Kraton Performance Polymers Company Profile (NYSE:KRA)

About Kraton Performance Polymers

Kraton Performance Polymers logoKraton Performance Polymers, Inc. is a specialty chemicals company. The Company manufactures styrenic block copolymers (SBCs) and other engineered polymers. The Company also produces specialty products primarily derived from pine wood pulping co-products. It operates through the manufacturing and marketing of engineered polymers segment. Its SBCs are used in a range of applications, including adhesives, coatings, consumer and personal care products, sealants, lubricants, medical, packaging, automotive, paving, roofing and footwear products. It also sells isoprene rubber (IR) and isoprene rubber latex (IRL), which are non-SBC products primarily used in applications, such as medical products, personal care, adhesives, tackifiers, paints and coatings. Its pine-based specialty products are sold into adhesive, road and construction and tire markets, and it produces and sells a range of chemical intermediates into markets that include fuel additives, oilfield chemicals and coatings.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: KRA
  • CUSIP: 50077C10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $33.12
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $33.61
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $26.57
  • 52-Week Range: $13.35 - $37.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.27
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.44
  • P/E Growth: 0.19
  • Market Cap: $1.02B
  • Outstanding Shares: 30,853,000
  • Beta: 1.86
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 7.18%
  • Return on Equity: 18.90%
  • Return on Assets: 4.21%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.42%
  • Current Ratio: 2.68%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.40%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Kraton Performance Polymers (NYSE:KRA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Kraton Performance Polymers (NYSE:KRA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/6/2015Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$20.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Kraton Performance Polymers (NYSE:KRA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2016        
7/27/2016Q216$0.70$0.63$445.07 million$454.65 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.55$0.80$462.13 million$419.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q415$0.50$0.74$251.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.62$0.48$292.76 million$269.01 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.41$0.02$287.81 million$255.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.26$0.76$298.00 million$261.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q414($0.08)$0.16$286.76 million$276.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.39$0.35$336.10 million$318.97 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.52$0.46$342.61 million$323.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$0.38$0.46$328.05 million$311.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413($0.16)$0.08$287.12 million$290.36 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313($0.18)($0.03)$328.20 million$327.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.25$0.15$370.33 million$334.54 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q1 2013$0.28$0.07$356.10 million$340.11 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.11($0.91)$286.31 million$296.42 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2012Q312($0.28)($0.48)$388.23 million$342.64 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.79$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2012$0.64$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2012($0.27)($0.66)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2011$1.00$1.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.80$0.98ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Kraton Performance Polymers (NYSE:KRA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.78 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.51 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.43$0.60$0.52
Q2 20162$0.65$0.72$0.69
Q3 20162$0.65$0.76$0.71
Q4 20162$0.62$0.66$0.64
Q1 20171$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q2 20171$1.04$1.04$1.04
Q3 20171$1.24$1.24$1.24
Q4 20171$0.96$0.96$0.96
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Kraton Performance Polymers (NYSE:KRA)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Kraton Performance Polymers (NYSE:KRA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.01%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 98.23%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/6/2016Dan F SmithDirectorSell14,801$36.51$540,384.51View SEC Filing  
9/2/2016Karen A TwitchellDirectorSell4,000$36.31$145,240.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016James Leo SimmonsVPSell4,500$31.87$143,415.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Steven J DemetriouDirectorSell1,850$30.57$56,554.50View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Melinda Scissors ConleyVPSell16,002$33.20$531,266.40View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Holger R JungVPBuy1,500$17.90$26,850.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Lothar FreundVPSell2,875$20.06$57,672.50View SEC Filing  
2/26/2013Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderSell75,500$25.58$1,931,290.00View SEC Filing  
12/27/2012Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderSell21,839$23.65$516,492.35View SEC Filing  
12/26/2012Gmt Capital CorpMajor ShareholderSell34,861$23.95$834,920.95View SEC Filing  
12/26/2012Kevin Michael FogartyCEOSell13,488$23.81$321,149.28View SEC Filing  
12/24/2012Stephen E TremblayCFOSell5,396$23.58$127,237.68View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Kraton Performance Polymers (NYSE:KRA)
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finance.yahoo.com logoAnnouncing New Innovation Polymer - Kraton™ G1653 Polymer - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:KRA)
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 10:35 AM
sbwire.com logoMedical Polymers, Elastomers Market Detailed Analysis and Forecast by 2020 (NYSE:KRA)
www.sbwire.com - September 22 at 5:38 PM
4-traders.com logoKraton : Announcing New Innovation Polymer - Kraton(TM) G1653 Polymer (NYSE:KRA)
www.4-traders.com - September 21 at 4:06 PM
publicnow.com logoAnnouncing New Innovation Polymer - Kraton™ G1653 Polymer (NYSE:KRA)
www.publicnow.com - September 21 at 4:06 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Kraton Corp. : September 20, 2016 (NYSE:KRA)
www.capitalcube.com - September 20 at 10:59 AM
mysmartrend.com logo18.5% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend Kraton Performance Polymers Call (KRA) (NYSE:KRA)
www.mysmartrend.com - September 17 at 10:22 AM
