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NYSE:KRA - Kraton Stock Price, Forecast & News

$24.67
+0.85 (+3.57 %)
(As of 12/12/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$23.75
Now: $24.67
$24.77
50-Day Range
$21.57
MA: $23.19
$25.72
52-Week Range
$19.13
Now: $24.67
$40.76
Volume264,254 shs
Average Volume238,277 shs
Market Capitalization$782.14 million
P/E Ratio7.81
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.3
Kraton Corporation manufactures and sells styrenic block copolymers and other engineered polymers 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 and styrene-isoprene-styrene; and specialty polymers, such as hydrogenated styrenic block copolymers, as well as isoprene rubber and isoprene rubber latex for use in medical and personal care products, adhesives, tackifiers, paints, and coatings. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Plastics materials & resins
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP50077C10
Phone281-504-4700

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.01 billion
Cash Flow$8.14 per share
Book Value$23.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$67.01 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,918
Market Cap$782.14 million
Next Earnings Date2/26/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Kraton (NYSE:KRA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kraton's stock symbol?

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

How were Kraton's earnings last quarter?

Kraton Corp (NYSE:KRA) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.64 by $0.12. The specialty chemicals company earned $444.22 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $473.49 million. Kraton had a net margin of 4.89% and a return on equity of 14.96%. The company's revenue was down 15.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.02 EPS. View Kraton's Earnings History.

When is Kraton's next earnings date?

Kraton is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 26th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Kraton.

What price target have analysts set for KRA?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Kraton's shares. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate Kraton's share price to reach $27.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Kraton.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kraton?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kraton in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Kraton.

Has Kraton been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about KRA stock has been trending extremely negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kraton earned a news sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Kraton.

Are investors shorting Kraton?

Kraton saw a decline in short interest in November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,350,000 shares, a decline of 11.2% from the November 14th total of 1,520,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 288,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.7 days. Approximately 4.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Kraton's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Kraton's key competitors?

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), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), General Electric (GE), Broadcom (AVGO), Bank of America (BAC), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Chevron (CVX) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

Who are Kraton's key executives?

Kraton's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kevin M. Fogarty, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Christopher H. Russell, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. James Leo Simmons, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 53)
  • Dr. Holger R. Jung, Sr. VP & Pres of Polymer Segment (Age 56)
  • Mr. Marcello C. Boldrini, Sr. VP & Chemical Segment Pres (Age 57)

Who are Kraton's major shareholders?

Kraton's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (2.93%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.93%), Man Group plc (0.45%), Hancock Whitney Corp (0.44%), Lapides Asset Management LLC (0.37%) and Rhumbline Advisers (0.32%). Company insiders that own Kraton stock include Chris H Russell, Holger R Jung, Jose Fernando Cherubini Haddad, Kevin Michael Fogarty, Marcello C Boldrini, Melinda Scissors Conley, Stephen E Tremblay and Vijay Mhetar. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kraton.

Which major investors are selling Kraton stock?

KRA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Man Group plc, Hancock Whitney Corp, Systematic Financial Management LP, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Lumbard & Kellner LLC, Investors Research Corp and Voya Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Kraton company stock in the last year include Chris H Russell, Holger R Jung, Jose Fernando Cherubini Haddad, Kevin Michael Fogarty and Melinda Scissors Conley. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kraton.

Which major investors are buying Kraton stock?

KRA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mackay Shields LLC, Lapides Asset Management LLC, Barclays PLC, Foundry Partners LLC, Strs Ohio, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Chicago Equity Partners LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kraton.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Kraton's stock price today?

One share of KRA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.67.

How big of a company is Kraton?

Kraton has a market capitalization of $782.14 million and generates $2.01 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $67.01 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.16 on an earnings per share basis. Kraton employs 1,918 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Kraton.

What is Kraton's official website?

The official website for Kraton is http://www.kraton.com/.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Kraton (NYSE KRA)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  326 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  290 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  616
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Kraton and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KRA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KRA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/12/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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