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Clearwater has the Highest Forward P/E Ratio in the Paper Products Industry (CLW, NP, UFS, GLT, SWM)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Paper Products industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Clearwater ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 12.49. Following is Neenah Paper Inc with a a forward P/E ratio of 12.49. Domtar Corp ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 11.95.

Glatfelter follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 10.73, and Schweitzer-Maudu rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 9.07.

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Keywords: highest forward p/e ratio clearwater neenah paper inc domtar corp glatfelter schweitzer-maudu

Ticker(s): CLW NP UFS GLT SWM