GPK:NYE-Graphic Packaging Holding Company (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Packaging & Containers | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 19.77

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 6.07B

Volume

1.71M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 22.45 (+13.58%)

Avg User Target

USD
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Fundamental Analysis

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About

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 products, such as folding cartons, cups, lids, and food containers primarily to consumer packaged goods, quick-service restaurants, and foodservice companies; and barrier packaging products that protect against moisture, hot and cold temperature, grease, oil, oxygen, sunlight, insects, and other potential product-damaging factors. It also offers various laminated, coated, and printed packaging structures that are produced from its CUK, CRB, and SBS, as well as other grades of paperboards that are purchased from third-party suppliers; designs and manufactures specialized packaging machines that package bottles and cans, and non-beverage consumer products; and installs its packaging machines at customer plants and provides support, service, and performance monitoring of the machines. The company markets its products primarily through sales offices and broker arrangements with third parties in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. Graphic Packaging Holding Company was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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ETFs Containing GPK

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DXZ:CA Dynamic Active U.S. Mid-C.. 0.00 % 0.87 %

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USD0.02B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Packaging & Containers)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 16.71% 67% D+ 61% D-
Dividend Return 1.33% 36% F 34% F
Total Return 18.03% 67% D+ 60% D-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 36.63% 67% D+ 67% D+
Dividend Return 2.07% 36% F 36% F
Total Return 38.70% 67% D+ 65% D
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 45.37% 67% D+ 60% D-
Dividend Return 12.13% 46% F 42% F
Total Return 57.50% 67% D+ 58% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 9.31% 61% D- 60% D-
Dividend Return 2.31% 38% F 53% F
Total Return 11.62% 56% F 60% D-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 21.29% 83% B 54% F
Risk Adjusted Return 54.56% 61% D- 61% D-
Market Capitalization 6.07B 47% F 75% C
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Packaging & Containers)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 25.25 32% F 30% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.18 69% D+ 32% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 7.36 63% D 54% F
EV/EBITDA 10.18 67% D+ 60% D-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 13.37% 33% F 64% D
Return on Invested Capital 10.46% 67% D+ 78% C+
Return on Assets 4.40% 42% F 69% D+
Debt to Equity Ratio 171.00% 41% F 21% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.91 95% A 55% F
Short Percent 1.29% 79% C+ 72% C-
Beta 1.24 39% F 38% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector