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+1.63%
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Open

16.51

Previous Close

16.54

Volume (Avg)

252.00k (211.18k)

Day's Range

16.47-16.85

52Wk Range

15.52-28.87

Market Cap.

542.49M

Dividend Rate ( Yield )

-

Beta

1.99

Shares Outstanding

32.80M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

208.33 (0.08)

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  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Speciality Chemicals
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Outperform
    • Revenue

    • 1.29B

    • Net Income

    • -618.00k

    • Market Cap.

    • 542.49M

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 0.20

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 0.13

    • Beta

    • 1.99

    • Forward P/E

    • 8.67

    • Price/Sales

    • 0.43

    • Price/Book Value

    • 1.05

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 9.32

      • EBITDA

      • 88.26M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 0.22

      • Return on Equity %

      • 0.50

      • Return on Assets %

      • 0.22

      • Book Value/Share

      • 16.04

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 32.80M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • -

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • -

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Outperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 24.00

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 2

        • EPS Estimate

        • 1.68

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 3.58

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -3.20

          • 5.87

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • -

          • 23.06

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 191.00

          • 20.00

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 1.06

          • 12.02

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 21.10

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 31.83

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 18.77

            • 26.24

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • -0.19

            • 12.63

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 0.20

            • 10.27

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 19.70

            • 41.62

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 3.00

            • 13.10

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 2.60

            • 72.44B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.67

              • 0.72

              • Current Ratio

              • 4.15

              • 1.89

              • Quick Ratio

              • 1.46

              • 1.12

              • Interest Coverage

              • -

              • 12.64

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 2.21

              • 2.62

              • Book Value/Share

              • 16.04

              • 16.99

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 212.77

                • 21.14

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 609.16

                • 223.98

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 162.33

                • 73.46

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 0.43

                • 1.70

                • Price/Book Value

                • 1.05

                • 4.18

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 9.32

                • 14.86

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • -

                    • Dividend Date

                    • -

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • -

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 0.50

                        (7.90)

                      • 30.75

                        (24.67)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 0.22

                        (3.20)

                      • 11.69

                        (8.21)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 0.30

                        (5.30)

                      • 16.93

                        (12.45)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 2.71k

                      • 64.81k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • 2.86

                      • 6.72

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 1.09

                      • 1.14

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      25.08M
                      Operating Margin
                      1.94
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      9.32
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      94.91%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      45.90%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      41.00%

                      Float

                      87.14%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      1.50%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Fidelity® Low-Priced Stock Fund

                      •  

                        1,095,200

                      • -0.44

                      • 3.34

                      • ClearBridge Small Cap Growth Fund

                      •  

                        743,739

                      • -1.05

                      • 2.27

                      • iShares Core S&P Small-Cap (AU)

                      •  

                        666,262

                      • 0.20

                      • 1.89

                      • Royce Opportunity Fund

                      •  

                        593,000

                      • 20.60

                      • 1.81

                      • Vanguard Small Cap Index

                      •  

                        570,667

                      • -0.15

                      • 1.74

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        534,597

                      • 0.20

                      • 1.63

                      • iShares Russell 2000 (AU)

                      •  

                        490,688

                      • -1.46

                      • 1.39

                      • Legg Mason Royce US Small Cap Opp

                      •  

                        392,000

                      • 23.66

                      • 1.20

                      • ICM Small Company Portfolio

                      •  

                        337,084

                      • -4.64

                      • 1.03

                      • BlackRock Master Value Opportunities LLC

                      •  

                        332,695

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.01

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Fine Capital Partners, L.p.

                      •  

                        3,234,787

                      • +0.65%

                      • 9.86

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        2,197,469

                      • +4.20%

                      • 6.70

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        1,676,166

                      • -5.94%

                      • 5.11

                      • Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.

