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Schweitzer-Mauduit International NYSE:SWM Stock Report

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26 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
SWM fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health1/6

SWM Stock Overview

Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides engineered solutions and advanced materials for various industries worldwide.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Schweitzer-Mauduit International
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$24.71
52 Week HighUS$40.95
52 Week LowUS$23.12
1 Month Change-9.95%
3 Month Change-16.72%
1 Year Change-38.22%
3 Year Change-25.53%
5 Year Change-33.63%
Change since IPO94.76%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 08
Should You Think About Buying Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE:SWM) Now?

Should You Think About Buying Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE:SWM) Now?

While Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. ( NYSE:SWM ) might not be the most widely known stock at the moment, it...

May 08
Schweitzer-Mauduit International (NYSE:SWM) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of US$0.44

Schweitzer-Mauduit International (NYSE:SWM) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of US$0.44

Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. ( NYSE:SWM ) will pay a dividend of US$0.44 on the 24th of June. This means the...

Shareholder Returns

SWMUS ChemicalsUS Market

Return vs Industry: SWM underperformed the US Chemicals industry which returned -8.4% over the past year.

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

Price Volatility

Is SWM's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SWM volatility
SWM Average Weekly Movement5.4%
Chemicals Industry Average Movement7.0%
Market Average Movement8.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.6%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

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

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

About the Company

19955,100Jeff Kramer

Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides engineered solutions and advanced materials for various industries worldwide. It operates through two segments, Advanced Materials & Structures and Engineered Papers. The Advanced Materials & Structures segment manufactures and sells resin-based rolled goods, such as nets, films and meltblown materials, bonding products, and adhesive components, as well as offers other coating solutions and converting services for healthcare, construction, industrial, transportation and filtration end-markets.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International Fundamentals Summary

How do Schweitzer-Mauduit International's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SWM fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$787.67m
Earnings (TTM)US$67.80m
Revenue (TTM)US$1.56b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SWM income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$1.22b
Gross ProfitUS$342.80m
Other ExpensesUS$275.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)2.13
Gross Margin21.99%
Net Profit Margin4.35%
Debt/Equity Ratio181.7%

How did SWM perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

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

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

SWM 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/Revenue1.3x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA11x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does SWM's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

SWM PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for SWM vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average9.5x
HWKN Hawkins
ASIX AdvanSix
ORGN Origin Materials
WLKP Westlake Chemical Partners
SWM Schweitzer-Mauduit International

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: SWM is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.6x) compared to the peer average (9.5x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does SWM's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Chemicals Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: SWM is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.6x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (16.1x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

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

SWM PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio11.6x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SWM's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: SWM ($24.71) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($39.57)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SWM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SWM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

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Future Growth

How is Schweitzer-Mauduit International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Materials industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Schweitzer-Mauduit International has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

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  • Examine whether Schweitzer-Mauduit International is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
  • Schweitzer-Mauduit International competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Schweitzer-Mauduit International performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SWM has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SWM's current net profit margins (4.4%) are lower than last year (7.4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SWM's earnings have grown by 4.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SWM's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: SWM had negative earnings growth (-17.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (30.2%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: SWM's Return on Equity (9.8%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Schweitzer-Mauduit International's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 1/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SWM's short term assets ($638.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($243.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: SWM's short term assets ($638.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.5B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SWM's net debt to equity ratio (173.7%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: SWM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 140.2% to 181.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SWM's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (4%).

Interest Coverage: SWM's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.5x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Schweitzer-Mauduit International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 5/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SWM's dividend (7.12%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).

High Dividend: SWM's dividend (7.12%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.24%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: At its current payout ratio (80.7%), SWM's payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (590.6%), SWM's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Jeff Kramer (61 yo)





Dr. Jeffrey Kramer, also known as Jeff, Ph D., has been the Chief Executive Officer at Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. since May 2017 and has been its Director since April 21, 2017. Dr. Kramer serve...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD5.15M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.02M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SWM's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: SWM's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: SWM insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc.
  • Ticker: SWM
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1995
  • Industry: Commodity Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: US$787.674m
  • Shares outstanding: 31.88m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc.
  • 100 North Point Center East
  • Suite 600
  • Alpharetta
  • Georgia
  • 30022-8246
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/26 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 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.