Big Money Are Buying Graphic Packaging Holding Co (NYSE:GPK), Sentiment at 1.18

June 29, 2018 - By Charla Downs

Graphic Packaging Holding Co’s Sentiment

“Big money sentiment for Graphic Packaging Holding Co (NYSE:GPK) in Q1 2018 increased to 1.18, according to SEC filings. So its up 0.11, from 2017Q4’s 1.07. 117 investment professionals started new and increased positions, while 99 cut down and sold holdings in Graphic Packaging Holding Co so the sentiment has improved. Funds own 296.37 million shares, 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 stakes while 35 investment professionals bought stakes.

Most Graphic Packaging Holding Co Investors

As of Q1 2018 New Mountain Vantage Advisers L.L.C. has 3.59% invested in Graphic Packaging Holding Co. As of Q1 2018, 256,200 shares of Graphic Packaging Holding Co are owned by Mrj Capital Inc. Further, Canyon Capital Advisors Llc reported 13.31 million shares in Graphic Packaging Holding Co equivalent to 2.15% of its US long equity exposure. The Massachusetts-based fund Monarch Partners Asset Management Llc have invested about 1.63% of the investment manager’s stock portfolio in Graphic Packaging Holding Co. The New Hampshire-based fund American Trust Investment Advisors Llc looks positive on Graphic Packaging Holding Co, having 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 $4.53 billion market cap. It operates through three divisions: Paperboard Mills, Americas Paperboard Packaging, and Europe Paperboard Packaging.15.52 is the P/E ratio. 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.Graphic Packaging Holding Company has volume of 1.05M shares. Since June 29, 2017 GPK has risen 11.55% and is uptrending. GPK underperformed by 1.02% the S&P500.

On July, 24. Investors expect Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) to publish its quarterly earnings, according to Zacks. EPS of $0.19 is 26.67 % up from 2017’s $0.15 EPS. The profit will be $58.95 million for GPK if $0.19 EPS becomes true. 0.00 % EPS growth is what analysts predict. $0.19 EPS was reported for previous quarter.

Comerica Bancshares has invested 0% in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK). Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has 4,008 shs for 0% of their capital. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Limited Partnership holds 0.03% or 4.89M shs in its capital. Vident Investment Advisory Limited Liability holds 40,354 shs. 300 were accumulated by Numerixs Investment Technology. Manufacturers Life The, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 12,951 shs. Frontier Capital Mgmt Company Lc reported 1.66M shs. Twin Tree Management L P reported 1,581 shs. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 27,260 shs or 0.01% of its capital. Massachusetts-based Monarch Asset Management Llc has invested 1.63% in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK). St Johns Mgmt Company Ltd Company reported 0% in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK). Macquarie Group Ltd reported 521,595 shs. Voya Lc stated it has 103,321 shs. Cortina Asset Management Ltd Liability Com reported 241,013 shs or 0.18% of all its holdings. Convergence Investment Ltd Liability Company has invested 0% in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK).

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) Ratings Coverage

A total of 6 analysts rate Graphic Packaging (NYSE:GPK) as follows: 6 “Buy”, 0 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 100% are bullish. (NYSE:GPK) has 9 ratings reports on 29 Jun 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Thursday, January 25 BMO Capital Markets maintained Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) rating. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $18.0 target. On Tuesday, April 24 the firm earned “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets. In Friday, June 15 report Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, April 25 the company was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, February 7 BMO Capital Markets maintained Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) rating. BMO Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $17 target. On Thursday, February 1 the rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. On Thursday, April 5 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Citigroup. On Wednesday, January 10 the stock of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) has “Buy” rating given by Stephens.

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

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