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NYSE:KRAKraton Stock Price, Forecast & News

$15.93
+0.26 (+1.66 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$15.80
Now: $15.93
$16.79
50-Day Range
$13.15
MA: $16.46
$19.00
52-Week Range
$4.45
Now: $15.93
$35.00
Volume305,700 shs
Average Volume453,084 shs
Market Capitalization$507.58 million
P/E Ratio2.60
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta3
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. 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. It also provides rosin-based binders for the thermoplastic pavement marking submarket; tall oil fatty acids; tall oil rosin; distilled tall oil; and tall oil pitch; and produces insoluble maleic-based tackifiers, as well as bitumen additives. In addition, this segment offers terpene-based tread enhancement resins and AMS-based tread enhancement additives; dimer acids and terpene fractions for fuel additives, oilfield chemicals, mining fluids, coatings, metalworking fluids, and lubricants The company 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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Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.91 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.80 billion
Cash Flow$8.66 per share
Book Value$24.90 per share

Profitability

Net Income$51.31 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,944
Market Cap$507.58 million
Next Earnings Date10/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$15.93
+0.26 (+1.66 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Kraton (NYSE:KRA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Kraton's stock 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 shares have increased by 116.7% and is now trading at $15.93.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Kraton?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kraton in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Kraton's next earnings date?

Kraton is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 28th 2020.
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How were Kraton's earnings last quarter?

Kraton Corp (NYSE:KRA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 29th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.22. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $355.68 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $370.70 million. Kraton had a return on equity of 3.64% and a net margin of 12.08%.
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What price target have analysts set for KRA?

5 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Kraton's stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate Kraton's stock price to reach $19.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.0% from the stock's current price.
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Has Kraton been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about KRA stock have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Kraton earned a daily sentiment score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Kraton?

Kraton saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 926,700 shares, an increase of 50.6% from the April 30th total of 615,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 642,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.4 days. Currently, 3.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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 AbbVie (ABBV), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), Starbucks (SBUX), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Broadcom (AVGO), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

Who are Kraton's key executives?

Kraton's management team includes the following 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)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.68%), LSV Asset Management (1.36%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.11%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.10%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.99%) and Lapides Asset Management LLC (0.93%). Company insiders that own Kraton stock include Chris H Russell, Holger R Jung, Jose Fernando Cherubini Haddad, Kevin Michael Fogarty, Melinda Scissors Conley, Stephen E Tremblay 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 Lapides Asset Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Prudential Financial Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Texas Permanent School Fund, and UBS Group AG. Company insiders that have sold Kraton company stock in the last year include Chris H Russell, Kevin Michael Fogarty, and Melinda Scissors Conley.
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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 Victory Capital Management Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Mackay Shields LLC, AJO LP, Denali Advisors LLC, and Dupont Capital Management Corp.
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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 $15.93.

How big of a company is Kraton?

Kraton has a market capitalization of $507.58 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 8/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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