Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW): Price and Financial Metrics

Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW)

Today's Latest Price: $40.19 USD

0.53 (-1.30%)

Updated Jan 15 7:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 13 in Industrial - Paper

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CLW Stock Summary

  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.36, Clearwater Paper Corp has a higher such ratio than just 7.97% of stocks in our set.
  • Over the past twelve months, CLW has reported earnings growth of -178.57%, putting it ahead of merely 11.03% of US stocks in our set.
  • Clearwater Paper Corp's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 25.04%, greater than the shareholder yield of 92.02% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Clearwater Paper Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be HRI, DK, TGNA, CMP, and PBH.
  • CLW's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Clearwater Paper Corp's official web site, go to

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CLW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $40.19 52-week high $43.16
Prev. close $40.72 52-week low $11.88
Day low $39.27 Volume 108,500
Day high $40.59 Avg. volume 127,810
50-day MA $37.13 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $34.10 Market Cap 666.07M

Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW) Company Bio

Clearwater Paper Corporation manufactures consumer tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the nation. The company is a premier supplier of private label tissue to major retailers and wholesale distributors, including grocery, drug, mass merchants and discount stores. In addition, the company produces bleached paperboard used by quality-conscious printers and packaging converters. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Spokane, Washington.

CLW Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$40.19$560.25 1276%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Clearwater Paper Corp. To summarize, we found that Clearwater Paper Corp ranked in the 89th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Clearwater Paper Corp ended up being:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Clearwater Paper Corp over the past 5.5 years is 0.42%; that's higher than 72.26% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Basic Materials sector.
  • 44% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than only 16.65% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 56% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than 83.31% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

SMID, MT, CMT, GFI, and DOW can be thought of as valuation peers to CLW, in the sense that they are in the Basic Materials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest CLW News From Around the Web

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Is Clearwater Paper (CLW) Stock Undervalued Right Now?

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Yahoo | January 14, 2021

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Should Value Investors Pick Clearwater Paper (CLW) Stock?

Let's see if Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW) stock is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now, or if investors subscribing to this methodology should look elsewhere for top picks.

Yahoo | January 4, 2021

Clearwater Paper (CLW): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions

Clearwater Paper (CLW) has seen solid earnings estimate revision activity over the past month, and belongs to a strong industry as well.

Yahoo | December 29, 2020

Huntsman (HUN) Closes Sale of Venator Shares; Receives $100M

Huntsman (HUN) completes the sale of 42.4 million ordinary shares in Venator Materials PLC.

Yahoo | December 29, 2020

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CLW Price Returns

1-mo 12.11%
3-mo 8.15%
6-mo 6.92%
1-year 77.28%
3-year -18.31%
5-year 1.34%
YTD 6.46%
2020 76.73%
2019 -12.35%
2018 -46.32%
2017 -30.74%
2016 43.97%

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