Resolute Forest Products Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates in the forest products industry in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. More Details
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Mediocre balance sheet and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Resolute Forest Products's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: RFP is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.
Volatility Over Time: RFP's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: RFP exceeded the US Forestry industry which returned 120.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: RFP exceeded the US Market which returned 48.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Resolute Forest Products's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StAre Institutions Heavily Invested In Resolute Forest Products Inc.'s (NYSE:RFP) Shares?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StResolute Forest Products Inc.'s (NYSE:RFP) Stock Is Going Strong: Have Financials A Role To Play?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StWe Like The Quality Of Resolute Forest Products' (NYSE:RFP) Earnings
Is Resolute Forest Products undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: RFP ($15.64) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($9.91)
Significantly Below Fair Value: RFP is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: RFP is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.5x) compared to the US Forestry industry average (15.9x).
PE vs Market: RFP is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.5x) compared to the US market (20.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: RFP's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: RFP's PB Ratio (1.1x) is in line with the US Forestry industry average.
How is Resolute Forest Products forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: RFP's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-13.7% per year).
Earnings vs Market: RFP's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-13.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: RFP's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: RFP's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-2.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: RFP's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.5% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if RFP's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Resolute Forest Products performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: RFP has a large one-off loss of $165.0M impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: RFP became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: RFP has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 41.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: RFP has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: RFP has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Forestry industry (189.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: RFP's Return on Equity (8.3%) is considered low.
How is Resolute Forest Products's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: RFP's short term assets ($942.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($409.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: RFP's short term assets ($942.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: RFP's debt to equity ratio (40.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: RFP's debt to equity ratio has increased from 31.4% to 40.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: RFP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (95.2%).
Interest Coverage: RFP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.6x coverage).
What is Resolute Forest Products's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate RFP's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate RFP's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RFP's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RFP's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of RFP's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Remi Lalonde (43 yo)
Mr. Remi G. Lalonde serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Resolute Forest Products Inc. since March 01, 2021. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Resolu...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Remi's total compensation ($USD2.50M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.75M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Remi's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: RFP's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: RFP's board of directors are considered experienced (8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: RFP insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Resolute Forest Products Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Resolute Forest Products Inc.
- Ticker: RFP
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Paper Products
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$1.237b
- Shares outstanding: 79.09m
- Website: https://www.resolutefp.com
Number of Employees
- Resolute Forest Products Inc.
- 111 Robert-Bourassa Boulevard
- Suite 5000
- H3C 2M1
Resolute Forest Products Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates in the forest products industry in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. The company operates through four segments...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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