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

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$14.84 +0.04 (+0.27 %)
(As of 07/19/2018 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$14.80
Today's Range$14.76 - $14.96
52-Week Range$12.65 - $16.74
Volume2.14 million shs
Average Volume2.73 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.59 billion
P/E Ratio21.45
Dividend Yield2.03%
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 Ratio1.41
Current Ratio1.82
Quick Ratio0.86


Trailing P/E Ratio21.45
Forward P/E Ratio16.86
P/E Growth3.37

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.40 billion
Price / Sales1.05
Cash Flow$1.7236 per share
Price / Cash8.61
Book Value$4.17 per share
Price / Book3.56


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
Market Cap$4,592.21

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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 announced 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 2.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 has initiated a share repurchase plan on Friday, April 7th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 64% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Graphic Packaging's earnings last quarter?

Graphic Packaging Holding (NYSE:GPK) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 24th. The industrial products company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.02. The industrial products company had revenue of $1.48 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.47 billion. Graphic Packaging had a return on equity of 14.94% and a net margin of 6.08%. Graphic Packaging's quarterly revenue was up 39.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $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?

9 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Graphic Packaging's shares. Their forecasts range from $16.50 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Graphic Packaging's share price to reach $17.9375 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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."

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)

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?

Media headlines about GPK stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Graphic Packaging earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.38 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few 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 Highland Capital Management LLC (0.10%), National Investment Services Inc. WI (0.06%), Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.01%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.01%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%) and Cerebellum GP LLC (0.00%). 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 buying Graphic Packaging stock?

GPK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including National Investment Services Inc. WI, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Highland Capital Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB and Cerebellum GP 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 $14.84.

How big of a company is Graphic Packaging?

Graphic Packaging has a market capitalization of $4.59 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:  325 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  364 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  689
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This page was last updated on 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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