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NYSE:KRA - Kraton Stock Price, Forecast & News

$7.53
-0.57 (-7.04 %)
(As of 04/1/2020 10:15 AM ET)
Today's Range
$7.53
Now: $7.53
$7.77
50-Day Range
$4.66
MA: $10.74
$17.12
52-Week Range
$4.45
Now: $7.53
$38.58
Volume1,220 shs
Average Volume743,565 shs
Market Capitalization$239.08 million
P/E Ratio4.77
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.66
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; tall oil fatty acids; tall oil rosin; distilled tall oil; and tall oil pitch; and produces 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; dimer acids and terpene fractions for fuel additives, oilfield chemicals, mining fluids, coatings, metalworking fluids, and lubricants 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

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.80 billion
Cash Flow$7.10 per share
Book Value$24.90 per share

Profitability

Net Income$51.31 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,944
Market Cap$239.08 million
Next Earnings Date4/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Kraton (NYSE:KRA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Kraton's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Kraton's stock was trading at $7.35 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, KRA stock has increased by 2.7% and is now trading at $7.55. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Kraton?

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

When is Kraton's next earnings date?

Kraton is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Kraton.

How were Kraton's earnings last quarter?

Kraton Corp (NYSE:KRA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 26th. The specialty chemicals company reported ($0.06) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.12. The specialty chemicals company earned $408.52 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $391 million. Kraton had a net margin of 2.84% and a return on equity of 11.81%. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted ($0.67) earnings per share. View Kraton's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for KRA?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Kraton's stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate Kraton's stock price to reach $22.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 196.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Kraton.

Has Kraton been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about KRA stock have trended very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. 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 -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutKraton.

Are investors shorting Kraton?

Kraton saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 1,318,100 shares, a drop of 7.8% from the February 27th total of 1,430,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 283,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.7 days. Approximately 4.3% of the company's stock 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), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Bank of America (BAC), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Starbucks (SBUX) and Chevron (CVX).

Who are Kraton's key executives?

Kraton's management team includes the following 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)

What is Kraton's stock symbol?

Kraton trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KRA."

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 $7.55.

How big of a company is Kraton?

Kraton has a market capitalization of $239.71 million and generates $1.80 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $51.31 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.94 on an earnings per share basis. Kraton employs 1,944 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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  384 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  319 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  703
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 4/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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