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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
GPK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. GPK: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GPK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.02
0
0.67
Equity to Asset 0.24
GPK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. GPK: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GPK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.24
0.04
0.62
Interest Coverage 2.82
GPK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.71 vs. GPK: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GPK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.25 Max: 7.72
Current: 2.82
0.55
7.72
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.09
M-Score: -2.83
WACC vs ROIC
6.23%
8.55%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 10.12
GPK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. GPK: 10.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GPK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.67  Med: 5.84 Max: 11.27
Current: 10.12
3.67
11.27
Net-margin (%) 5.03
GPK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. GPK: 5.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GPK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.91  Med: -0.19 Max: 6.58
Current: 5.03
-12.91
6.58
ROE (%) 19.64
GPK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. GPK: 19.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GPK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -45.81  Med: -2.30 Max: 28.92
Current: 19.64
-45.81
28.92
ROA (%) 4.64
GPK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. GPK: 4.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GPK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -12.58  Med: -0.47 Max: 6.06
Current: 4.64
-12.58
6.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.68
GPK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.26 vs. GPK: 18.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GPK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -37.97  Med: 10.00 Max: 18.58
Current: 18.68
-37.97
18.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.20
GPK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. GPK: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.4  Med: 0.60 Max: 13.6
Current: 5.2
-30.4
13.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.90
GPK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. GPK: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.2  Med: -1.90 Max: 21.1
Current: 5.9
-20.2
21.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -28.20
GPK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. GPK: -28.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -39.5  Med: -10.05 Max: 141
Current: -28.2
-39.5
141
» GPK's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

GPK Guru Trades in Q3 2014

First Eagle Investment 3,476,306 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 397,386 sh (+297.39%)
Joel Greenblatt 435,054 sh (+112.85%)
Paul Tudor Jones 775,000 sh (+41.89%)
John Burbank 225,783 sh (-0.86%)
Jim Simons 1,927,018 sh (-6.77%)
Steven Cohen 4,276,300 sh (-45.17%)
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Q4 2014

GPK Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Keeley 120,500 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 8,214,259 sh (+136.29%)
Paul Tudor Jones 900,000 sh (+16.13%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
John Burbank 211,350 sh (-6.39%)
Steven Cohen 2,739,000 sh (-35.95%)
Jim Simons 1,130,018 sh (-41.36%)
Joel Greenblatt 136,209 sh (-68.69%)
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Q1 2015

GPK Guru Trades in Q1 2015

RS Investment Management 1,074,490 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 122,450 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,042,254 sh (+15.81%)
Jim Simons 1,282,918 sh (+13.53%)
John Keeley 120,500 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 8,214,259 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 97,018 sh (-28.77%)
Steven Cohen 787,600 sh (-71.24%)
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Q2 2015

GPK Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 125,660 sh (+2.62%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 32.53
GPK's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
72% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 18.80 vs. GPK: 32.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GPK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6  Med: 24.37 Max: 210.4
Current: 32.53
6
210.4
Forward P/E 17.76
GPK's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
79% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.32 vs. GPK: 17.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 32.00
GPK's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
73% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. GPK: 32.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GPK' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6  Med: 24.41 Max: 263
Current: 32
6
263
P/B 4.47
GPK's P/B is ranked lower than
88% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. GPK: 4.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GPK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.18 Max: 9.1
Current: 4.47
0.4
9.1
P/S 1.19
GPK's P/S is ranked lower than
70% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. GPK: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GPK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.38 Max: 1.22
Current: 1.19
0.05
1.22
PFCF 14.80
GPK's PFCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 18.52 vs. GPK: 14.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GPK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.39  Med: 10.33 Max: 303
Current: 14.8
2.39
303
POCF 8.91
GPK's POCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.26 vs. GPK: 8.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GPK' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.04  Med: 4.99 Max: 9.84
Current: 8.91
1.04
9.84
EV-to-EBIT 17.07
GPK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 14.14 vs. GPK: 17.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GPK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.3  Med: 21.35 Max: 32.6
Current: 17.07
12.3
32.6
PEG 160.00
GPK's PEG is ranked lower than
100% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. GPK: 160.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GPK' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 7.23  Med: 62.31 Max: 751.43
Current: 160
7.23
751.43
Shiller P/E 39.26
GPK's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
83% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.26 vs. GPK: 39.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GPK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 37.18  Med: 46.98 Max: 399
Current: 39.26
37.18
399
Current Ratio 1.97
GPK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. GPK: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GPK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.63 Max: 2.67
Current: 1.97
0.68
2.67
Quick Ratio 1.12
GPK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. GPK: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GPK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.69
Current: 1.12
0.36
1.69
Days Inventory 59.18
GPK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
50% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 59.38 vs. GPK: 59.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GPK' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 37.81  Med: 54.56 Max: 134.01
Current: 59.18
37.81
134.01
Days Sales Outstanding 42.98
GPK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 65.24 vs. GPK: 42.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GPK' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 18.07  Med: 34.13 Max: 116.74
Current: 42.98
18.07
116.74

