Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW): Price and Financial Metrics

Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW): $39.25

-0.12 (-0.30%)

POWR Rating

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  • CLW scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 87.5% of US stocks.
  • CLW's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • CLW ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 62nd percentile.

CLW Stock Summary

  • CLW's price/sales ratio is 0.31; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 9.59% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, CLW has reported earnings growth of 775%, putting it ahead of 97.59% of US stocks in our set.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for CLW comes in at 19.97% -- higher than that of 92.01% 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 MTG, SSSS, FLEX, BWEN, and HLX.
  • Visit CLW's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CLW Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, CLW's price/earnings ratio is 11.97% lower, now standing at 10.3.
  • CLW's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 1.9 over the prior 170 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CLW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CLW 2022-11-11 0.3 1.1 10.3 8.6
CLW 2022-11-10 0.3 1.1 10.6 8.8
CLW 2022-11-09 0.3 1.1 10.2 8.6
CLW 2022-11-08 0.3 1.1 10.5 8.7
CLW 2022-11-07 0.3 1.1 10.5 8.7
CLW 2022-11-04 0.3 1.1 10.7 8.8

CLW Growth Metrics

    The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 4.37%.
  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 4.37%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 6.93%.
CLW's revenue has moved up $300,700,000 over the prior 15 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
2022-09-30 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
2021-06-30 1,742.5 174.7 4.5

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)

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CLW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $39.25 52-week high $46.48
Prev. close $39.37 52-week low $25.07
Day low $38.57 Volume 82,000
Day high $39.54 Avg. volume 110,484
50-day MA $39.11 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $35.39 Market Cap 657.91M

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 Revised Multi-Year Sustainability Goals and Continued Commitment to Progress in 2022 ESG Report

SPOKANE, Wash., November 29, 2022--Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) today released its 2022 environmental, social and governance (ESG) report. Along with a continued commitment to create sustainable paper products, the report also highlights a significant increase in company-wide priorities to meet several key sustainability benchmarks. These include emissions reductions, resource conservation and company representation, among others as part of revised, multi-year goals.

Yahoo | November 29, 2022

Returns At Clearwater Paper (NYSE:CLW) Are On The Way Up

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Yahoo | November 28, 2022

Are Investors Undervaluing Clearwater Paper (CLW) Right Now?

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Yahoo | November 25, 2022

Clearwater Paper to Attend Citi’s 2022 Basic Materials Conference

SPOKANE, Wash., November 22, 2022--Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer, Arsen Kitch, and Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Mike Murphy will attend Citi’s 2022 Basic Materials Conference in New York City on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. Mr. Kitch and Mr. Murphy will be available for one-on-one and small group meetings.

Yahoo | November 22, 2022

Is CalMaine Foods (CALM) Stock Outpacing Its Basic Materials Peers This Year?

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Yahoo | November 18, 2022

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CLW Price Returns

1-mo 2.61%
3-mo -7.01%
6-mo 12.82%
1-year -5.31%
3-year 79.63%
5-year -15.68%
YTD 7.04%
2021 -2.86%
2020 76.73%
2019 -12.35%
2018 -46.32%
2017 -30.74%

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