A maker of containerboard and corrugated packaging products Packaging Corp Of America (NYSE:PKG) decaled on Monday that a profit for the Q1 that over tripled from previous year on higher prices and volumes. Both revenue and adjusted earnings a share for the quarter tops analysts’ predicts.
Looking advanced to the Q2, the firm estimates forecast earnings below analysts’ expectations noting that the preponderance of the earnings benefit from price surges will not be realized until the third quarter.
Lake Forest, Illinois-based Packaging Corp.’s Q1 net income was $60.6M or $0.62 a share, increased from $17.8M or $0.18 a share in the year-before quarter.
Shares of Packaging Corp Of America (NYSE:PKG) traded at $43.73 by increasing +1.06% with price volatility of 2.73% for a week and 2.21% for a month plus price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 1.02 and its beta stands at 1.41 times.
Stocks after opening at $43.26 hit high price of $43.93 and on last session stock held volume of 1.48 million shares which was unexpectedly higher than its average volume of 878,029 shares.
Short-term as well long term investors always focus on the liquidity of the stocks so for that concern, liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 3.61 as current ratio and on the opponent side the debt to equity ratio was 0.85 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 0.83. The Company had total cash at hand $207.39 million and a book value per share as $10.06 in the most recent quarter.
While investors who viewing PKG against other stocks with the reference of profit margin that are Rock-Tenn Company (NYSE:RKT) having profit margin 2.84%, Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) with 2.72% profit margin, Sealed Air Corp (NYSE:SEE) having -21.05% profit margin and Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) having profit margin of 3.95%.
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