Packaging Corp of America Dividend yield

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   USD per share 
 Price  83.46
 Dividend  3.16
 Earnings  6.09
 Cash-flow  9.07
 Book value  23.18
 Equity  20.78

Packaging Corp of America is part of General Industrials business, which is part of Industrials industry. Packaging Corp of America is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Packaging Corp of America paid a total dividend of 297 million USD last year, for a market value of 7,845 millions (Market Cap 7,778 millions). Dividend per share of Packaging Corp of America is 3.16 USD, and his stock market price 83.46 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Packaging Corp of America has a dividend yield of 3.79%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Industrials industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Packaging Corp of America dividend yield with other General Industrials companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Packaging Corp of America

Packaging Corp of America Dividend Payout

About the ability of Packaging Corp of America to maintain his current dividend of USD 3.16 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.79%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Packaging Corp of America payout on ernings is currently 51.89%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 40.41% and 38.02% respectively. Both figures show that Packaging Corp of America can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Packaging Corp of America is USD 9.07 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 3.16, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Packaging Corp of America, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and General Industrials sector companies.

Packaging Corp of America payout

Packaging Corp of America Stock performance

Finally, last moth Packaging Corp of America showed a return of -14.70% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -6.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -30.80% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and General Industrials firms.

Packaging Corp of America stock and market return

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