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U.S. Paper and Forestry Products Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies14
  • 7D1.9%
  • 3M5.1%
  • 1Y4.1%
  • YTD-2.2%

Sylvamo is up 4.0%, leading the way for the Paper and Forestry Products industry, which has gained 1.9%. In the last 12 months, the industry was up 4.1%. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to decline by 25% per year.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Paper and Forestry Products Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Mon, 28 Nov 2022US$10.8bUS$19.5bUS$2.1b4x5.1x0.6x
Wed, 26 Oct 2022US$10.3bUS$19.1bUS$2.3b3.5x4.5x0.5x
Fri, 23 Sep 2022US$9.1bUS$19.1bUS$2.3b3.3x4x0.5x
Sun, 21 Aug 2022US$10.5bUS$19.1bUS$2.3b3.7x4.6x0.6x
Tue, 19 Jul 2022US$10.0bUS$18.6bUS$2.4b3.6x4.2x0.5x
Thu, 16 Jun 2022US$10.4bUS$18.6bUS$2.4b3.7x4.4x0.6x
Sat, 14 May 2022US$11.5bUS$18.6bUS$2.4b5x4.9x0.6x
Mon, 11 Apr 2022US$11.6bUS$20.3bUS$2.2b7.3x5.3x0.6x
Wed, 09 Mar 2022US$14.8bUS$24.3bUS$2.3b4.7x6.4x0.6x
Fri, 04 Feb 2022US$15.8bUS$23.5bUS$2.3b4.7x7x0.7x
Sun, 02 Jan 2022US$17.0bUS$23.5bUS$2.3b9.5x7.5x0.7x
Tue, 30 Nov 2021US$15.8bUS$23.5bUS$2.3b8.8x7x0.7x
Thu, 28 Oct 2021US$15.5bUS$22.3bUS$1.7b17.5x9x0.7x
Sat, 25 Sep 2021US$14.3bUS$19.1bUS$1.4b18x10x0.8x
Mon, 23 Aug 2021US$14.0bUS$21.2bUS$2.0b18.7x7x0.7x
Sat, 10 Jul 2021US$14.7bUS$21.2bUS$2.0b19.2x7.4x0.7x
Fri, 02 Apr 2021US$14.1bUS$19.3bUS$1.2b9x11.5x0.7x
Mon, 04 Jan 2021US$11.1bUS$18.9bUS$979.2m15.2x11.3x0.6x
Thu, 08 Oct 2020US$8.8bUS$18.3bUS$739.7m11x11.9x0.5x
Wed, 01 Jul 2020US$8.5bUS$18.7bUS$614.0m16x13.8x0.5x
Sat, 04 Apr 2020US$6.7bUS$19.9bUS$629.4m9.6x10.7x0.3x
Tue, 07 Jan 2020US$11.3bUS$20.6bUS$780.5m12.3x14.4x0.5x
Price to Earnings Ratio

11.6x


Total Market Cap: US$11.3bTotal Earnings: US$980.3mTotal Revenue: US$22.1bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Paper and Forestry Products Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 9.7x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the American Forestry industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 5.1x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 9.7x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.59x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Forestry industry have grown 29% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have declined 4.1% per year.
  • This means that less sales are being generated overall, but since cost of doing business is lower, profits have been increasing.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.S. Materials industry?

US Market1.26%
Materials2.75%
Paper and Forestry Products1.86%
Forestry Products1.88%
Paper Products1.86%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Paper Products industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 10.8x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 1.1%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 44.9% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Forestry Products industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 4.4x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Paper Products industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 1.1% over the next 5 years.
  • In contrast, the Forestry Products industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 58% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
SLVM SylvamoUS$52.364.0%
+US$88.1m
68.9%PE6.1x
LPX Louisiana-PacificUS$62.821.9%
+US$83.2m
-9.1%PE4x
MERC Mercer InternationalUS$14.104.8%
+US$42.3m
26.6%PE3.1x
CLW Clearwater PaperUS$39.473.1%
+US$19.9m
-5.2%PE10.8x
GLT GlatfelterUS$3.980.3%
+US$448.0k
-76.9%PS0.1x
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SLVM

US$52.36

Sylvamo

7D

4.0%

1Y

68.9%

LPX

US$62.82

Louisiana-Pacific

7D

1.9%

1Y

-9.1%

GLT

US$3.98

Glatfelter

7D

0.3%

1Y

-76.9%

RFP

US$21.18

Resolute Forest Products

7D

-0.05%

1Y

81.5%

CLW

US$39.47

Clearwater Paper

7D

3.1%

1Y

-5.2%