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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

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.02
VRS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
92% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. VRS: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VRS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.04 Max: N/A
Current: 0.02
Equity-to-Asset 0.41
VRS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
74% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. VRS: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VRS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.89  Med: -0.11 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.41
-0.89
0.41
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.86
Beneish M-Score: -2.74
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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history
Operating Margin % -5.37
VRS's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
89% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.91 vs. VRS: -5.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VRS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.47  Med: -0.24 Max: 3.51
Current: -5.37
-13.47
3.51
Net Margin % 42.21
VRS's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
98% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. VRS: 42.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VRS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.22  Med: -8.01 Max: 42.21
Current: 42.21
-27.22
42.21
ROA % 63.60
VRS's ROA % is ranked higher than
98% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. VRS: 63.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VRS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.72  Med: -9.33 Max: 63.6
Current: 63.6
-35.72
63.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 79.14
VRS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
95% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.89 vs. VRS: 79.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VRS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.23  Med: -0.28 Max: 79.14
Current: 79.14
-32.23
79.14
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -100.00
VRS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. VRS: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VRS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -9.4 Max: 12
Current: -100
0
12
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -100.00
VRS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
100% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. VRS: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
VRS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -29.2 Max: 39.7
Current: -100
0
39.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -100.00
VRS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
100% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. VRS: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
VRS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -5.5 Max: 113
Current: -100
0
113
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-08-18 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

VRS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Kyle Bass Sold Out
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Q3 2016

VRS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Donald Smith 1,084,294 sh (New)
Paul Singer 77,101 sh (New)
Howard Marks 3,103,397 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 15,935 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 25,000 sh (New)
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Q4 2016

VRS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Donald Smith 1,544,573 sh (+42.45%)
Howard Marks 3,103,397 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q1 2017

VRS Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 115,700 sh (New)
Donald Smith 1,536,883 sh (-0.50%)
Howard Marks 3,015,680 sh (-2.83%)
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Business Description

Industry: Forest Products » Paper & Paper Products    NAICS: 322121    SIC: 2621
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Traded in other countries:4OM.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Verso Corp is a North American producer of coated papers, which are used in commercial print, magazines, catalogs, advertising brochures and annual reports, among other media and marketing publications.

Verso Corp is a Delaware corporation, which began operations on August 1, 2006. The Company is a producer of coated freesheet and coated groundwood papers used in media and marketing applications. It operates in the following two market segments: paper and pulp. Its paper products are used in media and marketing applications, including catalogs, magazines, and commercial printing applications such as high-end advertising brochures, annual reports, and direct-mail advertising. Its market kraft pulp is used to manufacture printing, writing, and specialty paper grades and tissue products. The Company operates in one geographic segment, North America. The operations are subject to a range of federal, state, regional, and local general and industry specific environmental, health and safety laws and regulations.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 0.29
VRS's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
100% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. VRS: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
VRS' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.29
0.27
0.64
Forward PE Ratio 15.31
VRS's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 14.51 vs. VRS: 15.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 0.29
VRS's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
100% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 14.73 vs. VRS: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
VRS' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.29
0.27
0.64
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 0.10
VRS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
99% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.30 vs. VRS: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
VRS' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.22
Current: 0.1
0.1
0.22
PB Ratio 0.21
VRS's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. VRS: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VRS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.21
0.17
0.41
PS Ratio 0.06
VRS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. VRS: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VRS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.18
Current: 0.06
0.05
0.18
EV-to-EBIT 0.37
VRS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
100% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.26 vs. VRS: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VRS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.2  Med: 0.2 Max: 0.5
Current: 0.37
-3.2
0.5
EV-to-EBITDA 0.32
VRS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
100% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.54 vs. VRS: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VRS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.4 Max: 8.3
Current: 0.32
0.1
8.3
Current Ratio 2.68
VRS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. VRS: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VRS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.57 Max: 2.68
Current: 2.68
0.23
2.68
Quick Ratio 0.88
VRS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. VRS: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VRS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.36
Current: 0.88
0.08
1.36
Days Inventory 58.04
VRS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 69.22 vs. VRS: 58.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VRS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.84  Med: 39.44 Max: 58.04
Current: 58.04
33.84
58.04
Days Sales Outstanding 27.28
VRS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 51.22 vs. VRS: 27.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VRS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.04  Med: 26.42 Max: 29.92
Current: 27.28
17.04
29.92
Days Payable 18.27
VRS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
86% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 47.67 vs. VRS: 18.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VRS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.12  Med: 27.42 Max: 34.4
Current: 18.27
15.12
34.4

