2.22% Oct 31, 05:03 PM
$1.60 Paid Quarterly
34.3% EPS $4.66
3 years Since 2011
No Ex-Dividend Dates
Have Been Scheduled

PKG - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date None

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
No Upcoming Dividend Dates
PKG has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

PKG - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 2.22%

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PKG - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $1.60

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PKG - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for PKG. 36.1% 51.3% 3 years
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

PKG - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 3 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.5125 2013 51.3%
$1.0000 2012 25.0%

PKG - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 3 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.4000 2014-08-28 2014-09-11 2014-09-15 2014-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2014-05-14 2014-06-11 2014-06-13 2014-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2014-02-27 2014-03-12 2014-03-14 2014-04-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2013-12-11 2013-12-19 2013-12-23 2014-01-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2013-08-28 2013-09-11 2013-09-13 2013-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter

Packaging Corp of America (PKG) - News

  • Jefferies Upgrades Packaging Corp of America (PKG)

    Jefferies announced on Monday that it has upgraded Packaging Corp of America (PKG) from "Hold" to "Buy." The firm also raised PKG's price target from $49.00 to $70.00. Jefferies analyst Philip Ng also gave the company bull-case scenario target of $88. The upgrade comes after the firm announced earlier today that it has agreed to purchase all outstanding shares of Boise Inc. (BZ)  for $1.995 billion. Analyst Ng believes the new acquisition will result in an attractive multiple. Packaging Corp of America shares rallied 9.73% during Monday's session. Year-to-date, the stock is up 39.87%.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Packaging Corp of America (PKG) currently yield 2.65% based on Monday's closing price of $60.43 and its annual payout of $1.60. Packaging Corp of America (PKG)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Packaging Corp Of America to Acquire Boise for $1.995B (PKG,BZ)

    Containerboard producer Packaging Corp Of America (PKG) announced on Monday that it has agreed to purchase all outstanding shares of Boise Inc. (BZ) for $1.995 billion. PKG will acquire the outstanding shares of the packaging and paper product company for $12.55 per share, totalling $1.995 billion. This amount includes $714 million of outstanding indebtedness of BZ. Together the two companies have brought in $5.5 billion in sales and $879 million in EBITDA over the last year. PKG's containerboard capacity is expected to grow from $2.6 million tons to $3.7 million tons with the purchase of BZ. PKG's Executive Chairman Paul Stecko commented: “The acquisition is an excellent fit, both geographically and strategically, with unique and substantial synergies. It provides the containerboard that PCA needs to support our strong corrugated products growth. The DeRidder containerboard mill is low cost, located in a very good wood basket and, after the D2 machine conversion, provides almost one million tons of primarily lightweight containerboard. The combined company is expected to generate strong financial results and strong cash flow which will be used to pay down debt as well as to continue to return value to our shareholders.” Packaging Corp Of America shares were up $5.96, or 10.93%, during pre-market trading Monday. The stock is up 42% YTD. Boise shares were up $2.66, or 26.71% during premarket trading Monday. The stock is up 25% YTD.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Packaging Corp Of America (PKG) have a 2.93% yield based on Friday's closing price of $54.55. Packaging Corp Of America (PKG) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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