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

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.


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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