Today’s Short Interest: How Analysts Feel About Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) After Increase in Sellers?

November 29, 2016 - By Winifred Garcia   ·   0 Comments

Today's Short Interest: How Analysts Feel About Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) After Increase in Sellers?

The stock of Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) registered an increase of 5.34% in short interest. CLW’s total short interest was 360,900 shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 5.34% from 342,600 shares, reported previously. With 165,900 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 2 days to cover their CLW’s short positions. The short interest to Clearwater Paper Corporation’s float is 2.19%. About 43,947 shares traded hands. Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW) has risen 18.84% since April 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.58% the S&P500.

Clearwater Paper Corporation manufactures quality consumer tissue, away-from-home , tissue, parent roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the nation. The company has a market cap of $1.04 billion. The Firm is a supplier of private label tissue to retailers and wholesale distributors, including grocery, drug, mass merchants and discount stores. It has a 21.49 P/E ratio. In addition, the Company produces bleached paperboard used by quality-conscious printers and packaging converters.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.28, from 1.13 in 2016Q1. The ratio is negative, as 16 funds sold all Clearwater Paper Corp shares owned while 51 reduced positions. 29 funds bought stakes while 47 increased positions. They now own 14.42 million shares or 0.59% less from 14.50 million shares in 2016Q1.
Blackrock Advsr Ltd Liability Co has 0.01% invested in the company for 214,473 shares. Capstone Asset Co holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW) for 7,263 shares. Renaissance Technologies Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 38,200 shares in its portfolio. Lsv Asset Mngmt holds 608,607 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Invest Management Llc has 82,640 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. The New York-based Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership has invested 0% in Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW). California State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW) for 35,568 shares. Metropolitan Life Company New York has 13,646 shares for 0.01% of their US portfolio. Lpl Ltd Liability Corp reported 6,998 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Texas Permanent School Fund, a Texas-based fund reported 13,079 shares. First Trust Advisors L P holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW) for 33,057 shares. Macquarie Grp last reported 835,056 shares in the company. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas holds 0% or 2,475 shares in its portfolio. Blackrock Institutional Na has 0% invested in the company for 466,308 shares. First Quadrant L P Ca owns 13,700 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio.

Insider Transactions: Since September 1, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $576,577 net activity. $295,407 worth of shares were sold by HERTZ JOHN on Thursday, September 1. Gadd Michael S sold $281,170 worth of Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW) on Wednesday, October 26.

Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW) Ratings Coverage

Out of 3 analysts covering Clearwater Paper (NYSE:CLW), 0 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 0 are positive. Clearwater Paper has been the topic of 7 analyst reports since September 18, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Vertical Research downgraded the shares of CLW in a report on Friday, July 22 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, January 12. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating given by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 11. As per Friday, July 22, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. DA Davidson downgraded the shares of CLW in a report on Thursday, May 12 to “Neutral” rating.

CLW Company Profile

Clearwater Paper Corporation, incorporated on October 7, 2005, makes quality consumer tissue, away-from-home (AFH), tissue, parent roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the nation. The Firm is a supplier of private label tissue to retailers and wholesale distributors, including grocery, drug, mass merchants and discount stores. In addition, the Company produces bleached paperboard used by quality-conscious printers and packaging converters. The Firm operates through two divisions: Consumer Products and Pulp and Paperboard.

More recent Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “Clearwater Paper upgraded to buy from neutral at DA Davidson” on December 21, 2009. Also Streetinsider.com published the news titled: “Clearwater Paper (CLW) to Close Converting Facility, Two Tissue Machines at …” on November 29, 2016. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Dunn Paper Acquires Specialty Mills from Clearwater Paper Corporation” with publication date: December 30, 2014 was also an interesting one.

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