Analysts Value MD&A Forecast, According to Potlatch Corp. Report

As promised last week by PR NEWS, here are perspectives from analysts about annual reports included in "The Essentials" report by the Potlatch Corp.'s Minnesota Pulp and Paper Division. We're running the comments verbatim so that there's no gatekeeper influence. Our slate of analysts includes Beth Burnston, VP of ABN AMRO Chicago Corp.; Mark Leslie, VP of Dain Bosworth, Minneapolis; and Greg Salchow, VP of Mesirow Financial, Inc. Chicago. Highlights underscore the perception that you can't gloss over bad news.