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

$21.91
-0.48 (-2.14 %)
(As of 10/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$21.72
Now: $21.91
$22.50
50-Day Range
$21.24
MA: $29.48
$34.77
52-Week Range
$19.13
Now: $21.91
$40.76
Volume178,501 shs
Average Volume411,779 shs
Market Capitalization$694.77 million
P/E Ratio6.93
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.37
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$7.69 per share
Book Value$23.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$67.01 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,918
Market Cap$694.77 million
Next Earnings Date10/23/2019 (Confirmed)
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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 24th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.49. The specialty chemicals company earned $495.28 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $539.35 million. Kraton had a return on equity of 17.62% and a net margin of 5.92%. Kraton's quarterly revenue was down 8.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $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.

How can I listen to Kraton's earnings call?

Kraton will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, October 23rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for KRA?

5 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Kraton's stock. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $33.00. On average, they expect Kraton's share price to reach $24.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.5% 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 and 3 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 recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Kraton earned a coverage optimism score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press 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 effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Kraton.

Are investors shorting Kraton?

Kraton saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,110,000 shares, an increase of 14.0% from the August 30th total of 973,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 202,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.5 days. Currently, 3.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Kraton's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Kraton's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Kraton include Rogers (ROG), PolyOne (POL), Trinseo (TSE), AdvanSix (ASIX), Cereplast (CERPQ) and ForceField Energy (FNRG).

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 State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.07%), Bailard Inc. (0.04%), Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC (0.04%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.03%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.02%). 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 buying Kraton stock?

KRA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Bailard Inc. and Meeder Asset Management 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 $21.91.

How big of a company is Kraton?

Kraton has a market capitalization of $694.77 million 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:  295 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  278 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  573
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 10/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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