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

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$34.79 +0.01 (+0.03 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 01:25 AM ET)
Previous Close$34.78
Today's Range$34.66 - $34.82
52-Week Range$20.27 - $35.01
Volume649,900 shs
Average Volume1.39 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.40 billion
P/E Ratio26.36
Dividend Yield1.15%
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

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 Ratio15.67
P/E Growth1.12

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.32 billion
Price / Sales1.03
Cash Flow$3.3102 per share
Price / Cash10.51
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

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, June 15th. Investors of record on Friday, June 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Wednesday, July 11th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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) released its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 18th. The basic materials company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.07. The basic materials company had revenue of $799.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $810.80 million. KapStone Paper and Packaging had a return on equity of 15.10% and a net margin of 8.07%. KapStone Paper and Packaging's revenue was up 4.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.15 earnings per share. 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?

8 Wall Street analysts 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 expect KapStone Paper and Packaging's share price to reach $30.80 in the next year. 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)

Has KapStone Paper and Packaging been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about KS stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KapStone Paper and Packaging earned a daily sentiment score of -0.06 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.77 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are KapStone Paper and Packaging's major shareholders?

KapStone Paper and Packaging's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.99%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.94%), Water Island Capital LLC (2.27%), Allianz Asset Management GmbH (1.50%), Allianz Asset Management GmbH (1.50%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.48%). 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 Keeley Teton Advisors LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Minerva Advisors LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Engineers Gate Manager LP, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and American International Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold KapStone Paper and Packaging company stock in the last year include Andrea K Tarbox, John Chapman and Randy J Nebel. View Insider Buying and Selling for KapStone Paper and Packaging.

Which major investors are buying KapStone Paper and Packaging stock?

KS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Water Island Capital LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Alpine Associates Management Inc., Hsbc Holdings PLC, Gabelli Funds LLC, P Schoenfeld Asset Management LP and Chicago Capital Management 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 $34.79.

How big of a company is KapStone Paper and Packaging?

KapStone Paper and Packaging has a market capitalization of $3.40 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 (KS)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  300 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  263 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  563
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 6/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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