$0.68 EPS Expected for Kraton Corporation (KRA)

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.52, from 1.41 in 2018Q2. It fall, as 20 investors sold Kraton Corporation shares while 70 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 29.26 million shares or 0.33% more from 29.17 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported.
Ls Inv Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA). Mackay Shields Ltd Liability Co has 0.02% invested in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) for 52,600 shares. The United Kingdom-based Marshall Wace Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.01% in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA). Wilen Investment Management holds 2.83% of its portfolio in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) for 89,777 shares. Weiss Multi owns 144,000 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. Strs Ohio holds 3,500 shares. Bbva Compass Comml Bank Inc holds 10,468 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. 2,659 are owned by Ameritas Partners. Moreover, Fdx Advsrs has 0.01% invested in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA). Us Financial Bank De owns 2,762 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt reported 7,612 shares. Barclays Public Limited Co accumulated 47,877 shares or 0% of the stock. Indexiq Limited Liability Company stated it has 47,647 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Moreover, American Century Cos Incorporated has 0.01% invested in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA). Gotham Asset Management Ltd Liability Company reported 91,763 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings.

Since August 28, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 3 sales for $3.25 million activity. $185,001 worth of Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) was bought by Mhetar Vijay on Friday, December 14. $2.33M worth of Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) was sold by Fogarty Kevin Michael.

Analysts expect Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) to report $0.68 EPS on February, 19.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 1.49 % from last quarter’s $0.67 EPS. KRA’s profit would be $21.73 million giving it 9.68 P/E if the $0.68 EPS is correct. After having $1.02 EPS previously, Kraton Corporation’s analysts see -33.33 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.78% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $26.34. About 233,173 shares traded. Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) has declined 47.85% since January 22, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 47.85% the S&P500.

Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Kraton (NYSE:KRA), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Kraton had 3 analyst reports since July 26, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, July 26 by UBS. SunTrust downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, October 26 report.

Kraton Corporation produces and sells styrenic block copolymers and other engineered polymers in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company has market cap of $841.75 million. The firm offers performance products comprising unhydrogenated SBCs, which are primarily used in paving, roofing, adhesives, sealants, coatings, and footwear applications; and specialty polymers consisting of hydrogenated SBCs that are used in polymer modification, lubricant additives, personal care, adhesives and coatings, and cable gels, as well as in medical, industrial, consumer, and other applications. It has a 7.14 P/E ratio. It also provides isoprene rubber products that have applications in medical products, paints, coatings, and specialized footwear; and isoprene rubber latex products primarily for use in medical, healthcare, and personal care products, such as synthetic surgical gloves and condoms, as well as in food contact operations.

More news for Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Kraton Corporation (KRA) CEO Kevin Fogarty on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on October 25, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Kraton Corporation 2018 Q2 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” and published on July 26, 2018 is yet another important article.

Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) Institutional Positions Chart

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