Kraton Performance Polymers

Kraton Performance Polymers is a leading global producer of engineered polymers used to enhance the performance of products that touch virtually every aspect of our lives. The original inventor of styrenic block copolymer (SBC) chemistry in the 1960s, Kraton has a history of innovation dating back almost 50 years that drives growth for its customers. The company has a broad portfolio of value-enhancing polymers that are used in a wide variety of applications including consumer and personal care items, adhesives and coatings, electronics, medical supplies, automotive components, and paving and roofing materials. Kraton offers its products to a diverse group of more than 800 customers in over 60 countries worldwide and collaborates with customers on custom solutions to meet specific needs.
Company Growth (employees)
Houston, US
Size (employees)
1,971 (est)
Kraton Performance Polymers is headquartered in Houston, US

Kraton Performance Polymers Office Locations

Kraton Performance Polymers has an office in Houston
Houston, US (HQ)
300 15710 John F Kennedy Blvd

Kraton Performance Polymers Data and Metrics

Kraton Performance Polymers Financial Metrics

Kraton Performance Polymers's revenue was reported to be $458.1 m in Q1, 2017

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

458.1 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

143.4 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %


Net income (Q1, 2017)

4.2 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

59.3 m

Market capitalization (22-Aug-2017)

1.1 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

104.1 m
Kraton Performance Polymers's current market capitalization is $1.1 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


276 m248.3 m415.4 m

Revenue growth, %



35.4 m

EBIT margin, %


Net Income

1.2 m(12.5 m)104.6 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


319 m261.4 m255.9 m269 m419.9 m454.6 m454.1 m458.1 m

Cost of goods sold

251.7 m255.1 m214.9 m208.5 m201.2 m326.1 m322.8 m318.9 m314.8 m

Gross profit

63.8 m46.6 m47.4 m67.8 m93.8 m131.9 m135.3 m143.4 m

Gross profit Margin, %


R&D expense

8 m7.4 m7.9 m7.8 m7.6 m10.6 m10.1 m9.7 m10.3 m

General and administrative expense

28.3 m16.4 m26.9 m23.6 m26.9 m

Operating expense total

36.3 m23.8 m34.9 m31.4 m34.5 m10.6 m10.1 m9.7 m10.3 m


50.8 m59.3 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

6.2 m6.1 m6.1 m5.7 m6.2 m33.8 m33.7 m33.9 m34.3 m

Pre tax profit

13 m17.4 m(9.7 m)(5 m)11.1 m1.3 m7.9 m17 m5.4 m

Income tax expense

2.2 m1.1 m66 k993 k3.1 m86.3 m(1 m)(2.2 m)(1.2 m)

Net Income

10.9 m16.3 m(6 m)8 m87.5 m6.9 m14.8 m4.2 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


175.9 m53.8 m70 m121.7 m

Accounts Receivable

108.7 m54.1 m


4.9 m908.6 k10.9 m

Current Assets

673.2 m531 m482.7 m746.5 m


770 m

Total Assets

1.2 b1.1 b1.1 b2.9 b

Accounts Payable

88.1 m875.6 k42.9 m

Total Debt

351.9 m429.2 m1.7 b

Current Liabilities

195.1 m143.5 m164.6 m337 m

Total Liabilities

2.4 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

363.6 m361.3 m349.9 m361.7 m

Retained Earnings

170.8 m168 m147.1 m254.4 m

Total Equity

554.4 m468.2 m393 m490.2 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.8 x1.1 x3.5 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.4 x0.6 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x2.3 x2.8 x5.9 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


65.9 m62.3 m39.8 m60.2 m63.8 m78.4 m110.6 m143.5 m104.1 m

Current Assets

616.7 m587 m480.9 m487.2 m484.3 m715.8 m737.9 m764.1 m806.9 m


740.2 m735.5 m753.9 m770.5 m

Total Assets

1.2 b1.1 b1 b1.1 b1.1 b3 b3 b2.9 b3 b

Current Liabilities

148.8 m140.7 m109.5 m129.4 m147.9 m243.3 m275.6 m329.9 m327 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

370.2 m372.8 m354.6 m356.6 m347.5 m352.2 m354.3 m358.8 m364.2 m

Retained Earnings

174.1 m190.7 m154.6 m148.7 m151.1 m235.2 m242.6 m258.2 m260.9 m

Total Equity

566.7 m556.3 m415.1 m420.3 m395.9 m506.9 m510.4 m534.7 m511.8 m

Financial Leverage

2 x2 x2.5 x2.5 x2.7 x5.8 x5.8 x5.5 x5.8 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.2 m(12.5 m)104.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

63.2 m66.2 m62.1 m125.7 m

Accounts Receivable

(1.2 m)13 m(5.1 m)(17.5 m)


(370.4 k)

Accounts Payable

254.3 k

Cash From Operating Activities

105.5 m29.9 m103.8 m138.5 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(88.7 m)(114.4 m)(128.7 m)(1.4 b)

Long-term Borrowings

(136.9 m)(39 m)(30 m)(485.1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(62.2 m)(24.4 m)47.1 m1.3 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

10.9 m16.3 m(6 m)8 m87.5 m6.9 m14.8 m4.2 m

Depreciation and Amortization

16.7 m16.6 m15.3 m15.4 m16.1 m30.2 m31.8 m32 m33.1 m
USDY, 2017


232.4 k

Financial Leverage

5.8 x

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BRIEF-Kraton Performance Polymers Inc Q2 earnings per share $0.24

* Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. announces second quarter 2016 results

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