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CLW Clearwater Paper PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jun 18, 2024, the CLW stock has a PE ratio of 8.49. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $6.01 and the stock price of $51 per share. An increase of 22% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 7.0 of the past four quarters.

CLW PE ratio history

How has CLW's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Clearwater Paper over the last ten years is 50.29. The current 8.49 price-to-earnings ratio is 83% less than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, CLW's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Jun 2015 quarter at 573, with a price of $57.3 and an EPS of $0.1. The Sep 2018 quarter saw the lowest point at 3.92, with a price of $29.7 and an EPS of $7.58.


Clearwater Paper PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 47.45% in 2016

Maximum annual decrease: -65.91% in 2017

Year PE ratio Change
2023 5.65 -59.5%
2022 13.95 N/A
2021 N/A N/A
2020 8.12 N/A
2019 N/A N/A
2018 N/A N/A
2017 7.68 -65.91%
2016 22.53 47.45%
2015 15.28 N/A
2014 N/A N/A

CLW average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of CLW for the past years

The current PE ratio of CLW is under its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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CLW PE vs peers

What is CLW's PE ratio compared to its peers

CLW's PE ratio is below its peer stocks KMB and PKG.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
CLW Clearwater Paper Corp 8.41 $843.26M
PKG Packaging Corp Of America 23.13 $16.7B
KMB Kimberly Clark Corp 25.67 $47.27B
IP International Paper Co 95.01 $16.17B
GLT Glatfelter Corp N/A $76.25M

Frequently asked questions

What is Clearwater Paper's PE ratio?

As of Jun 18, 2024, CLW stock has a price to earnings ratio of 8.49.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Clearwater Paper (CLW)?

Over the last 3 years, the average PE ratio for CLW stock is 19.93.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Clearwater Paper (CLW)?

Over the last 5 years, the average PE ratio for CLW stock is 47.69.

What is the highest PE ratio for CLW?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached its highest level at 573 in the Jun 2015 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for CLW compare to its historical average?

CLW's current price to earnings ratio is 83% below its 10-year historical average.

Why is Clearwater Paper's PE ratio so low?

CLW's stock price is trading at a lower multiple of earnings, which is why its PE ratio of 8.49 is considered low.

How is CLW's PE ratio calculated (Clearwater Paper PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 18, 2024), Clearwater Paper's share price is $51. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $6.01. Therefore, Clearwater Paper's price to earnings ratio for today is 8.49. PE RATIO(8.49) = STOCK PRICE($51) / TTM EPS($6.01)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.