In recent trading session, Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) saw 1,172,734 shares changing hands with its beta currently measuring 1.16. Company’s recent per share price level of $14.61 trading at -$0.08 or -0.54% at recent trade assigns it a market valuation of $4.08 Billion. That current trading price of GPK’s stock is at a discount of -16.02% from its 52-week high price of $16.95 and is indicating a premium of 28.75% from its 52-week low price of $10.41. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 1.9 Million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 2.85 Million if we extend that period to 3-months.
For Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of Buy while assigning it a mean rating of 2.1. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 13 analysts covering the stock, none rated the stock as a Sell while none recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 3 suggested the stock as a Hold whereas 10 see the stock as a Buy. None analyst(s) advised it as an Underweight. The company is expected to be making an EPS of $0.22 in the current quarter.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) trade information
In the face of being in the red today for losing -0.54%, in the last five days GPK remained trading in the green while hitting it’s week-highest on Friday, Oct 16 when the stock touched $14.73- price level, adding 0.78% to its value on the day. Graphic Packaging Holding Company’s shares saw a change of -12.22% in year-to-date performance and have moved 1.35% in past 5-day. Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) showed a performance of 2.71% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 4.7 Million shares which calculate 1.65 days to cover the short interests.
Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $17.08 to the stock, which implies a rise of 16.91% to its current value. Analysts have been projecting $15 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $19. It follows that stock’s current price would jump +30.05% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a loss of 2.67% for stock’s current value.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) estimates and forecasts
Statistics highlight that Graphic Packaging Holding Company is scoring comparatively higher than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company added +11.46% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of 21.84% while that of industry is -6.2. Apart from that, the company came raising its revenue forecast for fiscal year 2020. The company is estimating its revenue growth to increase by 10% in the current quarter and calculating 17.4% increase in the next quarter. This year revenue growth is estimated to rise 4.2% from the last financial year’s standing.
11 industry analysts have given their estimates about the company’s current quarter revenue by setting an average figure of $1.64 Billion for the same. And 11 analysts are in estimates of company making revenue of $1.57 Billion in the next quarter that will end in December 01, 2020. Company posted $1.58 Billion and $1.52 Billion of sales in current and next quarters respectively a year earlier. Analysts are expecting this quarter sales to grow by 3.9% while estimating it to be 3.1% for the next quarter.
Weighing up company’s earnings over the past 5-year and in the next 5-year periods, we find the company posting an annual earnings growth rate of 20.9% during past 5 years. In 2020, company’s earnings growth rate is likely to be around 3.5% while estimates for its earnings growth in next 5 years are of 17.2%
Graphic Packaging Holding Company is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report between October 20 and October 20, 2020, and investors are confident in the company announcing better current-quarter dividends despite the fact that it has been facing issues arising out of mounting debt. With an annual yield of 2.04%, the share has a forward dividend of 0.3 which implies that company’s dividend yield remained growing in trailing twelve months while having a 5 year average dividend yield of 1.96%.