As on October 25, 2021, Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE: PKG) started slowly as it slid -0.05% to $133.92. During the day, the stock rose to $136.27 and sunk to $133.11 before settling in for the price of $133.99 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, PKG posted a 52-week range of $110.87-$156.54.
The Consumer Cyclical sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been 3.00% for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 1.70%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -34.00%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $94.20 million, simultaneously with a float of $93.42 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $12.79 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $143.59, while the 200-day Moving Average is $140.67.
It is quite necessary to find out the efficiency of the corporate organization, which has 15200 number of employees on its payroll. It has generated 438,039 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 30,092. The stock had 7.79 Receivables turnover and 0.89 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +20.82, operating margin was +12.64 and Pretax Margin of +9.50.
Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Packaging & Containers industry. Packaging Corporation of America’s current insider ownership accounts for 1.30%, in contrast to 92.30% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Aug 30, this organization’s SVP-Containerboard sold 14,138 shares at the rate of 151.52, making the entire transaction reach 2,142,248 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 23,231. Preceding that transaction, on Aug 19, Company’s SVP sold 2,500 for 144.51, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 361,275. This particular insider is now the holder of 14,885 in total.
Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 6/29/2021, the company posted $2.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $1.78) by $0.39. This company achieved a net margin of +6.87 while generating a return on equity of 14.48. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 2.15 per share during the current fiscal year.
Packaging Corporation of America’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -34.00% and is forecasted to reach 9.27 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 16.45% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 1.70% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE: PKG) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Packaging Corporation of America (PKG). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 2.60. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 3.33. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $20.05, and its Beta score is 0.92. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.80. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 19.79.
In the same vein, PKG’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 6.68, a figure that is expected to reach 2.34 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 9.27 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Packaging Corporation of America (PKG)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Packaging Corporation of America, PKG], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 0.91 million was better the volume of 0.61 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 24.41% While, its Average True Range was 3.36.
Raw Stochastic average of Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 13.01%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 15.46% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 24.14% that was higher than 19.11% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.