Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) registered a 0.64% increase, still its new closing price is 16.43% up from the company’s 1 year high of 14.56.It posted -0.95% losses in previous 5 sessions and is now the subject of 4 analysts who together assign a hold rating on stock. 0 of Wall Street analysts have an underperform rating; the 0 sells versus 4 buy or better ratings. The 14 stock analysts following this company have an average price target at $15.17, with individual PT in the $14.00-$16.10 range. The shares moved at $12.51, implying that brokerage firms see shares gaining about 12.12% in twelve months time.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) SEC Form 4 News
The stock is getting much attention these days as insiders are offloading shares while they posted a 0.24% rise year to date. A Director at Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) offloaded shares in a transaction closed on Tuesday August 16, 2016. LOGAN HAROLD R JR sold 14,568 shares in the company at $13.99 each and collected $203,001 in proceeds. LOGAN HAROLD R JR now owns 58,076 shares in the company after this transaction. A Chairman in the company, SCHEIBLE DAVID W, disclosed a transaction on Friday May 13, 2016 that ended up generating $1,986,000 from the sale of 150,000 shares at $13.24 per share.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) Upcoming Results on Tap
Graphic Packaging Holding Company will next provide financial results for the March 2017 quarter. Stock analysts expect it to report per-share earnings of $0.21 in that period. Sales during the quarter are predicted to arrive at $1.05 billion.
Earnings surprise history: Last quarter, the company posted approximately $1.1 billion in revenue and EPS of $0.20. The mean forecast was for $1.14 billion and $0.21 a share, respectively. One quarter earlier, revenue for the stock was at $1.1 billion, with earnings at $0.19/share.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) Brokerage Update
Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) is in Jefferies’s research list so their analyst rating change is noteworthy. These shares were downgraded to Hold from Buy by Jefferies, according to news reported on Friday January 20, 2017.Another important research note was issued by BofA/Merrill on Wednesday December 07, 2016.The firm upgraded GPK to Buy from Neutral. Over the last six months and over the last three months, the shares of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK), have changed -7.15% and 0.82%, respectively.