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.66
GPK's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
89% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. GPK: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GPK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.66
Current: 0.66
0.33
0.66
Dividend Payout 0.16
GPK's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
86% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. GPK: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
GPK' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.29
Current: 0.16
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.66
GPK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
91% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. GPK: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GPK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.66
0.33
0.36
Share Buyback Rate 4.70
GPK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. GPK: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
GPK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.7  Med: -10.70 Max: -59.4
Current: 4.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.44
GPK's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
317% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. GPK: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GPK' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.01 Max: 45.14
Current: 1.44
0.37
45.14
Price/Median PS Value 3.14
GPK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
151% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. GPK: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GPK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.87 Max: 3.02
Current: 3.14
0.1
3.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.88
GPK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. GPK: 5.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GPK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.1  Med: 4.70 Max: 8.2
Current: 5.88
3.1
8.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.92
GPK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. GPK: 8.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GPK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -9.2  Med: 6.65 Max: 34.6
Current: 8.92
-9.2
34.6

Business Description

Industry: Packaging & Containers » Packaging & Containers
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Graphic Packaging Holding Co was incorporated on December 7, 1995 in Delaware. The Company is a provider of packaging solutions for food, beverage and other consumer products companies. The Company reports its results in two business segments: paperboard packaging and flexible packaging. The Company operates in four geographic areas: the United States (U.S.)/Canada, Central/South America, Europe and Asia Pacific. The paperboard packaging segment is integrated and includes a system of mills and plants that produces a broad range of paperboard grades convertible into folding cartons. Folding cartons are used primarily to protect products, such as food, detergents, paper products, beverages, and health and beauty aids, while providing point of purchase advertising. The paperboard packaging reportable segment includes the design, manufacture and installation of packaging machinery related to the assembly of cartons, the production and sale of corrugated medium and kraft paper from paperboard mills in the U.S, and produces paper and heat transfer labels; and The flexible packaging segment produced kraft paper and converts kraft and specialty paper into multi-wall bags, consumer and specialty retail bags and produces flexible packaging and laminations. The multi-wall bags are designed to ship and protect a wide range of industrial and consumer products including fertilizers, chemicals, concrete, and pet and food products. The flexible packaging and laminations are converted from a wide variety of technologically advanced films for use in the food, pharmaceutical and industrial end-markets. Flexible packaging paper is used in a wide range of consumer applications. The Company's paperboard competes with MeadWestvaco's CUK, as well as CRB and solid bleached sulfate. Raw materials include Pine pulpwood, paper, recycled fibers, energy, bleached, metallic and clay-coated papers. The Company's trademarks are ap-Sac(r), DI-NA-CAL, Fridge Vendor, IntegraPaktm, Kitchen Master Micro Flex Q, MicroRite, Peel Pak, Quilt Wavetm, Quick Crisp, Soni-Lok, Soni-Seal, The Yard Master, and Z-Flute. The Company is subject to federal, state and local environmental regulations and employs a team of professionals in order to maintain compliance at each of its facilities.
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