Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW): Price and Financial Metrics

Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW): $33.07

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CLW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $33.07 52-week high $46.48
Prev. close $32.49 52-week low $29.67
Day low $32.14 Volume 152,658
Day high $33.16 Avg. volume 120,018
50-day MA $32.72 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $36.91 Market Cap 559.41M

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  • Growth is the dimension where CLW ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 90.34% of US stocks.
  • CLW's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • CLW's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 37.79% of US stocks).

CLW Stock Summary

  • CLW's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 0.68 -- higher than merely 14.04% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.26, CLEARWATER PAPER CORP has a higher such ratio than just 8.89% of stocks in our set.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, CLEARWATER PAPER CORP is reporting a growth rate of 1,513.89%; that's higher than 98.98% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CLW, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are HLX, CVGI, KE, AMS, and SOL.
  • CLW's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit CLEARWATER PAPER CORP's official web site, go to

CLW Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, CLW's price/sales ratio is 82.35% lower, now standing at 0.3.
  • CLW's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 2.7 over the prior 176 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CLW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CLW 2023-05-17 0.3 0.9 10.3 9.4
CLW 2023-05-16 0.2 0.9 9.9 9.3
CLW 2023-05-15 0.3 0.9 10.1 9.3
CLW 2023-05-12 0.3 0.9 10.0 9.3
CLW 2023-05-11 0.3 0.9 10.2 9.4
CLW 2023-05-10 0.3 0.9 10.2 9.4

CLW Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -61.51%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 1.01%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 167.65%.
CLW's revenue has moved up $345,016,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows CLW's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 2,080.1 150.2 46
2022-09-30 2,043.2 164.9 61.4
2022-06-30 1,954.9 167.9 42.7
2022-03-31 1,834.9 103.7 -23.6
2021-12-31 1,772.6 96.4 -28.1
2021-09-30 1,735.6 135.3 -15

CLW's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CLW has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 48.32% of graded US stocks.
  • CLW's asset turnover comes in at 0.97 -- ranking 10th of 21 Business Supplies stocks.
  • GLT, VRS, and UFS are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CLW.

The table below shows CLW's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.970 0.129 0.022
2021-03-31 0.999 0.162 0.066
2020-12-31 1.015 0.157 0.061
2020-09-30 0.995 0.145 0.050
2020-06-30 0.981 0.118 0.029
2020-03-31 0.952 0.097 0.017

CLW Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CLW, see our CLW price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $40.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.67 (Moderate Buy)

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.

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Latest CLW News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about CLEARWATER PAPER CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CLW as an investment opportunity.

Clearwater Paper Announces Participation at Upcoming Investor Conferences

SPOKANE, Wash., May 30, 2023--Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) today announced participation in the following investor conferences:

Yahoo | May 30, 2023

Clearwater Paper Announces Science Based Targets Initiative Validation for Climate Targets

SPOKANE, Wash., May 08, 2023--Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) announced today that the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) has validated the company’s climate targets. These targets include reducing absolute Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 29.1 percent and absolute Scope 3 GHG emissions by 25 percent by 2030. The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) is a global body enabling businesses to set ambitious emissions reductions targets in line with the latest climate sc

Yahoo | May 8, 2023

The Return Trends At Clearwater Paper (NYSE:CLW) Look Promising

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Yahoo | May 8, 2023

Q1 2023 Clearwater Paper Corp Earnings Call

Q1 2023 Clearwater Paper Corp Earnings Call

Yahoo | May 3, 2023

Clearwater Paper Reports First Quarter 2023 Results

SPOKANE, Wash., May 02, 2023--Clearwater Paper Reports First Quarter 2023 Earnings

Yahoo | May 2, 2023

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CLW Price Returns

1-mo 3.73%
3-mo -6.58%
6-mo -15.62%
1-year -4.78%
3-year -14.06%
5-year 39.83%
YTD -12.54%
2022 3.11%
2021 -2.86%
2020 76.73%
2019 -12.35%
2018 -46.32%

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