Packaging Corporation of America

Packaging Corporation of America manufactures and sells containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the United States, Europe, Mexico, and Canada. It operates through Packaging, Paper, and Corporate and Other segments. The company offers various corrugated packaging products, such as conventional shipping containers used to protect and transport manufactured goods, multi-color boxes and displays that help to merchandise the packaged product in retail locations, and honeycomb protective packaging. It also produces packaging for meat, fresh fruit and vegetables, processed food, beverages, and other industrial and consumer products. In addition, the company provides white papers comprising commodity and specialty papers with various features, such as colors, coatings, high brightness, and recycled content. Its white papers consist of communication papers, including cut-size office papers, and printing and converting papers; and pressure sensitive papers, such as release liners that are used to produce labels for use in consumer and commercially-packaged products. The company also produces market pulp.
Lake Forest, US
Size (employees)
14,000 (est)
Packaging Corporation of America was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, US

Packaging Corporation of America Office Locations

Packaging Corporation of America has offices in Lake Forest, New Orleans, Syracuse, Reading and in 60 other locations
Lake Forest, US (HQ)
1955 W Field Ct
Show all (64)

Packaging Corporation of America Data and Metrics

Packaging Corporation of America Financial Metrics

Packaging Corporation of America's revenue was reported to be $5.8 b in FY, 2016 which is a 1% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

5.8 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

1.3 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

449.6 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

780.3 m

Market capitalization (18-Aug-2017)

10.3 b

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

239.3 m


12.7 b
Packaging Corporation of America's current market capitalization is $10.3 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3.7 b5.9 b5.7 b5.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.8 b4.6 b4.5 b4.5 b

Gross profit

859.2 m1.2 b1.2 b1.3 b

Gross profit Margin, %



473.6 m702.7 m750 m780.3 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

415.3 m614.3 m664.5 m688.5 m

Net Income

436.3 m392.6 m436.8 m449.6 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


191 m124.9 m184.2 m239.3 m


522.5 m664.9 m676.8 m723.6 m

Current Assets

1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.7 b


2.8 b2.9 b2.8 b2.9 b


526.8 m546.8 m544 m737.9 m

Total Assets

5.2 b5.3 b5.3 b5.8 b

Accounts Payable

357.4 m330.5 m294.2 m323.8 m

Dividends Payable

39.3 m39.4 m53.4 m59.9 m

Total Debt

2.5 b2.3 b2.3 b2.6 b

Current Liabilities

660.5 m611 m561.9 m625.4 m

Non-Current Liabilities

3.2 b3.2 b3.1 b3.4 b

Total Liabilities

3.9 b3.8 b3.7 b4 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

401.8 m432.1 m439.9 m451.4 m

Retained Earnings

975.3 m1.2 b1.3 b1.4 b

Total Equity

1.3 b1.5 b1.6 b1.8 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

1.9 x1.5 x1.4 x1.5 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.5 x0.4 x0.4 x0.5 x

Financial Leverage

4 x3.5 x3.2 x3.3 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

436.3 m392.6 m436.8 m449.6 m

Accounts Receivable

(31.2 m)(8.5 m)9.5 m(3.6 m)


33.3 m(72.4 m)(11.9 m)(25.7 m)

Accounts Payable

54.2 m(36 m)(37.3 m)16.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

608.2 m736.1 m762.6 m801.2 m

Purchases of PP&E

(234.4 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(1.4 b)(451.1 m)(298.1 m)(769.6 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(1.1 b)(592.5 m)(47.6 m)(37.5 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

786.8 m(351.1 m)(405.2 m)23.5 m
Y, 2016


16.2 x


15.8 x


1.5 x


0.5 x

Financial Leverage

3.3 x

Packaging Corporation of America Market Value History

Traffic Overview of Packaging Corporation of America

Packaging Corporation of America Online and Social Media Presence

Packaging Corporation of America Company Life and Culture

You may also be interested in