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

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 15.29. Domtar Corp is next with a a forward P/E ratio of 14.39. Neenah Paper Inc ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 11.88.

Schweitzer-Maudu follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 10.19, and Glatfelter rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 8.82.

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

Ticker(s): CLW UFS NP SWM GLT