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

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$12.65 +0.18 (+1.44 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 08:23 AM ET)
Previous Close$12.47
Today's Range$12.45 - $12.7250
52-Week Range$10.04 - $16.61
Volume1.84 million shs
Average Volume3.80 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.76 billion
P/E Ratio15.62
Dividend Yield2.41%
Beta1.35
Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides paper-based packaging solutions to food, beverage, foodservice, 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), coated recycled paperboard (CRB), and solid bleached sulfate paperboard (SBS) to various paperboard packaging converters and brokers; and paperboard packaging folding cartons and cups, lids, and food containers primarily to consumer packaged goods, quick-service restaurants, and foodservice companies. It also manufactures corrugated medium products; offers various laminated, coated, and printed packaging structures that are produced from its CUK, CRB, and SBS, 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$6.02 billion
Cash Flow$2.2429 per share
Book Value$6.50 per share

Profitability

Net Income$221.10 million

Miscellaneous

Employees18,000
Market Cap$3.76 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2019 (Estimated)
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, February 22nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.075 per share on Friday, April 5th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 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 buyback program on Friday, April 7th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 64% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Graphic Packaging's earnings last quarter?

Graphic Packaging Holding (NYSE:GPK) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 29th. The industrial products company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.04. The industrial products company earned $1.51 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.51 billion. Graphic Packaging had a net margin of 3.67% and a return on equity of 11.67%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 35.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.17 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, April 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Graphic Packaging.

What price target have analysts set for GPK?

9 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Graphic Packaging's stock. Their forecasts range from $11.50 to $20.00. On average, they expect Graphic Packaging's stock price to reach $16.2857 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.7% 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 3 hold ratings and 6 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 coverage about GPK stock has been trending positive on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Graphic Packaging earned a news sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines 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 term.

Who are some of Graphic Packaging's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Graphic Packaging own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Graphic Packaging investors own include CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), General Electric (GE), Micron Technology (MU), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Ford Motor (F), Home Depot (HD), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW) and DSW (DSW).

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)
  • Ms. Deborah R. Frank, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 59)

Who are Graphic Packaging's major shareholders?

Graphic Packaging's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Boston Partners (8.55%), FMR LLC (7.47%), American Century Companies Inc. (5.98%), Canyon Capital Advisors LLC (5.00%), Shapiro Capital Management LLC (4.93%) and BlackRock Inc. (4.27%). Company insiders that own Graphic Packaging stock include Alan R Nichols, Deborah R Frank, G Andrea Botta, Joseph P Yost, Larry M Venturelli and Robert Hagemann. 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 Mountain Vantage Advisers L.L.C., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Anchor Bolt Capital LP, Boston Partners, Bank of America Corp DE, Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC and First Trust Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Graphic Packaging.

Which major investors are buying Graphic Packaging stock?

GPK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shapiro Capital Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Norges Bank, FMR LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, American Century Companies Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Peregrine Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Graphic Packaging stock in the last two years include Larry M Venturelli and Robert Hagemann. 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 $12.65.

How big of a company is Graphic Packaging?

Graphic Packaging has a market capitalization of $3.76 billion and generates $6.02 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $221.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.81 on an earnings per share basis. Graphic Packaging employs 18,000 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:  365 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  417 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  782
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This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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