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  • Previous Rank450
  • Revenues ($M)$6,444.90
  • Revenue Percent Change11.5%
  • Profits ($M)$668.6
  • Profits Percent Change48.7%
  • Assets ($M)$6,197.50
  • Employees14,600
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$10,633.20

One of the country’s largest producers of packaging products, PCA also owns Boise Paper, the third-largest producer of wood-free paper in the U.S.

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Company Info

Mark W. Kowlzan
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Packaging, Containers
HQ Location
Lake Forest, Ill.
Years on Fortune 500 List4

Packaging Corp. of America Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$6,444.9011.5%
Profits ($M)$668.648.7%
Assets ($M)$6,197.50-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$2,182.60-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$10,633.20-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues10.4%
Profits as % of Assets10.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity30.6%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)7.07
EPS % Change (from 2016)48.8%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)33.3%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)15.9%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)45.7%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)29.1%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)19.5%