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Packaging Corp of America PKG Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Feb 02, 2023, 7:00 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 145.09
  • Sector Consumer Cyclical
  • Industry Packaging & Containers
  • Investment Style Mid Value
  • Day Range 141.30  –  145.44
  • Year Range 110.56  –  168.50
  • Market Cap 13.4258 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 895,627.0 /  667,614.8
  • Price / Sales 1.59
  • Price / Book 3.38
  • Forward Div Yield 3.45%
  • Trailing Div Yield 3.27%

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Packaging Corp Reports Solid Fourth-Quarter Results, but Box Volumes Remain Pressured

Spencer Liberman Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

| Spencer Liberman |

No-moat-rated Packaging Corp of America reported fourth-quarter results that were largely in line with our expectations. Demand for its corrugated packaging products continued to face pressure amid heightened economic uncertainty. That said, Packaging Corp’s stringent cost management and previously announced paper price increases partially offset lower volumes in the quarter. Consolidated operating margins contracted 280 basis points from a year ago to 14.6%, largely due to higher operating costs. We are maintaining our fair value estimate of $110 per share.

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Company Profile PKG

Business Description

Packaging Corp of America is the third-largest containerboard and corrugated packaging manufacturer in the United States. It produces over 4 million tons of containerboard annually. The company's share of the domestic containerboard market is about 10%. The firm differentiates itself from larger competitors by focusing on smaller customers and operating with a high degree of flexibility.

1 North Field Court
Lake Forest, IL, 60045
Industry Packaging & Containers
Employees 15,200

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FAQs for Packaging Corp of America Stock

Yes. PKG has a forward dividend yield of 3.52%. See PKG’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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PKG’s market cap is 13.43 Bil.
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PKG’s stock style is Mid Value.
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PKG’s price/sales is 1.56.
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PKG’s price/forward earnings is 15.46.
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PKG’s price/book is 3.31.
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PKG’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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