Kraton Corporation (KRA): Price and Financial Metrics

Kraton Corporation (KRA): $38.56

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  • Growth is the dimension where KRA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 86.39% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KRA is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • KRA ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 24th percentile.

KRA Stock Summary

  • KRA's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 1.33 -- higher than just 7.18% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Of note is the ratio of Kraton Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 9.86% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Kraton Corp is reporting a growth rate of -224.35%; that's higher than only 9.28% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Kraton Corp are MTDR, TACO, TDS, GMS, and PDCO.
  • KRA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Kraton Corp's official web site, go to

KRA Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, KRA's price/sales ratio is 66.67% lower, now standing at 0.8.
  • KRA's price/earnings ratio has moved down 17.1 over the prior 141 months.
  • KRA's price/earnings ratio has moved down 17.1 over the prior 141 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KRA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KRA 2020-10-27 0.5 0.9 4.4 7.9
KRA 2017-07-06 0.6 2.2 40.8 17.0
KRA 2016-08-31 0.8 2.3 11.1 27.3
KRA 2015-11-03 0.6 1.8 -27.2 173.1
KRA 2014-12-16 0.5 1.2 25.2 20.7
KRA 2012-02-07 0.7 1.7 7.8 8.0

KRA Growth Metrics

  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -2.14%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 48.79%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -33.79%.
KRA's revenue has moved down $231,284,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows KRA's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 1,573.152 143.056 -400.459
2020-12-31 1,563.15 151.331 -225.602
2020-09-30 1,564.91 178.527 -224.94
2020-06-30 1,635.693 217.977 197.547
2020-03-31 1,775.294 266.326 246.723
2019-12-31 1,804.436 234.94 51.305

KRA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of KRA, see our KRA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $42.67 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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KRA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $38.56 52-week high $45.88
Prev. close $37.17 52-week low $12.92
Day low $35.88 Volume 226,431
Day high $38.64 Avg. volume 307,939
50-day MA $35.00 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $33.48 Market Cap 1.24B

Kraton Corporation (KRA) Company Bio

Kraton Performance Polymers is a leading global producer of engineered polymers and styrenic block copolymers (SBCs). The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Houston, Texas.

KRA Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$38.56$69.13 105%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Kraton Corp. To summarize, we found that Kraton Corp ranked in the 70th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Kraton Corp, consider:

  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than only 23.43% of its sector Basic Materials.
  • Kraton Corp's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than only 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • Kraton Corp's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -6.53. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 9.42% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

APOG, CPAC, CRH, MPVDF, and LIN can be thought of as valuation peers to KRA, in the sense that they are in the Basic Materials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest KRA News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Kraton Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate KRA as an investment opportunity.

Kraton Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2021 Results

Kraton Corporation (NYSE: KRA), a leading global sustainable producer of specialty polymers and high-value biobased products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, announces financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2021.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

Kraton Performance Polymers (KRA) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Next Week's Release

Kraton (KRA) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 21, 2021

Kraton Corporation (KRA): Hedge Funds Are Snapping Up

In this article we are going to use hedge fund sentiment as a tool and determine whether Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) is a good investment right now. We like to analyze hedge fund sentiment before conducting days of in-depth research. We do so because hedge funds and other elite investors have numerous Ivy League graduates, expert […]

Yahoo | July 21, 2021

Kraton Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Release Conference Call and Webcast

Kraton Corporation (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of specialty polymers and high-value biobased products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, today announced that it has scheduled a conference call on Thursday, July 29th at 8:00 a.m. Central time (9:00 a.m. Eastern time) to discuss second quarter 2021 financial and operating results. The company expects to release its second quarter 2021 results after market close on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Yahoo | July 16, 2021

Kraton (KRA) Surges 5.5%: Is This an Indication of Further Gains?

Kraton (KRA) witnessed a jump in share price last session on above-average trading volume. The latest trend in earnings estimate revisions for the stock doesn't suggest further strength down the road.

Yahoo | July 8, 2021

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KRA Price Returns

1-mo 22.69%
3-mo 7.83%
6-mo 37.32%
1-year 110.02%
3-year -16.30%
5-year 28.92%
YTD 38.75%
2020 9.76%
2019 15.93%
2018 -54.66%
2017 69.14%
2016 71.46%

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