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Last $23.57 USD
Change Today -0.18 / -0.76%
Volume 377.5K
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kraton performance polymers (KRA) Snapshot

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$23.75
Previous Close
$23.75
Day High
$23.89
Day Low
$23.19
52 Week High
06/9/14 - $27.31
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $15.52
Market Cap
738.4M
Average Volume 10 Days
176.0K
EPS TTM
$0.26
Shares Outstanding
31.3M
EX-Date
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P/E TM
89.3x
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kraton performance polymers (KRA) Details

Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. produces and sells styrenic block copolymers (SBCs) and other engineered polymers in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It offers performance products comprising unhydrogenated SBCs, which are primarily used in paving, roofing, packaging and industrial adhesives, industrial, and other applications; and specialty polymers consisting of hydrogenated SBCs that are used in lubricant additives, polymer modification, personal care, cable gels, and adhesives and coatings, as well as in medical, industrial, consumer, and other applications. The company’s products are also used in personal care products, such as disposable diapers and the rubberized grips of toothbrushes, razor blades, and power tools. It also provides isoprene rubber products that have applications in medical products, paints, coatings, and specialized footwear; and isoprene rubber latex products primarily for use in synthetic surgical gloves and condoms, as well as in medical, healthcare, personal care, and food contact operations. In addition, the company is involved in the development and commercialization of polyvinyl chloride alternatives for wire, cable, and medical applications; polymers and compounds for soft skin and coated fabric applications for transportation and consumer markets; highly-modified asphalt for paving applications; membrane polymers for use in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and breathable fabrics; and synthetic cement formulations and polymers that are used in oilfield applications. Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. markets its products through various channels, including direct sales force, marketing representatives, and distributors under the Kraton, Elexar, Giving Innovators Their Edge, NEXAR, and Cariflex brands. The company was formerly known as Polymer Holdings LLC and changed its name to Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. in December 2009. Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. is based in Houston, Texas.

934 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15

kraton performance polymers (KRA) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $856.3K
Chief Financial Officer, Interim Principal Ac...
Total Annual Compensation: $442.5K
Chief Commercial Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $371.5K
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $347.0K
Vice President of Corporate Development
Total Annual Compensation: $271.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

kraton performance polymers (KRA) Key Developments

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2015

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the period, revenue was $261,429,000 against $311,656,000 a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $9,675,000 against $8,072,000 a year ago. Net loss attributable to the company was $9,456,000 against $7,909,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted loss per common share was $0.30 against $0.24 a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was $6.5 million compared to net cash used in operating activities of $53.6 million for the same period last year. Kraton purchase of property, plant and equipment was $14,725,000 against $15,205,000 a year ago. KFPC purchase of property, plant and equipment was $15,968,000 against $4,980,000 a year ago. Purchase of software and other intangibles was $541,000 against $1,062,000 a year ago. Net Debt was $352.8 million. EBITDA was $11,741,000 against $14,675,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $49,249,000 against $37,494,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income attributable to Kraton(non-GAAP) was $24.2 million or $0.76 per diluted share compared to $11.0 million or $0.33 per diluted share for the same period last year. Adjusted revenue was $261,429,000 against $311,656,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $25,224.000 against $11,133,000 a year ago. The company believe full year 2015 results will reflect adjusted gross profit of $900 to $925 per ton, an increase of $56 to $81 per ton compared to $844 per ton in 2014.

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. to Report Q1, 2015 Results on Apr 29, 2015

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. announced that they will report Q1, 2015 results at 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time on Apr 29, 2015

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc., Q1 2015 Earnings Call, Apr 30, 2015

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc., Q1 2015 Earnings Call, Apr 30, 2015

 

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