Why Resolute Forest Is Poised to Outperform


Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, pulp and paper company Resolute Forest Products has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Resolute and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.




Market Cap

$1.2 billion


Paper products

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$4.5 billion


CEO Richard Garneau (since June 2012)
CFO Jo-Ann Longworth (since August 2011)

Return on Capital (Average, Past 3 Years)


Cash / Debt

$343.0 million / $625.0 million



Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 97% of the 134 members who have rated Resolute believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those bulls, AnsgarJohn, succinctly summed up the outperform case for our community: "Resolute Forest Products is currently priced at $12, but it has a book value of approximately $35, low debt, huge tax loss carry forwards ... and a highly capable management."

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