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The Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) is going up by 0.44% in today’s trading session, a rise equivalent to 0.07% of the stock’s price from yesterday’s market close. A news came out on 11/20/19 stating that Graphic Packaging Holding Company Publishes Sustainability and Social Responsibility Update by WSJ. The lowest point that the shares touched during the trading session was $15.85, while the peak of the day was recorded at a share price of $16.10. GPK finished the previous session at $15.97 according to the data provided by Barchart, while the trading volume was observed to be $1291300.

In the 100 days of trading, GPK managed to top a 14.58% Moving average. Additionally, Graphic Packaging Holding Company shares have achieved a 52-week range between 10.13 and 16.67 alongside 100 days raw stochastic set at 83.95%.

The number of shares outstanding, according to the fundamentals of the company, is set at 289.52M, equal to the value of $4.62B in market capitalization. In the last 30 days, Graphic Packaging Holding Company shares went down by -3.90%, adding 16.67 to growth in value, on top of a +4.20% boost since 10/25/19.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) Analyst’s Estimates

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) could record at least $0.23 per share in quarterly earnings in the upcoming report on 01/28/2020, a number that would actually represent an increase of 0.99 YOY.

According to the average analyst rating, Graphic Packaging Holding Company would be rated as Buy. Out of 13 different analysts monitoring GPK stock, 10 analysts rate the stock as a BUY, 2 suggest to give the rating of HOLD, 1 indicate that GPK is an OVERWEIGHT, 0 rated the stock as a SELL, and 0 analyst believes that the stock should be rated as UNDERWEIGHT.

On January 04, 2019, the stock earned a Initiated rating due to a new analyst call from UBS, while analysts from Seaport Global Securities believe that the stock is set at Neutral, as concluded on December 11, 2018. Jefferies, is still rather wary about the stock, deciding to keep the rating at Buy as confirmed through a call on May 18, 2018.

Jefferies, on the other hand, provided a rather enthusiastic opinion on the rating, concluded in an analyst call on January 20, 2017, giving the stock a Hold from the Buy rating.

GPK Key Ratios To Watch:

Taking in account the profitability of the Company, gross profit margin of +15.70% has been attained, while the operating margin has been recorded at +7.97%. The firm is also showcasing profitability through returns on assets in the company’s ownership, with ROA set at 3.71%. Beta value of the stock is recorded at 1.38. Additionally, Graphic Packaging Holding Company is recording price volatility of 1.53% for the period of the last seven days and 1.46% in the last 30 days.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) Technical Outlook

For the period of the last 50 days, Graphic Packaging Holding Company had its Raw Stochastic average set at 77.35% for the latest technical analysis. In comparison to the period of the last 20 days, the present Raw Stochastic average for the last 50 days poses as improvement, set at 49.81%. Stochastic %K for Graphic Packaging Holding Company, with the last 20 days included, was set at 48.52%, having Stochastic %D topping 51.78%. Based on the previous performance of the company for the mentioned period, there are more than several recorded moving trends. When it comes to the period of the last 12 months, accounting the time for year-to-date, price performance appears to be encouraging for Graphic Packaging Holding Company stocks with recording 50.09% in metrics.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Insider Watch:

Similarly, 119.82% of the company’s float is held by institutions – and there are 334 institutions in total holding shares of this company. The top three institutional holders of GPK stocks are: Boston Partners with ownership of $403.77 million, which is approximately 27373901 of the company’s shares; Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), holding 26331251 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $388.39 million; and Shapiro Capital Management Company, Inc., currently with more than 17880842 shares of the company valued at $263.74 million. Positions in Graphic Packaging Holding Company stocks held by institutional investors has been changing actively in the past six months, a period during which there were 8 insider purchases amounting to 74760 shares.

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