Verso Corporation (VRS): Price and Financial Metrics

Verso Corporation (VRS): $21.14

-0.35 (-1.63%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where VRS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.84% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for VRS is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 52 weeks.
  • VRS's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 36.48% of US stocks).

VRS Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 0.94, Verso Corp is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than only 4.27% of US stocks.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Verso Corp is higher than it is for about only 6.83% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Verso Corp is reporting a growth rate of -641.38%; that's higher than only 3.22% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Verso Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be TIPT, DLPN, BOMN, ARLP, and ARNC.
  • VRS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Verso Corp's official web site, go to

VRS Valuation Summary

  • VRS's price/earnings ratio is -2.9; this is 114.57% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 62 months, VRS's price/earnings ratio has gone down 0.6.
  • Over the past 62 months, VRS's price/earnings ratio has gone down 0.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VRS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VRS 2021-09-03 0.5 1.1 -2.9 -1.9
VRS 2021-09-02 0.5 1.1 -2.9 -1.9
VRS 2021-09-01 0.5 1.0 -2.9 -1.9
VRS 2021-08-31 0.5 1.0 -2.9 -1.9
VRS 2021-08-30 0.5 1.0 -2.9 -1.9
VRS 2021-08-27 0.5 1.0 -2.9 -1.9

VRS'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.
  • VRS has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 72.72% of graded US stocks.
  • VRS's asset turnover comes in at 1.02 -- ranking 7th of 21 Business Supplies stocks.
  • UFS, KMB, and MERC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with VRS.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.020 0.048 -0.268
2021-03-31 0.881 -0.001 -0.301
2020-12-31 0.935 0.018 -0.104
2020-09-30 1.037 0.069 0.025
2020-06-30 1.187 0.100 0.081
2020-03-31 1.370 0.114 0.018

VRS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of VRS, see our VRS 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 $20.75 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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VRS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $21.14 52-week high $24.70
Prev. close $21.49 52-week low $10.80
Day low $20.94 Volume 185,600
Day high $21.53 Avg. volume 210,447
50-day MA $21.98 Dividend yield 1.86%
200-day MA $18.16 Market Cap 614.37M

Verso Corporation (VRS) Company Bio

Verso Corporation manufactures and supplies coated papers in the United States. It operates in two segments, Paper and Pulp. The company primarily produces coated freesheet and coated groundwood papers; northern bleached hardwood kraft pulp; recycled paper; and customized product solutions. It also offers ultra-lightweight uncoated printing papers, and ultra-lightweight coated and uncoated flexible packaging papers. Its 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. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Latest VRS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Verso Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate VRS as an investment opportunity.

New Strong Buy Stocks for November 17th

GNK, SCHN, VRS, WCC, and MATX have been added to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) List on November 17th.

Yahoo | November 17, 2021

Verso (VRS) Is Up 2.44% in One Week: What You Should Know

Does Verso (VRS) have what it takes to be a top stock pick for momentum investors? Let's find out.

Yahoo | November 16, 2021

Surging Earnings Estimates Signal Upside for Verso (VRS) Stock

Verso (VRS) shares have started gaining and might continue moving higher in the near term, as indicated by solid earnings estimate revisions.

Yahoo | November 10, 2021

Verso Corp.: Investors Continue To Benefit From Shareholder Activism

Things are going quite well for Verso Corp. (VRS). The company reported Q3 sales of $339 million, up 11% y/y and 3% sequentially, driven by strong demand and favorable pricing/mix for its paper products. Margins also expanded as a result of lower operational costs as well as higher demand. For...

Anthony H. Steinmetz on Seeking Alpha | November 8, 2021

Verso Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.10 per Share

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Nov. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) today reported financial results for the third quarter of 2021 and announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend for the quarter ending December 31, 2021, in the amount of $0.10 per

PR Newswire | November 5, 2021

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VRS Price Returns

1-mo -4.30%
3-mo 9.70%
6-mo 21.78%
1-year 91.07%
3-year 10.46%
5-year 426.60%
YTD 78.96%
2020 -13.67%
2019 -19.51%
2018 27.49%
2017 147.46%
2016 N/A

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