Graphic Packaging Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

GPK -- USA Stock  

USD 14.83  0.09  0.60%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Graphic Packaging Holding Company is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides Graphic Packaging buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding GPK positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Graphic Packaging Ho available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from GPK buy-and-hold prospective. Please also check Graphic Packaging Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus.

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For the selected time horizon Graphic Packaging Holding Company has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0312, jensen alpha of 0.0406, total risk alpha of 0.18, sortino ratio of 0.038068 and treynor ratio of 0.4362
This buy, hold, or sell suggestion tool can be used to cross verify current analyst consensus on Graphic Packaging and to analyze the organization potential to grow in the current economic cycle. To make sure Graphic Packaging Holding Company is not overpriced, please check out all Graphic Packaging fundamentals including its Shares Outstanding, Net Income, Price to Earnings To Growth, as well as the relationship between Price to Book and Current Ratio . Given that Graphic Packaging Ho has Price to Earning of 15.86 times, we strongly advise you confirm Graphic Packaging Ho market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Graphic Packaging Thematic Classifications

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USA Equities from Shipping Containers industry as classified by Fama & French

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.06Value At Risk1.37
Potential Upside1.63Standard Deviation1.18
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares1.1 M16.3 M
Amg National Trust BankCommon Shares755.6 K11 M
Highland Capital Management LlcCommon Shares295.3 K4.3 M
National Investment Services IncCommon Shares195 K2.8 M
Manning Napier Group LlcCommon Shares176.1 K2.6 M
Narwhal Capital ManagementCommon Shares113.1 K1.6 M
Granite Springs Asset Management LlcCommon Shares98.4 K1.4 M
Bank Of MontrealCall Options20 K290 K

Graphic Packaging Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.12
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.04

Graphic Packaging Volatility Alert

Graphic Packaging Holding Company has relatively low volatility with skewness of 1.0 and kurtosis of 3.28. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Graphic Packaging Holding Company to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Graphic Packaging Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsGraphic PackagingPeer Average
Return On Equity17.36 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset4.22 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin6.08 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin15.49 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation7.61 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding310.28 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.65 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions100.21 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted10.36 M3.24 M
Price to Earning15.86 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.71 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.96 times17.81 times
Revenue4.82 B9.85 B
Gross Profit719.5 M21.75 B
EBITDA746.5 M1.41 B
Net Income293.1 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents52.5 M3.89 B
Cash per Share0.17 times5.17 times
Total Debt3.1 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity126.80 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.82 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share5.51 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations(130.09 M)1.25 B
Short Ratio2.95 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share0.94 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.72 times1.22 times
Number of Employees13 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization4.63 B29.78 B
Total Asset4.26 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings(268 M)38.24 B
Working Capital334.6 M3.58 B
Current Asset1.07 B36.8 B
   Payment of 31095 shares by Simko Robert M of Graphic Packaging subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Graphic Packaging Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
Graphic Packaging Ho has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
GRAPHIC PKG INTL has about 52.5 M in cash with (130.09 M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.17.
Over 100.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
On June 14, 2018 Graphic Packaging paid $ 0.075 per share dividend to its current shareholders
Latest headline from Graphic Packaging Holding Company price movement is trend is negative and stock is bad on basis of 200 day ...
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