NYSE:GPK - Graphic Packaging Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$14.12 -0.33 (-2.28 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$14.12
Today's Range$14.12 - $14.55
52-Week Range$12.65 - $16.74
Volume6.72 million shs
Average Volume3.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.48 billion
P/E Ratio22.41
Dividend Yield2.08%
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

Industry Paperboard containers & boxes
Sub-IndustryPaper Packaging
SectorIndustrial Products


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.41
Current Ratio1.82
Quick Ratio0.86


Trailing P/E Ratio22.41
Forward P/E Ratio16.23
P/E Growth3.33

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.40 billion
Price / Sales0.99
Cash Flow$1.6790 per share
Price / Cash8.41
Book Value$4.17 per share
Price / Book3.39


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.63
Net Income$300.20 million
Net Margins6.08%
Return on Equity14.94%
Return on Assets3.94%


Outstanding Shares310,280,000

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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 Wednesday, May 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.075 per share on Thursday, July 5th. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.12%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 14th. View Graphic Packaging's Dividend History.

How will Graphic Packaging's stock buyback program work?

Graphic Packaging announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Friday, April 7th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 64% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication 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, April, 24th. The industrial products company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.02. The industrial products company earned $1.48 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.47 billion. Graphic Packaging had a net margin of 6.08% and a return on equity of 14.94%. The firm's revenue was up 39.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.14 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, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Graphic Packaging.

What price target have analysts set for GPK?

8 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Graphic Packaging's stock. Their forecasts range from $16.50 to $20.00. On average, they expect Graphic Packaging's share price to reach $18.0714 in the next year. 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. " (4/12/2018)
  • 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 during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 10,738,598 shares, an increase of 55.4% from the May 15th total of 6,909,443 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,673,036 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.9 days. Approximately 3.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Graphic Packaging earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.34 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are Graphic Packaging's major shareholders?

Graphic Packaging's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Boston Partners (7.87%), American Century Companies Inc. (4.92%), Canyon Capital Advisors LLC (4.29%), Canyon Capital Advisors LLC (4.29%), BlackRock Inc. (4.19%) and Citadel Advisors LLC (2.61%). 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 New York State Common Retirement Fund, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Three Peaks Capital Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Eaton Vance Management and Royal Bank of Canada. 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 Citadel Advisors LLC, Barclays PLC, Millennium Management LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Mackay Shields LLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. 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 $14.12.

How big of a company is Graphic Packaging?

Graphic Packaging has a market capitalization of $4.48 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 (GPK)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  319 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  352 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  671
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 6/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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