NYSE:PKG - Packaging Corp Of America Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$115.28 +1.14 (+1.00 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$115.28
Today's Range$114.6250 - $116.32
52-Week Range$105.81 - $131.13
Volume1.48 million shs
Average Volume727,426 shs
Market Capitalization$10.77 billion
P/E Ratio19.15
Dividend Yield2.77%
Packaging Corp Of America logoPackaging Corporation of America manufactures and sells containerboard and corrugated packaging products primarily in the United States. The company's Packaging segment offers various corrugated packaging products, such as conventional shipping containers used to protect and transport manufactured goods; multi-color boxes and displays that help to merchandise the packaged product in retail locations; and honeycomb protective packaging products. It also produces packaging for meat, fresh fruit and vegetables, processed food, beverages, and other industrial and consumer products. This segment sells its corrugated products through a direct sales and marketing organization, independent brokers, and distribution partners. Its Paper segment manufactures and sells white papers comprising commodity and specialty papers with various features, such as colors, coatings, high brightness, and recycled content. The white papers also consist of communication papers, including cut-size office papers, and printing and converting papers; and pressure sensitive papers, such as release liners that are used to produce labels for use in consumer and commercially-packaged products. This segment sells white papers through the company's own sales personnel. Packaging Corporation of America was founded in 1867 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paperboard containers & boxes
Sub-IndustryPaper Packaging
SectorIndustrial Products


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.10
Current Ratio2.72
Quick Ratio1.58


Trailing P/E Ratio19.15
Forward P/E Ratio14.48
P/E Growth1.72

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.44 billion
Price / Sales1.69
Cash Flow$10.3856 per share
Price / Cash11.10
Book Value$23.13 per share
Price / Book4.98


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.02
Net Income$668.60 million
Net Margins10.48%
Return on Equity28.10%
Return on Assets9.80%


Outstanding Shares94,350,000

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Packaging Corp Of America (NYSE:PKG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Packaging Corp Of America's stock symbol?

Packaging Corp Of America trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PKG."

How often does Packaging Corp Of America pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Packaging Corp Of America?

Packaging Corp Of America declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 15th. Investors of record on Friday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.79 per share on Friday, July 13th. This represents a $3.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.74%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 14th. This is a boost from Packaging Corp Of America's previous quarterly dividend of $0.63. View Packaging Corp Of America's Dividend History.

How were Packaging Corp Of America's earnings last quarter?

Packaging Corp Of America (NYSE:PKG) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 24th. The industrial products company reported $1.55 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.02. The industrial products company earned $1.69 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.64 billion. Packaging Corp Of America had a return on equity of 28.10% and a net margin of 10.48%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 10.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.27 earnings per share. View Packaging Corp Of America's Earnings History.

When is Packaging Corp Of America's next earnings date?

Packaging Corp Of America is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Packaging Corp Of America.

What guidance has Packaging Corp Of America issued on next quarter's earnings?

Packaging Corp Of America updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of approx $1.96 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.88.

What price target have analysts set for PKG?

12 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Packaging Corp Of America's stock. Their predictions range from $111.00 to $150.00. On average, they anticipate Packaging Corp Of America's share price to reach $128.6364 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Packaging Corp Of America.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Packaging Corp Of America stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Packaging Corp Of America stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Packaging Corporation expects first-quarter 2018 earnings will be $1.52 per share, which includes the benefit from the U.S. tax reform. The company expects that demand in Packaging segment to remain strong in the first quarter. In the Paper segment, the company has started implementing price increases that will aid margin performance. Further, it will gain from improved activities in the Wallula and DeRidder mills. Moreover, the Sacramento Container acquisition will drive growth. Its estimates have been going up over the past 90 days. The company recorded mostly positive earnings surprises in recent quarters. The stock has also outperformed the industry it belongs to over the past year. However, Packaging Corporation's results will be impacted by lower containerboard volumes, elevated costs and adverse weather condition." (3/27/2018)
  • 2. KeyCorp analysts commented, "We are reducing our 2018 and 2019 EBITDA estimates following the Company’s 1Q18 guidance, but increasing our EPS estimates to reflect tax benefits." (2/2/2018)

Who are some of Packaging Corp Of America's key competitors?

Who are Packaging Corp Of America's key executives?

Packaging Corp Of America's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mark W. Kowlzan, Chairman & CEO (Age 62)
  • Mr. Robert P. Mundy, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Kent A. Pflederer, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 47)
  • Mr. Thomas A. Hassfurther, Exec. VP of Corrugated Products (Age 62)
  • Mr. Charles J. Carter, Sr. VP of Containerboard Mill Operations (Age 58)

Has Packaging Corp Of America been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about PKG stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Packaging Corp Of America earned a news impact score of -0.02 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 44.30 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are Packaging Corp Of America's major shareholders?

Packaging Corp Of America's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.13%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.10%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.67%), Santa Barbara Asset Management LLC (1.55%), Iridian Asset Management LLC CT (1.41%) and LSV Asset Management (1.33%). Company insiders that own Packaging Corp Of America stock include Charles J Carter, Jason Wayne Moreau, Kelly Abbott, Kent A Pflederer, Paul T Stecko, Thomas A Hassfurther and Thomas WH Walton. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Packaging Corp Of America.

Which major investors are selling Packaging Corp Of America stock?

PKG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Select Equity Group L.P., LSV Asset Management, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Schroder Investment Management Group, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Iridian Asset Management LLC CT and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Packaging Corp Of America company stock in the last year include Charles J Carter, Jason Wayne Moreau, Paul T Stecko, Thomas A Hassfurther and Thomas WH Walton. View Insider Buying and Selling for Packaging Corp Of America.

Which major investors are buying Packaging Corp Of America stock?

PKG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Stevens Capital Management LP, Chilton Investment Co. LLC and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale. Company insiders that have bought Packaging Corp Of America stock in the last two years include Jason Wayne Moreau and Kelly Abbott. View Insider Buying and Selling for Packaging Corp Of America.

How do I buy shares of Packaging Corp Of America?

Shares of PKG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Packaging Corp Of America's stock price today?

One share of PKG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $115.28.

How big of a company is Packaging Corp Of America?

Packaging Corp Of America has a market capitalization of $10.77 billion and generates $6.44 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $668.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.02 on an earnings per share basis. Packaging Corp Of America employs 14,600 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Packaging Corp Of America?

Packaging Corp Of America's mailing address is 1955 WEST FIELD COURT, LAKE FOREST IL, 60045. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 847-482-3000.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Packaging Corp Of America (PKG)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  350 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  401 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  751
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This page was last updated on 6/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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