                      •  

                        1,247,563

                      • +13.17%

                      • 3.80

                      • Fidelity Management and Research Company

                      •  

                        1,127,500

                      • +2.50%

                      • 3.44

                      • ClearBridge Advisors, LLC

                      •  

                        1,024,375

                      • +1.58%

                      • 3.12

                      • Frontier Capital Management CO Inc

                      •  

                        978,921

                      • -25.45%

                      • 3.00

                      • Royce & Associates, LLC

                      •  

                        964,700

                      • +6.13%

                      • 2.94

                      • River Road Asset Management, LLC

                      •  

                        938,987

                      • -16.61%

                      • 2.86

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Basic Materials

                      Industry

                      Speciality Chemicals

                      Type

                      Cyclical

                      Style

                      Small Core

                      Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc., is a producer of styrenic block copolymers. The Company markets its products under KRATON, Cariflex, and NEXAR brands. Styrenic block copolymers are engineered synthetic elastomers that the Company ...moreinvented and commercialized 50 years ago. The Company also produces Cariflex isoprene rubber and isoprene rubber latex. As of December 31, 2013 the total styrenic block copolymers production capacity of the Company was approximately 420 kilotons. The company has five manufacturing facilities for polymers including facility in Belpre, Ohio, as well as facilities in Germany, France, Brazil, and Japan. The facility in Japan is operated by a manufacturing joint venture. LyondellBasell operates the manufacturing facility located in Berre, France. The Company’s serves four cor...moree end use markets; Advanced Materials, Adhesives, Sealants and Coatings, Paving and Roofing and Cariflex. The products that are in Advanced Material compete against a variety of chemical and non-chemical alternatives including thermoplastic vulcanizate, thermoplastic polyurethane, PVC, thermoplastic polyolefin, polyethylene terephthalate, polycarbonate, polyamide, and ethylene-propylene-diene-monomer based products. In Adhesives, Sealants and Coatings, the Company sells hydrogenated styrenic block copolymers and un-hydrogenated styrenic block copolymers products in the Adhesives, Sealants and Coatings end use market. The products compete with acrylics, silicones, solvent-based rubber systems and thermoplastic polyolefin elastomers. In Paving and Roofing, the Company sell USBC products. The products compete with chemicals such as styrene-butadiene rubber latex, acetates, polyphosphoric acids, and thermoplastic materials like ethylene-propylene-diene-monomer, polyethylene, atactic polypropylene and unmodified asphalts. In Cariflex, the Company sells isoprene rubber and isoprene rubber latex in this end use market. The products primarily compete with natural rubber, conventional Ziegler Natta sourced solid IR, halo butyl rubber and several synthetic latex alternatives, notably neoprene, nitrile and polychloroprene latex rubber, as well as polyurethane. The Company sells its products through number of channels including a direct sales force, marketing representatives and distributors, with the majority of its products sold through direct sales force. In countries where the Company generates substantial revenue, the sales force is organized by end use market in order to meet the needs of the customers. In geographic areas where it is not efficient for the Company to organize sales force by end use market, the Company may use one sales team to service all end use markets. The Company use butadiene, styrene and isoprene as primary raw materials in manufacturing the products. The Company competes with other SBC producers and non-SBC products producers. The Company’s competitors in SBC industry are: Asahi Chemical, Chi Mei, Dynasol Elastomers, Kuraray Company, Korea Kumho P.C., LCY, LG Chemical, Sinopec, Taiwan Synthetic Rubber Corporation, Versalis and Zeon Corporation. In the year 2013, the Company was awarded with 51 patents for new products or application and at December 31, 2013 the Company had 1,176 granted patents and 249 pending patents applications.lessless

                      Key People

                      Mr. Kevin M. Fogarty

                      CEO/Director/President

                      Mr. Dan F. Smith

                      Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Mr. Stephen E. Tremblay

                      CFO/Vice President

                      Mr. Lothar Freund

                      Vice President, Divisional

                      Mr. Stephen W. Duffy

                      General Counsel/Secretary/Vice President

                      • Kraton Performance Polymers Inc

                      • 15710 John F. Kennedy Boulevard

                      • Houston, TX 77032

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 281-504-4700

                      • Fax: -

                      • kraton.com

                      Incorporated

                      0

                      Employees

                      936

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