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How to buy Schweitzer-Mauduit International stock | $34.82

Learn how to easily invest in Schweitzer-Mauduit International stock.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International Inc is a paper & paper products business based in the US. Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares (SWM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Schweitzer-Mauduit International employs 3,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Schweitzer-Mauduit International stock price (NYSE: SWM)

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Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-18.
Latest market close$34.82
52-week range$25.63 - $49.72
50-day moving average $37.43
200-day moving average $42.43
Wall St. target price$60.00
PE ratio 17.41
Dividend yield $1.76 (5.15%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.00

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Schweitzer-Mauduit International price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $34.82 from 2021-09-17

1 week (2021-09-13) -0.68%
1 month (2021-08-20) -6.02%
3 months (2021-06-18) -10.40%
6 months (2021-03-19) -26.46%
1 year (2020-09-18) 20.65%
2 years (2019-09-19) -5.53%
3 years (2018-09-19) 41.26
5 years (2016-09-19) 37.95

Is Schweitzer-Mauduit International under- or over-valued?

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

Schweitzer-Mauduit International's P/E ratio

Schweitzer-Mauduit International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 17x. In other words, Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares trade at around 17x 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.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International's PEG ratio

Schweitzer-Mauduit International's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.65. 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 Schweitzer-Mauduit International's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International's EBITDA

Schweitzer-Mauduit International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $213.7 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Schweitzer-Mauduit International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International financials

Revenue TTM $1.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 10.95%
Gross profit TTM $313.2 million
Return on assets TTM 4.19%
Return on equity TTM 10.03%
Profit margin 5.16%
Book value $20.78
Market capitalisation $1.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares

There are currently 442,423 Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares held short by investors – that's known as Schweitzer-Mauduit International's "short interest". This figure is 22% up from 362,519 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares can be evaluated.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Schweitzer-Mauduit International's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares traded daily (recently around 110329.92518703). Schweitzer-Mauduit International's SIR currently stands at 4.01. In other words for every 100,000 Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4010 shares are currently held short.

However Schweitzer-Mauduit International's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares, or, against the total number of tradable Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Schweitzer-Mauduit International's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0142% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares, roughly 14 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Schweitzer-Mauduit International.

Find out more about how you can short Schweitzer-Mauduit International stock.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 48.4% of net profits

Recently Schweitzer-Mauduit International has paid out, on average, around 48.4% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.05% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Schweitzer-Mauduit International shareholders could enjoy a 5.05% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Schweitzer-Mauduit International's case, that would currently equate to about $1.76 per share.

While Schweitzer-Mauduit International's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Schweitzer-Mauduit International may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International's most recent dividend payout was on 23 September 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 18 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Schweitzer-Mauduit International's shares ever split?

Schweitzer-Mauduit International's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 21 August 2012. 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 Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares which in turn could have impacted Schweitzer-Mauduit International's share price.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Schweitzer-Mauduit International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $25.6297 up to $49.7169. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SWM.US volatility(beta: 1.13)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Schweitzer-Mauduit International's is 1.1277. This would suggest that Schweitzer-Mauduit International's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Schweitzer-Mauduit International overview

Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, provides engineered solutions and advanced materials for various industries worldwide. It operates through two segments, Advanced Materials & Structures and Engineered Papers. The Advanced Materials & Structures segment manufactures and sells resin-based rolled goods, such as nets, films, and meltblown materials for filtration, transportation, construction and infrastructure, medical, and industrial end-markets. The Engineered Papers segment provides low ignition propensity cigarette papers that are designed to self-extinguish when not actively being smoked; reconstituted tobacco, and wrapper and binder products use in machine-made cigars; alkaline battery separator papers; and commodity paper grades for printing and writing, flooring laminates, and food service packaging. The company was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Schweitzer-Mauduit International is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.294% of Schweitzer-Mauduit International shares are held by insiders and 93.627% by institutions.
How many people work for Schweitzer-Mauduit International?
Latest data suggests 3,600 work at Schweitzer-Mauduit International.
When does the fiscal year end for Schweitzer-Mauduit International?
Schweitzer-Mauduit International's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Schweitzer-Mauduit International based?
Schweitzer-Mauduit International's address is: 100 North Point Center East, Alpharetta, GA, United States, 30022-8246
What is Schweitzer-Mauduit International's ISIN number?
Schweitzer-Mauduit International's international securities identification number is: US8085411069
What is Schweitzer-Mauduit International's CUSIP number?
Schweitzer-Mauduit International's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 808541106

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