Verso Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:VRS)

$16.87 -0.66 (-3.76 %)
(As of 02/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$17.53
Today's Range$16.87 - $17.94
52-Week Range$3.17 - $18.12
Volume545,301 shs
Average Volume490,725 shs
Market Capitalization$581.95 million
P/E Ratio-10.19
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.02

About Verso (NYSE:VRS)

Verso 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paper & Paper Products
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:VRS
CUSIPN/A
Phone877-855-7243

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.35%
Current Ratio2.15%
Quick Ratio0.80%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-10.1875
Forward P/E Ratio-20.08
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.64 billion
Price / Sales0.22
Cash Flow$4.85 per share
Price / Cash3.48
Book Value$22.39 per share
Price / Book0.75

Profitability

Trailing EPS($1.68)
Net Income$1.15 billion
Net Margins-2.35%
Return on Equity-6.58%
Return on Assets-2.66%

Miscellaneous

Employees4,500
Outstanding Shares34,460,000

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."

When will Verso make its next earnings announcement?

Verso is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, March, 16th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Verso.

Where is Verso's stock going? Where will Verso's stock price be in 2018?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Verso's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate Verso's share price to reach $21.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Verso.

Who are some of Verso's key competitors?

Who owns Verso stock?

Verso's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Oaktree Capital Management LP (7.92%), Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (5.80%), BlackRock Inc. (4.86%), Millennium Management LLC (2.03%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.38%) and Two Sigma Investments LP (1.37%). Company insiders that own Verso stock include Allen James Campbell, Mudrick Capital Management, L and Robert M Amen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Verso.

Who sold Verso stock? Who is selling Verso stock?

Verso's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Archer Capital Management L.P., Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C., Oaktree Capital Management LP, Shenkman Capital Management Inc., Wittenberg Investment Management Inc., Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Strs Ohio and Rhumbline Advisers. View Insider Buying and Selling for Verso.

Who bought Verso stock? Who is buying Verso stock?

Verso's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Skylands Capital LLC, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans, Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Millennium Management LLC, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. and Bogle Investment Management L P DE. View Insider Buying and Selling for Verso.

How do I buy Verso stock?

Shares of Verso 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 Verso stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.87.

How big of a company is Verso?

Verso has a market capitalization of $581.95 million and generates $2.64 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.15 billion in net income (profit) each year or ($1.68) on an earnings per share basis. Verso employs 4,500 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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  97 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  98 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  195
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Verso and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Verso (NYSE:VRS) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyStrong BuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 3.003.003.503.00
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)
1 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $21.00$20.00$15.50$11.25
Price Target Upside: 25.22% upside18.06% upside71.46% upside186.26% 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
2/16/2018B. RileyUpgradeBuy$22.00MediumView Rating Details
1/18/2018BWS FinancialSet Price TargetBuy$20.00LowView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/22/2016 forward)

Earnings

Verso (NYSE:VRS) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Verso (NYSE:VRS)

Verso (NYSE VRS) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/16/2018        
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)

Estimates

Verso (NYSE:VRS) Earnings Estimates

2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.42
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20182$0.12$1.18$0.65
Q2 20182$0.02$0.90$0.46
Q3 20182$0.27$1.20$0.74
Q4 20182$0.31$0.83$0.57
(Earnings estimates data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Verso (NYSE:VRS)


No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Verso (NYSE VRS) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 62.79%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Verso (NYSE:VRS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Verso (NYSE:VRS)

