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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
WPP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. WPP: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WPP' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.37
Current: 0.02
0.01
0.37
Equity to Asset 0.29
WPP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. WPP: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WPP' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.29
0.26
0.58
Interest Coverage 1.51
WPP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
88% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. WPP: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WPP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 4.90 Max: 9.08
Current: 1.51
0.34
9.08
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 1.94
M-Score: -2.61
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.45
WPP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. WPP: 5.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WPP' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.11  Med: -0.21 Max: 7.56
Current: 5.45
-2.11
7.56
Net-margin (%) 1.06
WPP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. WPP: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WPP' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.9  Med: -0.74 Max: 4.54
Current: 1.06
-27.9
4.54
ROE (%) 2.89
WPP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. WPP: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WPP' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.06  Med: -3.25 Max: 15.2
Current: 2.89
-52.06
15.2
ROA (%) 0.84
WPP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. WPP: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WPP' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.45  Med: -1.21 Max: 5.53
Current: 0.84
-16.45
5.53
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.77
WPP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 7.43 vs. WPP: 6.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WPP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.68  Med: -0.20 Max: 13.63
Current: 6.77
-5.68
13.63
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -25.00
WPP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. WPP: -25.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WPP' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.7  Med: 1.05 Max: 8.7
Current: -25
-30.7
8.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -41.30
WPP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. WPP: -41.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WPP' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.3  Med: -6.35 Max: 8.2
Current: -41.3
-41.3
8.2
» WPP's 10-Y Financials

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

WPP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Mario Gabelli 468,993 sh (+0.86%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q2 2015

WPP Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Mario Gabelli 490,993 sh (+4.69%)
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Q3 2015

WPP Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 84,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 510,000 sh (+3.87%)
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Q4 2015

WPP Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Mario Gabelli 1,410,187 sh (+176.51%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 138.40
WPP's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
96% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.15 vs. WPP: 138.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WPP' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.48  Med: 20.24 Max: 1019
Current: 138.4
9.48
1019
Forward P/E 19.49
WPP's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
81% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 9.76 vs. WPP: 19.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 121.90
WPP's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
92% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. WPP: 121.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WPP' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.02  Med: 17.33 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 121.9
9.02
99999999.99
P/B 3.95
WPP's P/B is ranked lower than
93% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. WPP: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WPP' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 2.16 Max: 4.81
Current: 3.95
0.96
4.81
P/S 1.43
WPP's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. WPP: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WPP' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.58 Max: 1.96
Current: 1.43
0.18
1.96
PFCF 85.33
WPP's PFCF is ranked lower than
92% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.83 vs. WPP: 85.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WPP' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.16  Med: 22.53 Max: 1367
Current: 85.33
6.16
1367
POCF 32.00
WPP's POCF is ranked lower than
91% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 7.77 vs. WPP: 32.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WPP' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.74  Med: 14.61 Max: 1208
Current: 32
3.74
1208
EV-to-EBIT 34.68
WPP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
85% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.89 vs. WPP: 34.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WPP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -326.4  Med: 9.30 Max: 298.7
Current: 34.68
-326.4
298.7
EV-to-EBITDA 11.10
WPP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 9.16 vs. WPP: 11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WPP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -326.4  Med: 13.50 Max: 210.7
Current: 11.1
-326.4
210.7
Current Ratio 1.15
WPP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. WPP: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WPP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.89 Max: 2.49
Current: 1.15
1.01
2.49
Quick Ratio 0.56
WPP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. WPP: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WPP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.56
0.41
1.38
Days Inventory 46.71
WPP's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
73% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 70.35 vs. WPP: 46.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WPP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.27  Med: 49.54 Max: 106.27
Current: 46.71
36.27
106.27
Days Sales Outstanding 29.79
WPP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 53.91 vs. WPP: 29.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WPP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.05  Med: 32.49 Max: 68.36
Current: 29.79
24.05
68.36
Days Payable 23.90
WPP's Days Payable is ranked lower than
81% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 51.03 vs. WPP: 23.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WPP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.4  Med: 28.69 Max: 65.17
Current: 23.9
24.4
65.17

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.17
WPP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. WPP: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WPP' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.54 Max: 8.35
Current: 1.17
0.34
8.35
Dividend Payout 1.46
WPP's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
91% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. WPP: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WPP' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.61 Max: 21
Current: 1.46
0.1
21
Forward Dividend Yield 1.17
WPP's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
82% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. WPP: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.71
WPP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
52% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. WPP: 2.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WPP' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 3.57 Max: 19.35
Current: 2.71
0.79
19.35
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.50
WPP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. WPP: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WPP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.7  Med: 0.50 Max: 3.9
Current: -0.5
-0.7
3.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.95
WPP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
88% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. WPP: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WPP' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 2.06 Max: 4.57
Current: 3.95
1.04
4.57
Price/Median PS Value 2.47
WPP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. WPP: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WPP' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.15 Max: 3.22
Current: 2.47
0.39
3.22
Price/Graham Number 4.63
WPP's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
95% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. WPP: 4.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WPP' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.49 Max: 7.85
Current: 4.63
0.77
7.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.90
WPP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. WPP: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WPP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 5.70 Max: 14.2
Current: 2.9
0.3
14.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -14.15
WPP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. WPP: -14.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WPP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.4  Med: 1.30 Max: 6.6
Current: -14.15
-15.4
6.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $360
EPS $ 0.07
Short Percentage of Float2.23%
52-Week Range $6.36 - 10.80
Shares Outstanding(Mil)50.08

Business Description

Industry: Forest Products » Paper & Paper Products
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Wausau Paper Corp manufactures, converts, and sells paper and paper products in the United States and internationally. The Company operates in two segments; Tissue and Paper, with both business segments marketing their products under the Wausau Paper trademark. Tissue segment produces a line of towel, tissue, soap and dispensing systems for the away-from-home market sold within United States and Canada. Its trademarks include Wausau Paper, Bay West, EcoSoft, DublSoft, Artisan, OptiCore, OptiServ, Revolution, DublNature, Dubl-Serv, and Wave 'N Dry, among others. Some of the competitors include Georgia-Pacific LLC, Kimberly Clark Corporation, and SCA Hygiene Products. The Company is subject to extensive regulation by various federal, state, and local agencies concerning compliance with environmental control statutes and regulations.
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