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Graphic Packaging Holding Company : Before the Bell Scans of GPK, PKG, BLL, and BMS

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05/01/2013 | 02:00pm CEST

StockCall.com Provides Stock Research on Graphic Packaging Holding Co., Packaging Corp. of America, Ball Corp., and Bemis Co. Inc.

New York City, New York -- (May 01, 2013)

Although the U.S. remains the biggest market for packaging & container companies, emerging markets such as China and India have been the main growth drivers in recent years. With developed world economies struggling post-financial crisis of 2009, companies in the packaging & container sector have expanded their presence in emerging markets. The demand for consumer goods in emerging markets has been driven by rising income levels. With the trend expected to continue, the key for packaging & container companies such as Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), Packaging Corp. Of America (NYSE: PKG), Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL), and Bemis Company Inc. (NYSE: BMS) will be to continue to focus on emerging markets. Shares of packaging & container companies ended mostly higher in Tuesday?s trading session, tracking gains in the broad market. StockCall has taken an interest in these companies and you can now sign up to download the free technical research on GPK, PKG, BLL, and BMS at


Shares of Graphic Packaging Holding Company edged higher on Tuesday. The stock closed 0.40% higher at $7.52 on volume of 1.16 million after touching an intra-day high of $7.56. Graphic Packaging?s shares are currently trading close to their 52-week high of $7.90. The stock has outperformed the S&P 500 thus far in 2013, gaining more than 16.40%. The company?s shares are currently trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. However, the stock?s MACD has just crossed below the signal line, which suggests that market sentiment has turned bearish. Sign up today to read the free research report on GPK at


Shares of Packaging Corp. of America rose to a 52-week high of $47.57 yesterday. The stock closed 0.91% higher at $47.56 on above average volume of 1.26 million, taking its gains in the last three trading sessions to over 3%. Shares of PKG have seen a series of highs since the start of this year which is a bullish signal. The positive trend is further confirmed by the stock?s MACD chart. The company?s shares have gained more than 24.50% so far this year as compared to a gain of over 12% for the S&P 500. Register to download the free technical analysis on PKG at


Shares of Ball Corporation struggled in trading on Tuesday, extending their losses from previous trading sessions. The stock ended the day 0.76% lower at $44.12 on above average volume of 1.88 million, taking its losses in the last three trading sessions to over 2%. Year-to-date, shares of BLL have fallen more than 1.10% even as the broad market has rallied. The stock is currently trading over 9% below its 52-week high. The company?s shares recently slipped below their 50-day moving average which is a bearish signal. Free report on BLL can be accessed by registering at


Shares of Bemis Company Inc. edged higher on Tuesday, tracking gains in the broad market. The stock finished the day at $39.35, up 0.82% from previous day?s closing price. Volume stood at 688,990, below the daily average of 968,718. Bemis Company?s shares have gained more than 18.40% so far in 2013, outperforming the broad market. However, the stock has seen a pullback in recent trading sessions. The stock?s MACD chart suggests that market sentiment has turned bearish. The company?s shares currently have support at around $39.Register withStockCall and download the research on BMS for free at


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Financials ($)
Sales 2017 4 380 M
EBIT 2017 413 M
Net income 2017 203 M
Debt 2017 2 035 M
Yield 2017 2,12%
P/E ratio 2017 22,05
P/E ratio 2018 16,49
EV / Sales 2017 1,48x
EV / Sales 2018 1,40x
Capitalization 4 425 M
Duration : Period :
Graphic Packaging Holding  Technical Analysis Chart | GPK | US3886891015 | 4-Traders
Technical analysis trends GRAPHIC PACKAGING HOLDING
Short TermMid-TermLong Term
Income Statement Evolution
Mean consensus OUTPERFORM
Number of Analysts 12
Average target price 15,6 $
Spread / Average Target 9,4%
EPS Revisions
Michael P. Doss President, CEO, COO & Director
Phillip R. Martens Chairman
Stephen Richard Scherger Chief Financial Officer & Senior VP-Finance
G. Andrea Botta Independent Director
Lynn A. Wentworth Independent Director
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