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

$95.47
+0.46 (+0.48 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$92.01
Now: $95.47
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50-Day Range
$95.01
MA: $99.54
$104.71
52-Week Range
$71.05
Now: $95.47
$114.78
Volume2.13 million shs
Average Volume813,493 shs
Market Capitalization$9.05 billion
P/E Ratio17.68
Dividend Yield3.31%
Beta1.21
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: 2.1Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.82 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paperboard containers & boxes
Sub-IndustryPaper Packaging
CUSIP69515610
Phone847-482-3000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.96 billion
Cash Flow$12.01 per share
Book Value$32.44 per share

Profitability

Net Income$696.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees15,500
Market Cap$9.05 billion
Next Earnings Date10/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
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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 11.8% and is now trading at $95.47.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Packaging Corp Of America?

14 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, 8 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Packaging Corp Of America's next earnings date?

Packaging Corp Of America is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 28th 2020.
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How were Packaging Corp Of America's earnings last quarter?

Packaging Corp Of America (NYSE:PKG) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 28th. The industrial products company reported $1.38 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.27 by $0.11. The industrial products company had revenue of $1.54 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.62 billion. Packaging Corp Of America had a return on equity of 19.99% and a net margin of 7.65%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 12.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $2.04 earnings per share.
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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. Investors of record on Monday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.79 per share on Wednesday, July 15th. This represents a $3.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 12th.
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What price target have analysts set for PKG?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives 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 $102.45 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.3% from the stock's current price.
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Has Packaging Corp Of America been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about PKG stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Packaging Corp Of America earned a media sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media 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 impact on the company's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting Packaging Corp Of America?

Packaging Corp Of America saw a drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,970,000 shares, a drop of 10.5% from the July 15th total of 2,200,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 727,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.7 days. Approximately 2.1% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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 shareholders include Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.01%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.98%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.91%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.47%), Swiss National Bank (0.39%) and Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.22%). Company insiders that own Packaging Corp Of America stock include Bruce A Ridley, Donald R Shirley, Robert C Lyons and Thomas WH Walton.
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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 UBS Group AG, Fifth Third Bancorp, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Cannell Peter B & Co. Inc., New York State Teachers Retirement System, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, and NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V..
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Which major investors are buying Packaging Corp Of America stock?

PKG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Decatur Capital Management Inc., and Strs Ohio.
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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 $95.47.

How big of a company is Packaging Corp Of America?

Packaging Corp Of America has a market capitalization of $9.05 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 8/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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