Pre-Market Analysis on Ball Corp., Graphic Packaging Holding, Packaging Corp. of America, and KapStone Paper and Packaging

Pre-Market Analysis on Ball Corp., Graphic Packaging Holding, Packaging Corp.
of America, and KapStone Paper and Packaging Consumer Packaging Stocks End in
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LONDON, March 1, 2013

LONDON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Broad market indices closed down after giving up their modest gains accrued
early in the day. The Commerce Department reported that the economy grew at a
minimal rate in the fourth quarter as companies slashed their spending. As a
result, The Dow Jones ended the day 0.15 percent lower at 14,054.49, while the
S&P 500 closed at 1,514.68, down 0.09 percent. NASDAQ also followed suit to
end the day at 3,160.19, down 0.07 percent. Our research team took a look at
consumer goods sector including companies like Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL),
Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), Packaging Corp. of America
(NYSE: PKG) and KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. (NYSE: KS). StockCall has
posted free technical research on BLL, GPK, PKG and KS which can be downloaded
upon sign up at

Ball Corp. is currently in a neutral mode as the stock ended its previous
trading session at $44.41, up 0.23 percent. The stock traded in the range of
$44.24 and $44.72 during the session. Its first support level is at $44.06 and
upon breaching this level, the stock may go down to $43.061 level. On the
upside, the company's stock may touch $44.76 level. It traded in the range of
$38.39 and $46.99 in the past 52 weeks and rose by more than 11 percent during
the same time period. On a Year-to-Date basis, the stock is down 0.76 percent.
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Graphic Packaging's shares were up for its latest trading session, ending the
day 0.54 percent higher at $7.42. The stock fell to an intra-day low of $7.34,
while its intra-day high stood at $7.48. With the upward movement, the company
has gained more than 14.86 percent this year, compared to a gain of 6.2
percent for the S&P 500. The stock is cooling off after hitting its 52-week
high of $7.88 recently. Graphic Packaging's shares have strong support at
around $7.28, as the stock shows bullish trend. The stock is trading lower
than its 20-day and 50-day moving averages. The free report on GPK can be
downloaded by signing up now at 

Packaging Corp. traded in the range of $41.67 and $42.33 in its latest trading
session and ended the day at $41.78, down 0.02 percent. The stock's 52 weeks
range stands at $25.77 and $42.46. The company grew more than 44 percent of
its value in the past 12 months, while it gained 8.6 percent so far this year.
Packaging Corp. is in a bullish mode and may find its first support level at
$41.54. It is trading above its 20-day moving average of $40.29. Free report
on PKG can be accessed by registering at 

Shares of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. ended marginally higher at
$26.64, up 0.99 percent, in its previous trading session. The stock rose more
than 20 percent this year, beating the broad markets. The stock set a new
52-week high of $26.93 in its latest trading session. It has support at around
$26.25 at the moment. With its upward movement, KapStone is still trading
above their 6-day and 20-day moving averages. Register with StockCall and
download the research on KS for free at 

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