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Packaging Corp of America

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Packaging Corp of America
Price: 154.09 USD +0.2% Market Closed
Updated: Oct 1, 2023

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Packaging Corp of America

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Fundamental Analysis


Balance Sheet Decomposition
Packaging Corp of America

Current Assets 2.7B
Cash & Short-Term Investments 579m
Receivables 1B
Other Current Assets 1.1B
Non-Current Assets 5.4B
Long-Term Investments 50.6m
PP&E 4.2B
Intangibles 1.2B
Other Non-Current Assets 41.3m
Current Liabilities 798m
Accounts Payable 366m
Accrued Liabilities 307m
Other Current Liabilities 125m
Non-Current Liabilities 3.5B
Long-Term Debt 2.5B
Other Non-Current Liabilities 976m
Fundamental Scores

PKG Profitability Score
Profitability Due Diligence

Packaging Corp of America's profitability score is 57/100. The higher the profitability score, the more profitable the company is.

Positive 3-Year Average ROE
Positive Free Cash Flow
Positive Gross Profit
Positive ROE

Packaging Corp of America's profitability score is 57/100. The higher the profitability score, the more profitable the company is.

PKG Solvency Score
Solvency Due Diligence

Packaging Corp of America's solvency score is 67/100. The higher the solvency score, the more solvent the company is.

High Altman Z-Score
Short-Term Solvency
High Interest Coverage
Low D/E

Packaging Corp of America's solvency score is 67/100. The higher the solvency score, the more solvent the company is.

Wall St
Price Targets

PKG Price Targets Summary
Packaging Corp of America

Wall Street analysts forecast PKG stock price to drop over the next 12 months.

According to Wall Street analysts, the average 1-year price target for PKG is 144.97 USD with a low forecast of 106.05 USD and a high forecast of 173.25 USD.

Price Target
106.05 USD
31% Downside
Price Target
144.97 USD
6% Downside
Price Target
173.25 USD
12% Upside
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Competitive Landscape


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Shareholder Return

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Packaging Corp of America

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Annual Price Range
52w Low
52w High
Price Metrics
Average Annual Return 10.3%
Standard Deviation of Annual Returns 25.95%
Max Drawdown -32%
Shares Statistics
Market Capitalization 13.9B USD
Shares Outstanding 89 932 200
Percentage of Shares Shorted 2.39%

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Company Profile

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Packaging Corp of America


United States of America



Market Cap

13.9B USD

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Packaging Corporation of America engages in the production of container products. The company is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois and currently employs 15,200 full-time employees. The company went IPO on 2000-01-28. The firm's segments include Packaging, Paper, and Corporate and Other. Its Packaging segment produces a variety of containerboard and corrugated packaging products. The Paper segment manufactures and sells a range of communication-based papers. The company operates approximately eight mills and 90 corrugated products plants and related facilities. Its containerboard mills produce linerboard and corrugating medium, which are papers primarily used in the production of corrugated products. Its corrugated products manufacturing plants produce a variety of corrugated packaging products, including conventional shipping containers used to protect and transport manufactured goods, multi-color boxes and displays with visual appeal, and honeycomb protective packaging. In addition, it is also a producer of packaging for meat, fruit and vegetables, and other consumer products.


Lake Forest
1955 W Field Ct




15 200


Chairman & CEO
Mr. Mark W. Kowlzan
Exec. VP & CFO
Mr. Robert P. Mundy
Exec. VP of Corrugated Products
Mr. Thomas A. Hassfurther
Exec. VP of Mill Operations
Mr. Charles J. Carter
Sr. VP of Corp. Engineering & Process Technology
Mr. Donald Ray Shirley
Sr. VP of Environmental Health, Safety & Operational Services
Mr. Bruce A. Ridley
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Sr. VP of Fin., Controller & Principal Accounting Officer
Ms. Pamela A. Barnes
Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
Mr. Robert Andrew Schneider
Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
Mr. Kent A. Pflederer
Sr. VP of Corrugated Products
Mr. Jeffery S. Kaser
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What is the Intrinsic Value of one PKG stock?

The intrinsic value of one PKG stock under the Base Case scenario is 124 USD.

Is PKG stock undervalued or overvalued?

Compared to the current market price of 154.09 USD, Packaging Corp of America is Overvalued by 20%.