Kraton Performance Polymers (KRA) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for December 29

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Kraton Performance Polymers (KRA) experienced unusually high volume on Dec. 29, as the stock lost 3.79% to a closing price of $17.00. The stock saw 331,925 shares trade hands over the course of the day on 2,749 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 182,419 shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.

Kraton Performance Polymers has a P/B ratio of 1.44. It also has a P/E ratio of 7.8. The stock has traded between $25.22 and $16.97 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $20.72, and its 200-day SMA $21.36.

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc is a producer of styrenic block copolymers and other engineered polymers. The Company markets its products under the Kraton brand.

Headquartered in Houston, TX, Kraton Performance Polymers has 934 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Kevin M. Fogarty.

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