KapStone Paper & Packaging Corp (KS) Drops 22.75% on January 25

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KapStone Paper & Packaging Corp (KS) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Monday January 25 as the stock slid 22.75% to $13.48, a loss of $-3.97 per share. Starting at an opening price of $15.76 a share, the stock traded between $13.46 and $15.76 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 4.98 million shares over 27,447 trades, against an average daily volume of 961,732 shares and a total float of 96.31 million.

The losses send KapStone Paper & Packaging Corp down to a market cap of $1.3 billion. In the last year, KapStone Paper & Packaging Corp has traded between $35.88 and $15.57, and its 50-day SMA is currently $21.82 and 200-day SMA is $23.01.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 13.2.

KapStone Paper And Packaging Corp produces containerboard, corrugated products, and specialty paper.

KapStone Paper & Packaging Corp is based out of Northbrook, IL and has some 4,628 employees. Its CEO is Roger W. Stone.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of KapStone Paper & Packaging Corp, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for KS. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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