NYSE:KRA - Kraton Stock Price, News & Analysis

$34.09
-0.21 (-0.61 %)
(As of 09/16/2019 10:19 AM ET)
Today's Range
$33.72
Now: $34.09
$34.63
50-Day Range
$26.01
MA: $28.59
$34.77
52-Week Range
$19.13
Now: $34.09
$50.20
Volume11,150 shs
Average Volume151,952 shs
Market Capitalization$1.08 billion
P/E Ratio10.79
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.38
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.01 billion
Cash Flow$7.8548 per share
Book Value$23.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$67.01 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,918
Market Cap$1.08 billion
Next Earnings Date10/23/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 24th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.58 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.49. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $495.28 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $539.35 million. Kraton had a return on equity of 17.62% and a net margin of 5.92%. The business's revenue was down 8.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.88 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 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Kraton.

What price target have analysts set for KRA?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Kraton's stock. Their predictions range from $22.00 to $33.00. On average, they expect Kraton's stock price to reach $27.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 19.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Kraton.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kraton?

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

Has Kraton been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about KRA stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing 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 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Kraton.

Are investors shorting Kraton?

Kraton saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 750,000 shares, an increase of 12.4% from the July 31st total of 667,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 202,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.7 days. Currently, 2.4% of the company's stock are sold short. View Kraton's Current Options Chain.

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), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Alphabet (GOOG), Micron Technology (MU), Bank of America (BAC), Chevron (CVX) and NextEra Energy (NEE).

Who are Kraton's key executives?

Kraton's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Kraton's major shareholders?

Kraton's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.72%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.13%), Invesco Ltd. (2.64%), Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. (2.58%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.25%) and Northern Trust Corp (2.13%). 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 institutional investors are selling Kraton stock?

KRA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace LLP, Foundry Partners LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Man Group plc, Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc. and Hancock Whitney Corp. Company insiders that have sold Kraton company stock in the last year include Holger R Jung, Jose Fernando Cherubini Haddad, Kevin Michael Fogarty and Stephen E Tremblay. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kraton.

Which institutional investors are buying Kraton stock?

KRA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., Morgan Stanley, Vanguard Group Inc., Wilen Investment Management CORP., BlackRock Inc. and Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc.. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Kraton's stock price today?

One share of KRA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.16.

How big of a company is Kraton?

Kraton has a market capitalization of $1.08 billion and generates $2.01 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $67.01 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.16 on an earnings per share basis. Kraton employs 1,918 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Kraton.

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:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  279 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  264 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  543
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 9/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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