Kraton produces copolymers and manufactures products for diapers, razor blades, surgical gloves, latex gloves, toothbrushes, power tools and asphalt. The company sells over 800 products in 60 countries worldwide.
This is a small-cap stock without a dividend, and should therefore pose more inherent risk than a stock like General Electric. Consensus earnings per share (eps) are projected to grow 9.2% and 12.4% in fiscal years 2011 and 2012. The PE is 9.7 based on projected 2011 eps.
The stock recently traded in the $30-$33.50 range, and is just now breaking out and reaching now highs. I would be a buyer at the current price, and use stop-loss orders to protect my principal while the stock rose.
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