CLW:NYE-Clearwater Paper Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Paper & Paper Products | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 33.15

Change

-1.34 (-3.89)%

Market Cap

USD 0.58B

Volume

0.23M

Average Target Price

USD 44.75 (+34.99%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Clearwater Paper Corporation produces and sells private label tissue and bleached paperboard products in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Consumer Products, and Pulp and Paperboard. The Consumer Products segment manufactures and sells a line of at-home tissue products, including bath tissues, paper towels, facial tissues, and napkins; recycled fiber value grade products; and away-from-home products and parent rolls. This segment sells its products to retailers and wholesale distributors, including grocery, drug, mass merchants, and discount stores. The Pulp and Paperboard segment manufactures and markets bleached paperboard, folding cartons, liquid packaging, cups and plates, blister and carded packaging, top sheet and commercial printing grades and softwood pulp products, as well as offers custom sheeting, slitting and cutting of paperboard. It sells its products to packaging converters, folding carton converters, merchants, and commercial printers. Clearwater Paper Corporation was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Spokane, Washington.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Paper & Paper Products)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -12.19% 11% F 8% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -12.19% 11% F 7% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 14.63% 33% F 24% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 14.63% 33% F 20% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -45.44% 17% F 9% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -45.44% 17% F 7% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -1.34% 56% F 26% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -1.34% 44% F 18% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 52.39% 33% F 14% F
Risk Adjusted Return -2.55% 44% F 20% F
Market Capitalization 0.58B 33% F 41% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Paper & Paper Products)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 7.48 89% B+ 86% B
Price/Book Ratio 1.07 56% F 72% C-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 2.33 78% C+ 73% C
EV/EBITDA 5.17 89% B+ 86% B
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 16.18% 100% A+ 80% B-
Return on Invested Capital 10.82% 78% C+ 79% C+
Return on Assets 5.19% 78% C+ 79% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio 137.48% 22% F 27% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.61 22% F 26% F
Short Percent 4.01% 38% F 50% F
Beta 1.39 67% D+ 31% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.