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Clearwater Paper is Among the Companies in the Paper Products Industry With the Lowest Earnings Yield (CLW, NP, GLT, IP, SWM)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Paper Products industry with the lowest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.

Clearwater Paper ranks lowest with a an earnings yield of 5.1%. Neenah Paper is next with a an earnings yield of 6.1%. Glatfelter ranks third lowest with a an earnings yield of 6.3%.

International Paper follows with a an earnings yield of 6.7%, and Schweitzer-Mauduit International rounds out the bottom five with a an earnings yield of 8.6%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Clearwater Paper on February 26th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $39.15. Since that recommendation, shares of Clearwater Paper have risen 61.4%. We continue to monitor Clearwater Paper for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): CLW NP GLT IP SWM