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6 top toilet paper stocks to buy in 2024

Ready to invest in the paper products industry? Learn how to invest in toilet paper stocks in just a few steps.

The best toilet paper stocks depend on your portfolio and investment goals — while volatility can be ideal for day traders, long-term investors will want to look to stocks with steadier gains over time.

The top paper products stocks included on this page all trade on the S&P 500, have an analyst recommendation of "Buy" or better and are sorted by year-to-date performance.

  1. Barnes Group (B)
  2. Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW)
  3. Procter-and-Gamble Company (PG)
  4. Edgewell Personal Care (EPC)
  5. Walmart (WMT)
  6. Target Corporation (TGT)

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How to invest in toilet paper stocks

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  2. Sign up for an account. Provide your personal information and sign up.
  3. Set up a funding method to pay for the transaction. Deposit funds into your account by linking your banking information.
  4. Choose the stocks you want to buy. Search for the stock by name or ticker symbol like B or CLW.
  5. Place your order. Buy the stock. It's that simple.

Take a deeper dive into toilet paper stocks

If you're interested in investing in the paper products industry, take a closer look at what companies in this industry do and how the stocks have historically performed. Keep in mind that positive past performance doesn't guarantee that a stock will continue to rise in the future.

1. Barnes Group (B)

Barnes Group Inc. provides engineered products, industrial technologies, and solutions in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments: Industrial and Aerospace.

Barnes Group stock opened the day at $38.50 after a previous close of $38.89. The latest price was $39.83 (25-minute delay). Barnes Group is listed on the NYSE, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD1.5 billion and employs 6,500 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $1,947,974,528
  • P/E ratio: 426.8889
  • PEG ratio: 2.0647

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2. Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW)

Clearwater Paper Corporation manufactures and supplies bleached paperboards, and consumer and parent roll tissues in the United States and internationally. It operates through Pulp and Paperboard, and Consumer Products segments. The Pulp and Paperboard segment manufactures and markets bleached paperboard; Solid Bleached Sulfate paperboard that is used to produce folding cartons, liquid packaging, cups and plates, blister and carded packaging, and top sheet and commercial printing items; and hardwood and softwood pulp, as well as offers services that include custom sheeting, slitting, and cutting.

Clearwater Paper Corporation stock opened the day at $50.44 after a previous close of $50.73. The latest price was $51.15 (25-minute delay). Clearwater Paper Corporation is listed on the NYSE, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.1 billion and employs 3,100 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $846,100,288
  • P/E ratio: 8.5693
  • PEG ratio: 4.05

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3. Procter-and-Gamble Company (PG)

The Procter & Gamble Company provides branded consumer packaged goods worldwide. It operates through five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care; and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. The Beauty segment offers conditioners, shampoos, styling aids, and treatments under the Head & Shoulders, Herbal Essences, Pantene, and Rejoice brands; and antiperspirants and deodorants, personal cleansing, and skin care products under the Olay, Old Spice, Safeguard, Secret, and SK-II brands.

Procter-and-Gamble Company stock opened the day at $165.85 after a previous close of $166.79. The latest price was $167.50 (25-minute delay). Procter-and-Gamble Company is listed on the NYSE, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$84.1 billion and employs 107,000 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $392,750,923,776
  • P/E ratio: 27.1468
  • PEG ratio: 3.2845

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4. Edgewell Personal Care (EPC)

Edgewell Personal Care Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care products worldwide. It operates through three segments: Wet Shave, Sun and Skin Care, and Feminine Care. The Wet Shave segment provides razor systems, such as razor handles and refillable blades, and disposable shave products for men and women under the Schick and Wilkinson Sword brands; and shave preparation products, including shaving gels and shaving creams under the Edge, Skintimate, Billie, Shave Guard brands.

Edgewell Personal Care stock opened the day at $38.33 after a previous close of $38.39. The latest price was $39.28 (25-minute delay). Edgewell Personal Care is listed on the NYSE, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.3 billion and employs 6,800 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $1,902,389,504
  • P/E ratio: 15.9295
  • PEG ratio: 2.39

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5. Walmart (WMT)

Walmart Inc. engages in the operation of retail, wholesale, other units, and eCommerce worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Walmart U. S.

Walmart stock opened the day at $66.92 after a previous close of $67.02. The latest price was $67.42 (25-minute delay). Walmart is listed on the NYSE, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$657.3 billion and employs 2,100,000 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $536,504,107,008
  • P/E ratio: 28.6266
  • PEG ratio: 2.4381

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6. Target Corporation (TGT)

Target Corporation operates as a general merchandise retailer in the United States. The company offers apparel for women, men, boys, girls, toddlers, and infants and newborns, as well as jewelry, accessories, and shoes; and beauty and personal care, baby gear, cleaning, paper products, and pet supplies. It also provides dry grocery, dairy, frozen food, beverages, candy, snacks, deli, bakery, meat, and food service; electronics, which includes video game hardware and software, toys, entertainment, sporting goods, and luggage; and furniture, lighting, storage, kitchenware, small appliances, home decor, bed and bath, home improvement, school/office supplies, greeting cards and party supplies, and other seasonal merchandise.

Target Corporation stock opened the day at $141.35 after a previous close of $141.16. The latest price was $144.97 (25-minute delay). Target Corporation is listed on the NYSE, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$106.6 billion and employs 415,000 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $66,934,317,056
  • P/E ratio: 16.2016
  • PEG ratio: 2.5616

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Bottom line

While it’s possible to turn a profit investing in toilet paper stocks, keep in mind that — like any investment — toilet paper stocks are not immune to risk. These stocks are subject to fluctuating conditions — both in the market and in the paper products industry, so carefully vet your picks before you invest. And if you’re new to investing, or if it’s been awhile since you’ve taken a critical look at your investing accounts, compare brokers to make sure you’re getting the best features in your trading account.

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