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Top 5 Companies in the Paper Products Industry With the Highest Forward Earnings Yield (SWM, GLT, UFS, CLW, KS)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Paper Products industry with the highest forward earnings yields. Using projected earnings for the current fiscal year, the forward earnings yield is useful to compare a stock's return vs. owning a similar stock or other yield assets (e.g. bonds). Generally, the higher the earnings yield, the more undervalued the stock.

Schweitzer-Maudu ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 8.2%. Following is Glatfelter with a forward earnings yield of 7.6%. Domtar Corp ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 6.7%.

Clearwater follows with a forward earnings yield of 6.3%, and Kapstone Paper A rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 6.0%.

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Keywords: highest forward earnings yield schweitzer-maudu glatfelter domtar corp clearwater kapstone paper a

Ticker(s): SWM GLT UFS CLW KS