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Last $20.48 USD
Change Today -0.63 / -2.98%
Volume 182.6K
As of 8:04 PM 09/1/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

kraton performance polymers (KRA) Snapshot

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$20.63
Previous Close
$21.11
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$21.14
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52 Week High
06/25/15 - $25.22
52 Week Low
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Market Cap
642.0M
Average Volume 10 Days
240.0K
EPS TTM
$-0.34
Shares Outstanding
31.4M
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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 and Executive Vice Pr...
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 Mulls Acquisitions

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. (NYSE:KRA), which has filed for shelf registration, is looking for acquisitions. Proceeds from the sale of securities shall be used for general corporate purposes, which may include capital expenditures and acquisitions, among others.

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2015

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company's revenue was $255,908,000 compared to $323,767,000 for the three months ended June 30, 2014. Loss before income taxes was $13,029,000 compared to income before income taxes of $323,767,000 a year ago. Consolidated net loss was $5,993,000 compared to consolidated net income of $10,868,000 a year ago. Net loss attributable to company was $5,564,000 or $0.18 per diluted share compared to net income attributable to company of $11,143,000 or $0.33 per diluted share a year ago. EBITDA was $16,115,000 compared to $35,928,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $25,131,000 compared to $38,580,000 a year ago. Adjusted income before income tax was $2,056,000 or $0.02 diluted EPS compared to $13,101,000 or $0.33 diluted EPS a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $50.7 million in the second quarter 2015 compared to $2.0 million in the second quarter 2014. the increase in operating cash flows reflects a decrease in inventories associated with the tail effect of raw material price decreases in the first quarter 2015 and other reductions in working capital primarily associated with the timing of cash receipts and disbursements. Compared to the second quarter of 2014, second quarter 2015 gaap and non-gaap results were negatively impacted by operating issues at certain production facilities amounting to $7.5 million, and an increase in turnaround costs primarily related to facility in berre, france, amounting to $5.7 million, or an aggregate decline in quarter over quarter results of $13.2 million. sales volume was 76.2 kilotons in the second quarter 2015 compared to 78.4 kilotons in the second quarter 2014. For the six months, the company's revenue was $517,337,000 compared to $635,423,000 a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $14,675,000 compared to income before income taxes of $4,957,000 a year ago. Consolidated net loss was $15,734,000 compared to consolidated net income of $2,674,000 a year ago. Net loss attributable to company was $15,020,000 or $0.48 per diluted share compared to $3,234,000 or $0.10 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $44,235,000 compared to net cash used in operating activities of $51,558,000 a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was $28,030,000 compared to $30,503,000 a year ago. kfpc purchase of property, plant and equipment was $34,250,000 compared to $22,472,000 a year ago. EBITDA was $27,856,000 compared to $50,603,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $74,380,000 compared to $76,074,000 a year ago. Adjusted income before income tax was $27,280,000 or $0.78 diluted EPS compared to $24,234,000 or $0.66 diluted EPS a year ago. Net debt was $335.3 million. The company continues to believe its full year 2015 results will reflect adjusted gross profit of $900 to $925 per ton. CapEx estimates company and new HSBC plant in Taiwan are also unchanged.

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. to Report Q2, 2015 Results on Jul 29, 2015

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. announced that they will report Q2, 2015 results at 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time on Jul 29, 2015

 

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