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Kraton Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.75 (-2.57 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $28.43
50-Day Range
MA: $27.57
52-Week Range
Now: $28.43
Volume151,603 shs
Average Volume424,849 shs
Market Capitalization$906.12 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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 copolymers, as well as 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 and Cariflex brands. The company was formerly known as Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. and changed its name to Kraton Corporation in September 2016. Kraton Corporation is based in Houston, Texas.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.47 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Plastics materials & resins
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.80 billion
Cash Flow$8.88 per share
Book Value$20.80 per share


Net Income$51.31 million


Market Cap$906.12 million
Next Earnings Date2/24/2021 (Estimated)
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Kraton (NYSE:KRA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Kraton's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Kraton's stock was trading at $7.35 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KRA stock has increased by 286.8% and is now trading at $28.43.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Kraton?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kraton in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Kraton?

Wall Street analysts have given Kraton a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Kraton wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Kraton's next earnings date?

Kraton is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 24th 2021.
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How were Kraton's earnings last quarter?

Kraton Co. (NYSE:KRA) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 28th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.17) by $0.66. Kraton had a negative net margin of 14.37% and a positive return on equity of 3.40%.
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What price target have analysts set for KRA?

4 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Kraton's stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect Kraton's share price to reach $21.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 25.4%.
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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), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Broadcom (AVGO), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and General Electric (GE).

Who are Kraton's key executives?

Kraton's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kevin M. Fogarty, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54, Pay $1.38M)
  • Mr. Atanas H. Atanasov, Exec. VP, CFO, Interim Principal Accounting Officer & Treasurer (Age 47, Pay $669.39k)
  • Mr. James Leo Simmons, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 54, Pay $554.23k)
  • Dr. Holger R. Jung, Sr. VP & Pres of Polymer Segment (Age 57, Pay $526.76k)
  • Mr. Marcello C. Boldrini, Sr. VP & Chemical Segment Pres (Age 58, Pay $513.32k)
  • Mr. Mark Santangelo, Sr. VP of Global Operations (Age 62)
  • Dr. Vijay R. Mhetar, Sr. VP & Chief Technology Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. H. Gene Shiels, Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Melinda Scissors Conley, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 54)
  • Ms. Suzanne Pesgens, VP & Chief Procurement Officer (Age 49)

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.45%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.61%), State Street Corp (3.31%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.49%), First Wilshire Securities Management Inc. (1.49%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.40%). Company insiders that own Kraton stock include Chris H Russell, Holger R Jung, Jose Fernando Cherubini Haddad, Kevin Michael Fogarty, Melinda Scissors Conley and Vijay Mhetar.
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Which institutional investors are selling Kraton stock?

KRA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Sandell Asset Management Corp., Mackay Shields LLC, Lapides Asset Management LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Public Sector Pension Investment Board, AQR Capital Management LLC, and Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Kraton stock?

KRA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., ExodusPoint Capital Management LP, Sei Investments Co., Penn Capital Management Co. Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, AJO LP, and Foundry Partners LLC.
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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 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 $28.43.

How big of a company is Kraton?

Kraton has a market capitalization of $906.12 million and generates $1.80 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $51.31 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.94 on an earnings per share basis. Kraton employs 1,944 workers across the globe.

What is Kraton's official website?

The official website for Kraton is 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]

This page was last updated on 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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