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -15.50
VRS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. VRS: -15.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VRS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.7  Med: -0.4 Max: 0
Current: -15.5
-15.7
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.17
VRS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
94% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. VRS: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VRS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.37
Current: 0.17
0.17
0.37
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.44
VRS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. VRS: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VRS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.27
Current: 0.44
0.43
1.27
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.04
VRS's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. VRS: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
VRS' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.05
Current: 0.04
0
0.05
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 270.72
VRS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
100% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.99 vs. VRS: 270.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VRS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 198.8  Med: 398.4 Max: 622.8
Current: 270.72
198.8
622.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,663
EPS (TTM) $ 13.38
Short Percentage of Float0.88%
52-Week Range $3.48 - 13.60
Shares Outstanding (Mil)34.39

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.24
EPS without NRI ($) 0.24
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Verso Introduces GlazeBag™ NK and GlazeWrap NK Families of Lightweight Natural Kraft Machine Glaze May 11 2017 
Verso Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast May 05 2017 
A Bright, Beautiful SBS Paperboard/Caliper Cover That Fits May 02 2017 
Verso Showcases Brighter, Whiter Sterling® Premium in New Printed Promotion: "Sterling® Premium. Apr 18 2017 
Howard Marks Discloses Controlling Stake in Food Company Nov 17 2016 
Donald Smith Invests in Paper Producer Nov 09 2016 
Verso to Host Conference Call on November 16 to Discuss Third Quarter 2015 Results Oct 21 2015 
Verso Releases New [email protected](TM) Brief Oct 20 2015 
New York Stock Exchange Suspends Trading in Verso's Common Stock and Commences Delisting Proceedings Sep 21 2015 
Verso Submits Listing Compliance Plan to NYSE Sep 21 2015 

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Edited Transcript of VRS earnings conference call or presentation 18-May-17 1:00pm GMT May 24 2017
Company moving HQ to Dayton seeks to cut costs May 19 2017
Verso Corporation to Review First Quarter 2017 Financial Results May 18 2017
Verso Introduces GlazeBag™ NK and GlazeWrap NK Families of Lightweight Natural Kraft Machine... May 11 2017
Verso Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast May 05 2017
A Bright, Beautiful SBS Paperboard/Caliper Cover That Fits May 02 2017
Verso Showcases Brighter, Whiter Sterling® Premium in New Printed Promotion: "Sterling® Premium.... Apr 18 2017
Verso Corp. :VRS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : April 17, 2017 Apr 17 2017
Should You Get Rid of Verso Corp. (VRS) Now? Apr 06 2017
Memphis move costs $2M for newest Dayton HQ Mar 28 2017
Verso Announces 92-Bright Anthem Plus® Coated Paper Mar 22 2017
Verso Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2016 Results Mar 15 2017
Verso Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast Mar 10 2017
Verso Expands Ideal® TrueJet® Uncoated Inkjet Roll Papers Mar 03 2017
Verso to Display Brilliantly Brighter Digital Coated Paper Portfolio at Dscoop "Imagine" 2017... Mar 02 2017
Verso's Coated Sheetfed and Digital Paper Portfolios Go Whiter and Brilliantly Brighter Mar 01 2017
Verso Introduces NK Series of Lightweight Natural Kraft Machine Glazed Papers for Foodservice and... Feb 14 2017
Memphis company gets $1.2M tax incentive for move to Dayton Jan 30 2017
Verso Introduces Ideal® TrueJet® Jan 24 2017
Verso Corporation Names B. Christopher DiSantis as CEO Jan 12 2017

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