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

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$11.31 -0.09 (-0.79 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 01:02 PM ET)
Previous Close$11.40
Today's Range$11.22 - $11.54
52-Week Range$10.04 - $16.74
Volume1.62 million shs
Average Volume4.36 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.54 billion
P/E Ratio17.95
Dividend Yield2.63%
Beta1.35
Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides paper-based packaging solutions to food, beverage, 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) and coated recycled paperboard (CRB) to various paperboard packaging converters and brokers; and paperboard packaging folding cartons primarily to consumer packaged goods companies. It also manufactures corrugated medium products; offers various laminated, coated, and printed packaging structures that are produced from its CUK and CRB, 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Paperboard containers & boxes
Sub-IndustryPaper Packaging
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNYSE:GPK
Previous Symbol
CUSIP38868910
Phone770-240-7200

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.27
Current Ratio1.67
Quick Ratio0.79

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.95
Forward P/E Ratio14.69
P/E Growth1.14

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.40 billion
Price / Sales0.80
Cash Flow$1.7033 per share
Price / Cash Flow6.64
Book Value$4.17 per share
Price / Book2.71

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.63
Net Income$300.20 million
Net Margins6.18%
Return on Equity11.90%
Return on Assets3.56%

Miscellaneous

Employees13,000
Outstanding Shares310,370,000
Market Cap$3.54 billion
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 Friday, November 16th. Shareholders of record on Saturday, December 15th will be given a dividend of $0.075 per share on Saturday, January 5th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 13th. View Graphic Packaging's Dividend History.

How will Graphic Packaging's stock buyback program work?

Graphic Packaging announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Friday, April 7th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 64% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Graphic Packaging's earnings last quarter?

Graphic Packaging Holding (NYSE:GPK) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The industrial products company reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.02. The industrial products company earned $1.53 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.58 billion. Graphic Packaging had a return on equity of 11.90% and a net margin of 6.18%. The firm's revenue was up 34.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.18 earnings per share. 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, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Graphic Packaging.

What price target have analysts set for GPK?

8 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Graphic Packaging's stock. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect Graphic Packaging's stock price to reach $17.3571 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 54.1% 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 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Graphic Packaging.

Has Graphic Packaging been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about GPK stock have been trending very positive on Monday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Graphic Packaging earned a media sentiment score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Graphic Packaging?

Graphic Packaging saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 19,167,701 shares, an increase of 27.7% from the October 15th total of 15,013,343 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 8,443,994 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.3 days. Approximately 6.2% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Graphic Packaging's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Graphic Packaging's key competitors?

Who are Graphic Packaging's key executives?

Graphic Packaging's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael P. Doss, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Stephen R. Scherger, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Ms. Lauren S. Tashma, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Joseph P. Yost, Exec. VP & Pres of Americas (Age 51)
  • Alex Ovshey, VP of Investor Relations

Who are Graphic Packaging's major shareholders?

Graphic Packaging's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.72%), FMR LLC (6.55%), American Century Companies Inc. (5.23%), Canyon Capital Advisors LLC (4.99%), BlackRock Inc. (4.13%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.98%). Company insiders that own Graphic Packaging stock include Alan R Nichols, Deborah R Frank, G Andrea Botta, Harold R Logan Jr, Joseph P Yost and Larry M Venturelli. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Graphic Packaging.

Which institutional investors are selling Graphic Packaging stock?

GPK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., AQR Capital Management LLC, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, First Quadrant L P CA, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC and Scopus Asset Management L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Graphic Packaging company stock in the last year include Alan R Nichols and Joseph P Yost. View Insider Buying and Selling for Graphic Packaging.

Which institutional investors are buying Graphic Packaging stock?

GPK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Ashler Capital LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, 12th Street Asset Management Company LLC, Key Group Holdings Cayman LTD., Pwmco LLC, First Pacific Advisors LP and Pictet Asset Management Ltd.. 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 $11.26.

How big of a company is Graphic Packaging?

Graphic Packaging has a market capitalization of $3.54 billion and generates $4.40 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $300.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.63 on an earnings per share basis. Graphic Packaging employs 13,000 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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  356 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  401 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  757
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 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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