Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Clearwater Paper (CLW) Share Price

Press coverage about Clearwater Paper (NYSE:CLW) has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Clearwater Paper earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.6518279049237 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on CLW. KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Clearwater Paper in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Clearwater Paper from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, October 9th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $60.00.

Shares of Clearwater Paper (CLW) opened at $45.40 on Tuesday. Clearwater Paper has a 12-month low of $42.20 and a 12-month high of $67.45. The company has a market capitalization of $746.08, a PE ratio of 29.48, a P/E/G ratio of 4.09 and a beta of 1.02. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17, a current ratio of 1.11 and a quick ratio of 0.43.

Clearwater Paper (NYSE:CLW) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 19th. The basic materials company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.18. Clearwater Paper had a return on equity of 7.38% and a net margin of 1.50%. The business had revenue of $426.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $426.87 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.14 EPS. The firm’s revenue was down 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Clearwater Paper will post 2.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Clearwater Paper

Clearwater Paper Corporation manufactures consumer tissue, away-from-home (AFH) tissue, parent roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the nation. The Company operates through two segments: Consumer Products segment, and Pulp and Paperboard segment. The Company’s Consumer Products segment manufactures and sells a line of at-home tissue products, as well as AFH products.

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