EPS for Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) Expected At $0.19

January 22, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

 EPS for Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) Expected At $0.19
Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.12, from 0.83 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 28 investors sold Graphic Packaging Holding Company shares while 79 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 294.74 million shares or 2.31% more from 288.07 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Legal And General Grp Incorporated Public Limited holds 0% or 255,803 shares in its portfolio. Whittier Tru Of Nevada holds 5,028 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 2.67M are owned by New Mountain Vantage Advisers Ltd Llc. Ngam Limited Partnership, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 506,265 shares. Nomura Hldgs holds 0% or 116,900 shares in its portfolio. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D has 0.01% invested in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) for 160,000 shares. Jefferies Llc accumulated 10,000 shares. Moreover, Bessemer Incorporated has 0% invested in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK). Wellington Mgmt Llp holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) for 14.97M shares. Daiwa Secs Incorporated has 426,446 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Pacad Investment Limited stated it has 5,600 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Eagle Asset Mngmt Incorporated invested in 573,777 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Los Angeles & Equity, a California-based fund reported 1.77M shares. Trexquant Investment Limited Partnership reported 28,134 shares. Sei Comm reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK).

Analysts expect Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) to report $0.19 EPS on February, 6.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 35.71 % from last quarter’s $0.14 EPS. GPK’s profit would be $58.85 million giving it 21.51 P/E if the $0.19 EPS is correct. After having $0.18 EPS previously, Graphic Packaging Holding Company’s analysts see 5.56 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.62% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $16.35. About 2.74 million shares traded. Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) has risen 2.85% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.85% the S&P500.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 85% are positive. Graphic Packaging Holding Company had 36 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Macquarie Research upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Monday, January 25 report. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, November 13 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, May 30 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 9 by RBC Capital Markets. Goldman Sachs initiated Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) rating on Thursday, May 12. Goldman Sachs has “Buy” rating and $17 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 3 by Bank of America. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of GPK in report on Tuesday, July 25 with “Hold” rating. The rating was initiated by CLSA on Tuesday, November 22 with “Outperform”. The stock of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, August 21.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides paper packaging solutions to food, beverage, and other consumer products companies. The company has market cap of $5.06 billion. It operates through three divisions: Paperboard Mills, Americas Paperboard Packaging, and Europe Paperboard Packaging. It has a 32.19 P/E ratio. The firm offers coated unbleached kraft and coated recycled paperboard (CRB) to various paperboard packaging converters and brokers; and paperboard folding cartons primarily to consumer packaged goods companies serving the food, beverage, and consumer product markets.

More notable recent Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Graphic Packaging Announces Release Date for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 …” on January 16, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Graphic Packaging finalizes $6B partnership” published on January 02, 2018, Prnewswire.com published: “Mike Farrell Appointed as SVP, Supply Chain for Graphic Packaging International” on January 11, 2018. More interesting news about Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Caterpillar, ACCO Brands, iRobot and …” published on January 19, 2018 as well as Recyclingtoday.com‘s news article titled: “Graphic Packaging finalizes merger of International Paper’s North America …” with publication date: January 05, 2018.

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