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Relatively High Future Earnings Growth Detected in Shares of Wausau Paper in the Paper Products Industry (WPP, CLW, GLT, KS, NP)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Paper Products industry with the highest future earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (next fiscal year estimated vs. current fiscal year estimated) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Wausau Paper ranks highest with a future earnings growth of 81.8%. Clearwater Paper is next with a future earnings growth of 29.7%. Glatfelter ranks third highest with a future earnings growth of 22.9%.

KapStone Paper and Packaging follows with a future earnings growth of 22.9%, and Neenah Paper rounds out the top five with a future earnings growth of 12.4%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Wausau Paper on October 9th, 2015 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $7.34. Since that recommendation, shares of Wausau Paper have risen 39.5%. We continue to monitor Wausau Paper for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): WPP CLW GLT KS NP