Packaging Corporation of America (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.25 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased PKG stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that PKG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $36.42, the dividend yield is 2.75%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PKG was $36.42,
representing a -1.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.99 and
a 54.19% increase over the 52 week low of $23.62.
PKG is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation (
) and Ball Corporation (
). PKG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.45. Zacks Investment Research reports PKG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 28.83%, compared to an
industry average of -7.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to PKG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PKG as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P Global Timber &Forestry Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is WOOD with an increase of
13.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of PKG at 4.51%.