Kraton Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:KRA)

About Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA)

Kraton Corporation logoKraton Corporation, formerly Kraton 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. The Company operates through two segments: Polymer Segment, which comprises SBCs and other engineered polymers business, and Chemical Segment, which comprises pine-based specialty products business. 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. The Company 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. It offers crude tall oil (CTO) and crude sulfate turpentine (CST).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Symbol: NYSE:KRA
  • CUSIP: 50077C10
  • Web: www.kraton.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.06 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 31,210,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $33.92
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $32.76
  • 52 Week Range: $24.95 - $37.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.95
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.13
  • P/E Growth: 0.22
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.85 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.57
  • Book Value: $17.21 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.98
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $338.62 million
  • Net Margins: 2.36%
  • Return on Equity: 9.52%
  • Return on Assets: 1.69%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.14%
  • Current Ratio: 2.71%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.43%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 223,231 shs.
  • Beta: 1.28
  • Short Ratio: 3.04
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA)

What is Kraton Corporation's stock symbol?

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

How were Kraton Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.58 by $0.24. The business earned $525.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $506.58 million. Kraton Corporation had a return on equity of 9.52% and a net margin of 2.36%. Kraton Corporation's quarterly revenue was up 15.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.63 EPS. View Kraton Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Kraton Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Kraton Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Kraton Corporation.

Who are some of Kraton Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Kraton Corporation's key executives?

Kraton Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Dan F. Smith, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Kevin M. Fogarty, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Stephen E. Tremblay, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Melinda S. Conley, Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Vijay Mhetar, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
  • Marcello C. Boldrini, Senior Vice President, Chemical Segment President
  • J. Fernando C. Haddad, Senior Vice President, Global Operations
  • Holger R. Jung Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Polymer Segment President
  • Christopher H. Russell, Chief Accounting Officer
  • James L. Simmons, Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Who owns Kraton Corporation stock?

Kraton Corporation's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.74%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (9.90%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.30%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.39%), Rothschild Asset Management Inc. (3.06%) and State Street Corp (2.37%). Company insiders that own Kraton Corporation stock include Dan F Smith, Francis S Kalman, Holger R Jung, James Leo Simmons, Karen A Twitchell, Kevin Michael Fogarty, Melinda Scissors Conley and Steven J Demetriou. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kraton Corporation.

Who sold Kraton Corporation stock? Who is selling Kraton Corporation stock?

Kraton Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rubric Capital Management LP, FMR LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Prudential Financial Inc. and Pinebridge Investments L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Kraton Corporation stock in the last year include Holger R Jung, James Leo Simmons and Kevin Michael Fogarty. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kraton Corporation.

Who bought Kraton Corporation stock? Who is buying Kraton Corporation stock?

Kraton Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, Ameriprise Financial Inc., BlackRock Inc., Northpointe Capital LLC, TVR Capital Management LP, Bank of Montreal Can, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC and Evermore Global Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kraton Corporation.

How do I buy Kraton Corporation stock?

Shares of Kraton Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Kraton Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Kraton Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.03.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Kraton Corporation (NYSE KRA)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  83 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  123 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  206
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/1/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldMediumView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA)
Earnings by Quarter for Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA)
Earnings History by Quarter for Kraton Corporation (NYSE KRA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/24/2017$0.96N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q2 2017$0.58$0.82$506.58 million$525.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2017Q1 2017($0.23)($0.15)$487.17 million$458.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2017Q416$0.33$0.29$465.83 million$415.39 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$0.70$0.63$454.01 million$454.14 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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$0.44$0.74$245.00 million$248.28 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$0.32$0.76$298.00 million$261.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q414($0.04)$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 Corporation (NYSE:KRA)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.18
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.04
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($0.25)($0.20)($0.23)
Q2 20172$0.40$0.69$0.55
Q3 20172$0.92$1.10$1.01
Q4 20172$0.71$0.98$0.85
Q1 20181$0.82$0.82$0.82
Q2 20181$1.11$1.11$1.11
Q3 20181$1.11$1.11$1.11
Q4 20181$1.00$1.00$1.00
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.01%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 97.75%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/31/2017James Leo SimmonsSVPSell4,252$36.81$156,516.12View SEC Filing  
4/27/2017Kevin Michael FogartyInsiderSell27,968$35.09$981,397.12View SEC Filing  
4/10/2017Holger R JungSVPSell5,805$31.33$181,870.65View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Kevin Michael FogartyInsiderSell36,012$30.05$1,082,160.60View SEC Filing  
10/31/2016Francis S KalmanDirectorBuy4,000$25.75$103,000.00View SEC Filing  
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

Headline Trends for Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA)
Latest Headlines for Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA)
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americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Survey: Kraton Corporation (KRA) and Orion Engineered Carbons S.A (OEC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 6:20 AM
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americanbankingnews.com logoKraton Corporation (KRA) Receives "Hold" Rating from KeyCorp
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 3:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Announces Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 6:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:KRA) : August 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 1:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKraton Corporation (KRA) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 7:50 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 7:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : KRA-US : August 23, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 8:29 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 8:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSunTrust Banks Weighs in on Kraton Corporation's Q3 2017 Earnings (KRA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 21 at 2:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton (KRA) Closes Euro Term Loan, Reprices USD Term Loan
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 6:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Corporation Announces Successful Closing of Euro-denominated Term Loan and Repricing of Existing USD-denominated Term Loan Balance
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 8:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKraton Corporation (KRA) vs. Valvoline (VVV) Critical Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 10:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Corporation Announces Appointment of Two Additional Directors
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 12:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKraton Corporation (KRA) Downgraded by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 13 at 9:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : KRA-US : August 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 2:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Kraton Corp. : August 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 2:01 AM
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www.nasdaq.com - August 5 at 12:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKraton Corporation (KRA) SVP James Leo Simmons Sells 4,252 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 7:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKeyCorp Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 7:45 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKraton Corporation (KRA) Expected to Earn Q3 2017 Earnings of $1.08 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 7:45 AM
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www.americanbankingnews.com - July 30 at 10:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Corp. :KRA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : July 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 30 at 12:25 AM
News IconBRIEF-Kraton to initiate euro-denominated term loan and reprice existing term loan
www.businessinsider.com - July 29 at 1:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Kraton Corporation (KRA) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 9:58 AM
seekingalpha.com logoKraton Corporation 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - July 28 at 1:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Kraton Corporation to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 1:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Corporation Announces Intent to Initiate Euro-denominated Term Loan and reprice Existing Term Loan
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 1:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of KRA earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 1:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Polymers LLC -- Moody's rates Kraton's new term loans Ba3; affirms B1 CFR
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 1:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 9:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 9:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 9:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Conference Call and Webcast
finance.yahoo.com - July 10 at 11:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in Kraton Corporation (KRA) Decreases By 42.6%
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 7:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:KRA) : June 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 30 at 11:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : KRA-US : June 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 30 at 12:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKraton Corporation (KRA) Upgraded to Hold at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 28 at 6:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Kraton Corporation (KRA) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 4:16 PM
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finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : KRA-US : June 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 1 at 7:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Increases Global Prices for Selective Product Line
finance.yahoo.com - June 1 at 7:02 PM
streetinsider.com logoKraton Corporation (KRA) Announces Price Increases
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