As on April 05, 2021, Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK) got off with the flyer as it spiked 1.36% to $18.60. During the day, the stock rose to $18.72 and sunk to $18.425 before settling in for the price of $18.35 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, GPK posted a 52-week range of $11.16-$18.64.
The Consumer Cyclical Sector giants’ yearly sales growth during the last 5-year period was 9.50%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -3.00%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -14.70%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $269.50 million, simultaneously with a float of $240.95 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $4.93 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $16.98, while the 200-day Moving Average is $15.38.
Let’s gauge the efficiency of the firm, which has a total of 18775 employees. It has generated 349,395 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 8,911. The stock had 11.21 Receivables turnover and 0.87 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +17.26, operating margin was +9.59 and Pretax Margin of +3.72.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Packaging & Containers industry. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on May 18, this organization’s EVP and President, Americas sold 60,000 shares at the rate of 13.23, making the entire transaction reach 793,820 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 123,207.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 12/30/2020, the company posted $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $0.27) by $0.01. This company achieved a net margin of +2.55 while generating a return on equity of 11.17. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.29 per share during the current fiscal year.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -14.70% and is forecasted to reach 1.45 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 19.28% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -3.00% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.50. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.44. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $30.54, and its Beta score is 1.24. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.75. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 7.13.
In the same vein, GPK’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 0.61, a figure that is expected to reach 0.27 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 1.45 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Graphic Packaging Holding Company, GPK], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 2.44 million was lower the volume of 2.99 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 82.50% While, its Average True Range was 0.44.
Raw Stochastic average of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 97.41%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 91.43% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 26.17% that was higher than 23.29% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.