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How to buy Clearwater Paper Corporation stock
Learn how to easily invest in Clearwater Paper Corporation stock.
Clearwater Paper Corporation is a paper & paper products business based in the US. Clearwater Paper Corporation shares (CLW) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Clearwater Paper Corporation employs 3,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2 billion.
How to buy shares in Clearwater Paper Corporation
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- Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – CLW – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
- Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
What's in this guide?
- CLW shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is CLW stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Are CLW shares over-valued?
- Clearwater Paper Corporation's financials
- How volatile are CLW shares?
- Does Clearwater Paper Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have CLW shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Clearwater Paper Corporation stock price (NYSE: CLW)Use our graph to track the performance of CLW stocks over time.
Clearwater Paper Corporation shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$37.60|
|52-week range||$25.07 - $46.48|
|50-day moving average||$40.84|
|200-day moving average||$34.44|
|Wall St. target price||$46.00|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$2.47|
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Is it a good time to buy Clearwater Paper Corporation stock?
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Clearwater Paper Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-23)||-2.01%|
|1 month (2022-09-01)||-11.76%|
|3 months (2022-07-01)||8.99%|
|6 months (2022-03-29)||29.70%|
|1 year (2021-10-01)||-1.80%|
|2 years (2020-10-01)||-0.61%|
|3 years (2019-10-01)||81.91%|
|5 years (2017-09-29)||49.25|
Is Clearwater Paper Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Clearwater Paper Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Clearwater Paper Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Clearwater Paper Corporation's P/E ratio
Clearwater Paper Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, Clearwater Paper Corporation shares trade at around 16x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Clearwater Paper Corporation's PEG ratio
Clearwater Paper Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.05. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Clearwater Paper Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Clearwater Paper Corporation's EBITDA
Clearwater Paper Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $219.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Clearwater Paper Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Clearwater Paper Corporation financials
|Revenue TTM||$2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||5.99%|
|Gross profit TTM||$182.6 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.22%|
|Return on equity TTM||8.29%|
|Market capitalisation||$642.4 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Clearwater Paper Corporation share dividends
We're not expecting Clearwater Paper Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Clearwater Paper Corporation's shares ever split?
Clearwater Paper Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 29 August 2011. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Clearwater Paper Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Clearwater Paper Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Clearwater Paper Corporation's share price.
Clearwater Paper Corporation share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Clearwater Paper Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $25.07 up to $46.48. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Clearwater Paper Corporation's is 0.8646. This would suggest that Clearwater Paper Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Clearwater Paper Corporation overview
Clearwater Paper Corporation manufactures and supplies bleached paperboards, and consumer and parent roll tissues in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Pulp and Paperboard, and Consumer Products. The Pulp and Paperboard segment offers folding cartons, liquid packaging, cups and plates, blister and carded packaging products, top sheet and commercial printing items, and softwood pulp products, as well as custom sheeting, slitting, and cutting of paperboard products. It sells its products to packaging converters, folding carton converters, merchants, and commercial printers. The Consumer Products segment provides a line of at-home tissue products, including bath tissues, paper towels, facial tissues, and napkins; recycled fiber value grade products; and away-from-home tissues. This segment sells its products to retailers and wholesale distributors, including grocery, club, mass merchants, and discount stores. Clearwater Paper Corporation was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Spokane, Washington.
Clearwater Paper Corporation in the news
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Clearwater Paper Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.428% of Clearwater Paper Corporation shares are held by insiders and 89.977% by institutions. How many people work for Clearwater Paper Corporation?
Latest data suggests 3,000 work at Clearwater Paper Corporation. When does the fiscal year end for Clearwater Paper Corporation?
Clearwater Paper Corporation's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Clearwater Paper Corporation based?
Clearwater Paper Corporation's address is: 601 West Riverside, Spokane, WA, United States, 99201 What is Clearwater Paper Corporation's ISIN number?
Clearwater Paper Corporation's international securities identification number is: US18538R1032 What is Clearwater Paper Corporation's CUSIP number?
Clearwater Paper Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 18538R103
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