Verso (NYSE VRS) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
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 Co. (VRS) Major Shareholder Sells $1,029,000.00 in StockVerso Co. (VRS) Major Shareholder Sells $1,029,000.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 21 at 9:24 PM
Mudrick Capital Management, L. Sells 347,573 Shares of Verso Co. (VRS) StockMudrick Capital Management, L. Sells 347,573 Shares of Verso Co. (VRS) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 21 at 9:08 PM
Verso (VRS) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment ResearchVerso (VRS) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 21 at 12:02 PM
$637.95 Million in Sales Expected for Verso Co. (VRS) This Quarter$637.95 Million in Sales Expected for Verso Co. (VRS) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 17 at 1:50 AM
Verso (VRS) Raised to Buy at B. RileyVerso (VRS) Raised to Buy at B. Riley
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 16 at 8:46 PM
Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Verso Co. (VRS) to Post $0.75 EPSZacks: Analysts Anticipate Verso Co. (VRS) to Post $0.75 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 15 at 11:10 PM
Verso Announces Plans to Restart Paper Machine in Jay, MaineVerso Announces Plans to Restart Paper Machine in Jay, Maine
finance.yahoo.com - February 15 at 4:36 PM
Brokerages Anticipate Verso Co. (VRS) to Announce $0.75 Earnings Per ShareBrokerages Anticipate Verso Co. (VRS) to Announce $0.75 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 12 at 9:40 PM
Research Analysts Offer Predictions for Verso Co.s Q2 2018 Earnings (VRS)Research Analysts Offer Predictions for Verso Co.'s Q2 2018 Earnings (VRS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 12 at 3:10 AM
Equities Analysts Set Expectations for Verso Co.s Q1 2018 Earnings (VRS)Equities Analysts Set Expectations for Verso Co.'s Q1 2018 Earnings (VRS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 9 at 8:52 AM
Zacks: Verso Co. (VRS) Given $20.00 Consensus Target Price by AnalystsZacks: Verso Co. (VRS) Given $20.00 Consensus Target Price by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 5 at 7:26 PM
Verso (VRS) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngineVerso (VRS) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 4 at 12:38 PM
Zacks: Analysts Set $20.00 Price Target for Verso Co. (VRS)Zacks: Analysts Set $20.00 Price Target for Verso Co. (VRS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 1 at 3:34 AM
Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Verso Co. (VRS) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $637.95 MillionZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Verso Co. (VRS) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $637.95 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 31 at 2:06 AM
 Verso Co. (VRS) Given Average Recommendation of "Strong Buy" by Analysts Verso Co. (VRS) Given Average Recommendation of "Strong Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 25 at 5:30 PM
Verso (VRS) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment ResearchVerso (VRS) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 25 at 3:34 PM
Verso Co. Expected to Earn Q3 2018 Earnings of $1.17 Per Share (VRS)Verso Co. Expected to Earn Q3 2018 Earnings of $1.17 Per Share (VRS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 22 at 6:36 AM
Verso (VRS) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" at Zacks Investment ResearchVerso (VRS) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 21 at 8:44 AM
Verso (VRS) Given a $20.00 Price Target at BWS FinancialVerso (VRS) Given a $20.00 Price Target at BWS Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 19 at 11:32 PM
 Verso Co. (VRS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Strong Buy" from Brokerages Verso Co. (VRS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Strong Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 19 at 3:58 AM
Verso Corporation Expands Strategic Alternatives ConsiderationsVerso Corporation Expands Strategic Alternatives Considerations
finance.yahoo.com - January 16 at 4:28 PM
Verso Co. (VRS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $637.95 MillionVerso Co. (VRS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $637.95 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 15 at 11:42 PM
$0.77 Earnings Per Share Expected for Verso Co. (VRS) This Quarter$0.77 Earnings Per Share Expected for Verso Co. (VRS) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 13 at 1:36 AM
Verso Co. (VRS) Major Shareholder Sells $2,113,750.00 in StockVerso Co. (VRS) Major Shareholder Sells $2,113,750.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 12 at 6:26 PM
Verso Co. (VRS) Major Shareholder Sells $821,500.00 in StockVerso Co. (VRS) Major Shareholder Sells $821,500.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 12 at 6:26 PM
