Schweitzer-Mauduit International (NYSE:SWM) Releases FY20 Earnings Guidance

Schweitzer-Mauduit International (NYSE:SWM) updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.50-3.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.47. Schweitzer-Mauduit International also updated its FY 2020
After-Hours guidance to 3.50-3.75 EPS.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Schweitzer-Mauduit International from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report on Friday, January 31st. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Schweitzer-Mauduit International from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, January 9th.

NYSE:SWM traded up $0.61 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $34.15. 516,299 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 176,165. The company has a market capitalization of $1.04 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.37 and a beta of 1.59. Schweitzer-Mauduit International has a 12 month low of $29.71 and a 12 month high of $46.65. The company has a quick ratio of 1.87, a current ratio of 2.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $36.59 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $38.45.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International (NYSE:SWM) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 20th. The company reported $0.80 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $238.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $244.35 million. Schweitzer-Mauduit International had a net margin of 8.39% and a return on equity of 19.36%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 4.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.87 earnings per share. As a group, sell-side analysts anticipate that Schweitzer-Mauduit International will post 3.75 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International Company Profile

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 produces and sells cigarette papers, reconstituted tobacco leaf, and wrapper and binder products to cigarette and cigar manufacturers; and other non-tobacco paper products.

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