NYSE:EAF - GrafTech International Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$14.57 -0.31 (-2.08 %)
(As of 11/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$14.88
Today's Range$14.20 - $14.76
52-Week Range$13.72 - $24.36
Volume1.31 million shs
Average Volume1.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.40 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.24%
BetaN/A
GrafTech International Ltd. researches, develops, manufactures, and sells synthetic and natural graphite and carbon based products worldwide. It offers graphite electrodes, which are components of the conductive power systems used to produce steel and non-ferrous metals; and petroleum needle coke, a crystalline form of carbon used in the production of graphite electrodes. The company sells its products primarily through direct sales force, independent sales representatives, and distributors. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Independence, Ohio. GrafTech International Ltd. is a subsidiary of BCP IV GrafTech Holdings LP.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electrical industrial apparatus
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNYSE:EAF
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone216-676-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio2.23
Quick Ratio1.30

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$550.77 million
Price / Sales7.69
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value($3.57) per share
Price / Book-4.08

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$7.98 million
Net Margins43.72%
Return on Equity-160.94%
Return on Assets47.49%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,310
Outstanding Shares290,540,000
Market Cap$4.40 billion
OptionableOptionable

GrafTech International (NYSE:EAF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is GrafTech International's stock symbol?

GrafTech International trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EAF."

How often does GrafTech International pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for GrafTech International?

GrafTech International announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 30th will be given a dividend of $0.085 per share on Monday, December 31st. This represents a $0.34 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 29th. View GrafTech International's Dividend History.

How were GrafTech International's earnings last quarter?

GrafTech International Ltd (NYSE:EAF) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November, 2nd. The company reported $0.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.11. The firm had revenue of $454.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $426.50 million. GrafTech International had a net margin of 43.72% and a negative return on equity of 160.94%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 231.3% compared to the same quarter last year. View GrafTech International's Earnings History.

When is GrafTech International's next earnings date?

GrafTech International is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for GrafTech International.

What price target have analysts set for EAF?

7 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for GrafTech International's shares. Their predictions range from $24.00 to $29.00. On average, they anticipate GrafTech International's stock price to reach $26.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 81.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for GrafTech International.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for GrafTech International?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for GrafTech International in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for GrafTech International.

Has GrafTech International been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about EAF stock has been trending somewhat negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. GrafTech International earned a daily sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of GrafTech International's key competitors?

Who are GrafTech International's key executives?

GrafTech International's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Denis Andre Turcotte P.Eng., MBA, Exec. Chairman (Age 56)
  • Mr. Quinn J. Coburn, CFO, VP of Fin. & Treasurer (Age 54)
  • Mr. David J. Rintoul, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Ms. Meredith H. Bandy CFA, VP of Investor Relations and Corp. Communications

When did GrafTech International IPO?

(EAF) raised $850 million in an IPO on Thursday, April 19th 2018. The company issued 37,800,000 shares at $21.00-$24.00 per share. J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Citigroup, RBC Capital Markets, HSBC, BMO Capital MarketsBNP PARIBAS, CIBC Capital Markets and National Bank Financial were co-managers.

When did the company's lock-up period expire?

GrafTech International's lock-up period expired on Tuesday, October 16th. GrafTech International had issued 35,000,000 shares in its public offering on April 19th. The total size of the offering was $525,000,000 based on an initial share price of $15.00. Since the end of the company's lock-up period, restrictions preventing company insiders and major shareholders from selling shares in the company have been lifted.

Who are GrafTech International's major shareholders?

GrafTech International's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (78.97%), Schroder Investment Management Group (1.19%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.86%), BlackRock Inc. (0.83%), Jennison Associates LLC (0.56%) and Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.44%). Company insiders that own GrafTech International stock include Anthony R Taccone and Gp Ltd Bcp. View Institutional Ownership Trends for GrafTech International.

Which major investors are selling GrafTech International stock?

EAF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jennison Associates LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Schroder Investment Management Group, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company and William Blair Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for GrafTech International.

Which major investors are buying GrafTech International stock?

EAF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Artemis Investment Management LLP, BlackRock Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Man Group plc, Columbus Circle Investors and First Manhattan Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for GrafTech International.

How do I buy shares of GrafTech International?

Shares of EAF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is GrafTech International's stock price today?

One share of EAF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.57.

How big of a company is GrafTech International?

GrafTech International has a market capitalization of $4.40 billion and generates $550.77 million in revenue each year. GrafTech International employs 1,310 workers across the globe.

What is GrafTech International's official website?

The official website for GrafTech International is http://www.graftech.com.

How can I contact GrafTech International?

GrafTech International's mailing address is 982 KEYNOTE CIRCLE, BROOKLYN HEIGHTS OH, 44131. The company can be reached via phone at 216-676-2000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for GrafTech International (NYSE EAF)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  50 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  58 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  108
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about GrafTech International and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EAF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EAF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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