NYSE:KRA

Kraton Stock Forecast, Price & News

$32.47
-1.65 (-4.84 %)
(As of 06/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$31.33
$34.11
50-Day Range
$32.47
$41.07
52-Week Range
$12.92
$45.88
Volume233,807 shs
Average Volume283,400 shs
Market Capitalization$1.04 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.4
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About Kraton

Kraton Corporation manufactures and sells styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers, and other products 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 for paving and roofing application; styrene-isoprene-styrene for personal care application; ethylene-vinyl acetate, polyolefins, and metallocene polyolefins for adhesives application; and specialty polymers, such as hydrogenated styrenic block copolymer, 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, industrial, and road making applications. This segment also provides tall oil fatty acids; tall oil rosin; distilled tall oil; tall oil pitch; and rosin-based binders for the thermoplastic pavement marking submarket, as well as produces insoluble maleic-based tackifiers. In addition, this segment offers terpene-based tread enhancement resins and AMS-based tread enhancement additives; and dimer acids and terpene fractions for fuel additives, oilfield chemicals, mining fluids, coatings, metalworking fluids, and lubricants. It sells its products through various channels, including direct sales force, marketing representatives, and distributors under the Kraton brand. The company was formerly known as Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. and changed its name to Kraton Corporation in September 2016. Kraton Corporation was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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1.95 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

62nd out of 890 stocks

Plastics Materials & Resins Industry

8th out of 19 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Kraton (NYSE:KRA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kraton a buy right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kraton in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Kraton stock.
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When is Kraton's next earnings date?

Kraton is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How were Kraton's earnings last quarter?

Kraton Co. (NYSE:KRA) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 28th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.23. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $437.27 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $429.80 million. Kraton had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.17% and a negative net margin of 25.46%.
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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 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, KRA shares have increased by 341.8% and is now trading at $32.47.
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What price target have analysts set for KRA?

1 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Kraton's shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $58.00. On average, they anticipate Kraton's share price to reach $41.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Kraton's key executives?

Kraton's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kevin M. Fogarty, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55, Pay $2.71M)
  • Mr. Atanas H. Atanasov, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 48, Pay $1.51M)
  • Mr. James Leo Simmons, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 55, Pay $1.09M)
  • Dr. Holger R. Jung, Sr. VP & Pres of Polymer Segment (Age 58, Pay $992k)
  • Mr. Marcello C. Boldrini, Sr. VP, Chemical Segment Pres & Chief Sustainability Officer (Age 59, Pay $867.88k)
  • Mr. Mark Santangelo, Sr. VP of Global Operations (Age 63)
  • Mr. Christopher B. Gingrich, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45)
  • Dr. Vijay R. Mhetar, Sr. VP & Chief Technology Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. H. Gene Shiels, Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Melinda Scissors Conley, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 55)

What is Kevin M. Fogarty's approval rating as Kraton's CEO?

33 employees have rated Kraton CEO Kevin M. Fogarty on Glassdoor.com. Kevin M. Fogarty has an approval rating of 73% among Kraton's employees.

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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), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Broadcom (AVGO), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and General Electric (GE).

What is Kraton's stock symbol?

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

Who are Kraton's major shareholders?

Kraton's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.94%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.90%), Rubric Capital Management LP (4.67%), Aristotle Capital Boston LLC (4.20%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.78%) and Royce & Associates LP (2.44%). Company insiders that own Kraton stock include Chris H Russell, Holger R Jung, Kevin Michael Fogarty, Melinda Scissors Conley and Vijay Mhetar.
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Which institutional investors are selling Kraton stock?

KRA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, First Wilshire Securities Management Inc., LSV Asset Management, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Lumbard & Kellner LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, and Victory Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Kraton company stock in the last year include Chris H Russell, and Vijay Mhetar.
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Which institutional investors are buying Kraton stock?

KRA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rubric Capital Management LP, BlackRock Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Clearline Capital LP, Bardin Hill Management Partners LP, Nordea Investment Management AB, Nishkama Capital LLC, and Geode Capital Management LLC.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Kraton's stock price today?

One share of KRA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.47.

How much money does Kraton make?

Kraton has a market capitalization of $1.04 billion and generates $1.56 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $-225,600,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.29 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kraton have?

Kraton employs 1,808 workers across the globe.

What is Kraton's official website?

The official website for Kraton is www.kraton.com.

Where are Kraton's headquarters?

Kraton is headquartered at 15710 JOHN F. KENNEDY BLVD. SUITE 300, HOUSTON TX, 77032.

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]


This page was last updated on 6/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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