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NYSE:VRSVerso Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.20 (+1.45 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $13.98
50-Day Range
MA: $12.79
52-Week Range
Now: $13.98
Volume199,005 shs
Average Volume254,978 shs
Market Capitalization$490.00 million
P/E Ratio4.40
Dividend YieldN/A
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: 3.8Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.10 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paper mills
SectorBasic Materials



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$490.00 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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VRS stock has increased by 5.6% and is now trading at $13.98. 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 1 buy rating and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Strong 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 11th. The basic materials company reported $1.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.38 by $1.14. The basic materials company earned $471 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $493.11 million. Verso had a return on equity of 4.50% and a net margin of 5.01%. 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. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.86%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 12th. View Verso's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for VRS?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Verso's shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $35.00. On average, they anticipate Verso's share price to reach $29.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 107.4% 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 very positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Verso earned a coverage optimism score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutVerso.

Are investors shorting Verso?

Verso saw a decline in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,440,000 shares, a decline of 10.6% from the April 30th total of 1,610,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 325,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.4 days. Currently, 4.8% of the company's shares are short sold. 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."

Who are Verso's major shareholders?

Verso's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.19%), Skylands Capital LLC (2.26%), Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (2.21%), State Street Corp (2.07%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.06%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.90%). Company insiders that own Verso stock include Allen James Campbell, Jeffrey E Kirt and John Adam St. View institutional ownership trends for Verso.

Which institutional investors are selling Verso stock?

VRS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Mackenzie Financial Corp, and WINTON GROUP Ltd. View insider buying and selling activity for Verso.

Which institutional investors are buying Verso stock?

VRS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TCW Group Inc., Yakira Capital Management Inc., Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Kestrel Investment Management Corp, Skylands Capital LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Matarin Capital Management LLC, and Invesco Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought Verso stock in the last two years include Allen James Campbell, and Jeffrey E Kirt. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Verso's stock price today?

One share of VRS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.98.

How big of a company is Verso?

Verso has a market capitalization of $490.00 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 5/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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