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

$21.56
+0.09 (+0.42 %)
(As of 10/15/2019 07:19 AM ET)
Today's Range
$20.86
Now: $21.56
$21.87
50-Day Range
$21.24
MA: $29.82
$34.77
52-Week Range
$19.13
Now: $21.56
$40.76
Volume418,844 shs
Average Volume383,065 shs
Market Capitalization$683.67 million
P/E Ratio6.82
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$7.87 per share
Book Value$23.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$67.01 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,918
Market Cap$683.67 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 24th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.58 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates 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 net margin of 5.92% and a return on equity of 17.62%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 8.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business 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.

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 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Kraton's stock. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $33.00. On average, they expect Kraton's stock price to reach $24.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.3% 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?

News articles about KRA stock have been trending very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news 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 negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kraton earned a media sentiment score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Kraton.

Are investors shorting Kraton?

Kraton saw a increase in short interest during 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 trading volume, of 202,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.5 days. Currently, 3.6% of the company's stock are short sold. 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%) and Denali Advisors LLC (0.03%). 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 buying Kraton stock?

KRA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Denali Advisors LLC. 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 $21.56.

How big of a company is Kraton?

Kraton has a market capitalization of $683.67 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:  293 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  275 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  568
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 10/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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