Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012

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Packaging Corporation of America ( PKG ) 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 ( KMB ) and Ball Corporation ( BLL ). 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 dates, visit the PKG Dividend History page.

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 ( WOOD ).

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%.



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