Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides engineered solutions and advanced materials for various industries worldwide.
6 star dividend payer and undervalued.
Share Price & News
How has Schweitzer-Mauduit International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SWM's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SWM exceeded the US Forestry industry which returned -10.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SWM underperformed the US Market which returned 10.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Schweitzer-Mauduit International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Schweitzer-Mauduit International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SWM ($35.49) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($55.27)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SWM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SWM is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.7x) compared to the Forestry industry average (17.7x).
PE vs Market: SWM is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.7x) compared to the US market (17.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SWM is good value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SWM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Forestry industry average (1.1x).
How is Schweitzer-Mauduit International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SWM's forecast earnings growth (12.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: SWM's earnings (12.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SWM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SWM's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SWM's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SWM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.1%).
How has Schweitzer-Mauduit International performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SWM has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SWM's current net profit margins (8.4%) are lower than last year (9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SWM's earnings have declined by -4.5% 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 (-8.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Forestry industry average (-8.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SWM's Return on Equity (14.4%) is considered low.
How is Schweitzer-Mauduit International's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SWM's short term assets ($427.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($157.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: SWM's short term assets ($427.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($716.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SWM's debt to equity ratio (86.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SWM's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 89.8% to 86.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SWM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (31.1%).
Interest Coverage: SWM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.8x coverage).
Inventory Level: SWM has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: SWM's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.8x debt).
What is Schweitzer-Mauduit International's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SWM's dividend (4.96%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.53%).
High Dividend: SWM's dividend (4.96%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.96%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SWM's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SWM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (62.9%), SWM's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SWM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (48.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Kramer (59yo)
Dr. Jeffrey Kramer, Ph.D., also known as Jeff, has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director at Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. since April 21, 2017. Dr. Kramer served as the Chief Executive Off ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD3.25M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.58M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|CEO & Director||2.8yrs||US$3.25m||0.61% $6.7m|
|Executive VP of Finance & CFO||1.9yrs||US$1.35m||0.16% $1.8m|
|Executive VP||2.4yrs||US$981.39k||0.12% $1.3m|
|Executive Vice President of Advanced Materials & Structures||3.6yrs||US$914.86k||0.13% $1.4m|
|Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer||0.8yrs||no data||0.033% $364.3k|
|Director of Investor Relations||6.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Engineered Papers||0.08yrs||no data||0.031% $334.8k|
Experienced Management: SWM's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||2.8yrs||US$3.25m||0.61% $6.7m|
|Independent Director||4yrs||US$175.00k||0.097% $1.1m|
|Chairman & Lead Independent Director||1yrs||US$175.00k||0.0065% $71.2k|
|Independent Director||24.3yrs||US$245.00k||0.015% $162.1k|
|Independent Director||10.6yrs||US$165.00k||0.017% $185.2k|
|Independent Director||2.8yrs||US$155.00k||0.021% $234.1k|
|Independent Director||1.9yrs||US$127.50k||no data|
|Independent Director||1yrs||no data||no data|
|Director||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: SWM's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc.
- Ticker: SWM
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Paper Products
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$1.097b
- Shares outstanding: 30.90m
- Website: https://www.swmintl.com
Number of Employees
- Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc.
- 100 North Point Center East
- Suite 600
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SWM||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 1995|
|MH2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Nov 1995|
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides engineered solutions and advanced materials for various industries worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Engineered Papers, and Advanced Materials & Structures. The Engineered Papers segment provides low ignition propensity cigarette papers that are designed to self-extinguish when not actively being smoked; reconstituted tobacco products for use in machine-made cigars; alkaline battery separator papers; and commodity paper grades for printing and writing, flooring laminates, and food service packaging. The Advanced Materials & Structures segment manufactures and sells resin-based nets, films, and other non-wovens for filtration, infrastructure and construction, transportation, industrial, and medical end-markets. The company was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/28 00:24|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/27 00:00|
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