KapStone Paper and Packaging Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:KS)

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$34.14 $0.04 (0.12%) KS stock closing price Sep 19, 2018 (Closing)

Watch the robo advisor video of KapStone Paper and Packaging stock analysis on Amigobulls. Our analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for KS stock is shown in the video.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. Stock Rating 3.1/5

Amigobulls KS stock analysis takes into account various financial ratios like relative valuation, KapStone Paper and Packaging revenue, growth and return on equity based on latest quarter 2018 Q2 financial statements. We also check KapStone Paper and Packaging dividend performance. KapStone Paper and Packaging valuation forms a crucial part of our stock analysis. Based on a company's historical fundamentals we arrive at KapStone Paper and Packaging stock rating which is indicative of the company's financial performance.

Should you buy KS stock?

  • Long term revenue growth has been strong with a 5 year compounded annual growth of 22.3.
  • When compared with the Basic Materials sector average PS ratio of 1.3, the price-to-sales ratio of 1 for KS stock is attractive.
  • KapStone Paper and Packaging's return on invested capital of 6.7 is good.
  • The LTM ROE of 28.2 for KapStone Paper and Packaging is attractive.

Should you sell KS stock?

  • With a debt/equity ratio of 1.24, KapStone Paper and Packaging is highly leveraged in comparison to Basic Materials peers.
  • The company has an operating cash flow which is 0.5246 times the net income. This is not a healthy sign.
  • The company has a negative free cash flow margin of -1.5.

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Amigobulls KapStone Paper and Packaging stock analysis helps in evaluating the financial statements of a company to arrive at a conclusion about the fair value of KS stock. The fundamentals of a company are vital to identify long-term investment opportunities.

While doing a study of the company financials, KapStone Paper and Packaging revenue growth and profit or net income are two main metrics which help in identifying whether KS stock is overvalued or undervalued. Along with fundamentals, investors can utilize technical analysis to get a better idea about the price trend of KapStone Paper and Packaging stock.