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Shares of Neenah Paper Rank the Highest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Paper Products Industry (NP, SWM, IP, KS, GLT)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Paper Products industry with the highest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Neenah Paper ranks highest with a ROE of 21.7%. Schweitzer-Mauduit International is next with a ROE of 17.5%. International Paper ranks third highest with a ROE of 16.0%.

KapStone Paper and Packaging follows with a ROE of 15.5%, and Glatfelter rounds out the top five with a ROE of 7.5%.

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Keywords: highest return on equity neenah paper schweitzer-mauduit international International Paper kapstone paper and packaging glatfelter

Ticker(s): NP SWM IP KS GLT