Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) : Traders are bullish on Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) as it has outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin of 0.28% in the past 4 weeks. The bullishness in the stock continues even in the near-term as the stock has returned an impressive 2.72%, relative to the S&P 500. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 4.25% in the last 1 week, and is up 4.66% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 4.27% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.15%.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK): During Fridays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $13.32 and $13.22 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $13.46. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $13.24, notching a gain of 0.15% for the day. The total traded volume was 2,620,831 . The stock had closed at $13.22 on the previous day.
The company Insiders own 1.47% of Graphic Packaging Holding Company shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -22.25% . Institutional Investors own 95.5% of Graphic Packaging Holding Company shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -32.23%. In a related news, The director officer (Chairman), of Graphic Packaging Holding Co, Scheible David W had unloaded 150,000 shares at $13.24 per share in a transaction on May 13, 2016. The total value of transaction was $1,986,000. The Insider information was revealed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company is a provider of paper-based packaging solutions to food, beverage and other consumer products companies. The Company operates in four geographic areas, which includes the United States/Canada, Central/South America, Europe and Asia Pacific. The Companys paperboard packaging includes the design, manufacture and installation of packaging machinery related to the assembly of cartons, as well as the production and sale of corrugated medium and kraft paper from paperboard mills in the United States. It includes a system of mills and plants that produce a range of paperboard grades convertible into folding cartons. The Company offers various laminated, coated and printed packaging structures that are produced from its coated unbleached kraft (CUK), coated-recycled board (CRB), as well as other grades of paperboard that are purchased from third-party suppliers.