Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK)went up by 1.10% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $16.43 and move up 0.9%, while GPK stocks collected +2.98% of gains with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 10/31/19 that Graphic Packaging International Wins Package of the Year Award at Paperboard Packaging Council’s Carton Competition

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) Worth an Investment?

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 22.31 times of increase in earnings at the present.

GPK Market Performance

GPK stocks went up by 2.98% for the week, with the monthly jump of 14.66% and a quarterly performance of 29.53%, while its annual performance rate touched 45.06%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 6.38% for GPK stocks with the simple moving average of 21.24% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for GPK stocks, with UBS repeating the rating for GPK shares by setting it to “Neutral”. The predicted price for GPK socks in the upcoming period according to UBS is $11.50 based on the research report published on January 4, 2019.

Seaport Global Securities, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see GPK stock at the price of $11.50. The rating they have provided for GPK stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on December 11, 2018.

Jefferies gave “Buy” rating to GPK stocks, setting the target price at $11.50 in the report published on May 18, 2018.

GPK Stocks 12.32% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought GPK to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Graphic Packaging Holding Company was able to take a rebound, for now settling with 0.91% of profit for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 1.84%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 1.44%, while the shares surge at the distance of +13.95% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +21.38% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, GPK went up by +2.98%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +37.82% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $15.69. In addition, Graphic Packaging Holding Company saw 55.83% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

GPK Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK), starting from HAGEMANN ROBERT, who bought 15,000 shares at the price of $12.25 back on Feb 27. After this action, Rushing now owns 65,329 shares of Graphic Packaging Holding Company, valued at $183,750 with the latest closing price.

GPK Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +7.97 for the present operating margin and +15.70 for gross margin. The net margin for Graphic Packaging Holding Company stands at +3.67. Total capital return value is set at 10.88, while invested capital returns managed to touch 5.53. Equity return holds the value 14.10%, with 3.10% for asset returns.

Based on Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK), the company’s capital structure generated 187.22 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 65.18. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 41.89 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 3.77 and long-term debt to capital is 183.93.

EBITDA value lies at +240.90 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 3.25. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 1.23 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.43. The receivables turnover for Graphic Packaging Holding Company is 11.34 with the total asset turnover at the value of 1.01. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.50.