. David J. Paterson has an approval rating of 44% among Verso's employees. This puts David J. Paterson in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 Micron Technology (MU), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), (CGC), Ford Motor (F), Intel (INTC), NeoPhotonics (NPTN), Viper Energy Partners (VNOM), NVIDIA (NVDA), Pieris Pharmaceuticals (PIRS) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.21%), BlackRock Inc. (7.20%), Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (4.71%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.15%), Skylands Capital LLC (1.67%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.56%). Company insiders that own Verso stock include Jeffrey E Kirt, John Adam St and Randy J Nebel.
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Which major investors are selling Verso stock?

VRS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Yakira Capital Management Inc., TCW Group Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership.
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Which major investors are buying Verso stock?

VRS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kennedy Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, Skylands Capital LLC, HighTower Advisors LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, and Tudor Investment Corp Et Al. Company insiders that have bought Verso stock in the last two years include Jeffrey E Kirt, and Randy J Nebel.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Verso's stock price today?

One share of VRS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.29.

How much money does Verso make?

Verso has a market capitalization of $564.52 million and generates $1.36 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $-101,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($3.94) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Verso have?

Verso employs 1,700 workers across the globe.

What is Verso's official website?

The official website for Verso is www.versoco.com.

Where are Verso's headquarters?

Verso is headquartered at 8540 GANDER CREEK DRIVE, MIAMISBURG OH, 45342.

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 6/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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