Packaging Corporation of America operates in the Corrugated & solid fiber boxes sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Packaging Corporation of America with three other
manufacturers of paperboard containers and boxes in North America:
sales of 4.00 billion Canadian Dollars [US$2.99 billion]
Graphic Packaging Holding Company
of which 77%
was North America Consumer Packaging), and
Sonoco Products Co
of which 43%
was Consumer Packaging).
Packaging Corporation of America reported sales of $5.78 billion
December of 2016.
a very small
increase of 0.6%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were $5.74 billion.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2014, when Packaging Corporation of America
reported sales of $5.85 billion.
Sales of Packaging saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
2.3% in 2016, from
$4.47 billion to $4.58 billion.
Not all segments of Packaging Corporation of America experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Corporate fell 13.5% to $107.70 million.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).
Packaging Corporation of America also experienced decreases in sales in
Paper (down 4.3% to $1.09 billion)