Home Sectors Basic Materials Love or Hate: Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT)

Love or Hate: Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT)


Glatfelter is part of the basic materials sector and forest products industry. The company CEO is Dante C. Parrini. P.H. Glatfelter Co is a manufacturer of specialty papers and fiber-based engineered materials. It operates with three segments namely Composite Fibers, Advanced Airlaid Materials and Specialty Papers.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The GLT stock showed a previous change of 0.76% with an open at 13.17 and a close of 13.21. It reached an intraday high of 13.28 and a low of 12.95.

SeekingAlpha:  P H Glatfelter Co (GLT) CEO Dante Parrini on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The stock has a market cap of $581.4m with 44.0m shares outstanding, of which the float is 42.8m shares. Trading volume reached 140,806 shares compared to its average volume of 255,985 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Glatfelter shares returned 1.46% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 3.36%. Over three months, it changed 22.72%. In one year it has changed -39.06% and within that year its 52-week high was 22.55 and its 52-week low was 9.29. GLT stock is 42.27% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 15.81 and a 50 day moving average of 12.70. Currently GLT stock is trading -16.45% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Glatfelter 2018 Q4 – Results – Earnings Call Slides


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.12 that ended on 31st of December 2018. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.04. The TTM EPS is 0.12, which comes to a TTM PE of 110.08.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.03
09-30-2018:  0.00
06-30-2018:  -0.10
03-31-2018:  0.19

The dividend per share is currently 0.52, which is a dividend yield of 3.94%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 5.55, which means it may be overvalued by -138.02%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 143.10% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 1,561,927, which is 3.55% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 5.74. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.77

SeekingAlpha:  Glatfelter EPS in-line, beats on revenue

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -29.17%, return on assets is -11.85%, profit margin is -14.57%, price-to-sales is 0.46 and price-to-book is 1.07.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 4  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
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