Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) went up by 2.21% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $16.95 and move down -4.69%, while GPK stocks collected +1.82% of gains with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 01/28/20 that Graphic Packaging Holding Company Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Results. Announces Initial $250 Million Acquisition of International Paper’s Minority Ownership Interest in Partnership, Settlement of Approximately $900 Million in U.S. Pension Plan Obligations and $40 Million Acquisi
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 23.13 times of increase in earnings at the present.
GPK Market Performance
GPK stocks went up by 1.82% for the week, with the monthly jump of 0.31% and a quarterly performance of 0.25%, while its annual performance rate touched 32.27%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -0.26% for GPK stocks with the simple moving average of 9.34% 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 -1.24% 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 unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -4.48% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 1.97%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.05%, while the shares sank at the distance of -2.29% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -1.04% lower at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, GPK went up by +1.82%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +16.31% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $16.21. In addition, Graphic Packaging Holding Company saw -2.76% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.
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 +9.43 for the present operating margin and +17.74 for gross margin. The net margin for Graphic Packaging Holding Company stands at +3.36.
EBITDA value lies at +260.30 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 2.78. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.51.