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

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

NYSE:SWM traded up $0.61 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $34.15. 516,299 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 176,165. Schweitzer-Mauduit International has a one year low of $29.71 and a one year high of $46.65. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 2.90 and a quick ratio of 1.87. The business has a fifty day moving average price of $36.59 and a 200 day moving average price of $38.45. The company has a market cap of $1.04 billion, a PE ratio of 12.37 and a beta of 1.59.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International (NYSE:SWM) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 20th. The company reported $0.80 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.04. Schweitzer-Mauduit International had a net margin of 8.39% and a return on equity of 19.36%. The business had revenue of $238.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $244.35 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.87 earnings per share. Schweitzer-Mauduit International’s quarterly revenue was down 4.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts forecast that Schweitzer-Mauduit International will post 3.75 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on SWM shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Schweitzer-Mauduit International from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, January 9th. ValuEngine raised shares of Schweitzer-Mauduit International from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report on Friday, January 31st.

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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