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Shares of Wausau Paper Rank the Highest in Terms of Future Earnings Growth in the Paper Products Industry (WPP, CLW, GLT, KS, NP)

By Nick Russo

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%.

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Ticker(s): WPP CLW GLT KS NP