NYSE:KS - KapStone Paper and Packaging Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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Previous CloseN/A
Today's RangeN/A
52-Week Range$20.51 - $35.10
Average Volume2.88 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.42 billion
P/E Ratio26.48
Dividend Yield1.14%
KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation produces and sells a range of containerboards, corrugated products, and specialty paper products in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Paper and Packaging, and Distribution. The Paper and Packaging segment offers containerboards consisting of linerboard and corrugated medium to manufacture corrugated containers for packaging products; and corrugated products. It also offers specialty paper products, including kraft paper, such as multiwall paper used to produce bags for agricultural products, pet food, baking products, cement and chemicals; specialty products comprising shingle wraps, end caps, roll wraps, and dunnage bags; and lightweight paper. In addition, this segment provides saturating kraft paper under the Durasorb trade name for use in construction, electronics manufacturing, and furniture manufacturing industries; and unbleached folding carton board under the Kraftpak trade name to integrated and independent converters in the folding carton industry. The Distribution segment distributes corrugated and other specialty packaging products consisting of stretch films, void fills, carton sealing tapes, and other specialty tapes. KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paper mills
Sub-IndustryPaper Products
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.32 billion
Book Value$11.70 per share


Net Income$243.50 million


Market Cap$3.42 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A

KapStone Paper and Packaging (NYSE:KS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is KapStone Paper and Packaging's stock symbol?

KapStone Paper and Packaging trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KS."

How often does KapStone Paper and Packaging pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for KapStone Paper and Packaging?

KapStone Paper and Packaging declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 31st. Investors of record on Friday, September 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, October 11th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of ∞. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 27th. View KapStone Paper and Packaging's Dividend History.

How were KapStone Paper and Packaging's earnings last quarter?

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. (NYSE:KS) released its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The basic materials company reported $0.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.68 by $0.10. The basic materials company had revenue of $893.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $923.10 million. KapStone Paper and Packaging had a net margin of 9.99% and a return on equity of 18.99%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.39 EPS. View KapStone Paper and Packaging's Earnings History.

Has KapStone Paper and Packaging been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about KS stock has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. KapStone Paper and Packaging earned a news sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of KapStone Paper and Packaging's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of KapStone Paper and Packaging own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other KapStone Paper and Packaging investors own include Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Micron Technology (MU), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF), Spirit Airlines (SAVE), salesforce.com (CRM), Electronic Arts (EA), Weyerhaeuser (WY), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), Southwest Airlines (LUV) and General Electric (GE).

Who are KapStone Paper and Packaging's key executives?

KapStone Paper and Packaging's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Roger Warren Stone, Exec. Chairman (Age 83)
  • Mr. Matthew Kaplan, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Ms. Andrea K. Tarbox, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 67)
  • Mr. Randy J. Nebel, Exec. VP of Integrated Packaging (Age 61)
  • Mr. Wilbur G Kessinger Jr., VP & GM of Mill System (Age 56)

How do I buy shares of KapStone Paper and Packaging?

Shares of KS 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How big of a company is KapStone Paper and Packaging?

KapStone Paper and Packaging has a market capitalization of $0.00 and generates $3.32 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $243.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.32 on an earnings per share basis.

What is KapStone Paper and Packaging's official website?

The official website for KapStone Paper and Packaging is http://www.kapstonepaper.com.

How can I contact KapStone Paper and Packaging?

KapStone Paper and Packaging's mailing address is 1101 SKOKIE BLVD. SUITE 300, NORTHBROOK IL, 60062. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 847-239-8800 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for KapStone Paper and Packaging (NYSE KS)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  346 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  315 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  661
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about KapStone Paper and Packaging and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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