Graphic Packaging (GPK) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
Graphic Packaging (NYSE:GPK) is scheduled to be announcing its earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, October 22nd. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.18 per share for the quarter. Investors that wish to listen to the company’s conference call can do so using this link.
Graphic Packaging (NYSE:GPK) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 23rd. The industrial products company reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.02. Graphic Packaging had a net margin of 4.32% and a return on equity of 12.94%. The business had revenue of $1.55 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.56 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.18 earnings per share. Graphic Packaging’s revenue was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Graphic Packaging to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1 EPS for the next fiscal year.
GPK opened at $14.67 on Monday. Graphic Packaging has a twelve month low of $10.04 and a twelve month high of $15.58. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $14.23 and a 200 day simple moving average of $13.79. The company has a quick ratio of 0.70, a current ratio of 1.70 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.46. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.30 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.26, a P/E/G ratio of 1.29 and a beta of 1.35.
Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on GPK shares. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Graphic Packaging in a research report on Thursday, September 26th. Citigroup upped their price objective on shares of Graphic Packaging from $16.00 to $17.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 11th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Graphic Packaging from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 15th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.00.
About Graphic Packaging
Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides paper-based packaging solutions to food, beverage, foodservice, and other consumer products companies. It operates through three segments: Paperboard Mills, Americas Paperboard Packaging, and Europe Paperboard Packaging. The company offers coated unbleached kraft (CUK), coated recycled paperboard (CRB), and solid bleached sulfate paperboard (SBS) to various paperboard packaging converters and brokers; and paperboard packaging folding cartons and cups, lids, and food containers primarily to consumer packaged goods, quick-service restaurants, and foodservice companies.
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