KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:KS)

About KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp.

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. logoKapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation is engaged in the production of containerboard, corrugated products and specialty paper. The Company operates through two segments: Paper and Packaging, and Distribution. The Company operates approximately four paper mills. It produces approximately 2.7 million tons of containerboard and specialty paper at its mills in North Charleston, South Carolina; Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina; Cowpens, South Carolina, and Longview, Washington. The Company's Paper and Packaging segment manufactures and sells a range of container boards, corrugated products and specialty paper for industrial and consumer markets. The Distribution segment, which operates under the Victory and Golden State Container trade names, provides its customers with packaging solutions and services, and distributes corrugated packaging materials, as well as other specialty packaging materials, such as plastics, wood, void fill, tapes and stretch wraps.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Paper & Paper Products
  • Sub-Industry: Paper Products
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: KS
  • CUSIP: 48562P10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $19.21
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $16.99
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $14.91
  • 52-Week Range: $8.95 - $24.91
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.38
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.50
  • P/E Growth: 30.62
  • Market Cap: $1.92B
  • Outstanding Shares: 96,571,000
  • Beta: 2.49
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 2.68%
  • Return on Equity: 12.64%
  • Return on Assets: 3.35%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.77%
  • Current Ratio: 2.40%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.38%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. (NYSE:KS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.38)
Consensus Price Target: $20.00 (0.65% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. (NYSE:KS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/23/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHold -> Buy$15.00 -> $23.00View Rating Details
9/21/2016BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$16.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
9/19/2016Dundee SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
9/16/2016Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
8/29/2016Bank of America Corp.UpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$18.00View Rating Details
5/2/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$16.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
2/11/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$23.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details
1/25/2016MacquarieDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details
9/10/2015Wells Fargo & Co.Initiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
12/12/2014Vertical ResearchDowngradeHoldView Rating Details
9/29/2014KeyCorpDowngradeBuy -> Hold$35.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. (NYSE:KS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2016        
7/27/2016Q216$0.29$0.27$820.11 million$784.91 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.23$0.23$763.90 million$738.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q415$0.36$0.17$776.37 million$764.24 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.40$0.51$867.45 million$807.56 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.45$0.44$590.49 million$671.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115$0.41$0.30$574.90 million$546.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2015Q414$0.49$0.41$576.90 million$563.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.67$0.60$604.20 million$598.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.60$0.58$574.30 million$590.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q1$0.42$0.36$554.13 million$549.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$0.48$0.45$555.37 million$563.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$0.92$1.05$534.96 million$539.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.44$0.44$326.63 million$326.32 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.43$0.42$311.54 million$319.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012$0.27$0.28$302.68 million$301.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2012Q312$0.49$0.41$313.54 million$309.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$0.46$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$0.41$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2012$0.28$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. (NYSE:KS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.16 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.37 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.19$0.34$0.27
Q2 20163$0.29$0.32$0.31
Q3 20163$0.33$0.42$0.39
Q4 20163$0.19$0.41$0.33
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. (NYSE:KS)
Annual Dividend:$0.40
Dividend Yield:2.01%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:47.06% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
34.48% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
29.20% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. (NYSE:KS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/18/2016Quarterly$0.109/28/20169/30/201610/13/2016