Insider Selling: Verso Co. (VRS) Major Shareholder Sells 312,746 Shares of StockInsider Selling: Verso Co. (VRS) Major Shareholder Sells 312,746 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 5 at 9:10 PM
Insider Selling: Verso Co. (VRS) Major Shareholder Sells 798,849 Shares of StockInsider Selling: Verso Co. (VRS) Major Shareholder Sells 798,849 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 5 at 9:10 PM
 Brokerages Set $20.00 Price Target for Verso Co. (VRS) Brokerages Set $20.00 Price Target for Verso Co. (VRS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 4 at 2:00 PM
Verso (VRS) Raised to Hold at ValuEngineVerso (VRS) Raised to Hold at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 1 at 12:20 AM
Zacks: Verso Co. (VRS) Given $20.00 Consensus Price Target by BrokeragesZacks: Verso Co. (VRS) Given $20.00 Consensus Price Target by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 31 at 9:54 AM
Verso Co. (VRS) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $637.95 MillionVerso Co. (VRS) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $637.95 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 29 at 2:50 PM
Zacks: Brokerages Expect Verso Co. (VRS) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $637.95 MillionZacks: Brokerages Expect Verso Co. (VRS) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $637.95 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 29 at 1:50 PM
Zacks: Brokerages Set $20.00 Target Price for Verso Co. (VRS)Zacks: Brokerages Set $20.00 Target Price for Verso Co. (VRS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 26 at 12:06 AM
Q1 2018 EPS Estimates for Verso Co. (VRS) Boosted by AnalystQ1 2018 EPS Estimates for Verso Co. (VRS) Boosted by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 22 at 10:14 AM
B. Riley Weighs in on Verso Co.s Q4 2018 Earnings (VRS)B. Riley Weighs in on Verso Co.'s Q4 2018 Earnings (VRS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 21 at 8:16 PM
Verso (VRS) Price Target Raised to $20.00 at B. RileyVerso (VRS) Price Target Raised to $20.00 at B. Riley
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 20 at 8:02 AM
Verso Co. (VRS) Short Interest UpdateVerso Co. (VRS) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 20 at 3:28 AM
Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS): Time For A Financial Health CheckVerso Corporation (NYSE:VRS): Time For A Financial Health Check
finance.yahoo.com - December 13 at 4:40 PM
A Maryland paper mill burns a polluting sludge, but the state calls it green energyA Maryland paper mill burns a polluting sludge, but the state calls it green energy
www.msn.com - December 12 at 10:54 AM
 Analysts Anticipate Verso Co. (VRS) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $637.95 Million Analysts Anticipate Verso Co. (VRS) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $637.95 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 11 at 8:16 AM
Zacks: Verso Co. (VRS) Given Average Rating of "Strong Buy" by AnalystsZacks: Verso Co. (VRS) Given Average Rating of "Strong Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 8 at 1:30 AM
WTO Panel Upholds the Imposition of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties on Imports of Certain Coated Paper from IndonesiaWTO Panel Upholds the Imposition of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties on Imports of Certain Coated Paper from Indonesia
finance.yahoo.com - December 7 at 4:44 PM
Verso Corporation’s (VRS) EPS Grew 53.9% In A Year. Was It Better Than Long-Term Trend?Verso Corporation’s (VRS) EPS Grew 53.9% In A Year. Was It Better Than Long-Term Trend?
finance.yahoo.com - December 4 at 4:28 PM
 Analysts Anticipate Verso Corporation (VRS) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $637.95 Million Analysts Anticipate Verso Corporation (VRS) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $637.95 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 11:40 AM
 Verso Corporation (VRS) Given $15.63 Consensus Target Price by Analysts Verso Corporation (VRS) Given $15.63 Consensus Target Price by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 23 at 1:28 PM
Verso Corporation (VRS) Cut to "Hold" at Zacks Investment ResearchVerso Corporation (VRS) Cut to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 23 at 9:40 AM
Verso Corporation (VRS) PT Set at $11.00 by B. RileyVerso Corporation (VRS) PT Set at $11.00 by B. Riley
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 19 at 10:58 PM
B. Riley Comments on Verso Corporations Q4 2017 Earnings (VRS)B. Riley Comments on Verso Corporation's Q4 2017 Earnings (VRS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 10:12 PM
Verso Corporation (VRS) Price Target Raised to $20.00Verso Corporation (VRS) Price Target Raised to $20.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 12:22 PM
Verso Corporation (VRS) Releases Quarterly  Earnings ResultsVerso Corporation (VRS) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 9:10 AM

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