5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: P.H. Glatfelter
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, specialty paper company P.H. Glatfelter (NYS: GLT) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Glatfelter's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||York, Pa. (1864)|
|Market Cap||$757.6 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.6 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Dante Parrini (since 2011)|
CFO John Jacunski (since 2006)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||15.2%|
|Cash/Debt||$23.4 million / $218.0 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 98% of the 190 of the members who have rated Glatfelter believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Glatfelter should record a robust profit growth this year. Management has implemented [tighter cost controls], and ongoing margin improvement ought to help support Glatfelter's profitability in the near term. Continued stock buybacks should add lift to per-share results going forward. Their diversification efforts should do well. Innovation and product development remain key to its long-term strategy.
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