Published On: Wed, Oct 19th, 2016

New Analyst Ratings On KapStone Paper And Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS)


Recently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS).

Most recent broker ratings

10/10/2016 – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation had its “market perform” rating reiterated by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.

10/03/2016 – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation was upgraded to “buy” by analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

09/30/2016 – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation had its “outperform” rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. They now have a USD 23 price target on the stock.

09/23/2016 – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation was upgraded to “buy” by analysts at Deutsche Bank. They now have a USD 23 price target on the stock.

09/21/2016 – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation was upgraded to “outperform” by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a USD 24 price target on the stock.

09/19/2016 – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation had its “neutral” rating reiterated by analysts at Dundee Securities.

09/16/2016 – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation was downgraded to “hold” by analysts at Standpoint Research.

05/02/2016 – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation had its “overweight” rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. They now have a USD 18 price target on the stock.

01/25/2016 – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation was downgraded to “underperform” by analysts at Macquarie.

09/10/2015 – Wells Fargo began new coverage on KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation giving the company a “outperform” rating.

05/03/2015 – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation was upgraded to “hold” by analysts at Zacks.

12/12/2014 – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation was downgraded to “hold” by analysts at Vertical Research. They now have a USD 31 price target on the stock.

09/29/2014 – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation was downgraded to “hold” by analysts at KeyBanc. They now have a USD 35 price target on the stock.

02/24/2014 – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation was upgraded to “buy” by analysts at Ned Davis Research.

11/01/2013 – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at D.A. Davidson. They now have a USD 64 price target on the stock.

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation has a 50 day moving average of 18.69 and a 200 day moving average of 15.71. The stock’s market capitalization is 1.97B, it has a 52-week low of 8.95 and a 52-week high of 24.91.

The share price of the company (NYSE:KS) was up +2.41% during the last trading session, with a high of 20.60 and the volume of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation shares traded was 984113.

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation is engaged in the production of containerboard, corrugated products and specialty paper. The Company operates through two segments: Paper and Packaging, and Distribution. The Company operates approximately four paper mills. It produces approximately 2.7 million tons of containerboard and specialty paper at its mills in North Charleston, South Carolina; Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina; Cowpens, South Carolina, and Longview, Washington. The Company’s Paper and Packaging segment manufactures and sells a range of container boards, corrugated products and specialty paper for industrial and consumer markets. The Distribution segment, which operates under the Victory and Golden State Container trade names, provides its customers with packaging solutions and services, and distributes corrugated packaging materials, as well as other specialty packaging materials, such as plastics, wood, void fill, tapes and stretch wraps.