Graphic Packaging Holding Company [GPK] gain 12.45% so far this year. What now?

Graphic Packaging Holding Company [NYSE: GPK] jumped around 0.83 points on Tuesday, while shares priced at $25.02 at the close of the session, up 3.43%. The company report on February 20, 2023 that Graphic Packaging Holding Company Declares Quarterly Dividend.

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Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2023. The dividend is payable on April 5, 2023.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company stock is now 12.45% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. GPK Stock saw the intraday high of $25.10 and lowest of $24.235 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 24.73, which means current price is +18.57% above from all time high which was touched on 03/07/23.

Compared to the average trading volume of 3.23M shares, GPK reached a trading volume of 4404958 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Graphic Packaging Holding Company [GPK]?

BMO Capital Markets have made an estimate for Graphic Packaging Holding Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on May 27, 2022. The new note on the price target was released on May 10, 2022, representing the official price target for Graphic Packaging Holding Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $17, while KeyBanc Capital Markets analysts kept a Underweight rating on GPK stock. On December 20, 2021, analysts decreased their price target for GPK shares from 23 to 20.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Graphic Packaging Holding Company is set at 0.57, with the Price to Sales ratio for GPK stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.81. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.59, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.49. Price to Free Cash Flow for GPK in the course of the last twelve months was 7.87 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.60.

How has GPK stock performed recently?

Graphic Packaging Holding Company [GPK] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 5.13. With this latest performance, GPK shares gained by 5.75% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 11.70% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 23.31% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for GPK stock in for the last two-week period is set at 66.48, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 71.00, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 63.42 for Graphic Packaging Holding Company [GPK]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 23.10, while it was recorded at 24.52 for the last single week of trading, and 22.11 for the last 200 days.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company [GPK]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Graphic Packaging Holding Company [GPK] shares currently have an operating margin of +11.00 and a Gross Margin at +19.33. Graphic Packaging Holding Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +5.53.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 25.84, with Return on Assets sitting at 5.02.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.60 and a Current Ratio set at 1.40.

Earnings analysis for Graphic Packaging Holding Company [GPK]

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for GPK. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Graphic Packaging Holding Company go to 29.54%.

Insider trade positions for Graphic Packaging Holding Company [GPK]

There are presently around $7,477 million, or 94.10% of GPK stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of GPK stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 29,693,875, which is approximately 1.943% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 17,070,497 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $427.1 million in GPK stocks shares; and FULLER & THALER ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC., currently with $420.26 million in GPK stock with ownership of nearly -18.523% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Graphic Packaging Holding Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of Tuesday and at the time of the Tuesday reporting period, where 246 institutional holders increased their position in Graphic Packaging Holding Company [NYSE:GPK] by around 39,367,630 shares. Additionally, 163 investors decreased positions by around 29,455,533 shares, while 39 investors held positions by with 230,013,010 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 298,836,173 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. GPK stock had 95 new institutional investments in for a total of 10,413,979 shares, while 43 institutional investors sold positions of 8,059,973 shares during the same period.


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