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

Packaging Corporation of America (PKG)

Today's Latest Price: $92.99 USD

0.08 (0.09%)

Updated May 22 6:30pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 17 in Industrial - Packaging

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PKG Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $8,819,429,926, Packaging Corp Of America has a greater market value than 85.1% of US stocks.
  • For PKG, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 79.16% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of Packaging Corp Of America's share price is greater than that of only 9.9% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Packaging Corp Of America are WRK, LEG, STLD, SMG, and LEA.
  • PKG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Packaging Corp Of America's official web site, go to
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PKG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $92.99 52-week high $114.78
Prev. close $92.91 52-week low $71.05
Day low $91.51 Volume 390,766
Day high $93.17 Avg. volume 951,620
50-day MA $89.24 Dividend yield 3.4%
200-day MA $101.04 Market Cap 8.82B

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:

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 61th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 94% on a DCF basis. 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 7%; for context, that number is higher than only 22.26% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • PKG's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than only 22.26% 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 24.79% of them.

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Here's Why You Should Hold Packaging Corp in Your Portfolio

Investors can retain Packaging Corp (PKG) stock in their portfolio for the time being on solid prospects.

Zacks Investment Research | May 22, 2020

Packaging Corp of America (NYSE: PKG) Q1 2020 Earnings Call Transcript | AlphaStreet

Q1 2020 final earnings conference call transcript of Packaging Corp of America - PKG stock | April 29, 2020

Packaging Corp's (PKG) Earnings & Sales Trump Estimates in Q1

Packaging Corp (PKG) delivers better-than-expected performance in Q1 on higher volumes in the Packaging segment.

Zacks Investment Research | April 28, 2020

Packaging Corp. (PKG) Q1 Earnings and Revenues Top Estimates

Packaging Corp. (PKG) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 25.00% and 3.53%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Zacks Investment Research | April 27, 2020

Industrial Stocks' Apr 27 Earnings Roster: AMCR, PKG, LECO

Let's see how Amcor (AMCR), Packaging Corporation (PKG) and Lincoln Electric (LECO) are expected to fare this earnings season despite the coronavirus woes.

Zacks Investment Research | April 24, 2020

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PKG Price Returns

1-mo 8.14%
3-mo -0.37%
6-mo -15.65%
1-year 5.50%
3-year -1.03%
5-year 53.16%
YTD -16.19%
2019 38.35%
2018 -28.85%
2017 45.51%
2016 39.09%
2015 -16.55%

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