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  • Previous Rank446
  • Revenues ($M)$5,779
  • Revenue Percent Change0.6%
  • Profits ($M)$449.6
  • Profits Percent Change2.9%
  • Assets ($M)$5,777
  • Employees14,000
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$8,631

The U.S.’s fourth largest producer of packaging products also makes paper.

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Company Info

Mark W. Kowlzan
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Packaging, Containers
HQ Location
Lake Forest, IL
Years on Fortune 500 List3

Packaging Corp. of America Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$5,7790.6%
Profits ($M)$449.62.9%
Assets ($M)$5,777-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,760-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$8,631-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues7.8%
Profits as % of Assets7.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity25.5%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)4.75
EPS % Change (from 2015)6.3%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)24.8%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)14.7%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)39.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)31.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)18.4%