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

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$34.95 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 08:22 AM ET)
Previous Close$34.95
Today's Range$34.95 - $34.95
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
Cash Flow$3.3128 per share
Book Value$11.70 per share


Net Income$243.50 million


Market Cap$3.42 billion

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 31st. Shareholders 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 dividend yield of 1.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The basic materials company reported $0.78 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.68 by $0.10. The basic materials company earned $893.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $923.10 million. KapStone Paper and Packaging had a return on equity of 18.99% and a net margin of 9.99%. KapStone Paper and Packaging's revenue was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.39 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, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for KapStone Paper and Packaging.

What price target have analysts set for KS?

6 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives 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 twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for KapStone Paper and Packaging.

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

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KapStone Paper and Packaging in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for KapStone Paper and Packaging.

Has KapStone Paper and Packaging been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about KS stock have trended very positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing 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. KapStone Paper and Packaging earned a daily sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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)

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 $34.95.

How big of a company is KapStone Paper and Packaging?

KapStone Paper and Packaging has a market capitalization of $3.42 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.

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:  339 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  308 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  647
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 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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