Stock Price of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) Increases 3.16%

Graphic Packaging Holding Companys in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 0.62% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -9.88% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 12.31% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Graphic Packaging Holding Company has a negative value of -2.88 compared to overall market performance. Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) has climbed 3.16% in the past week and advanced 1.79% in the last 4 weeks. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 2.33% in the past week but underperformed the index by 0.03% in the last 4 weeks.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) stock ended Friday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.24 points or 1.81% at $13.05 with 5,914,506 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $13.28, the shares hit an intraday low of $13.04 and an intraday high of $13.28 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $4,073 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 312,090,850 shares. The 52-week high of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) is $14.7 and the 52-week low is $11.05.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 7, 2017. The company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $0.15. The company had revenue of $1057.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1048.97 million. The companys revenue was up 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.19 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Graphic Packaging Holding Company was Downgraded by Jefferies to Hold on Jan 20, 2017. Graphic Packaging Holding Company was Upgraded by BofA/Merrill to Buy on Dec 7, 2016. Graphic Packaging Holding Company was Initiated by CLSA to Outperform on Nov 22, 2016.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Aug 17, 2016, Harold R Jr Logan (director) sold 14,568 shares at 13.99 per share price.On May 16, 2016, David W Scheible (Chairman) sold 150,000 shares at 13.24 per share price.On May 13, 2016, Alan R Nichols (SVP, Mills) sold 79,774 shares at 13.40 per share price.

GRAPHIC PACKAGING CORPORATION, headquartered in Marietta, Georgia, is a leading provider of paperboard packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage and other consumer products companies. Graphic Packagings customers include some of the most widely recognized companies in the world.

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