Packaging Corporation of America (
) 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 (
) and Ball Corporation (
). 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%.
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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 (
- First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund (
- First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX (
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%.