The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $18.35 on KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year, indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $0.29 a share for the upcoming quarter and $1.18 for the current fiscal.
The technical analysis of KapStone Paper and Packaging Co plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of KapStone Paper and Packaging Co is $14.87, and stock is trading $2.38 points away or +16.01% from its 50-day moving average of $14.87. Further it is trading $3.43 or +24.80% away its 200-day moving average of $13.82. KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) 52-week high is $24.91 and the 52-week low is $8.95.
This explains if the stock moves $-7.66, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +92.74% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.
Taking the valuation aspect to emphasize the valuation of KapStone Paper and Packaging Co, shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) ratio came in at 20.29.
The stock last ended the trading session at $17.25 and registered a market cap of $1.67B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) PEG ratio is at -16.61.
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