Influential Analyst Rating Changes: Accenture plc (ACN), Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK)

The firm has a market cap of $4,788.18, a P/E ratio of 25.34, a PEG ratio of 4.73 and a beta of 1.19. It operates through three divisions: Paperboard Mills, Americas Paperboard Packaging, and Europe Paperboard Packaging. It has a 2.28 P/E ratio.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company is a provider of paper-based packaging solutions for a range of products to food, beverage and other consumer product companies.

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The volatility measures taking place as price volatility of stock was 4.70% for a week and 3.75% for a month. Lam Research Corporation had 67 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, October 20 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $17.0 target in Tuesday, October 24 report. On Friday, June 23 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Buy". The stock has "Outperform" rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, May 16. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.055 during the last trading session, reaching $15.405. The volume of 2.1 Million shares climbed up over an trading activity of 2.01 Million shares. Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) has risen 2.85% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.85% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Graphic Packaging's analysts are positive. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Graphic Packaging Holding from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $16.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. For the next year, analysts expect that the firm will post sales of $4.59 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $4.52 billion to $4.73 billion. On Wednesday, August 30 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Hold". The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Monday, January 9 by Barclays Capital.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) waking on thin line between bulls and bears tracks and with several factors it's pulling towards optimistic side to some extend but some take to pessimistic side. KeyCorp reiterated a "hold" rating on shares of Graphic Packaging Holding in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. If the published price targets set by Graphic Packaging Holding Company analysts have any power to influence the stock's share price, the highest price target set for GPK is $20. The industrial products company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.18. UNP's profit will be $1.20B for 20.93 P/E if the $1.53 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.18 actual earnings per share reported by Graphic Packaging Holding Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.11% EPS growth. Graphic Packaging Holding Company had a net margin of 5.30% and a return on equity of 21.46%. The latest exchange of 2.35 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 3.45 Million shares. American Century Companies Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Graphic Packaging by 241.9% during the third quarter. Skylands Capital Llc owns 462,650 shares or 6.97% of their USA portfolio. The stock is now showing healthy performance of 3.14% throughout last week and witnessed bearish performance of -1.84% in one month period. LORD PATRICK J also sold $430,320 worth of Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) on Tuesday, June 13. The stock has 233.08 million shares outstanding and Average True Range for 14 days of 1.03. The firm offers thin film deposition products, including SABRE electrochemical deposition products for copper damascene manufacturing; ALTUS systems to deposit conformal atomic layer films for tungsten metallization applications; VECTOR plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition and atomic layer deposition systems to deposit oxides, nitrides, and carbides for hardmasks, multiple patterning films, anti-reflective layers, multi-layer stack films, and diffusion barriers; and Striker atomic layer deposition systems that deliver conformal dielectric films for spacer patterning and liner applications in various advanced memory and logic structures. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.95%. It turned negative, as 43 investors sold Lam Research Corporation shares while 255 reduced holdings. Trinity Street Asset Management Llp, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 339,945 shares. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.075 per share. First Houston Cap holds 0.24% or 1,700 shares. Horizon Inv Ser Lc holds 57,388 shares or 3.63% of its portfolio. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.20 earnings per share. LRCX's profit will be $594.34 million for 12.55 P/E if the $3.67 EPS becomes a reality. The firm had revenue of $1.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.11 billion.

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