Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) - FREE Research Report

Hassfurther Thomas A who is Exec. VP at PACKAGING CORP bought 36,064 shares at $16.54 per share for a total value of $652,304.52 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Exec. VP owned 282,589 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 13.22% with the 36,064 share acquisition.

Stecko Paul T who is Exec Chairman at PACKAGING CORP sold 101,164 shares at $37.21 per share for a total value of $4,601,113.74 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Exec Chairman owned 203,580 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.14% with the 101,164 share sell-off.

The shares most recently traded at $49.94, up $0.46, or 0.92% since the insider transactions.

The average volume for Packaging Corporation of America has been 906,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Packaging Corporation of America has a market cap of $4.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 28.62% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Packaging Corporation of America engages in the manufacture and sale of containerboard and corrugated packaging products for industrial and consumer markets in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.4. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Packaging Corporation of America a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Packaging Corporation of America as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Packaging Corporation of America Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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