bizjournals.com logoIn wake of billion-dollar Jacksonville acquisition, polymer company changes name - Jacksonville Business Journal (NYSE:KRA)
www.bizjournals.com - September 16 at 12:31 PM
bizjournals.com logoHouston chemical co. changes name - Houston Business Journal (NYSE:KRA)
www.bizjournals.com - September 15 at 8:54 PM
prnewswire.com logoKraton Performance Polymers, Inc. Announces Name Change to Kraton Corporation - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:KRA)
www.prnewswire.com - September 14 at 10:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Performance Polymers, Inc. Announces Name Change to Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA)
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 10:04 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoKRATON CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Regulation FD Disclo (NYSE:KRA)
biz.yahoo.com - September 14 at 10:04 AM
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 10 at 5:22 PM
News IconR.D. Abbott to distribute isoprene rubber from Kraton (NYSE:KRA)
www.gupta-verlag.com - September 10 at 10:13 AM
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www.fidaily.com - September 7 at 6:00 PM
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 6 at 5:51 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoKRATON PERFORMANCE POLYMERS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NYSE:KRA)
biz.yahoo.com - September 1 at 5:44 PM
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 31 at 10:41 AM
mysmartrend.com logoShares of Kraton Performance Polymers Has Risen Above Previous 52-Week High (NYSE:KRA)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 30 at 5:54 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. : August 29, 2016 (NYSE:KRA)
www.capitalcube.com - August 29 at 5:46 PM
mysmartrend.com logoKraton Performance Polymers Shares Up 21.9% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (KRA) (NYSE:KRA)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 26 at 5:42 PM
mysmartrend.com logoWatch for Kraton Performance Polymers to Potentially Pullback After Gaining 2.70% Yesterday (NYSE:KRA)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 25 at 5:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat do you pay for flat growth? (NYSE:KRA)
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 5:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Performance Polymers, Inc. to Present at the 2016 RBC Capital Markets Global Industrials Conference (NYSE:KRA)
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 5:44 PM
News IconInstitutions Have Decreased Their Ownership of Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. (NYSE:KRA) - Post News (NYSE:KRA)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 19 at 5:51 PM
News IconInvestor News: Kraton Performance Polymers Inc (NYSE:KRA) under Investigation over possible Violations of Securities Laws (NYSE:KRA)
www.groundreport.com - August 18 at 8:55 AM
News IconAbbott, Kraton sign distribution agreement (NYSE:KRA)
www.european-rubber-journal.com - August 17 at 6:03 PM
News IconKraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (KRA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review (NYSE:KRA)
reports.pr-inside.com - August 16 at 6:00 PM
cnbc.com logoAn ignored stock has become a tremendous opportunity, portfolio manager says (NYSE:KRA)
www.cnbc.com - August 16 at 4:44 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. : August 15, 2016 (NYSE:KRA)
www.capitalcube.com - August 15 at 6:04 PM
capitalcube.com logoKraton Performance Polymers, Inc. :KRA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 12, 2016 (NYSE:KRA)
www.capitalcube.com - August 12 at 5:58 PM
mysmartrend.com logoKraton Performance Polymers: 52-Week High Recently Eclipsed (KRA) (NYSE:KRA)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 12 at 9:03 AM
News IconNew Distribution Agreement Signed by R.D. Abbott and Kraton for Cariflex™ Isoprene Rubber in North America (NYSE:KRA)
www.azom.com - August 11 at 8:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Performance Polymers (KRA) in Focus: Stock Jumps 7.4% (NYSE:KRA)
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 8:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKRATON PERFORMANCE POLYMERS, INC. Financials (NYSE:KRA)
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 6:01 PM
tradecalls.org logoRevenue Update on Kraton Performance Polymers Inc(NYSE:KRA) - Trade Calls (NYSE:KRA)
www.tradecalls.org - August 4 at 6:12 PM
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www.benzinga.com - August 1 at 10:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKRATON PERFORMANCE (KRA) SHAREHOLDER ALERT – Andrews & Springer LLC Is Investigating Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. For Potential Breaches of Fiduciary Duty (NYSE:KRA)
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 8:07 AM
News IconComprehensive Analysis of: Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. (NYSE:KRA), CVR Refining, LP (NYSE:CVRR) - News Oracle (NYSE:KRA)
www.newsoracle.com - July 29 at 6:01 PM
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reviewfortune.com - July 29 at 6:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of KRA earnings conference call or presentation 28-Jul-16 1:00pm GMT (NYSE:KRA)
finance.yahoo.com - July 29 at 1:19 PM
4-traders.com logoKRATON PERFORMANCE POLYMERS, INC. : Regulation FD Disclosure (form 8-K) (NYSE:KRA)
www.4-traders.com - July 29 at 8:51 AM
News IconKraton posts strong Q2 results, notes challenges ahead (NYSE:KRA)
www.european-rubber-journal.com - July 29 at 8:51 AM
capitalcube.com logoKraton Performance Polymers, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : KRA-US : July 29, 2016 (NYSE:KRA)
www.capitalcube.com - July 29 at 8:27 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Kraton Performance Polymers Inc Q2 earnings per share $0.24 - Reuters (NYSE:KRA)
www.reuters.com - July 28 at 6:03 PM
prnewswire.com logoKraton Performance Polymers, Inc. Announces Second Quarter ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:KRA)
www.prnewswire.com - July 28 at 6:03 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoKraton Performance Polymers Inc Earnings Call (Q2 2016) (NYSE:KRA)
biz.yahoo.com - July 28 at 8:55 AM
4-traders.com logoKRATON PERFORMANCE POLYMERS, INC. : Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NYSE:KRA)
www.4-traders.com - July 28 at 8:55 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Kraton Performance Polymers Inc Q2 earnings per share $0.24 (NYSE:KRA)
www.reuters.com - July 28 at 8:55 AM
publicnow.com logoKraton Performance Polymers, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results (NYSE:KRA)
www.publicnow.com - July 27 at 7:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo6:54 pm Kraton Performance Polymers misses by $0.07, beats on revs; lowers upper end of 2016 adj EBITDA guidance (NYSE:KRA)
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 6:54 PM

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