Is KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) a Good Investment?

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Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) for the period of 9-Day stands at 78.99% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 78.7%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indictor of a certain security, currently KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) opened the session at $23.37 and after going down -1.29% closed at $23.04. The stock lost -0.33 points in the last trade.

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $22.37 and $23.70 during the previous active session. KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) traded with the volume of 1.89 Million with average volume of 1.01 Million. The stock has LOW volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 2.8 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.66 and 59.05 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) is at 8.1% and the shares outstanding are 96.63 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) stands at 1.74% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 30.12 while Forward P/E shows the value of 14.28.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 1.91. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.71 and 2.42 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 296.85 and 17.35 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) stands at 1.3 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 2.2.

Return on Assets ROA of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) is at 2.3% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) stand at 8.3% and 5.4% respectively.

The payout ratio of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) stands at 51.5%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 2.72% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 6.22%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 5.35% while six month performance of the shares of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) remained bullish with the count of 3.78%.

The yearly and YTD performance of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) remained up at 29.08% and 4.49% respectively.