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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
CLW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.22 vs. CLW: 0.02 )
CLW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02

Equity to Asset 0.32
CLW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
51% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. CLW: 0.32 )
CLW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.32

0.27
0.52
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.59
M-Score: -2.57
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.91
CLW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. CLW: 6.91 )
CLW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.27   Max: 23.79
Current: 6.91

2.27
23.79
Net-margin (%) 5.49
CLW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. CLW: 5.49 )
CLW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 14.6
Current: 5.49

0.78
14.6
ROE (%) 19.37
CLW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.61 vs. CLW: 19.37 )
CLW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.34   Max: 66.99
Current: 19.37

4.34
66.99
ROA (%) 6.26
CLW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. CLW: 6.26 )
CLW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 22.38
Current: 6.26

1.41
22.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.89
CLW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. CLW: 11.89 )
CLW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.23   Max: 51.03
Current: 11.89

5.23
51.03
Revenue Growth (%) 13.50
CLW's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. CLW: 13.50 )
CLW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 14.3
Current: 13.5

0
14.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 11.20
CLW's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. CLW: 11.20 )
CLW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 34.3
Current: 11.2

0
34.3
EPS Growth (%) 15.40
CLW's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. CLW: 15.40 )
CLW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 56.9
Current: 15.4

0
56.9
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

CLW Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 4,371 sh (New)
John Keeley 588,000 sh (+14.17%)
NWQ Managers 612,942 sh (+4.27%)
Steven Cohen 1,840,000 sh (+2.79%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons 18,100 sh (-3.72%)
Michael Price 10,000 sh (-85.86%)
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Q1 2014

CLW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 75,200 sh (+315.47%)
NWQ Managers 636,655 sh (+3.87%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,479 sh (+2.47%)
Michael Price Sold Out
Steven Cohen 1,815,000 sh (-1.36%)
John Keeley 556,000 sh (-5.44%)
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Q2 2014

CLW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 7,435 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,297,677 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 70,000 sh (-6.91%)
NWQ Managers 575,313 sh (-9.64%)
John Keeley 501,500 sh (-9.8%)
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Q3 2014

CLW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 6,025 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 8,391 sh (+12.86%)
Jim Simons 71,800 sh (+2.57%)
Steven Cohen 1,245,000 sh (-4.06%)
John Keeley 397,500 sh (-20.74%)
NWQ Managers 350,511 sh (-39.07%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CLW

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
NWQ Managers 2014-09-30 Reduce -39.07%0.14%$60.14 - $72.05 $ 68.934%350511
John Keeley 2014-09-30 Reduce -20.74%0.12%$60.14 - $72.05 $ 68.934%397500
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy0.01%$59.95 - $67.12 $ 68.9310%7435
Michael Price 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.07%$50.71 - $67.69 $ 68.9316%0
Michael Price 2013-12-31 Reduce -85.86%0.39%$47.41 - $53.11 $ 68.9335%10000
Michael Price 2012-06-30 New Buy0.35%$30.13 - $34.49 $ 68.93116%70739
NWQ Managers 2011-12-31 Add 40.04%0.04%$31.9 - $37.3 $ 68.93288%543713
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$31.9 - $37.3 $ 68.93288%0
John Keeley 2011-09-30 Reduce -55.85%0.21%$32.825 - $38.13 $ 68.9397%584450
George Soros 2011-09-30 New Buy0.01%$32.825 - $38.13 $ 68.9397%12100
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 13.50
CLW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
85% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 28.00 vs. CLW: 13.50 )
CLW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 27.52
Current: 13.5

3.1
27.52
P/B 2.47
CLW's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. CLW: 2.47 )
CLW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 2.58
Current: 2.47

0.38
2.58
P/S 0.72
CLW's P/S is ranked higher than
69% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. CLW: 0.72 )
CLW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.72

0.06
0.79
PFCF 25.46
CLW's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLW: 25.46 )
CLW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.34   Max: 42.36
Current: 25.46

2.34
42.36
EV-to-EBIT -0.06
CLW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 25.42 vs. CLW: -0.06 )
CLW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 20
Current: -0.06

1.5
20
Shiller P/E 17.94
CLW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CLW: 17.94 )
CLW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.89   Max: 18.71
Current: 17.94

11.89
18.71
Current Ratio 1.82
CLW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. CLW: 1.82 )
CLW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 4.96
Current: 1.82

1.05
4.96
Quick Ratio 0.81
CLW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. CLW: 0.81 )
CLW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 3.78
Current: 0.81

0.49
3.78

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 4.84
CLW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
51% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. CLW: 4.84 )
CLW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 5.43
Current: 4.84

0.46
5.43
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.11
CLW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. CLW: 1.11 )
CLW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 1.29
Current: 1.11

0.85
1.29
Price/Median PS Value 1.39
CLW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. CLW: 1.39 )
CLW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 1.37
Current: 1.39

0.14
1.37
Price/Graham Number 1.63
CLW's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
72% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CLW: 1.63 )
CLW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.18
Current: 1.63

0.3
2.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -1666.70
CLW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. CLW: -1666.70 )
CLW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5   Max: 65.5
Current: -1666.7

5
65.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.21
CLW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. CLW: 0.21 )
CLW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.3   Max: 43.7
Current: 0.21

-1.3
43.7

Business Description

Industry: Forest Products » Paper & Paper Products
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Clearwater Paper Corp is a Delaware corporation. The Company produces private label tissue and paperboard products. It manufactures consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, or AFH, parent roll tissue, machine-glazed tissue, foam, bleached paperboard, and pulp at 15 manufacturing locations in the U.S. and Canada. Its private label tissue products, such as facial and bath tissue, paper towels and napkins, are used primarily at-home and are principally sold to major retailers and wholesale distributors, which include grocery, drug, mass merchant and discount stores. The Company's businesses are organized into two operating segments: Consumer Products and Pulp and Paperboard. Its Consumer Products segment manufactures and markets consumer private label tissue products in each tissue category, including bathroom tissue, paper towels, napkins and facial tissue. It also manufactures AFH products, machine-glazed tissue, parent rolls for external sales and foam products. Consumer Tissue Products, the U.S. tissue market can be divided into two market segments: the at-home or consumer retail purchase segment, which represents approximately two-thirds of U.S. tissue sales; and the AFH segment, which represents the remainder of U.S. tissue market sales and includes locations such as airports, restaurants, hotels and office buildings. The Company's Pulp and Paperboard segment manufactures and markets bleached paperboard for the high-end segment of the packaging industry and are a producer of solid bleach sulfate paperboard, or SBS. This segment also produces softwood market pulp, which is used as the basis for many paper products, and slush pulp, which it supplies to its Consumer Products segment. The Company competes with the branded tissue products producers, such as Procter & Gamble, and branded label producers who manufacture branded and private label products, such as Georgia-Pacific and Kimberly-Clark. The Company's operating facilities are subject to rigorous federal and state environmental regulation governing air emissions, wastewater discharges, and solid and hazardous waste management.
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