Kraton Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.50 (-1.29 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume295,750 shs
Average Volume456,640 shs
Market Capitalization$1.23 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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About Kraton

Kraton Corporation manufactures and sells styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers, and other products in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It operates in two segments, Polymer and Chemical. The Polymer segment offers performance products, including styrene-butadiene-styrene for paving and roofing application; styrene-isoprene-styrene for personal care application; ethylene-vinyl acetate, polyolefins, and metallocene polyolefins for adhesives application; and specialty polymers, such as hydrogenated styrenic block copolymer, isoprene rubber, and isoprene rubber latex for use in medical and personal care products, adhesives, tackifiers, paints, and coatings. The Chemical segment provides pine-based specialty products that include rosin-based tackifiers for packaging and pressure-sensitive adhesive applications; terpene-based tackifiers for bookbinding, hygiene, and pressure-sensitive adhesive applications; alpha-methyl-styrene (AMS) resins for bookbinding and pressure-sensitive adhesive applications; and hot melt polyamides for flexible packaging, industrial, and road making applications. This segment also provides tall oil fatty acids; tall oil rosin; distilled tall oil; tall oil pitch; and rosin-based binders for the thermoplastic pavement marking submarket, as well as produces insoluble maleic-based tackifiers. In addition, this segment offers terpene-based tread enhancement resins and AMS-based tread enhancement additives; and dimer acids and terpene fractions for fuel additives, oilfield chemicals, mining fluids, coatings, metalworking fluids, and lubricants. It sells its products through various channels, including direct sales force, marketing representatives, and distributors under the Kraton brand. The company was formerly known as Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. and changed its name to Kraton Corporation in September 2016. Kraton Corporation was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Houston, Texas.


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Overall MarketRank

1.94 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

71st out of 302 stocks

Plastics Materials & Resins Industry

5th out of 11 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 4.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Kraton (NYSE:KRA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kraton a buy right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kraton in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Kraton stock.
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Are investors shorting Kraton?

Kraton saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,530,000 shares, an increase of 19.5% from the June 30th total of 1,280,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 335,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.6 days. Currently, 4.9% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Kraton's next earnings date?

Kraton is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 27th 2021.
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How were Kraton's earnings last quarter?

Kraton Co. (NYSE:KRA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 28th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.49 by $0.17. Kraton had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.08% and a negative net margin of 20.81%.
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How has Kraton's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Kraton's stock was trading at $7.35 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, KRA stock has increased by 419.6% and is now trading at $38.19.
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What price target have analysts set for KRA?

1 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Kraton's shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $58.00. On average, they expect Kraton's stock price to reach $41.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Kraton's key executives?

Kraton's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kevin M. Fogarty, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55, Pay $2.71M)
  • Mr. Atanas H. Atanasov, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 48, Pay $1.51M)
  • Mr. James Leo Simmons, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 55, Pay $1.09M)
  • Dr. Holger R. Jung, Sr. VP & Pres of Polymer Segment (Age 58, Pay $992k)
  • Mr. Marcello C. Boldrini, Sr. VP, Chemical Segment Pres & Chief Sustainability Officer (Age 59, Pay $867.88k)
  • Mr. Mark Santangelo, Sr. VP of Global Operations (Age 63)
  • Mr. Christopher B. Gingrich, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45)
  • Dr. Vijay R. Mhetar, Sr. VP & Chief Technology Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. H. Gene Shiels, Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Melinda Scissors Conley, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 55)

What is Kevin M. Fogarty's approval rating as Kraton's CEO?

33 employees have rated Kraton CEO Kevin M. Fogarty on Glassdoor.com. Kevin M. Fogarty has an approval rating of 73% among Kraton's employees.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Kraton own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Kraton investors own include Intel (INTC), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Broadcom (AVGO), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and General Electric (GE).

What is Kraton's stock symbol?

Kraton trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KRA."

Who are Kraton's major shareholders?

Kraton's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.15%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%). Company insiders that own Kraton stock include Chris H Russell, Holger R Jung, Kevin Michael Fogarty, Melinda Scissors Conley and Vijay Mhetar.
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Which institutional investors are buying Kraton stock?

KRA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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How do I buy shares of Kraton?

Shares of KRA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Kraton's stock price today?

One share of KRA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.19.

How much money does Kraton make?

Kraton has a market capitalization of $1.23 billion and generates $1.56 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $-225,600,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.29 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kraton have?

Kraton employs 1,808 workers across the globe.

What is Kraton's official website?

The official website for Kraton is www.kraton.com.

Where are Kraton's headquarters?

Kraton is headquartered at 15710 JOHN F. KENNEDY BLVD. SUITE 300, HOUSTON TX, 77032.

How can I contact Kraton?

Kraton's mailing address is 15710 JOHN F. KENNEDY BLVD. SUITE 300, HOUSTON TX, 77032. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 281-504-4700 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/31/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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