NYSE:VRS - Verso Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$23.88 +0.02 (+0.08 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 11:05 AM ET)
Previous Close$23.86
Today's Range$23.71 - $24.31
52-Week Range$12.40 - $34.60
Volume58,964 shs
Average Volume296,515 shs
Market Capitalization$797.14 million
P/E Ratio-31.84
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, inkjet and digital, supercalendered, and uncoated freesheet papers; and northern bleached hardwood Kraft pulp to manufacture printing, writing, and specialty paper grades, as well as to manufacture 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Paper mills
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:VRS
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.13
Current Ratio1.96
Quick Ratio0.82


Trailing P/E Ratio-31.84
Forward P/E Ratio6.76
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.46 billion
Price / Sales0.34
Cash Flow$2.9481 per share
Price / Cash Flow8.10
Book Value$22.39 per share
Price / Book1.07


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.75)
Net Income$-30,000,000.00
Net Margins4.61%
Return on Equity17.33%
Return on Assets6.48%


Outstanding Shares34,550,000
Market Cap$797.14 million

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."

How were Verso's earnings last quarter?

Verso Corp (NYSE:VRS) released its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The basic materials company reported $1.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.73 by $0.10. The basic materials company earned $704 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $714.15 million. Verso had a return on equity of 17.33% and a net margin of 4.61%. View Verso's Earnings History.

When is Verso's next earnings date?

Verso is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Verso.

What guidance has Verso issued on next quarter's earnings?

Verso updated its fourth quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $700-720 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $726.09 million.

What price target have analysts set for VRS?

2 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Verso's stock. Their forecasts range from $47.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Verso's stock price to reach $48.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 103.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Verso.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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.

Has Verso been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about VRS stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Verso earned a news sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Verso's key competitors?

Who are Verso's key executives?

Verso's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. B. Christopher DiSantis, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 46)
  • Mr. Allen James Campbell, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Kenneth D. Sawyer, Sr. VP of HR & Communications (Age 62)
  • Mr. Adam St. John, Sr. VP of Manufacturing (Age 54)
  • Mr. Michael A. Weinhold, Pres of Graphic & Specialty Papers (Age 53)

Who are Verso's major shareholders?

Verso's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.17%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.60%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.11%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.11%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (3.46%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (2.97%). Company insiders that own Verso stock include Allen James Campbell and Mudrick Capital Management, L. 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 Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Man Group plc, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Skylands Capital LLC and Renaissance Technologies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Verso.

Which institutional investors are buying Verso stock?

VRS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Morgan Stanley, Teachers Advisors LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. View Insider Buying and Selling 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Verso's stock price today?

One share of VRS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.88.

How big of a company is Verso?

Verso has a market capitalization of $797.14 million and generates $2.46 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $-30,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.75) on an earnings per share basis. Verso employs 4,200 workers across the globe.

What is Verso's official website?

The official website for Verso is http://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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Verso (NYSE VRS)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  148 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  160 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  308
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Verso and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VRS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VRS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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