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NYSE:PKGPackaging Corp Of America Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.35 (+0.35 %)
(As of 07/6/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $100.00
50-Day Range
MA: $99.62
52-Week Range
Now: $100.00
Volume547,300 shs
Average Volume807,183 shs
Market Capitalization$9.48 billion
P/E Ratio14.60
Dividend Yield3.17%
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. 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.98 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paperboard containers & boxes
Sub-IndustryPaper Packaging



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.96 billion
Cash Flow$12.05 per share
Book Value$32.44 per share


Net Income$696.40 million


Market Cap$9.48 billion
Next Earnings Date7/28/2020 (Confirmed)

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

How has Packaging Corp Of America's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Packaging Corp Of America's stock was trading at $85.37 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PKG shares have increased by 17.1% and is now trading at $100.00. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Packaging Corp Of America?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Packaging Corp Of America in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Packaging Corp Of America.

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

Packaging Corp Of America is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 28th 2020. View our earnings forecast 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 Tuesday, July 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Packaging Corp Of America (NYSE:PKG) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April, 27th. The industrial products company reported $1.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.22 by $0.28. The industrial products company earned $1.71 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.67 billion. Packaging Corp Of America had a return on equity of 22.37% and a net margin of 9.39%. Packaging Corp Of America's revenue was down 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.98 EPS. View Packaging Corp Of America's earnings history.

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 Tuesday, May 5th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.79 per share on Wednesday, July 15th. This represents a $3.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 12th. View Packaging Corp Of America's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for PKG?

13 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Packaging Corp Of America's shares. Their forecasts range from $79.00 to $118.00. On average, they expect Packaging Corp Of America's stock price to reach $100.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Packaging Corp Of America.

Has Packaging Corp Of America been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about PKG stock have been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Packaging Corp Of America earned a daily sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news about Packaging Corp Of America.

Are investors shorting Packaging Corp Of America?

Packaging Corp Of America saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,620,000 shares, an increase of 40.9% from the June 15th total of 1,860,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 838,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.1 days. Approximately 2.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Packaging Corp Of America's Current Options Chain.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Packaging Corp Of America own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Packaging Corp Of America investors own include Home Depot (HD), Intel (INTC), Verizon Communications (VZ), AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Honeywell International (HON), Boeing (BA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Altria Group (MO).

Who are Packaging Corp Of America's key executives?

Packaging Corp Of America's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Mark W. Kowlzan, Chairman & CEO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Robert P. Mundy, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Kent A. Pflederer, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 48)
  • Mr. Thomas A. Hassfurther, Exec. VP of Corrugated Products (Age 63)
  • Mr. Charles J. Carter, Sr. VP of Containerboard Mill Operations (Age 59)

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."

Who are Packaging Corp Of America's major shareholders?

Packaging Corp Of America's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.09%) and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.01%). Company insiders that own Packaging Corp Of America stock include Bruce A Ridley, Donald R Shirley, Robert C Lyons and Thomas WH Walton. View institutional ownership trends for Packaging Corp Of America.

Which institutional investors are buying Packaging Corp Of America stock?

PKG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, 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 $100.00.

How big of a company is Packaging Corp Of America?

Packaging Corp Of America has a market capitalization of $9.48 billion and generates $6.96 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $696.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.65 on an earnings per share basis. Packaging Corp Of America employs 15,500 workers across the globe.

What is Packaging Corp Of America's official website?

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

How can I contact Packaging Corp Of America?

Packaging Corp Of America's mailing address is 1 NORTH FIELD COURT, LAKE FOREST IL, 60045. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 847-482-3000.

This page was last updated on 7/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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