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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.31
CLW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
75% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. CLW: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CLW' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.31
0.27
0.52
Interest Coverage 4.71
CLW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.79 vs. CLW: 4.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CLW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.04  Med: 3.46 Max: 19.18
Current: 4.71
2.04
19.18
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.72
M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
5.46%
8.45%
WACC
ROIC
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.33
CLW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. CLW: 8.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CLW' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.27  Med: 5.63 Max: 23.79
Current: 8.33
2.27
23.79
Net-margin (%) 3.91
CLW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. CLW: 3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CLW' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.12  Med: 2.69 Max: 14.6
Current: 3.91
-0.12
14.6
ROE (%) 14.57
CLW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. CLW: 14.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CLW' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.42  Med: 10.00 Max: 66.99
Current: 14.57
-0.42
66.99
ROA (%) 4.47
CLW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. CLW: 4.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CLW' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.14  Med: 3.58 Max: 22.38
Current: 4.47
-0.14
22.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 14.03
CLW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 7.94 vs. CLW: 14.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CLW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.23  Med: 10.44 Max: 51.03
Current: 14.03
5.23
51.03
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.50
CLW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CLW: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CLW' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.70 Max: 14.3
Current: 5.5
0
14.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.20
CLW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. CLW: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CLW' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 5.20 Max: 34.3
Current: 5.2
0
34.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 3.10
CLW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. CLW: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CLW' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.30 Max: 56.9
Current: 3.1
0
56.9
» CLW's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-30)


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

CLW Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 32,600 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
NWQ Managers 192,402 sh (-31.48%)
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Q3 2015

CLW Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt 9,849 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 59,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 110,900 sh (+240.18%)
NWQ Managers Sold Out
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Q4 2015

CLW Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 12,191 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 108,700 sh (+84.24%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,585 sh (-12.83%)
Jim Simons 95,600 sh (-13.80%)
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Q1 2016

CLW Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Chuck Royce 194,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,420 sh (+67.50%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 29,500 sh (-69.14%)
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Business Description

Industry: Forest Products » Paper & Paper Products
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Clearwater Paper Corp is a producer of private label tissue and paperboard products. It manufactures consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, parent roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the nation.

Clearwater Paper Corp is a Delaware corporation. The Company produces private label tissue and paperboard products. The Company 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 at-home and are principally sold to 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.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 17.43
CLW's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.09 vs. CLW: 17.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CLW' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 12.74 Max: 2263.46
Current: 17.43
3.1
2263.46
Forward P/E 16.08
CLW's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
65% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.21 vs. CLW: 16.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.43
CLW's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
56% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 14.94 vs. CLW: 17.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CLW' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 12.74 Max: 1961.67
Current: 17.43
3.1
1961.67
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 19.86
CLW's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.99 vs. CLW: 19.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CLW' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.67  Med: 14.94 Max: 78.92
Current: 19.86
6.67
78.92
P/B 2.37
CLW's P/B is ranked lower than
80% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CLW: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CLW' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.85 Max: 2.91
Current: 2.37
0.38
2.91
P/S 0.69
CLW's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. CLW: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CLW' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.69
0.06
0.8
PFCF 26.20
CLW's PFCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. CLW: 26.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CLW' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.36  Med: 12.36 Max: 67.72
Current: 26.2
2.36
67.72
POCF 6.69
CLW's POCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.68 vs. CLW: 6.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CLW' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 6.49 Max: 13.69
Current: 6.69
1.37
13.69
EV-to-EBIT 11.67
CLW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.48 vs. CLW: 11.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CLW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 11.50 Max: 24.9
Current: 11.67
1.7
24.9
EV-to-EBITDA 7.38
CLW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.69 vs. CLW: 7.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CLW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 7.10 Max: 11.7
Current: 7.38
1.4
11.7
PEG 1.98
CLW's PEG is ranked lower than
51% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. CLW: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CLW' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 2.65 Max: 1049.02
Current: 1.98
0.43
1049.02
Current Ratio 1.90
CLW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. CLW: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CLW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 2.74 Max: 4.96
Current: 1.9
1.05
4.96
Quick Ratio 0.72
CLW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. CLW: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CLW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.54 Max: 3.78
Current: 0.72
0.49
3.78
Days Inventory 62.62
CLW's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
57% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 69.91 vs. CLW: 62.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CLW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.93  Med: 54.25 Max: 65.41
Current: 62.62
45.93
65.41
Days Sales Outstanding 28.18
CLW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 50.12 vs. CLW: 28.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CLW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.08  Med: 33.39 Max: 57.17
Current: 28.18
25.08
57.17
Days Payable 27.20
CLW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
72% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 46.84 vs. CLW: 27.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CLW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.94  Med: 20.72 Max: 30.89
Current: 27.2
13.94
30.89

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 4.63
CLW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
89% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. CLW: 4.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CLW' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 3.72 Max: 5.43
Current: 4.63
0.46
5.43
Price/Projected FCF 1.78
CLW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. CLW: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CLW' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.36
Current: 1.78
0.85
1.36
Price/Median PS Value 1.26
CLW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CLW: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CLW' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.31
Current: 1.26
0.13
1.31
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.14
CLW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
84% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. CLW: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CLW' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 2.17 Max: 2.9
Current: 3.14
0.58
2.9
Price/Graham Number 1.90
CLW's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
75% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. CLW: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CLW' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.48 Max: 19.04
Current: 1.9
0.3
19.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.60
CLW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. CLW: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CLW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 8.70 Max: 60.2
Current: 8.6
4
60.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.69
CLW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. CLW: 6.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CLW' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.5  Med: 6.40 Max: 39.9
Current: 6.69
-0.5
39.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,756
EPS (TTM) $ 3.72
Beta0.87
Short Percentage of Float2.56%
52-Week Range $32.00 - 66.65
Shares Outstanding (Mil)17.11

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,742 1,750
EPS ($) 4.04 5.10 5.64
EPS w/o NRI ($) 4.04 5.10 5.64
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
5.00%
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Clearwater Paper (CLW) - Playing the Private Label Trend Dec 01 2011 
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CLEARWATER PAPER CP Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 06 2010 
CLEARWATER PAPER CP (CLW) CEO Gordon L Jones buys 4,200 Shares Mar 16 2010 

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