NYSE:KRA - Kraton Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $35.01 -1.36 (-3.74 %) (As of 02/21/2019 08:56 AM ET)Previous Close$36.37Today's Range$34.96 - $36.8052-Week Range$19.13 - $53.99Volume402,992 shsAverage Volume202,497 shsMarket Capitalization$1.12 billionP/E Ratio12.28Dividend YieldN/ABeta2.05 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive KRA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for KRA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Plastics materials & resins Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals SectorBasic Materials Current SymbolNYSE:KRA Previous Symbol CUSIP50077C10 Webwww.kraton.com Phone281-504-4700Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.11 Current Ratio2.33 Quick Ratio1.04Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.28 Forward P/E Ratio11.08 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.96 billion Price / Sales0.57 Cash Flow$7.4648 per share Price / Cash Flow4.69 Book Value$21.30 per share Price / Book1.64Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.85 Net Income$97.54 million Net Margins5.87% Return on Equity14.83% Return on Assets3.48%Miscellaneous Employees1,931 Outstanding Shares31,960,000Market Cap$1.12 billion OptionableOptionable 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) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.02 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.21 by $0.19. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $523.11 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $528 million. Kraton had a net margin of 5.87% and a return on equity of 14.83%. 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 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Kraton. What price target have analysts set for KRA? 5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Kraton's stock. Their predictions range from $22.00 to $76.00. On average, they expect Kraton's share price to reach $45.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Kraton. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kraton? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kraton in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings 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 headlines about KRA stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Kraton earned a news impact score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Kraton's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Kraton include PolyOne (POL), Rogers (ROG), Trinseo (TSE), AdvanSix (ASIX), Cereplast (CERPQ), A Schulman (SHLM) and ForceField Energy (FNRG). Who are Kraton's key executives? Kraton's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Kevin M. Fogarty, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)Dr. Vijay R. Mhetar, Sr. VP & Chief Technology Officer (Age 48)Dr. Holger R. Jung, Sr. VP & Pres of Polymer Segment (Age 56)Mr. Marcello C. Boldrini, Sr. VP & Chemical Segment Pres (Age 57)Mr. Christopher H. Russell, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Interim CFO (Age 53) Who are Kraton's major shareholders? Kraton's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.33%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (8.21%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.12%), Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. (2.97%), Northern Trust Corp (2.09%) and Evermore Global Advisors LLC (1.97%). Company insiders that own Kraton stock 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 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 Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Millennium Management LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, Mackay Shields LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Barclays PLC and Hsbc Holdings PLC. 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, Marcello C Boldrini, Stephen E Tremblay and Vijay Mhetar. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kraton. Which major investors are buying Kraton stock? KRA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, Evermore Global Advisors LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., First Wilshire Securities Management Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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 $35.01. How big of a company is Kraton? Kraton has a market capitalization of $1.12 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 212 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 225 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 437MarketBeat'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 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What economic reports are most valuable to investors?