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Lowest P/E Ratio in the Paper Products Industry Detected in Shares of Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM, UFS, GLT, NP, CLW)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Paper Products industry with the lowest 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.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 12.66. Domtar is next with a a P/E ratio of 13.20. Glatfelter ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 14.75.

Neenah Paper follows with a a P/E ratio of 16.73, and Clearwater Paper rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 17.54.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Neenah Paper on January 9th, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $84.50. Since that call, shares of Neenah Paper have fallen 11.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): SWM UFS GLT NP CLW