National Bank Financial Boosts Cascades (TSE:CAS) Price Target to C$14.50

Cascades (TSE:CAS) had its target price upped by National Bank Financial from C$13.00 to C$14.50 in a report issued on Monday morning, BayStreet.CA reports. National Bank Financial currently has an outperform rating on the stock. National Bank Financial also issued estimates for Cascades’ Q3 2019 earnings at $0.37 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.24 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $1.02 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $1.43 EPS.

A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on the company. TD Securities cut Cascades from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a C$13.50 target price on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, July 16th. Royal Bank of Canada raised their target price on Cascades from C$12.00 to C$14.00 in a report on Tuesday, July 9th. CIBC raised their target price on Cascades from C$10.00 to C$11.00 in a report on Monday, May 13th. Finally, Raymond James raised their target price on Cascades from C$14.00 to C$15.00 in a report on Monday.

Shares of Cascades stock opened at C$11.55 on Monday. Cascades has a one year low of C$7.55 and a one year high of C$13.94. The stock’s fifty day moving average is C$11.87 and its 200 day moving average is C$9.77. The stock has a market cap of $1.13 billion and a P/E ratio of 46.39. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 115.99, a quick ratio of 0.81 and a current ratio of 1.43.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 6th. Investors of record on Friday, September 6th will be issued a $0.08 dividend. This is a boost from Cascades’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.04. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 20th. Cascades’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 128.51%.

Cascades Company Profile

Cascades Inc produces, converts, and markets packaging and tissue products in Canada, the United States, and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Containerboard, Boxboard Europe, Specialty Products, and Tissue Papers. It offers containerboards, and coated recycled and virgin boxboards, as well as converts corrugated products.

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