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Neenah NYSE:NP Stock Report

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06 Jul, 2022


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NP fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health2/6

NP Stock Overview

Neenah, Inc., a specialty materials company, engages in the performance-based technical products, and fine paper and packaging products businesses in North America, Germany, Spain, and rest of Europe.

Neenah Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Neenah
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$32.00
52 Week HighUS$56.86
52 Week LowUS$31.05
1 Month Change-17.76%
3 Month Change-16.30%
1 Year Change-36.72%
3 Year Change-52.72%
5 Year Change-59.39%
Change since IPO-15.68%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

NPUS ForestryUS Market

Return vs Industry: NP underperformed the US Forestry industry which returned -8.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NP underperformed the US Market which returned -18.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is NP's price volatile compared to industry and market?
NP volatility
NP Average Weekly Movement5.4%
Forestry Industry Average Movement6.8%
Market Average Movement6.9%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.9%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: NP is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: NP's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

20042,493Julie Schertell

Neenah, Inc., a specialty materials company, engages in the performance-based technical products, and fine paper and packaging products businesses in North America, Germany, Spain, and rest of Europe. Its Technical Products segment offers filtration media for transportation, water, and other end use applications; saturated and unsaturated crepe, and flat paper tapes; and coated lightweight abrasive papers for automotive, construction, metal, and woodworking industries. It also provides digital transfer media; label and tag products for digital printing; latex saturated and coated, premask, medical packaging, digital transfer, publishing, security, clean room, passports, and release papers; furniture backers; and release liners.

Neenah Fundamentals Summary

How do Neenah's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
NP fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$537.25m
Earnings (TTM)-US$27.70m
Revenue (TTM)US$1.09b


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
NP income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$922.20m
Gross ProfitUS$164.10m
Other ExpensesUS$191.80m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Aug 04, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)-1.65
Gross Margin15.11%
Net Profit Margin-2.55%
Debt/Equity Ratio150.2%

How did NP perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is NP undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 1/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for NP?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

NP key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.9x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA9.7x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does NP's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

NP PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for NP vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average0.3x
CLW Clearwater Paper
MERC Mercer International
GLT Glatfelter
SLVM Sylvamo
NP Neenah

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: NP is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x) compared to the peer average (0.3x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does NP's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the North American Forestry Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: NP is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x) compared to the US Forestry industry average (0.3x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is NP's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

NP PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.5x
Fair PS Ratio0.6x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: NP is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.6x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of NP when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: NP ($32) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($16.46)

Significantly Below Fair Value: NP is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is Neenah forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 3/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: NP is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: NP is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: NP is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: NP's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: NP's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if NP's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

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Past Performance

How has Neenah performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NP is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: NP is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NP is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 54.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare NP's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: NP is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Forestry industry (76.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: NP has a negative Return on Equity (-8.93%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Neenah's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 2/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NP's short term assets ($379.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($188.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: NP's short term assets ($379.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($609.1M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NP's net debt to equity ratio (142%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: NP's debt to equity ratio has increased from 64.9% to 150.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: NP's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (6.6%).

Interest Coverage: NP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Neenah current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: NP's dividend (5.94%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.61%).

High Dividend: NP's dividend (5.94%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.27%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: NP's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: NP's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: NP is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: NP is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Julie Schertell (53 yo)





Ms. Julie A. Schertell is Chief Executive Officer & President of Neenah, Inc. since May 21, 2020 and served as its Chief Operating Officer since January 01, 2020 until May 21, 2020. Ms. Schertell serves as...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Julie's total compensation ($USD2.92M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.91M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Julie's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: NP's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: NP's board of directors are considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

NYSE:NP Recent Insider Transactions by Companies or Individuals
DateValueNameEntityRoleSharesMax Price
08 Nov 21SellUS$60,291Margaret DanoIndividual1,100US$54.81

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 90.61% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
BlackRock, Inc.
2,697,688$86.3m-0.76%no data
Allspring Global Investments, LLC
Wellington Management Group LLP
Macquarie Investment Management Business Trust
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
1,137,232$36.4m2.02%no data
Macquarie Investment Management Limited
Lazard Asset Management LLC
State Street Global Advisors, Inc.
693,896$22.2m16.31%no data
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
621,239$19.9m-2.3%no data
Schroder Investment Management North America Inc.
DePrince, Race & Zollo, Inc.
ProShare Advisors LLC
Geode Capital Management, LLC
296,895$9.5m4.31%no data
Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc.
BNY Mellon Asset Management
268,589$8.6m-1.07%no data
Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc.
242,952$7.8m-38.66%no data
Invesco Capital Management LLC
Managed Account Advisors LLC
227,593$7.3m21.06%no data
Harvey Partners, LLC
Russell Investment Management, LLC
Northern Trust Global Investments
219,902$7.0m-6.34%no data
Peregrine Capital Management, LLC
Norges Bank Investment Management
151,380$4.8m0%no data
Principal Global Investors, LLC
120,927$3.9m-4.99%no data
Confluence Investment Management LLC

Company Information

Neenah, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Neenah, Inc.
  • Ticker: NP
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Paper Products
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: US$537.254m
  • Shares outstanding: 16.79m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Neenah, Inc.
  • 3460 Preston Ridge Road
  • Suite 600
  • Alpharetta
  • Georgia
  • 30005
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
NPNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDNov 2004
NQIDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURNov 2004

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/07/06 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/07/05 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.