NYSE:GPK - Graphic Packaging Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.70 -0.14 (-1.09 %)
(As of 05/24/2019 03:32 AM ET)
Previous Close$12.84
Today's Range$12.63 - $13.16
52-Week Range$10.04 - $15.22
Volume2.84 million shs
Average Volume4.29 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.75 billion
P/E Ratio15.68
Dividend Yield2.34%
Beta1.37
Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides paper-based packaging solutions to food, beverage, foodservice, and other consumer products companies. It operates through three segments: Paperboard Mills, Americas Paperboard Packaging, and Europe Paperboard Packaging. The company offers coated unbleached kraft (CUK), coated recycled paperboard (CRB), and solid bleached sulfate paperboard (SBS) to various paperboard packaging converters and brokers; and paperboard packaging folding cartons and cups, lids, and food containers primarily to consumer packaged goods, quick-service restaurants, and foodservice companies. It also manufactures corrugated medium products; offers various laminated, coated, and printed packaging structures that are produced from its CUK, CRB, and SBS, as well as other grades of paperboards that are purchased from third-party suppliers; designs and manufactures specialized packaging machines that package bottles and cans, and non-beverage consumer products; and installs its packaging machines at customer plants and provides support, service, and performance monitoring of the machines. The company markets its products primarily through sales offices and broker arrangements with third parties in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. Graphic Packaging Holding Company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paperboard containers & boxes
Sub-IndustryPaper Packaging
SectorIndustrial Products
CUSIP38868910
Phone770-240-7200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.02 billion
Cash Flow$2.1525 per share
Book Value$6.79 per share

Profitability

Net Income$221.10 million

Miscellaneous

Employees18,000
Market Cap$3.75 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Graphic Packaging (NYSE:GPK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Graphic Packaging's stock symbol?

Graphic Packaging trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GPK."

How often does Graphic Packaging pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Graphic Packaging?

Graphic Packaging declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 23rd. Stockholders of record on Saturday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.075 per share on Friday, July 5th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.36%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 13th. View Graphic Packaging's Dividend History.

How were Graphic Packaging's earnings last quarter?

Graphic Packaging Holding (NYSE:GPK) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 23rd. The industrial products company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.03. The industrial products company had revenue of $1.51 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.54 billion. Graphic Packaging had a net margin of 4.12% and a return on equity of 12.05%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.19 EPS. View Graphic Packaging's Earnings History.

When is Graphic Packaging's next earnings date?

Graphic Packaging is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Graphic Packaging.

What price target have analysts set for GPK?

8 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Graphic Packaging's shares. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate Graphic Packaging's share price to reach $15.9167 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Graphic Packaging.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Graphic Packaging?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Graphic Packaging in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Graphic Packaging.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Graphic Packaging stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Graphic Packaging stock:
  • 1. KeyCorp analysts commented, "We are raising our 2019 adjusted EBITDA estimate from $985 million to $1.025 billion (above reiterated guidance of $995 million-$1.015 billion for the reason mentioned earlier) and our 2020 estimate from $975 million to $1.015 billion (below consensus of $1.046 billion). Risks to our higher estimates are the aforementioned softening SBS market (GPK’s SBS backlogs have declined in each of the past two quarters, and SBS folding carton prices recently fell) and a resurgence of commodity cost inflation (witness the recent surge in oil prices)." (4/24/2019)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "GRAPHIC PACKAGING CORPORATION, headquartered in Marietta, Georgia, is a leading provider of paperboard packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage and other consumer products companies. Graphic Packaging's customers include some of the most widely recognized companies in the world. " (4/19/2019)

Has Graphic Packaging been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about GPK stock have trended neutral recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Graphic Packaging earned a coverage optimism score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Graphic Packaging's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Graphic Packaging own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Graphic Packaging investors own include CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Home Depot (HD) and Transocean (RIG).

Who are Graphic Packaging's key executives?

Graphic Packaging's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael P. Doss, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Stephen R. Scherger, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Ms. Lauren S. Tashma, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 53)
  • Mr. Joseph P. Yost, Exec. VP & Pres of Americas (Age 52)
  • Ms. Deborah R. Frank, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 59)

Who are Graphic Packaging's major shareholders?

Graphic Packaging's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Boston Partners (10.28%), FMR LLC (7.40%), American Century Companies Inc. (5.72%), Eminence Capital LP (5.42%), BlackRock Inc. (4.51%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.86%). Company insiders that own Graphic Packaging stock include Alan R Nichols, Deborah R Frank, G Andrea Botta, Joseph P Yost, Larry M Venturelli and Robert Hagemann. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Graphic Packaging.

Which major investors are selling Graphic Packaging stock?

GPK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Canyon Capital Advisors LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., American Century Companies Inc., Sasco Capital Inc. CT, FMR LLC, Dean Investment Associates LLC and Citigroup Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Graphic Packaging.

Which major investors are buying Graphic Packaging stock?

GPK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Maverick Capital Ltd., Victory Capital Management Inc., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Marshall Wace North America L.P., SG Americas Securities LLC, ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC and Eminence Capital LP. Company insiders that have bought Graphic Packaging stock in the last two years include Larry M Venturelli and Robert Hagemann. View Insider Buying and Selling for Graphic Packaging.

How do I buy shares of Graphic Packaging?

Shares of GPK 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 Graphic Packaging's stock price today?

One share of GPK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.70.

How big of a company is Graphic Packaging?

Graphic Packaging has a market capitalization of $3.75 billion and generates $6.02 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $221.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.81 on an earnings per share basis. Graphic Packaging employs 18,000 workers across the globe.

What is Graphic Packaging's official website?

The official website for Graphic Packaging is http://www.graphicpkg.com/.

How can I contact Graphic Packaging?

Graphic Packaging's mailing address is 1500 Riveredge Parkway Suite 100, Atlanta GA, 30328. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 770-240-7200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Graphic Packaging (NYSE GPK)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  373 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  429 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  802
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Graphic Packaging and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GPK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GPK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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