Alert: Negative Investment/Fundamental Signals (10/9/19)-Kraton Corp (NYSE: KRA)


Extremely significant negative changes in Kraton Corp (NYSE: KRA) investment behavior have recently occurred: the stock’s recent price decline challenged its longer term uptrend, its shorter term price trend turned down, and negative upside/downside volume developed.

Kraton Corp (NYSE: KRA) suffers from minimal negative changes in fundamentals: significant quarterly earnings deceleration occurred.

In light of these highly negative signals we are reviewing our current Overall Rating of A. We would view the shares with caution pending completion of this review in the next several days.


Current PriceTarget Research Rating

Reflecting future returns on capital that are forecasted to be above the cost of capital, KRA is expected to continue to be a major Value Builder.

Kraton has a current Value Trend Rating of A (Highest Rating). The Value Trend Rating reflects complementary signals from PTR’s two proprietary measures of a stock’s attractiveness. Kraton has a slightly positive Power Rating of 64 and a very high Appreciation Score of 87, producing the Highest Value Trend Rating.

Recent Price Action

On 10/9/19, Kraton Corp (NYSE: KRA) stock rose slightly by 0.3%, closing at $30.07. However, below average trading volume at 81% of normal accompanied the advance. The stock has declined -5.8% during the last week and has performed in line with the market over the last nine months.

About John Lafferty 77149 Articles
During his career, John has developed valuation and stock rating methodologies, managed institutional portfolios and mutual funds, and provided equity research to institutional investors on thousands of companies. He has been Director of Research at PTR since its inception in 2004.

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