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S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Stock market today: Asian stocks track Wall Street's decline as Middle East tensions escalate
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern
Biden administration agrees to provide $6.4 billion to Samsung for making computer chips in Texas
The IRS is quicker to answer the phone on this Tax Day
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Stock market today: Asian stocks track Wall Street's decline as Middle East tensions escalate
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern
Biden administration agrees to provide $6.4 billion to Samsung for making computer chips in Texas
The IRS is quicker to answer the phone on this Tax Day
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Stock market today: Asian stocks track Wall Street's decline as Middle East tensions escalate
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern
Biden administration agrees to provide $6.4 billion to Samsung for making computer chips in Texas
The IRS is quicker to answer the phone on this Tax Day

Packaging Co. of America (PKG) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$182.20
-4.08 (-2.19%)
(As of 04/12/2024 08:52 PM ET)

Packaging Co. of America Consensus Analyst Rating and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Analysts' Consensus Rating

Hold
Based on 7 Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Price Target

$171.29
-5.99% Downside
High Forecast$202.00
Average Forecast$171.29
Low Forecast$132.00
TypeCurrent Forecast
4/16/23 to 4/15/24
1 Month Ago
3/17/23 to 3/16/24
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1/16/23 to 1/16/24
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4/16/22 to 4/16/23
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Hold
Hold
Hold
Reduce
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
2 Buy rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
Hold
5 Hold rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
Sell
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$171.29$165.33$154.67$131.88
Predicted Upside-5.99% Downside3.87% Upside2.24% Upside0.53% Upside
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PKG Analyst Ratings By Month

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PKG Price Targets by Month

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Packaging Co. of America Stock vs. The Competition

TypePackaging Co. of AmericaIndustrial Products CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.29
2.55
2.49
Consensus RatingHoldModerate BuyHold
Predicted Upside-5.99% Downside106.83% Upside10.21% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
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Recent Analyst Ratings and Stock Forecasts

DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
4/12/2024BNP Paribas
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 DowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$182.00-2.30%
4/4/2024Citigroup
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$172.00 ➝ $183.00-3.70%
3/4/2024Bank of America
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 UpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$172.00 ➝ $202.00+12.10%
1/29/2024Seaport Res Ptn
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M. Weintraub
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DowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral
1/4/2024Truist Financial
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$170.00 ➝ $187.00+13.23%
11/30/2023Wells Fargo & Company
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 Boost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$147.00 ➝ $173.00+6.89%
10/18/2023Jefferies Financial Group
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 Lower TargetHold ➝ Hold$142.00 ➝ $140.00-8.75%
6/30/2023UBS Group
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 Lower Target$137.00 ➝ $132.00+0.11%
4/26/2023VNET Group
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4/26/202322nd Century Group
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PKG Price Target - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Packaging Co. of America's consensus rating and price target?

According to the issued ratings of 7 analysts in the last year, the consensus rating for Packaging Co. of America stock is Hold based on the current 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for PKG. The average twelve-month price prediction for Packaging Co. of America is $171.29 with a high price target of $202.00 and a low price target of $132.00. Learn more on PKG's analyst rating history.

Do Wall Street analysts like Packaging Co. of America more than its competitors?

Analysts like Packaging Co. of America less than other Industrial Products companies. The consensus rating for Packaging Co. of America is Hold while the average consensus rating for industrial products companies is Moderate Buy. Learn more on how PKG compares to other companies.

Is Packaging Co. of America being upgraded or downgraded by Wall Street analysts?

Over the previous 90 days, Packaging Co. of America's stock had 2 downgrades and 1 upgrade by analysts.

Does Packaging Co. of America's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Packaging Co. of America's stock has a predicted upside of 0.95% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

What analysts cover Packaging Co. of America?

Packaging Co. of America has been rated by Bank of America, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, and Seaport Res Ptn in the past 90 days.


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