Packaging Corporation of America (PKG): Price and Financial Metrics

Packaging Corporation of America (PKG)

Today's Latest Price: $118.50 USD

0.79 (0.67%)

Updated Oct 22 2:16pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 19 in Industrial - Packaging

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PKG Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $11,163,030,440, Packaging Corp Of America has a greater market value than 85.24% of US stocks.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Packaging Corp Of America is higher than it is for about 77.85% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Packaging Corp Of America's share price is greater than that of only 5.58% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Packaging Corp Of America, a group of peers worth examining would be WRK, LEG, VIAC, WLK, and LEA.
  • Visit PKG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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PKG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $118.50 52-week high $120.71
Prev. close $117.71 52-week low $71.05
Day low $116.53 Volume 140,895
Day high $118.50 Avg. volume 830,883
50-day MA $107.52 Dividend yield 2.68%
200-day MA $99.21 Market Cap 11.24B

Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) Company Bio

Packaging Corporation of America manufactures and sells containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the United States, Europe, Mexico, and Canada. The company was founded in 1867 and is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.

PKG Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$118.50$153.06 31%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Packaging Corp Of America with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Packaging Corp Of America ranked in the 52th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Packaging Corp Of America, consider:

  • Packaging Corp Of America's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 20.84% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Consumer Cyclical), Packaging Corp Of America has a reliance on debt greater than only 24.04% of them.

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Latest PKG News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Packaging Corp Of America that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PKG as an investment opportunity.

Packaging declares $0.79 dividend

Packaging (PKG) declares $0.79/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Forward yield 3.19%Payable Oct. 15; for shareholders of record Sept. 15; ex-div Sept. 14.See PKG Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | August 25, 2020

Why Packaging Corporation (PKG) Might Surprise This Earnings Season

Packaging Corporation (PKG) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

Yahoo | July 27, 2020

Packaging Corp (PKG) to Post Q2 Earnings: What's in Store?

Packaging Corp's (PKG) second-quarter results are likely to reflect strong demand for critical products amid the coronavirus crisis, offset by lower demand for paper consumption in schools and offices.

Yahoo | July 22, 2020

Packaging Corp. (PKG) Expected to Beat Earnings Estimates: What to Know Ahead of Q2 Release

Packaging Corp. (PKG) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 21, 2020

Did Hedge Funds Make The Right Call On Packaging Corporation Of America (PKG) ?

The latest 13F reporting period has come and gone, and Insider Monkey is again at the forefront when it comes to making use of this gold mine of data. We at Insider Monkey have plowed through 821 13F filings that hedge funds and well-known value investors are required to file by the SEC. The 13F […]

Yahoo | July 17, 2020

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PKG Price Returns

1-mo 10.59%
3-mo 16.16%
6-mo 39.98%
1-year 11.18%
3-year 9.55%
5-year 106.33%
YTD 8.49%
2019 38.35%
2018 -28.85%
2017 45.51%
2016 39.09%
2015 -16.55%

PKG Dividends

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