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

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$30.76 -0.14 (-0.45 %)
(As of 10/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$30.90
Today's Range$30.69 - $31.14
52-Week Range$20.42 - $35.01
Volume1.04 million shs
Average Volume1.10 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.07 billion
P/E Ratio23.41
Dividend Yield1.27%
Beta3.28
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Paper mills
Sub-IndustryPaper Products
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:KS
CUSIP48562P10
Phone847-239-8800

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.22
Current Ratio2.24
Quick Ratio1.38

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio23.41
Forward P/E Ratio12.92
P/E Growth0.94

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.32 billion
Price / Sales0.91
Cash Flow$3.2447 per share
Price / Cash9.48
Book Value$11.70 per share
Price / Book2.63

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.32
Net Income$243.50 million
Net Margins8.83%
Return on Equity16.87%
Return on Assets5.62%

Miscellaneous

Employees6,400
Outstanding Shares97,840,000
Market Cap$3.07 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, October 11th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.30%. 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The basic materials company reported $0.58 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.10. The basic materials company earned $912.74 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $935.83 million. KapStone Paper and Packaging had a return on equity of 16.87% and a net margin of 8.83%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 10.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.27 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, October 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for KapStone Paper and Packaging.

What price target have analysts set for KS?

7 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for KapStone Paper and Packaging's stock. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect KapStone Paper and Packaging's share price to reach $30.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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." View Analyst Ratings for KapStone Paper and Packaging.

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)

Who are KapStone Paper and Packaging's major shareholders?

KapStone Paper and Packaging's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Kassirer Asset Management Corp (0.13%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.01%). 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 major investors are selling KapStone Paper and Packaging stock?

KS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kassirer Asset Management Corp. Company insiders that have sold KapStone Paper and Packaging company stock in the last year include Andrea K Tarbox and John Chapman. View Insider Buying and Selling for KapStone Paper and Packaging.

Which major investors are buying KapStone Paper and Packaging stock?

KS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. 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 $30.76.

How big of a company is KapStone Paper and Packaging?

KapStone Paper and Packaging has a market capitalization of $3.07 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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  331 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  293 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  624
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 10/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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