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Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

Packaging Corporation of America ( PKG ) 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 ( KMB ) and Ball Corporation ( BLL ). 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 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 )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX ( FNY )
  • Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF ( VBR ).

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%.

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


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

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