Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 14, 2018

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Packaging Corporation of America ( PKG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.63 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 13, 2018. Shareholders who purchased PKG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that PKG has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of PKG was $120.06, representing a -8.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $131.13 and a 35.71% increase over the 52 week low of $88.47.

PKG is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) and Westrock Company ( WRK ). PKG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.07. Zacks Investment Research reports PKG's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 25.68%, compared to an industry average of 22.3%.

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:

  • Materials Select Sector SPDR ( XLB )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RTM with an increase of 5.8% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent weighting of PKG at 1.75%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: PKG , KMB , WRK , XLB , RTM

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