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PKG - Packaging Of America Share Price

$135.89 3.9  2.9%

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Basic Materials
Large Cap
Market Cap £8.98bn
Enterprise Value £10.00bn
Revenue £4.78bn
Position in Universe 787th / 6711
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
5,742 5,779 6,445 7,015 6,964 6,658 6,980 7,005 +3.0%
+4.7 +7.3 +20.3 +37.1 -6.2 -23.8 +18.1 +5.09
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020,Packaging Corp Of America revenues decreased 4% to $6.66B.Net income applicable to common stockholders decreased 34%to $457.4M. Revenues reflect Paper segment decrease of 30%to $674.7M, Corporate and Other segment decrease of 14% to$81.8M, Packaging segment decrease of less than 1% to$5.9B. Net income also reflects Paper segment loss totaling$20M vs. income of $175.4M.
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Profile Summary

Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is a producer of containerboard products and uncoated freesheet. The Company operates through three segments: Packaging, Paper, and Corporate and Other. The Packaging segment produces a range of corrugated packaging products. The Paper segment manufactures and sells a range of papers, including communication-based papers and pressure sensitive papers. The Company's containerboard mills produces linerboard and semi-chemical corrugating medium, which are papers primarily used in the production of corrugated products. The Company's corrugated products manufacturing plants produce a range of corrugated packaging products, including conventional shipping containers used to protect and transport manufactured goods, multi-color boxes and displays. The Company also produces packaging for meat, fresh fruit and vegetables, processed food, beverages, and other industrial and consumer products.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated January 25, 1999
Public Since January 28, 2000
No. of Shareholders: 109
No. of Employees: 15,200
Sector Basic Materials
Industry Containers & Packaging
Index S&P 500 Materials (sector), S&P Composite 1500 , S&P 500 ,
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 94,800,000
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Frequently Asked Questions for Packaging of America
What is the Packaging of America share price?

As of 9:10pm, shares in Packaging of America are trading at $135.89, giving the company a market capitalisation of £8.98bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Packaging of America share price performed this year?

Shares in Packaging of America are currently trading at $135.89 and the price has moved by 43.62% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Packaging of America price has moved by 10.8% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Packaging of America?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Packaging of America, there are there are currently 2 "buy" , 7 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Packaging of America is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Packaging of America next release its financial results?

Packaging of America is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the Packaging of America dividend yield?

The Packaging of America dividend yield is 2.39% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Packaging of America pay a dividend?

Last year, Packaging of America paid a total dividend of 3.16, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.39%. Looking ahead, shares in Packaging of America are due to go ex-dividend on 2021-03-12 and the next dividend pay date is 2021-04-15.

When does Packaging of America next pay dividends?

Packaging of America are due to go ex-dividend on 2021-03-12 and the next dividend pay date is 2021-04-15. The historic dividend yield on Packaging of America shares is currently 2.39%.

How do I buy Packaging of America shares?

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What is the market cap of Packaging of America?

Shares in Packaging of America are currently trading at $135.89, giving the company a market capitalisation of £8.98bn.

Where are Packaging of America shares listed? Where are Packaging of America shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Packaging of America:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: PKG
What kind of share is Packaging of America?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Packaging of America is currently classified as a Super Stock. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Packaging of America share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Packaging of America are currently priced at $135.89. At that level they are trading at 10.24% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Packaging of America currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 6.797 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Packaging of America share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Packaging of America. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 18%. At the current price of $135.89, shares in Packaging of America are trading at 13.87% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Packaging of America PE Ratio?

The Packaging of America PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 22.94. The shares are currently trading at $135.89.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Packaging of America?

Packaging of America's management team is headed by:

Paul Stecko - DRC
Mark Kowlzan - CHM
Samuel Mencoff - LED
Thomas Hassfurther - EVP
Cheryl Beebe - IND
Thomas Walton - SVP
Charles Carter - SVP
Kent Pflederer - SVP
Robert Mundy - CFO
Duane Farrington - IND
Pamela Barnes - SVF
Donna Harman - IND
Bruce Ridley - SVP
Robert Schneider - SVP
D. Ray Shirley - SVP
Who are the major shareholders of Packaging of America?

Here are the top five shareholders of Packaging of America based on the size of their shareholding:

T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 12.05% (11.4m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 11.1% (10.5m shares)
Capital World Investors Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 6.57% (6.23m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 6% (5.69m shares)
State Street Global Advisors (US) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.34% (4.12m shares)
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