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Morning Trending Tickers: Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE: PKG)

With a market cap of 10.67 B, Packaging Corporation of America has a large market cap size. Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE: PKG) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/28/2000. Packaging Corporation of America is in the Packaging & Containers industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for Packaging Corporation of America, is 652.07, and so far today it has a volume of 0. Performance year to date since the 1/28/2000 is 33.35%.

To help you determine whether Packaging Corporation of America is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 23.05 and forward P/E is 17.09. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Packaging Corporation of America has a value for PEG of 2.41. P/S ratio is 1.8 and the P/B ratio is 5.79. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 42.02 and 40.69 respectively.

At the current price Packaging Corporation of America is trading at, 113.11 (0.00% today), Packaging Corporation of America has a dividend yield of 2.23%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 48.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 4.91, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 11.21% after growing 6.50% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 14.20%, and 9.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 94.37, and the number of shares float is 93.05. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.10%, and institutional ownership is at 90.50%. The float short is 2.72%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.88. Management has seen a return on assets of 8.10%, and also a return on investment of 12.20%.

The ability for Packaging Corporation of America, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.3, and quick ratio is 1.3. Long term debt/equity is 1.36 and total debt/equity is 1.44. In terms of margins, Packaging Corporation of America has a gross margin of 22.20%, with its operating margin at 13.60%, and Packaging Corporation of America has a profit margin of 7.80%.

The 52 week high is -1.05%, with 56.38% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 2.19% and the 200 day simple moving average is 21.87%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

 

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