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$14.72
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$14.94
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$14.73
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52 Week High
01/26/15 - $14.95
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01/28/14 - $9.10
Market Cap
4.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.9M
EPS TTM
$0.86
Shares Outstanding
327.0M
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graphic packaging holding co (GPK) Details

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides packaging solutions in the United States, Canada, Central/South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Paperboard Packaging and Flexible Packaging. The Paperboard Packaging segment produces a range of paperboard grades convertible into folding cartons that are used primarily to protect products, such as food, detergents, paper products, beverages, and health and beauty aids. This segment also engages in the design, manufacture, and installation of packaging machinery related to the assembly of cartons; production and sale of corrugated medium and kraft paper, and paper and heat transfer labels. The Flexible Packaging segment produces heat transfer labels and lithographic labels for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, automotive, household and industrial products, detergents, and health and beauty markets. The company markets its products primarily to multinational beverage, food, and other consumer product companies; non-beverage consumer product customers; and independent and integrated paperboard converters through direct sales offices and broker arrangements with third parties. Graphic Packaging Holding Company was founded in 1992 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

12,900 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/6/14
Founded in 1992

graphic packaging holding co (GPK) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $998.2K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $482.1K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $527.9K
Senior Vice President of Flexible Division
Total Annual Compensation: $423.5K
Special Advisor
Total Annual Compensation: $525.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

graphic packaging holding co (GPK) Key Developments

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

Graphic Packaging Holding Company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $53.0 million, or $0.16 per share compared to third quarter 2013 net income of $44.5 million, or $0.13 per share. Adjusted net income was $57.5 million, or $0.17 per diluted share compared to third quarter 2013 adjusted net income of $42.9 million or $0.12 per diluted share. Net sales decreased 9.7% to $1,050.0 million compared to $1,163.0 million in the prior year period. Excluding $162.3 million of sales in the prior year period from divested businesses, Net sales increased $49.3 million or 4.9%. The increase was driven by $28.0 million of improved volume/mix, $19.1 million of higher pricing and $2.2 million of favorable exchange rates. EBITDA was $182.3 million, or $6.5 million lower than the third quarter of last year. When adjusting for special charges, adjusted EBITDA increased 8.8% to $190.6 million in third quarter 2014 from $175.2 million in third quarter 2013. When comparing against the prior year quarter, adjusted EBITDA in the third quarter of 2014 was positively impacted by $22.3 million of improved net operating performance, $19.1 million of higher pricing and $2.4 million of favorable exchange rates. Total net debt at the end of third quarter 2014 was $2,024.0 million, $177.4 million lower than at the end of 2013. Capital expenditures were $42.5 million compared to $68.6 million in the third quarter of 2013. Income from operations was $112.3 million against $105.7 million a year ago. Income before income taxes and equity income of unconsolidated entities was $91.9 million against $81.0 million a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported net sales of $3,239.4 million against $3,403.2 million a year ago. Income from operations was $139.1 million against $278.6 million a year ago. Income before income taxes and equity income of unconsolidated entities was $77.1 million against $171.1 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $48.2 million or $0.15 per basic and diluted share against $100.6 million or $0.29 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities was $331.2 million against $269.5 million a year ago. Capital spending was $151.4 million against $153.2 million a year ago. EBITDA was $351.8 million against $488.7 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $539.0 million against $511.9 million a year ago. Adjusted Net Income was $168.0 million or $0.51 per basic and diluted share against $122.8 million or $0.35 per basic and diluted share a year ago.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Announces Management Changes

Graphic Packaging Holding Company announced that Chief Financial Officer Daniel Blount has elected to retire on March 1, 2015, after 16 years of dedicated service with the company. Stephen Scherger, previously Senior Vice President - Consumer Packaging Division, has been named Senior Vice President -- Finance, effective October 1, 2014, as part of the company's succession plan. Scherger will be appointed Chief Financial Officer effective January 1, 2015. Blount will remain as Special Advisor until March 1, 2015. Scherger has over two decades of global packaging experience including numerous general management, financial and strategy roles.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Appoints Michael Ukropina as Senior Vice President -- Consumer Packaging Division

Graphic Packaging Holding Company has appointed Michael Ukropina to the role of Senior Vice President -- Consumer Packaging Division. Ukropina joined Graphic Packaging earlier this year and has been actively engaged in the development of the long term strategy. Mike brings over 20 years of packaging-related experience, strong customer focus, and a global understanding of the industry.

 

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