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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Symbol: NYSE:KRA
  • CUSIP: 50077C10
  • Web: www.kraton.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.09391 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 31,183,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $33.06
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $30.73
  • 52 Week Range: $24.95 - $37.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 42.66
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.46
  • P/E Growth: 0.26
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.78 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.61
  • Book Value: $15.39 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.27
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $321 million
  • Net Margins: 1.44%
  • Return on Equity: 8.50%
  • Return on Assets: 1.48%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.43%
  • Current Ratio: 2.47%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.21%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 281,273 shs.
  • Beta: 1.22
  • Short Ratio: 4.91
 
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) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.23) by $0.08. The business had revenue of $458.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $487.17 million. Kraton Corporation had a net margin of 1.44% and a return on equity of 8.50%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 9.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.80 EPS. View Kraton Corporation's Earnings History.

Are investors shorting Kraton Corporation?

Kraton Corporation saw a drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 833,167 shares, a drop of 42.6% from the May 31st total of 1,451,954 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 262,369 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.2 days. Currently, 2.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short.

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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Skylands Capital LLC (0.63%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.30%), Berson & Corrado Investment Advisors LLC (0.15%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%), Capstone Asset Management Co. (0.04%) and Aperio Group LLC (0.02%). 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 Skylands Capital LLC, Berson & Corrado Investment Advisors LLC, Capstone Asset Management Co. and LS Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Kraton Corporation stock in the last year include Dan F Smith, Holger R Jung, James Leo Simmons, Karen A Twitchell, Kevin Michael Fogarty, Melinda Scissors Conley and Steven J Demetriou. 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Aperio Group LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and US Bancorp DE. 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 $34.94.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Kraton Corporation (NYSE KRA)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  61 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  107 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  168
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
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 Corporation (NYSE:KRA)
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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
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: $2.06
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.34
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($0.25)($0.20)($0.23)
Q2 20172$0.40$0.69$0.55
Q3 20172$0.91$1.00$0.96
Q4 20172$0.72$0.85$0.79
Q1 20181$0.69$0.69$0.69
Q2 20181$0.95$0.95$0.95
Q3 20181$0.93$0.93$0.93
Q4 20181$0.77$0.77$0.77
(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%
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
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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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
prnewswire.com logoNon-PVC IV Bags Market is expected to reach USD 2.29 billion by 2025
www.prnewswire.com - June 19 at 10:14 PM
globenewswire.com logoMedical Fluid Bags Market to cross $4 billion by 2024: Global Market Insights, Inc.
globenewswire.com - June 14 at 10:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo4 Reasons to Add Kraton Corp (KRA) Stock to Your Portfolio
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 10:17 AM
marketwatch.com logoNon-PVC IV Bags Market Worth $2.29 Billion by 2025 | CAGR: 8.4%: Grand View Research, Inc.
www.marketwatch.com - June 5 at 9:55 AM
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
www.streetinsider.com - May 31 at 6:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Announces Global Price Increase for Rosin Ester, Terpene and AMS/AMS Phenolic Products
finance.yahoo.com - May 31 at 6:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHuntsman and Clariant announce merger to create $20B chemical co.
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 10:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInternational Flavors Offers Senior Notes at a Discount (Revised)
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 9:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Kraton Corp (KRA) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 8:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInternational Flavors Offers Senior Notes at a Discount
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 10:48 AM
zacks.com logoKraton's (KRA) Modern HSBC Plant in Taiwan to Steer Growth
www.zacks.com - May 10 at 11:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton's (KRA) Modern HSBC Plant in Taiwan to Steer Growth
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 1:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInternational Flavors (IFF) Q1 Earnings & Sales Lag, Up Y/Y
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 12:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Announces Opening of HSBC Plant in Taiwan
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 12:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Kraton Corp. : May 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 6:11 PM
zacks.com logoNew Strong Buy Stocks for May 4th
www.zacks.com - May 4 at 6:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Kraton Corp (KRA) Boosted by SunTrust Banks
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Corp. :KRA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 12:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKraton Corp (KRA) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 2:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBrokers Issue Forecasts for Kraton Corp's Q2 2017 Earnings (KRA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 8:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Kraton Corp Raised by KeyCorp (KRA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 11:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKraton Corp (KRA) Upgraded to "B-" by TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 5:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Likely to Affect Kraton Corp (KRA) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 3:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of KRA earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 29 at 8:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKraton Corp (KRA) Insider Sells $981,397.12 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 7:21 PM
seekingalpha.com logoKraton Corporation 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - April 28 at 7:09 PM
rttnews.com logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Kraton Corp. Q1 Earnings Report
www.rttnews.com - April 28 at 7:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Set $39.00 Price Target for Kraton Corp (KRA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 7:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable News Coverage Very Likely to Impact Kraton Corp (KRA) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 4:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKraton Corp (KRA) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.05 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 12:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKraton Corp (KRA) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.05 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 11:28 PM
streetinsider.com logoJacobs Engineering (JEC) Secures 4-Yr Product Handling & Packaging Contract from Kraton Corp. (KRA)
www.streetinsider.com - April 26 at 7:08 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Kraton Corp reports Q1 earnings per share $0.20
www.reuters.com - April 26 at 7:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Corporation Announces First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 7:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton posts 1Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 7:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKraton Corp (KRA) Getting Somewhat Negative Press Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 1:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKraton Corp (KRA) Getting Somewhat Critical News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 3:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKraton Corp (KRA) Receives Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.31
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 2:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Corporation Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Conference Call and Webcast - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 8:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Set $39.00 Target Price for Kraton Corp (KRA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 8:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKraton Corp (KRA) SVP Holger R. Jung Sells 5,805 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 7:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraton Corporation Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Conference Call and Webcast
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 5:57 PM

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