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Top 5 Companies in the Paper Products Industry With the Highest Beta (GLT, RFP, CLW, UFS, SWM)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Paper Products industry with the highest betas. Higher-beta stocks mean greater volatility and are therefore generally considered to be riskier but also may provide the potential for higher returns.

Glatfelter ranks highest with a a beta of 1.4. Resolute Forest Products Inc is next with a a beta of 1.2. Clearwater ranks third highest with a a beta of 1.2.

Domtar Corp follows with a a beta of 1.1, and Schweitzer-Maudu rounds out the top five with a a beta of 0.9.

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