Packaging Corporation of America (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.3125 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased PKG stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
25% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of PKG was $43.45,
representing a -0.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.86 and
a 68.61% increase over the 52 week low of $25.77.
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 $1.68. Zacks Investment Research reports PKG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 34.2%, compared to an
industry average of 8.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX (
- Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is WOOD with an increase of
22.53% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of PKG at 4.37%.