NYSE:KRA - Kraton Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$36.06 -0.07 (-0.19 %)
(As of 10/23/2018 03:39 AM ET)
Previous Close$36.13
Today's Range$35.65 - $36.67
52-Week Range$35.64 - $53.99
Volume137,400 shs
Average Volume217,565 shs
Market Capitalization$1.15 billion
P/E Ratio12.62
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.27
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; sells tall oil fatty acids for the asphalt paving market; and produces rosin esters and 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, as well as distilled tall oil and rosins for enhancing the performance and manufacturing of high performance, winter, and all-season tires. Further, it provides dimer acids, tall oil rosins, and terpene fractions for fuel additive, oilfield chemical, mining fluid, coating, metalworking fluid and lubricant, and other applications. 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Plastics materials & resins
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:KRA
CUSIP50077C10
Phone281-504-4700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.41
Current Ratio2.40
Quick Ratio1.12

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio12.62
Forward P/E Ratio9.91
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.96 billion
Price / Sales0.59
Cash Flow$7.7382 per share
Price / Cash4.66
Book Value$21.30 per share
Price / Book1.69

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.85
Net Income$97.54 million
Net Margins3.60%
Return on Equity17.62%
Return on Assets3.90%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,931
Outstanding Shares31,890,000
Market Cap$1.15 billion

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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.12. The specialty chemicals company earned $538.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $544.78 million. Kraton had a return on equity of 17.62% and a net margin of 3.60%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.82 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, October 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Kraton.

How can I listen to Kraton's earnings call?

Kraton will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 25th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8008576511.

What price target have analysts set for KRA?

2 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Kraton's stock. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $76.00. On average, they expect Kraton's stock price to reach $57.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 59.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Kraton.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kraton?

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

Who are some of Kraton's key competitors?

Who are Kraton's key executives?

Kraton's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kevin M. Fogarty, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Stephen E. Tremblay, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Dr. Vijay R. Mhetar, Sr. VP & Chief Technology Officer (Age 47)
  • Dr. Holger R. Jung, Sr. VP & Pres of Polymer Segment (Age 55)
  • Mr. Marcello C. Boldrini, Sr. VP & Chemical Segment Pres (Age 56)

Who are Kraton's major shareholders?

Kraton's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.42%), Skylands Capital LLC (0.03%) and Strs Ohio (0.01%). Company insiders that own Kraton stock include Barry J Goldstein, Chris H Russell, Francis S Kalman, Holger R Jung, James Leo Simmons, Jose Fernando Cherubini Haddad, Kevin Michael Fogarty, Marcello C Boldrini, Stephen E Tremblay and Vijay Mhetar. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kraton.

Which institutional investors are selling Kraton stock?

KRA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Skylands Capital LLC and Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have sold Kraton company stock in the last year include Barry J Goldstein, Chris H Russell, Holger R Jung, James Leo Simmons, Jose Fernando Cherubini Haddad, Kevin Michael Fogarty, Marcello C Boldrini, Stephen E Tremblay and Vijay Mhetar. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kraton.

Which institutional investors are buying Kraton stock?

KRA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Kraton's stock price today?

One share of KRA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.06.

How big of a company is Kraton?

Kraton has a market capitalization of $1.15 billion and generates $1.96 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $97.54 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.85 on an earnings per share basis. Kraton employs 1,931 workers across the globe.

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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  195 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  210 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  405
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 10/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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