Graphic Packaging International Corp (NYSE:GPK) Stock Sentiment Improves to 1.18

June 29, 2018 - By Ira Colvard

Graphic Packaging International Corp’s Sentiment

In 2018 Q1 Graphic Packaging International Corp (NYSE:GPK) big money sentiment increased to 1.18, SEC filings reveal. That’s up 0.11, from 2017Q4’s 1.07. 117 funds opened new and increased positions, while 99 cut down and sold equity positions in Graphic Packaging International Corp so the sentiment is positive. These funds own 296.37 million shares, that’s down from 300.07 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Graphic Packaging International Corp in top 10 was flat from 3 to 3 for the same number . In total 23 funds closed positions, 76 reduced and 82 increased. Also 35 funds bought new Graphic Packaging International Corp stakes.

Biggest Graphic Packaging International Corp Investors

New Mountain Vantage Advisers L.L.C. owns 2.85 million shares in Graphic Packaging International Corp as of 2018 Q1. Graphic Packaging International Corp’s shareholder Mrj Capital Inc owns 256,200 shares as of 2018 Q1. Also, Canyon Capital Advisors Llc reported 13.31 million shares in Graphic Packaging International Corp equivalent to 2.15% of its US long stock exposure. Monarch Partners Asset Management Llc revealed 1.14 million shares position in Graphic Packaging International Corp. The New Hampshire-based fund American Trust Investment Advisors Llc looks positive on Graphic Packaging International Corp, owning 116,725 shares.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides paper packaging solutions to food, beverage, and other consumer products companies.The company has $4.52 billion market cap. It operates through three divisions: Paperboard Mills, Americas Paperboard Packaging, and Europe Paperboard Packaging.The P/E ratio is 15.49. 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.

GPK touched $14.58 during the last trading session after $0.12 change.Graphic Packaging Holding Company has volume of 1.06 million shares. Since June 29, 2017 GPK has risen 11.55% and is uptrending. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 1.02%.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) is expected to publish earnings on July, 24., according to Faxor. Analysts expect change of 26.67 % or $0.04 from previous year’s $0.15 EPS compared to current’s $0.19 EPS. If $0.19 is reported, GPK’s profit will reach $58.95M for 19.18 P/E. Wall Street now predicts 0.00 % EPS growth despite Graphic Packaging Holding Company last quarter’s EPS of $0.19.

Amg Tru Natl Bank accumulated 755,610 shs. Koch Industries owns 16,729 shs. 64,520 were accumulated by Guyasuta Investment Advisors. 10,900 are owned by Prudential Public Ltd. Royal State Bank Of Canada has invested 0% of its capital in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK). Three Peaks Capital Management Limited Liability Corporation owns 404,539 shs. Legal General Grp Public Limited Com reported 256,972 shs. Citadel Advsr Limited Co reported 0.07% in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK). Verition Fund Limited Liability Co invested in 58,752 shs. Moreover, State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System has 0.01% invested in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK). Riverhead Management Ltd Llc owns 0.2% invested in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) for 317,290 shs. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp invested in 4.89 million shs or 0.03% of the stock. Frontier Capital Mgmt Com Ltd Liability Com holds 0.19% or 1.66M shs in its capital. Northern Tru accumulated 0.01% or 1.73 million shs. Manufacturers Life Insur The invested in 0% or 12,951 shs.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 6 have positions in Graphic Packaging (NYSE:GPK) as follows: 6 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 0 with “Hold”. The positive are 100%. Since January 10, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Graphic Packaging has 9 analyst reports. In Wednesday, February 7 report BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $17 target. On Tuesday, April 24 BMO Capital Markets maintained Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) rating. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $1800 target. On Thursday, January 25 BMO Capital Markets maintained Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, April 25 the company was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, January 10 the stock of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) has “Buy” rating given by Stephens. On Friday, June 15 the stock of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) has “Buy” rating given by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, February 1 RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of GPK in report with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, April 5 Citigroup maintained the shares of GPK in report with “Buy” rating.

More recent Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) news were published by Globenewswire.com, Seekingalpha.com and Streetinsider.com. The first one has “Report: Developing Opportunities within American Homes 4 Rent, Invitation Home, Graphic Packaging Holding, Flotek …” as a title and was published on June 27, 2018. The next is “Graphic Packaging acquires assets of PFP, LLC” on June 13, 2018. And last was published on June 15, 2018, called “Baird Reiterates Buy on Graphic Packaging (GPK)”.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) Institutional Investors Chart

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