Graphic Packaging Holding Co Sentiment Increases on Better Stock Potential, Now at 1.18

June 29, 2018 - By Clara Lewis

“Big money” Positions

“Big money sentiment for Graphic Packaging Holding Co (NYSE:GPK) in Q1 2018 increased to 1.18, revealed SEC filings. That’s up 0.11, from 2017Q4’s 1.07. 117 investment managers opened new or increased stock positions, while 99 sold and decreased their holdings in Graphic Packaging Holding Co so the sentiment is more positive. These funds own 296.37 million shares, that’s down from 300.07 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Graphic Packaging Holding Co in top 10 changed to 3 from 3 for the same number . 23 Investors Sold All; 76 Reduced Holdings; 82 increased holdings while 35 investment managers bought holdings.

Most Graphic Packaging Holding Co Shareholders

As of Q1 2018 New Mountain Vantage Advisers L.L.C. has 3.59% invested in Graphic Packaging Holding Co. Graphic Packaging Holding Co’s shareholder Mrj Capital Inc owns 256,200 shares as of Q1 2018. Canyon Capital Advisors Llc reported 13.31 million shares. Monarch Partners Asset Management Llc revealed 1.14 million shares position in Graphic Packaging Holding Co. The New Hampshire-based fund American Trust Investment Advisors Llc looks positive on Graphic Packaging Holding Co, possessing 116,725 shares.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides paper packaging solutions to food, beverage, and other consumer products companies.The firm is worth $4.53 billion. It operates through three divisions: Paperboard Mills, Americas Paperboard Packaging, and Europe Paperboard Packaging.The P/E ratio is 15.52. 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.

The stock increased 0.97% or $0.14 during the last trading session, hitting $14.6.Currently Graphic Packaging Holding Company is uptrending after 11.55% change in last June 29, 2017. GPK has 1.05 million shares volume. GPK underperformed the S&P500 by 1.02%.

On July, 24. Investors wait Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) to reveal its quarterly earnings, 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 GPK’s EPS is $0.19 the profit will reach $58.95 million for 19.21 P/E. Wall Street now forecasts 0.00 % EPS growth despite Graphic Packaging Holding Company previous quarter’s EPS of $0.19.

Amg Natl Trust Fincl Bank owns 755,610 shs. Guggenheim Cap Llc stated it has 0.02% in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK). State Of Wisconsin Invest Board has invested 0% of its capital in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK). J Goldman & Limited Partnership holds 0.17% of its capital in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) for 253,724 shs. Trexquant Investment L P owns 34,914 shs or 0.04% of their US capital. Lazard Asset Mgmt Ltd invested in 2.94 million shs or 0.09% of the stock. First Quadrant Lp Ca owns 1.99 million shs for 0.58% of their capital. Wolverine Asset Ltd invested in 0.04% or 225,000 shs. Green Square Capital Ltd Liability Corporation owns 20,887 shs. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 0% or 4,008 shs in its capital. Massachusetts Fincl Ma holds 0.04% in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) or 5.74M shs. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 139,822 shs. 1,750 were reported by Paradigm Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Co. Monarch Prtn Asset Mgmt Ltd Co invested in 1.63% or 1.14 million shs. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas has invested 0% in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK).

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. The stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, February 1. On Tuesday, April 24 BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of GPK in report with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, April 25 the stock of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) has “Buy” rating given by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, January 10 the stock has “Buy” rating by Stephens. On Friday, June 15 the stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, April 5 the rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. On Thursday, January 25 the rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. On Wednesday, February 7 the stock has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets.

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

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