5/12/2016Quarterly$0.106/28/20166/30/20167/13/2016
3/11/2016Quarterly$0.103/28/20163/30/20164/13/2016
12/11/2015Quarterly$0.1012/28/201512/30/20151/12/2016
8/13/2015$0.109/28/20159/30/201510/13/2015
5/15/2015quarterly$0.101.46%6/26/20156/30/20157/13/2015
3/12/2015quarterly$0.101.23%3/26/20153/30/20154/13/2015
12/17/2014quarterly$0.101.38%12/26/201412/30/20141/12/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. (NYSE:KS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 13.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.54%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/4/2016Jonathan R FurerDirectorSell25,000$15.09$377,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Maurice S ReznikDirectorBuy10,000$14.68$146,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016Robert J BahashDirectorBuy20,000$9.21$184,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Matthew H PaullDirectorBuy10,000$9.16$91,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016Timothy P. KeneallyVPBuy36,045$9.44$340,264.80View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015John ChapmanDirectorSell150,000$21.94$3,291,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Roger W StoneCEOBuy100,000$20.91$2,091,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Andrea K TarboxCFOSell20,549$26.76$549,891.24View SEC Filing  
6/5/2015Roger W StoneCEOSell100,000$26.52$2,652,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Randy J NebelVPBuy1,000$27.60$27,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Antionette MeyersVPSell4,514$35.00$157,990.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Andrea K TarboxCFOSell25,000$30.00$750,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Timothy P KeneallyVPSell23,352$30.56$713,637.12View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Matthew S KaplanCOOSell350,000$32.10$11,235,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014Ronald J GidwitzDirectorSell10,000$32.32$323,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014Andrea K TarboxCFOSell25,000$31.34$783,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Robert J BahashDirectorBuy5,000$29.92$149,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014Andrea K TarboxCFOSell69,075$31.87$2,201,420.25View SEC Filing  
5/27/2014Jonathan R FurerDirectorSell22,750$28.51$648,602.50View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Randy NebelVPBuy1,000$27.52$27,520.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Jonathan FurerDirectorSell48,500$31.99$1,551,515.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Timothy KeneallyVPSell22,119$32.08$709,577.52View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Andrea TarboxCFOSell11,510$32.10$369,471.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Roger StoneCEOSell136,993$31.70$4,342,678.10View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Andrea TarboxCFOSell20,000$31.83$636,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Jonathan FurerDirectorSell19,785$52.00$1,028,820.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Andrea TarboxCFOSell5,000$52.63$263,150.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013Randy NebelVPBuy1,000$50.98$50,980.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2013Randy J NebelVPBuy1,000$42.09$42,090.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Andrea TarboxCFOSell2,000$45.50$91,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Andrea TarboxCFOSell3,000$45.30$135,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Timothy KeneallyVPSell68,161$44.66$3,044,070.26View SEC Filing  
2/22/2013Andrea K TarboxCFOSell7,500$26.05$195,375.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. (NYSE:KS)
DateHeadline
investornewswire.com logoEPS Projection For KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation ... - Investor Newswire (NYSE:KS)
www.investornewswire.com - September 23 at 5:31 PM
benzinga.com logoContainerboard Prices Set To Increase; Deutsche Boosts Rating On KapStone Paper, Packaging Corp Of America - Benzinga (NYSE:KS)
www.benzinga.com - September 23 at 5:31 PM
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larampadinapoli.com - September 23 at 10:35 AM
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www.newsismoney.com - September 22 at 5:38 PM
mysmartrend.com logoKapStone Paper and Packaging Rises 5.04% on Heavy Volume: Watch For Potential Pullback (NYSE:KS)
www.mysmartrend.com - September 22 at 9:03 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 9:03 AM
seekingalpha.com logoNew CEO for KapStone Paper and Packaging in 2017 (NYSE:KS)
seekingalpha.com - September 21 at 10:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKapStone Paper And Packaging Announces Management Changes (NYSE:KS)
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 10:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo6:56 am KapStone Paper and Packaging announces Roger Stone will be stepping down as CEO effective Jan 1, 2017; Matt Kaplan promoted to CEO (NYSE:KS)
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 10:00 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoKAPSTONE PAPER & PACKAGING CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Regulation FD Disclosu (NYSE:KS)
biz.yahoo.com - September 21 at 10:00 AM
mysmartrend.com logoKapStone Paper and Packaging Has Returned 21.1% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (KS) (NYSE:KS)
www.mysmartrend.com - September 19 at 5:52 PM
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 14 at 5:58 PM
News IconKapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) Boasts Rating Of 2.22 (NYSE:KS)
