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Executive Summary

Cascades Inc. produces, converts, and markets packaging and tissue products in Canada, the United States, Italy, and internationally.



Risk Analysis


Snowflake Analysis

Proven track record average dividend payer.

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Share Price & News

How has Cascades's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Market Performance

7 Day Return




CA Packaging


CA Market

1 Year Return




CA Packaging


CA Market

Shareholder returns

7 Day4.4%2.4%2.4%
30 Day5.6%-4.1%-0.9%
90 Day19.0%6.9%17.3%
1 Year29.0%25.7%-25.3%-26.5%-9.4%-12.4%
3 Year-9.3%-14.0%-28.4%-31.1%4.2%-5.7%
5 Year136.6%117.6%30.2%21.6%22.1%3.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Cascades's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News


Is Cascades undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Price To Earnings Ratio

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

Price to Book Ratio

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Future Growth

How is Cascades forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?


Forecasted annual revenue growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

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Past Performance

How has Cascades performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Return on Equity

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Financial Health

How is Cascades's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Balance Sheet

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What is Cascades's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Stability and Growth of Payments

Current Payout to Shareholders

Future Payout to Shareholders

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Mario Plourde (59yo)





Mr. Mario Plourde has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Cascades, Inc., since May 9, 2013. Mr. Plourde has been Director at Cascades Inc. since November 06, 2014. Mr. Plourde served as the ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Leadership Team

Mario Plourde
President7.17yrsCA$4.52m0.22% CA$3.1m
Allan Hogg
VP & CFO10.17yrsCA$1.38m0.094% CA$1.3m
Luc Langevin
President & COO of the Cascades Specialty Products Group9.17yrsCA$1.38m0.048% CA$679.2k
Charles Malo
President & COO of Containerboard Packaging Groupno dataCA$1.34m0.088% CA$1.2m
Dominic Doré
Chief Supply Chain & Information Officer10.5yrsno data0.019% CA$273.6k
Jennifer Aitken
Director of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Robert Hall
Chief of Strategy4.5yrsCA$1.02m0.24% CA$3.5m
Hugo D'Amours
Vice-President of Communications7.5yrsno data0.0081% CA$113.7k
Maryse Fernet
Chief Human Resources Officer4.5yrsno data0.027% CA$375.9k
Thierry Trudel
Chief Experience Officerno datano data0.0068% CA$95.9k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Board Members

Mario Plourde
President7.17yrsCA$4.52m0.22% CA$3.1m
Michelle Cormier
Independent Lead Directorno dataCA$136.75k0.0095% CA$134.6k
Alain Lemaire
Co-Founder & Executive Chairman7.17yrsCA$1.24m5.57% CA$78.6m
Hubert Lacroix
Independent Director1.17yrsCA$75.97kno data
Patrick Lemaire
Non-Independent Director4.5yrsCA$80.00k0.014% CA$203.7k
Louis Garneau
Independent Director24.5yrsCA$98.50k0.0053% CA$75.1k
Sylvie Lemaire
Non-Independent Director21.5yrsCA$120.25k0.13% CA$1.9m
Sylvie Vachon
Independent Director7.17yrsCA$122.75k0.0042% CA$59.8k
Martin Couture
Independent Director4yrsCA$119.50k0.022% CA$316.7k
Élise Pelletier
Independent Director9.5yrsCA$120.25k0.0021% CA$29.9k


Average Tenure


Average Age


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Cascades Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Cascades Inc.
  • Ticker: CAS
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1964
  • Industry: Paper Packaging
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$1.411b
  • Shares outstanding: 94.37m
  • Website: https://www.cascades.com

Number of Employees


  • Cascades Inc.
  • 404 Marie-Victorin Boulevard
  • PO Box 30
  • Kingsey Falls
  • Quebec
  • J0A 1B0
  • Canada


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CASTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADOct 1984
CS6DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEUROct 1984
CADN.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDOct 1984


Cascades Inc. produces, converts, and markets packaging and tissue products in Canada, the United States, Italy, and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Containerboard, Boxboard Europe, Specialty Products, and Tissue Papers. It provides containerboards, and coated recycled and virgin boxboards, as well as converts corrugated products. The company also offers uncoated recycled paperboards for use in packaging converters and industrial users of headers and wrappers for the paper industry, as well as partitions that are used as protective packaging; honeycomb paperboards for the beer, wine, and spirits industry; laminated paperboards for food packaging and furniture backing industries; and specialty containers, structural components, and paperboard and fiber composites. In addition, it provides egg filler flats and egg cartons for egg processors and four-cup carriers for the quick-service restaurant industry; polystyrene foam trays for processors and retailers in the food industry; rigid plastic packaging products for food processors and retailers; and flexible films for frozen foods, bakery, and ice industries. Further, the company offers bathroom and facial tissues, paper towels, paper hand towels and napkins, and other related products and services under the Cascades PRO Signature, Cascades PRO Perform, Cascades PRO Select, Cascades PRO Tandem, and Cascades PRO Tuff-Job brands; and under the Cascades Fluff, Cascades Tuff, April Soft, Best Value, and Optima labels, as well as private labels and other secondary marks. Additionally, it offers services to recover and process discarded materials for the municipal, industrial, commercial, and institutional sectors. The company sells its products through own sales force and external representatives. Cascades Inc. was founded in 1964 and is headquartered in Kingsey Falls, Canada. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/04 23:54
End of Day Share Price2020/07/03 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.