Thinking of environmentally-friendly stock picks to mark Earth Day, which was recently observed in April? An inspiration from the familiar school poem “Trees” by Joyce Kilmer could very well be in order and, at the same time, you could have an Arbor Day celebration thrown in.
Picks that could rank high among probable choices in this regard are those companies pursuing sustainability in the utilization of our planet’s paper more »
The market is valuing premium paper company Neenah Paper (NYSE: NP) at the same level as other packaging and paper-products companies with lower margins and ROAs.
With an ROA of 6%, double that of its paper-products peers, Neenah Paper is significantly undervalued with a forward P/E of 11 and an EV/EBITDA ratio of seven. In addition, it has delivered increasing margins and positive free cash flow for the more »
Over the last year International Paper (NYSE: IP) appreciated by 21%; after factoring in its substantial 3.1% dividend and assuming reinvestment, investors who held the shares of the company realized a 25% return, outperforming the market by 20%. I came across International Paper while doing some research on Undervalued Dividends and although the overall business model is fairly boring, I became interested in doing some more digging into the more »
Gold, silver and other basic materials stocks will likey continue to perform well in 2012. In this article, I've analyzed five that I think are particularly attractive. Please use my research as a starting point for your own due diligence.