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Kapstone Paper A is Among the Companies in the Paper Products Industry With the Highest P/E Ratio (KS, NP, CLW, UFS, GLT)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Paper Products industry with the highest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Kapstone Paper A ranks highest with a a P/E ratio of 26.95. Neenah Paper Inc is next with a a P/E ratio of 21.09. Clearwater ranks third highest with a a P/E ratio of 20.91.

Domtar Corp follows with a a P/E ratio of 18.49, and Glatfelter rounds out the top five with a a P/E ratio of 18.48.

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Ticker(s): KS NP CLW UFS GLT