Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 19, 2013

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Packaging Corporation of America ( PKG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PKG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PKG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $61.39, the dividend yield is 2.61%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PKG was $61.39, representing a -4.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.39 and a 67.5% increase over the 52 week low of $36.65.

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 $2.77. Zacks Investment Research reports PKG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 50.65%, compared to an industry average of 17.4%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PKG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 )
  • First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX ( FNY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXZ with an increase of 11.76% over the last 100 days. WOOD has the highest percent weighting of PKG at 4.18%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: BLL , FNY , FXZ , KMB , PKG , WOOD

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