Verso Corporation reported financial results for the first quarter of 2018, including net sales of $639 million, net loss of $2 million, and Adjusted EBITDA of $41 million. "Verso had a good start in the first quarter of 2018, with sales revenue up 4 percent to $639 million, Adjusted EBITDA (a non-GAAP measure) up 58 percent to $41 million, and Adjusted EBITDA margin up 2.2 percentage points compared to the first quarter of 2017," said Verso Chief Executive Officer, B. Christopher DiSantis. "We continued to grow our specialty papers business, now 24 percent of total revenue, and are seeing the benefits of our SG&A cost improvement initiatives, with an improvement of $8 million versus the first quarter of 2017. Looking ahead, we have positioned Verso well to benefit from improved operating rates and are building a better business." Click Read More below for additional information.
As we continue to manage our manufacturing system to meet shifting customer needs and improve efficiency, Verso will discontinue the following grades by the end of 2021: • Velocity® • Balance® • Publishers Matte® • Publishers ThinBulk®.
Any inventory will continue to be available until it is extinguished.
Your Verso sales professional will contact you to review specifics of this announcement.