Packaging Corporation of America (PKG): Price and Financial Metrics
PKG Stock Summary
- PKG has a market capitalization of $13,352,760,813 -- more than approximately 84.66% of US stocks.
- Packaging Corp Of America's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 75.62% of US listed stocks.
- The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Packaging Corp Of America is higher than it is for about 79.38% of US stocks.
- If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Packaging Corp Of America, a group of peers worth examining would be DAR, LEG, VIAC, LEA, and WLK.
- PKG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Packaging Corp Of America's official web site, go to www.packagingcorp.com.
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PKG Price/Volume Stats
|Current price||$142.25||52-week high||$148.14|
|Prev. close||$140.81||52-week low||$85.00|
|Day high||$142.39||Avg. volume||651,273|
|50-day MA||$135.60||Dividend yield||2.84%|
|200-day MA||$122.80||Market Cap||13.51B|
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
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The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Packaging Corp Of America. To summarize, we found that Packaging Corp Of America ranked in the 44th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 35%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Packaging Corp Of America ended up being:
- Packaging Corp Of America's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 19.59% of tickers in our DCF set.
- Packaging Corp Of America's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 19 -- greater than 76.92% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
- The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than just 23.86% of stocks in its sector (Consumer Cyclical).
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