Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides engineered solutions and advanced materials for various industries worldwide. More Details
Established dividend payer with proven track record.
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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SWM underperformed the US Forestry industry which returned -7.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SWM underperformed the US Market which returned 18.5% 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
1 week ago | Simply Wall StSchweitzer-Mauduit International (NYSE:SWM) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StEstimating The Intrinsic Value Of Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE:SWM)
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE:SWM) A Smart Choice For Dividend Investors?
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 ($33.51) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($37.45)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SWM is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SWM is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.3x) compared to the US Forestry industry average (22.1x).
PE vs Market: SWM is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.3x) compared to the US market (19x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SWM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SWM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the US Forestry industry average (1.2x).
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 (11.3% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: SWM's earnings (11.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SWM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SWM's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SWM's revenue (3.1% 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 SWM's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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 (9%) are higher than last year (8.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SWM's earnings have declined by 1.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SWM's earnings growth over the past year (6.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (-1.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SWM earnings growth over the past year (6.7%) exceeded the Forestry industry -46.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SWM's Return on Equity (15.1%) is considered low.
How is Schweitzer-Mauduit International's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SWM's short term assets ($404.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($136.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: SWM's short term assets ($404.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($834.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SWM's debt to equity ratio (110.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SWM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 86% to 110.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SWM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (23.1%).
Interest Coverage: SWM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.7x coverage).
What is Schweitzer-Mauduit International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SWM's dividend (5.25%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.64%).
High Dividend: SWM's dividend (5.25%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.68%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SWM's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SWM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (59.4%), SWM's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Kramer (60 yo)
Dr. Jeffrey Kramer, Ph.D., also known as Jeff, has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director at Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. since April 21, 2017. Dr. Kramer served as the Chief Executive Off ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD6.69M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.85M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|CEO & Director||3.5yrs||US$6.69m||0.60% |
|Executive VP of Finance & CFO||2.58yrs||US$2.55m||0.16% |
|Executive VP||3.08yrs||US$1.88m||0.12% |
|Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer||1.5yrs||no data||0.033% |
|Director of Investor Relations||7.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Engineered Papers||0.75yr||no data||0.030% |
Experienced Management: SWM's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||3.5yrs||US$6.69m||0.60% |
|Independent Director||4.67yrs||US$175.00k||0.096% |
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||1.5yrs||US$230.88k||0.0064% |
|Independent Director||11.25yrs||US$176.81k||0.017% |
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||US$164.31k||0.029% |
|Independent Director||2.58yrs||US$177.72k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.67yrs||US$133.04k||no data|
|Independent Director||0.67yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: SWM's board of directors are considered experienced (3 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
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$1.050b
- Shares outstanding: 31.34m
- 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, Adv ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/22 00:51|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/21 00:00|
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