NYSE:PKG - Packaging Corp Of America Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$87.94 -0.11 (-0.12 %)
(As of 10/15/2018 10:56 AM ET)
Previous Close$88.05
Today's Range$87.66 - $88.51
52-Week Range$86.98 - $131.13
Volume8,258 shs
Average Volume793,689 shs
Market Capitalization$10.37 billion
P/E Ratio14.60
Dividend Yield3.55%
Beta1.77
Packaging 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Paperboard containers & boxes
Sub-IndustryPaper Packaging
SectorIndustrial Products
SymbolNYSE:PKG
CUSIP69515610
Phone847-482-3000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.05
Current Ratio2.73
Quick Ratio1.67

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio14.60
Forward P/E Ratio11.13
P/E Growth1.67

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.44 billion
Price / Sales1.29
Cash Flow$8.2495 per share
Price / Cash10.66
Book Value$23.13 per share
Price / Book3.80

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.02
Net Income$668.60 million
Net Margins10.83%
Return on Equity28.48%
Return on Assets10.45%

Miscellaneous

Employees14,600
Outstanding Shares94,500,000
Market Cap$10.37 billion

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 30th. Investors of record on Friday, September 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.79 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $3.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.59%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 13th. 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 Wednesday, July, 25th. The industrial products company reported $2.08 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.97 by $0.11. The industrial products company earned $1.77 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.72 billion. Packaging Corp Of America had a net margin of 10.83% and a return on equity of 28.48%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.52 EPS. 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, October 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Packaging Corp Of America.

How can I listen to Packaging Corp Of America's earnings call?

Packaging Corp Of America will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 25th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8557300288.

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

Packaging Corp Of America updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.14 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.24.

What price target have analysts set for PKG?

8 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Packaging Corp Of America's shares. Their forecasts range from $98.00 to $140.00. On average, they expect Packaging Corp Of America's share price to reach $125.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 42.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Packaging Corp Of America.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Packaging Corp Of America?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Packaging Corp Of America in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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's results will be impacted by the prevailing inflation. Majority of operating costs, including higher recycled fiber prices and incremental wage pressure with a tighter labor market will hurt margins. Also, increased freight, logistic expenses and higher maintenance outage costs remain headwinds. Its estimates have been going down over the past 60 days. Moreover, the stock has underperformed the industry it belongs to in a year’s time." (9/26/2018)
  • 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)

Who are Packaging Corp Of America's major shareholders?

Packaging Corp Of America's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.10%), JLB & Associates Inc. (0.09%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.08%), Midas Management Corp (0.02%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.02%) and New England Research & Management Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Packaging Corp Of America stock include Charles J Carter, Jason Wayne Moreau, Kelly Abbott, 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Clinton Group Inc., JLB & Associates Inc., CENTRAL TRUST Co and Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC. 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 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 CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Midas Management Corp, Aurora Investment Counsel, New England Research & Management Inc., Manning & Napier Group LLC, Covenant Asset Management LLC and Daiwa SB Investments Ltd.. 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 $87.94.

How big of a company is Packaging Corp Of America?

Packaging Corp Of America has a market capitalization of $10.37 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.

What is Packaging Corp Of America's official website?

The official website for Packaging Corp Of America is http://www.packagingcorp.com.

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 (NYSE PKG)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  380 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  441 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  821
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This page was last updated on 10/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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