Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) Reaches $15.63 Formed H&S; BRENNTAG AG MUEHLEIM/RUHR NAMEN – AKT G (BNTGF) Shorts Increased By 71.33%

BRENNTAG AG MUEHLEIM/RUHR NAMEN – AKT G (OTCMKTS:BNTGF) had an increase of 71.33% in short interest. BNTGF’s SI was 118,900 shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 71.33% from 69,400 shares previously. With 400 avg volume, 297 days are for BRENNTAG AG MUEHLEIM/RUHR NAMEN – AKT G (OTCMKTS:BNTGF)’s short sellers to cover BNTGF’s short positions. It closed at $62.305 lastly. It is down 0.00% since March 11, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) formed H&S with $15.16 target or 3.00% below today’s $15.63 share price. Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) has $4.84B valuation. The stock increased 1.63% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $15.63. About 975,852 shares traded. Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) has risen 2.85% since March 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.85% the S&P500.

Brenntag AG, a chemical distribution company, provides distribution solutions for industrial and specialty chemicals worldwide. The company has market cap of $9.57 billion. The firm also provides value added services. It has a 19.39 P/E ratio. It serves clients in various end-market industries, such as adhesives, paints, gas and oil, food, water treatment, personal care, and pharmaceuticals.

Analysts await Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $0.17 EPS, up 21.43% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.14 per share. GPK’s profit will be $52.65 million for 22.99 P/E if the $0.17 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.17 actual EPS reported by Graphic Packaging Holding Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Among 13 analysts covering Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 85% are positive. Graphic Packaging Holding Company has $23.0 highest and $1400 lowest target. $17.56’s average target is 12.35% above currents $15.63 stock price. Graphic Packaging Holding Company had 39 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, August 21 with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, October 29 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, October 25 by Robert W. Baird. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of GPK in report on Tuesday, October 24 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, October 9 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 23 by BMO Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) rating on Tuesday, May 30. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $1500 target. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 25 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. CLSA initiated the shares of GPK in report on Tuesday, November 22 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 3 by Bank of America.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.12, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 28 investors sold Graphic Packaging Holding Company shares while 79 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 294.74 million shares or 2.31% more from 288.07 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P holds 4.86M shares. Renaissance Technologies Ltd Liability Co invested in 955,089 shares. Susquehanna Ltd Liability Partnership accumulated 148,455 shares. Aperio Grp Ltd Llc holds 0.01% in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) or 96,147 shares. Stifel Financial Corp holds 327,917 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. 477,250 are held by Riverhead Capital Ltd Company. Daiwa Securities Group Inc owns 426,446 shares. Sg Americas Secs Limited Liability invested in 20,927 shares or 0% of the stock. Highland Management Limited Liability stated it has 0.35% in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK). Prudential holds 0% in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) or 17,389 shares. Clear Harbor Asset Limited Liability has 34,425 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. State Of Wisconsin Invest Board has invested 0% in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK). Three Peaks Capital Mgmt Ltd invested 1.75% in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK). Alliancebernstein Lp has 0.09% invested in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK). Tradewinds Cap Management Limited Liability invested in 50 shares.