PKG - Packaging Corporation of America

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
98.47
+1.11 (+1.14%)
At close: 4:02PM EST
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Previous Close97.36
Open98.18
Bid75.00 x 800
Ask0.00 x 900
Day's Range97.83 - 98.80
52 Week Range77.90 - 124.70
Volume574,672
Avg. Volume911,706
Market Cap9.232B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.67
PE Ratio (TTM)12.62
EPS (TTM)7.80
Earnings DateApr 22, 2019 - Apr 26, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield3.16 (3.25%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-12-14
1y Target Est106.55
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  • Markit10 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Packaging Corp of America.

    Packaging Corp of America NYSE:PKGView full report here! Summary * Perception of the company's creditworthiness is negative * ETFs holding this stock have seen outflows over the last one-month * Bearish sentiment is low Bearish sentimentShort interest | PositiveShort interest is extremely low for PKG with fewer than 1% of shares on loan. This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting PKG. Money flowETF/Index ownership | NegativeETF activity is negative. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding PKG totaled $14.00 billion. Additionally, the rate of outflows appears to be accelerating. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | NeutralAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Industrials sector is rising. The rate of growth is weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, however. Credit worthinessCredit default swap | NegativeThe current level displays a negative indicator. PKG credit default swap spreads are decreasing, indicating some improvement in the market's perception of the company's credit worthiness. Additionally, they are within the middle of the range set over the last three years.Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents14 days ago

    Edited Transcript of PKG earnings conference call or presentation 30-Jan-19 2:00pm GMT

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  • GlobeNewswire17 days ago

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  • Associated Press20 days ago

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  • Business Wire20 days ago

    Packaging Corporation of America Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results

    Packaging Corporation of America today reported fourth quarter 2018 net income of $205 million, or $2.16 per share and $2.17 per share excluding special items. Fourth quarter net sales were $1.75 billion in 2018 and $1.68 billion in 2017.

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The stock lost a total of 37% in 2018, mostly in response to tepid sales growth of its relatively new IQOS product, though downgrades all throughout the year certainly played a role in the pullback. The sellers arguably overshot their target though. * The 10 Best Index Funds to Buy and Hold While the global smoking cessation movement continues to gain traction and Philip Morris hasn't been the player it needs to be in the vaping market, this company still owns one of the most recognized and respected brand names in the business. Sales and earnings are projected to improve 2.8% and 5.0%, respectively, this year -- pretty good for the smoking industry -- and better still, the dividend yield is an impressive 6.3%. Its payout has grown every year since 2008. ### Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) Source: Shutterstock Spectrum Brands Holdings (NYSE:SPB) likely won't ring a bell with consumers, but the company's brand names will. 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Its namesake macaroni and cheese, ketchup, pickles and salad dressings are familiar to say the least, as are the brand names some investors are surprised to learn are part of the Kraft Heinz family. This company is also the parent of Kool-Aid, Oscar Meyer, Velveeta and CapriSun, just to name a few. Its leading brand names haven't been enough to stave off the pullback from the May-2017 peak near $98 to last month's low of $41.60. But, it's not as if revenue and income have been shrinking. Its growth has been tepid, but still moving forward. * 7 Stupidly Cheap Stocks to Buy Now The end result is a healthy dividend yield of 5.3% … a dividend, by the way, that's grown steadily since 2012, even before the merger of Kraft and Heinz. ### Packaging Corp of America (PKG) Source: Shutterstock When most investors look for consumer stocks to buy, they tend to focus on the manufacturer and brand name and look past the organizations that make those products marketable. Big mistake. That oversight steers investors right past Packaging Corp of America (NYSE:PKG), which makes the boxes and retail displays most shoppers don't give a second thought. The big selling feature isn't the current yield of 3.5%, however, and the fact that the payout hasn't failed to grow at least a little every year going back to 2010. It's the fact that newcomers can step into PKG stock so cheaply. Shares are only trading at 10.8 times their past and forward-looking earnings. ### Tyson Foods (TSN) Source: Shutterstock Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) has been putting food on tables since 1931, and although it's much more than just chicken now, its chicken roots are still highly evident. The past year has been a tough one for shareholders, with fears stemming from a tariff war and rising freight costs pulling the stock well off its December 2017 high near $84. Although it has bounced back from December's low, the current price near $60 is still miles away from there. * 3 Blue-Chip Stocks That Will Power Through Market Turmoil A closer look at Tyson's results, however, suggests the only thing to fear was the impact of the rhetoric. Sales were up the typical 3% last year, and although earnings slipped from 2017's $6.16 per share to what will likely be $5.93 per share for 2018, analysts are looking for an earnings rebound to $6.20 per share in 2019. The pullback, in the meantime, has beefed up the yield to a respectable 2.5%. ### Anheuser-Busch Inbev (BUD) Source: Paul Sableman via Flickr Budweiser, Corona and Modelo are just some of the brand names under the Anheuser-Busch Inbev (NYSE:BUD) umbrella. This company is the biggest brewer in the world, sporting 15 different labels and a global presence other beer makers generally don't want to tangle with. 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