NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Graphic Packaging Holding(GPK) - Get Report are climbing 5% to $13.77 early Tuesday afternoon after the Atlanta-based company reported 2016 second quarter results that matched analysts' expectations.
Before today's market open, the provider of packaging solutions posted adjusted earnings of 19 cents per diluted share, in line with analysts' estimates.
Revenue came in at $1.1 billion, which is what analysts had projected.
"We delivered second quarter results that met our high expectations," CEO Michael Doss said in a statement, "Net sales were up 4.4% driven primarily by acquisitions, while volumes in our core business remained stable."
Graphic Packaging provides paper-based packaging solutions for a variety of products to food, beverage and other consumer product companies.
Separately, TheStreet Ratings Team has a "Buy" rating with a score of B on the stock.
The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity.
The team believes its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that were evaluated.
Recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.
You can view the full analysis from the report here: GPK