NYSE:GPK - Graphic Packaging Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$14.18 -0.09 (-0.63 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$14.27
Today's Range$14.17 - $14.31
52-Week Range$12.65 - $16.74
Volume2.38 million shs
Average Volume3.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.41 billion
P/E Ratio22.58
Dividend Yield2.10%
Graphic Packaging logoGraphic 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.35
Current Ratio1.77
Quick Ratio0.81


Trailing P/E Ratio22.58
Forward P/E Ratio16.68
P/E Growth1.11

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.40 billion
Price / Sales1.00
Cash Flow$1.7126 per share
Price / Cash8.28
Book Value$4.17 per share
Price / Book3.40


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.63
Net Income$300.20 million
Net Margins5.74%
Return on Equity13.05%
Return on Assets3.68%


Outstanding Shares310,340,000
Market Cap$4.41 billion

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 30th. Investors of record on Saturday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.075 per share on Friday, October 5th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 13th. View Graphic Packaging's Dividend History.

How will Graphic Packaging's stock buyback program work?

Graphic Packaging announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Friday, April 7th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 64% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Graphic Packaging's earnings last quarter?

Graphic Packaging Holding (NYSE:GPK) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 24th. The industrial products company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.02. The industrial products company earned $1.51 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.56 billion. Graphic Packaging had a return on equity of 13.05% and a net margin of 5.74%. Graphic Packaging's revenue was up 37.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.15 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, October, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Graphic Packaging.

What price target have analysts set for GPK?

9 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Graphic Packaging's stock. Their predictions range from $16.50 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Graphic Packaging's share price to reach $17.75 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?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Graphic Packaging in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 8 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. 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. " (7/17/2018)
  • 2. KeyCorp analysts commented, "We think the deal makes sense, but all large deals in the paper & packaging sector in recent years have been initially rewarded by investors, regardless of their logic (or eventual outcome). Key Investment Points Again, please see below for our analysis of the transaction. We are reducing our 2017 adjusted EBITDA estimate from $733 million to $715 million to reflect the Company’s third straight 2017 EBITDA guidance cut (GPK reduced its guidance from $715 million-$735 million to $715 million). Meanwhile, our 2018 EBITDA estimate is going from $783 million to $948 million, which requires an explanation." (10/29/2017)

Are investors shorting Graphic Packaging?

Graphic Packaging saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 16,103,777 shares, an increase of 48.6% from the July 13th total of 10,833,971 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,180,028 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.1 days. Currently, 5.2% of the shares of the stock 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, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 53)
  • Ms. Lauren S. Tashma, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Alan R. Nichols, Sr. VP of Mills Division (Age 55)
  • Mr. Joseph P. Yost, Sr. VP & Pres of Americas (Age 51)

Has Graphic Packaging been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about GPK stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Graphic Packaging earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.01 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Graphic Packaging.

Who are Graphic Packaging's major shareholders?

Graphic Packaging's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Boston Partners (8.43%), FMR LLC (7.78%), American Century Companies Inc. (5.14%), Canyon Capital Advisors LLC (4.99%), Canyon Capital Advisors LLC (4.99%) and BlackRock Inc. (4.14%). Company insiders that own Graphic Packaging stock include Alan R Nichols, Deborah R Frank, G Andrea Botta, Harold R Logan Jr and Joseph P Yost. 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 FMR LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Millennium Management LLC, First Quadrant L P CA, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Three Peaks Capital Management LLC, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Graphic Packaging company stock in the last year include Alan R Nichols, Deborah R Frank and Joseph P Yost. View Insider Buying and Selling for Graphic Packaging.

Which major investors are buying Graphic Packaging stock?

GPK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Canyon Capital Advisors LLC, Canyon Capital Advisors LLC, Luminus Management LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Boston Partners and Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P.. 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 $14.17.

How big of a company is Graphic Packaging?

Graphic Packaging has a market capitalization of $4.41 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.

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:  341 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  382 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  723
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 8/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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