Kraton Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:KRA)

$32.30
-0.79 (-2.39 %)
(As of 09/23/2019 03:33 AM ET)
Today's Range
$31.9950
Now: $32.30
$33.3299
50-Day Range
$26.01
MA: $28.90
$34.77
52-Week Range
$19.13
Now: $32.30
$50.20
Volume245,118 shs
Average Volume166,498 shs
Market Capitalization$1.02 billion
P/E Ratio10.22
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$7.6540 per share
Book Value$23.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$67.01 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,918
Market Cap$1.02 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) announced 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 earned $495.28 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.88 earnings per share. 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 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Kraton's stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate Kraton's share price to reach $27.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.9%. 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?

Press coverage about KRA stock has trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kraton earned a news sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. 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 trading volume of 202,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.7 days. Approximately 2.4% of the company's shares are short sold. 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 major 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 and Jose Fernando Cherubini Haddad. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kraton.

Which major 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 $32.30.

How big of a company is Kraton?

Kraton has a market capitalization of $1.02 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:  283 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  265 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  548
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 9/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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