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How to buy Resolute Forest Products stock | $10.76

Learn how to easily invest in Resolute Forest Products stock.

Resolute Forest Products Inc is a paper & paper products business based in the US. Resolute Forest Products shares (RFP) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Resolute Forest Products employs 7,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Resolute Forest Products stock price (NYSE: RFP)

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Resolute Forest Products shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-18.
Latest market close$10.76
52-week range$3.77 - $16.36
50-day moving average $11.67
200-day moving average $12.45
Wall St. target price$17.00
PE ratio 2.3836
Dividend yield N/A (36.23%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.36

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Is it a good time to buy Resolute Forest Products stock?

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Resolute Forest Products price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $10.76 from 2021-09-21

1 week (2021-09-15) 2.18%
1 month (2021-08-20) 0.37%
3 months (2021-06-22) -17.74%
6 months (2021-03-22) 15.70%
1 year (2020-09-22) 118.70%
2 years (2019-09-20) 116.50%
3 years (2018-09-21) 13.8
5 years (2016-09-22) 120.49%

Is Resolute Forest Products under- or over-valued?

Valuing Resolute Forest Products stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Resolute Forest Products's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Resolute Forest Products's P/E ratio

Resolute Forest Products's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 2x. In other words, Resolute Forest Products shares trade at around 2x 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.

Resolute Forest Products's EBITDA

Resolute Forest Products's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $935 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Resolute Forest Products's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Resolute Forest Products financials

Revenue TTM $3.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 21.84%
Gross profit TTM $818 million
Return on assets TTM 12.79%
Return on equity TTM 27.38%
Profit margin 10.25%
Book value $17.51
Market capitalisation $821.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Resolute Forest Products shares

There are currently 2.5 million Resolute Forest Products shares held short by investors – that's known as Resolute Forest Products's "short interest". This figure is 17.1% down from 3.0 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Resolute Forest Products shares can be evaluated.

Resolute Forest Products's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Resolute Forest Products's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Resolute Forest Products shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Resolute Forest Products shares traded daily (recently around 483484.48275862). Resolute Forest Products's SIR currently stands at 5.22. In other words for every 100,000 Resolute Forest Products shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5220 shares are currently held short.

However Resolute Forest Products's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Resolute Forest Products shares, or, against the total number of tradable Resolute Forest Products shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Resolute Forest Products's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Resolute Forest Products shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0324% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Resolute Forest Products shares, roughly 32 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Resolute Forest Products.

Find out more about how you can short Resolute Forest Products stock.

Resolute Forest Products share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 15.48% of net profits

Recently Resolute Forest Products has paid out, on average, around 15.48% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Resolute Forest Products shareholders could enjoy a 0% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Resolute Forest Products's case, that would currently equate to about $N/A per share.

While Resolute Forest Products's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Resolute Forest Products is investing more in its future growth.

Resolute Forest Products's most recent dividend payout was on 6 July 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 24 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Resolute Forest Products share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Resolute Forest Products's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.7722 up to $16.3588. 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 Resolute Forest Products's is 3.4061. This would suggest that Resolute Forest Products's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Resolute Forest Products overview

Resolute Forest Products Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, operates in the forest products industry in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Market Pulp, Tissue, Wood Products, and Paper. The Market Pulp segment offers virgin and recycled bleached kraft pulp, which is used to make a range of consumer products, including tissue, packaging, specialty paper products, diapers, and other absorbent products. The Tissue segment provides various tissue products, such as recycled and virgin paper products for the away-from-home and retail markets; and sells parent rolls. The Wood Products segment produces construction-grade and spruce-pine-fir lumber products, wood chips, bed frame components, finger joints, and furring strips for pulp and paper mills, as well as I-joists for the construction industry. The Paper segment offers newsprint to newspaper publishers, as well as to commercial printers for a range of uses comprising inserts and flyers.

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Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Resolute Forest Products is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.462% of Resolute Forest Products shares are held by insiders and 88.034% by institutions.
How many people work for Resolute Forest Products?
Latest data suggests 7,100 work at Resolute Forest Products.
When does the fiscal year end for Resolute Forest Products?
Resolute Forest Products's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Resolute Forest Products based?
Resolute Forest Products's address is: 111 Robert-Bourassa Boulevard, Montreal, QC, Canada, H3C 2M1
What is Resolute Forest Products's ISIN number?
Resolute Forest Products's international securities identification number is: US76117W1099
What is Resolute Forest Products's CUSIP number?
Resolute Forest Products's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 003687100

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