Kraton Corporation (KRA) Plunges 14.03% on February 25

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Kraton Corporation (KRA) had a rough trading day for Thursday February 25 as shares tumbled 14.03%, or a loss of $-6.24 per share, to close at $38.25. After opening the day at $43.22, shares of Kraton Corporation traded as high as $44.00 and as low as $37.82. Volume was 469,989 shares over 7,083 trades, against an average daily volume of n/a shares and a total float of 31.87 million.

As a result of the decline, Kraton Corporation now has a market cap of $1.22 billion. In the last year, shares of Kraton Corporation have traded between a range of $45.89 and $4.45, and its 50-day SMA is currently $n/a and 200-day SMA is $n/a.

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Kraton Performance Polymers Inc manufactures and sells a variety of chemicals and polymers. The company's product portfolio is composed primarily of three product types: performance products, specialty polymers, and cariflex. Performance products, which generate the majority of revenue, include asphalt used to produce pavement, roofing shingles, personal care products, and packaging adhesives. Specialty polymers include lubricant additives, sealants, and thermoplastic polyolefins. Cariflex products include surgical gloves and catheters. Its polymer segment is comprised of SBCs and other engineered polymers business. The chemical segment is comprised of pine-based specialty products business.

Kraton Corporation is based out of Houston, TX and has some 1,944 employees. Its CEO is Kevin M. Fogarty.

Kraton Corporation is a component of the Russell 2000. 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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