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www.nationaldailypress.com - September 10 at 5:24 PM
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www.nationaldailypress.com - September 9 at 10:35 AM
seekingalpha.com logoKapStone Paper and Packaging announces key investments (NYSE:KS)
seekingalpha.com - September 8 at 9:44 AM
investornewswire.com logoKapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) Ratings Update - Investor Newswire (NYSE:KS)
www.investornewswire.com - September 5 at 10:12 AM
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seekingalpha.com logoKapStone Paper and Packaging stays on a hot run (NYSE:KS)
seekingalpha.com - August 29 at 5:46 PM
nasdaq.com logoKapStone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS) Jumps: Stock Up 6.2% (NYSE:KS)
www.nasdaq.com - August 29 at 5:46 PM
thestreet.com logoKapStone (KS) Stock Upgraded at BofA/Merrill Lynch (NYSE:KS)
www.thestreet.com - August 29 at 5:46 PM
4-traders.com logoKAPSTONE PAPER & PACKAGING CORP : Regulation FD Disclosure (form 8-K) (NYSE:KS)
www.4-traders.com - August 26 at 5:42 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoKAPSTONE PAPER & PACKAGING CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure (NYSE:KS)
biz.yahoo.com - August 26 at 5:42 PM
realistinvestor.com logoKapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) Reports Change of $18.318 MILLION IN Assets & Liabilities - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:KS)
www.realistinvestor.com - August 26 at 8:53 AM
mysmartrend.com logoKapStone Paper and Packaging Falls 4.68% on Heavy Volume: Watch For Potential Rebound (NYSE:KS)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 22 at 5:55 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoKAPSTONE PAPER & PACKAGING CORP Files SEC form 8-K/A, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NYSE:KS)
biz.yahoo.com - August 18 at 5:53 PM
prnewswire.com logoKapStone Paper And Packaging Corporation Announces Cash Dividend - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:KS)
www.prnewswire.com - August 17 at 6:03 PM
publicnow.com logoKapStone Paper And Packaging Corporation Announces Cash Dividend (NYSE:KS)
www.publicnow.com - August 17 at 6:03 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoKAPSTONE PAPER & PACKAGING CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Amendments to Articles (NYSE:KS)
biz.yahoo.com - August 12 at 9:06 AM
publicnow.com logoPaula H.J. Cholmondeley Joins Board Of Directors Of KapStone Paper And Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS)
www.publicnow.com - August 12 at 9:06 AM
stocksdaily.net logoKapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) Boasts Rating Of 2.33 (NYSE:KS)
www.stocksdaily.net - August 11 at 8:58 AM
stocksdaily.net logoKapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) Boasts Rating Of 2.33 - Stocks Daily (NYSE:KS)
www.stocksdaily.net - August 10 at 6:12 PM
4-traders.com logoKapstone Paper and Packaging Corporation (Nyse:Ks) Yearly Sales Target at $3269.076 (NYSE:KS)
www.4-traders.com - August 9 at 8:54 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoKAPSTONE PAPER & PACKAGING CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:KS)
biz.yahoo.com - August 9 at 8:54 AM
tradecalls.org logoKapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (KS) Shares are Up 5.25% - Trade Calls (NYSE:KS)
www.tradecalls.org - August 8 at 6:04 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to KapStone Paper & Packaging Corp. : August 5, 2016 (NYSE:KS)
www.capitalcube.com - August 5 at 6:01 PM
streetupdates.com logoAnalysts Ranking Previews: Harman International Industries ... - Street Updates (NYSE:KS)
www.streetupdates.com - August 5 at 8:54 AM
capitalcube.com logoKapStone Paper & Packaging Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : KS-US : August 4, 2016 (NYSE:KS)
www.capitalcube.com - August 4 at 8:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKAPSTONE PAPER & PACKAGING CORP Financials (NYSE:KS)
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 6:07 PM
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www.newsoracle.com - July 29 at 6:01 PM
fortune.com logoKapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) Earns Consensus Hold Rating - Review Fortune (NYSE:KS)
reviewfortune.com - July 29 at 6:01 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoKapStone Paper and Packaging Corp Earnings Call scheduled for 11:00 am ET today (NYSE:KS)
biz.yahoo.com - July 28 at 11:00 AM
News IconKapstone Paper and Packaging's 2Q net sales up 17% to $785 million (NYSE:KS)
www.lesprom.com - July 28 at 8:58 AM
4-traders.com logoKapStone Paper and Packaging : misses Street 2Q forecasts (NYSE:KS)
www.4-traders.com - July 28 at 8:58 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoKapStone misses Street 2Q forecasts (NYSE:KS)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 6:23 PM
4-traders.com logoKapStone Paper and Packaging : MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION (NYSE:KS)
www.4-traders.com - July 27 at 6:10 PM
publicnow.com logoKapStone Reports Second Quarter Results (NYSE:KS)
www.publicnow.com - July 27 at 4:28 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:KS)
biz.yahoo.com - July 27 at 7:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPaper Stocks' Q2 Earnings to Watch on Jul 27: UFS, KS & TIS (NYSE:KS)
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 7:22 AM
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www.investornewswire.com - July 25 at 6:00 PM

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