Clearwater Paper: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings

Clearwater Paper (NYSE:CLW) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, July 24th. Clearwater Paper Corp. manufactures consumer tissue, bleached paperboard, and wood products. The Company supplies private label tissue to major retail grocery chains and produces bleached paperboard that is used by printers and packaging converters.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Clearwater Paper Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.67 per share on revenues of $476.57 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 19.55.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.9 to a profit $0.72. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.54, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Clearwater Paper has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year
Revenue ($) in millions
Diluted EPS ($)

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Revenue ($) in millions
Diluted EPS ($)

Past Performance:
Clearwater Paper has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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