News coverage about Clearwater Paper (NYSE:CLW) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Clearwater Paper earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.3038979629897 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Clearwater Paper (NYSE CLW) traded down $1.05 on Friday, reaching $45.75. 101,431 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 66,975. Clearwater Paper has a twelve month low of $42.20 and a twelve month high of $64.80. The firm has a market cap of $769.08, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.71, a P/E/G ratio of 3.04 and a beta of 0.91. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17, a quick ratio of 0.43 and a current ratio of 1.11.
A number of brokerages recently commented on CLW. KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Clearwater Paper in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Clearwater Paper from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $60.00.
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Clearwater Paper Company Profile
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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