NYSE:KS - KapStone Paper and Packaging Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$34.80 +0.10 (+0.29 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$34.70
Today's Range$34.65 - $34.82
52-Week Range$20.42 - $35.01
Volume529,500 shs
Average Volume1.26 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.39 billion
P/E Ratio26.36
Dividend Yield1.16%
KapStone Paper and Packaging logoKapStone 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Paper mills
Sub-IndustryPaper Products
SectorBasic Materials


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.26
Current Ratio2.07
Quick Ratio1.24


Trailing P/E Ratio26.36
Forward P/E Ratio15.54
P/E Growth1.1

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.32 billion
Price / Sales1.03
Cash Flow$3.3301 per share
Price / Cash10.45
Book Value$11.70 per share
Price / Book2.97


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.32
Net Income$243.50 million
Net Margins8.07%
Return on Equity15.10%
Return on Assets4.70%


Outstanding Shares97,790,000
Market Cap$3,385.49

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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, June 15th. Investors of record on Friday, June 29th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, July 11th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.15%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 28th. 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) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 18th. The basic materials company reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.07. The basic materials company earned $799.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $810.80 million. KapStone Paper and Packaging had a net margin of 8.07% and a return on equity of 15.10%. The business's revenue was up 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.15 EPS. View KapStone Paper and Packaging's Earnings History.

When is KapStone Paper and Packaging's next earnings date?

KapStone Paper and Packaging is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for KapStone Paper and Packaging.

What price target have analysts set for KS?

7 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for KapStone Paper and Packaging's shares. Their predictions range from $26.00 to $35.00. On average, they anticipate KapStone Paper and Packaging's stock price to reach $30.80 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.5%. View Analyst Ratings for KapStone Paper and Packaging.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for KapStone Paper and Packaging?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KapStone Paper and Packaging in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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

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)

Has KapStone Paper and Packaging been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about KS stock has trended positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KapStone Paper and Packaging earned a media sentiment score of 0.32 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.79 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are KapStone Paper and Packaging's major shareholders?

KapStone Paper and Packaging's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sphinx Trading LP (0.02%). Company insiders that own KapStone Paper and Packaging stock include Andrea K Tarbox, David P Storch, John Chapman, Jonathan R Furer, Paula H Cholmondeley and Randy J Nebel. View Institutional Ownership Trends for KapStone Paper and Packaging.

Which institutional investors are buying KapStone Paper and Packaging stock?

KS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sphinx Trading LP. Company insiders that have bought KapStone Paper and Packaging stock in the last two years include David P Storch and Paula H Cholmondeley. View Insider Buying and Selling for KapStone Paper and Packaging.

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.

What is KapStone Paper and Packaging's stock price today?

One share of KS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.80.

How big of a company is KapStone Paper and Packaging?

KapStone Paper and Packaging has a market capitalization of $3.39 billion 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. KapStone Paper and Packaging employs 6,400 workers across the globe.

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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  313 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  271 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  584
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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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