Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) Analysts Recommendations and Insider Trading

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) Analysts Recommendations and Insider Trading

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) Analysts Recommendations and Insider Trading

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) stock is presently standing at about $13.07 and lots of equity research firms seem to have a target price set on the stock. The median one-year price target of 10 analysts covering the company is $15.00, which suggests the stock could still rise over 13 percent. The highest analyst price target is $16.30, which implies a rally of 75 percent. And a quick view of analyst notes show that 7 are rating the stock a buy while 3 rate GPK a strong buy. There are 4 equity research firms advocating a Hold and 0 consider it Sell.

Jefferies analysts provided their view on Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) recently. The rating firm issued a Hold rating to this company in a research note released on Jan 20, 2017. BofA/Merrill analysts disclosed their opinion on Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) recently. The rating firm gave a Buy rating to this stock in a research note published on Dec 07, 2016. According to a research note disclosed on Oct 03, 2016, analysts at BofA/Merrill have lowered their rating on these shares from Buy to Neutral.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) Transactions Roundup

Several insiders were part of recent insider activity for the stock. Its Director LOGAN HAROLD R JR sold 9,200 company shares for 124570, in a transaction on 2017-02-28. Following the transaction, the Director is left with a stake of 48,876 shares, currently valued at $638809. Meanwhile, Director LOGAN HAROLD R JR sold 14,568 shares worth $203810, through a transaction dated 2016-08-16. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider is left with a stake of 58,076 shares, amounting $759053.32. GPK Chairman SCHEIBLE DAVID W also sold 150,000 shares, at a stock price of $13.24. This transaction occurred on 2016-05-13 totals $1986000. After this transaction, the insider’s stake stands at 922,678 shares, with a market value of $12059401.

Executives hold 2.25 percent of the stock. Mr. David W. Scheible is one of the biggest insider owners in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK), according to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings. The insider owns 922,678 shares which have current market value of around $12059401.46.Donald W. Sturdivant is another major inside shareholder in the company. The insider owns 836,608 shares as of 0.27%, currently worth $10934466.56. Mr. Michael P. Doss is ranked as third insider holder of the stock. This insider holds 796,910 shares with a market value around $10415613.7 as of recent close.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) Earnings Outlook

In Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK)’s latest quarter, EPS moved to $0.14 from $0.20 in preceding quarter and revenues reached at $1,057.20M compared to $1,103.70M. Analysts had expected Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) to post net income of about $0.15 per share on $1,053.60M in revenue. Looking ahead, analysts on average predict that earnings for the current quarter would come in in the range of $0.12 to $0.15. That is compared with the $0.20 in EPS it reported during the same period a year ago.

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