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

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$11.91 +0.25 (+2.14 %)
(As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$11.91
Today's Range$11.68 - $12.02
52-Week Range$10.04 - $16.69
Volume4.08 million shs
Average Volume4.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.62 billion
P/E Ratio18.90
Dividend Yield2.57%
Beta1.3
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

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.40 billion
Cash Flow$1.7541 per share
Book Value$4.17 per share

Profitability

Net Income$300.20 million

Miscellaneous

Employees13,000
Market Cap$3.62 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. Investors of record on Saturday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.075 per share on Saturday, January 5th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.52%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 13th. View Graphic Packaging's Dividend History.

How will Graphic Packaging's stock buyback program work?

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

How were Graphic Packaging's earnings last quarter?

Graphic Packaging Holding (NYSE:GPK) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The industrial products company reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.02. The industrial products company earned $1.53 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $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, January 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Graphic Packaging.

How can I listen to Graphic Packaging's earnings call?

Graphic Packaging will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, January 29th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8003929489.

What price target have analysts set for GPK?

10 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Graphic Packaging's shares. Their predictions range from $11.50 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Graphic Packaging's stock price to reach $16.6250 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 39.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Graphic Packaging.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Graphic Packaging?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Graphic Packaging in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings 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 articles about GPK stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Graphic Packaging earned a coverage optimism score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Graphic Packaging?

Graphic Packaging saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 27,254,053 shares, an increase of 17.5% from the November 30th total of 23,198,489 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,524,465 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.0 days. Currently, 8.9% 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 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)
  • Alex Ovshey, VP of Investor Relations

Who are Graphic Packaging's major shareholders?

Graphic Packaging's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pwmco LLC (0.24%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.19%), Highland Capital Management LLC (0.09%), National Investment Services Inc. WI (0.04%) and Narwhal Capital Management (0.03%). 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 Highland Capital Management LLC, National Investment Services Inc. WI and Narwhal Capital Management. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC and Pwmco LLC. 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 $11.91.

How big of a company is Graphic Packaging?

Graphic Packaging has a market capitalization of $3.62 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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  361 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  409 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  770
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 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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