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Best Packaging & Container Stocks to Buy Now (2023)
Top packaging & container stocks in 2023 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best packaging & container stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the packaging & containers industry.

Industry: Packaging & Containers
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
KRT
KARAT PACKAGING INC
NASDAQ
Packaging & Containers
$302.60M$15.201.47%$43.20M12.06x0.59
MYE
MYERS INDUSTRIES INC
NYSE
Packaging & Containers
$889.81M$24.380.70%$98.89M16.47x1.24
GEF
GREIF INC
NYSE
Packaging & Containers
$3.42B$72.33-0.92%$827.30M11.37x2.09
PKG
PACKAGING CORP OF AMERICA
NYSE
Packaging & Containers
$13.36B$144.42-0.46%$1.95B13.09x1.10
UFPT
UFP TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Packaging & Containers
$865.70M$114.231.85%$60.92M23.65x0.72
IP
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO
NYSE
Packaging & Containers
$14.71B$41.36-0.41%$2.81B7.80x1.62
SON
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO
NYSE
Packaging & Containers
$6.04B$61.93-0.35%$948.45M14.01x2.61
SEE
SEALED AIR CORP
NYSE
Packaging & Containers
$7.96B$55.02-2.13%$1.16B14.04x26.84
SLGN
SILGAN HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Packaging & Containers
$6.04B$54.84-0.63%$915.82M15.07x3.44
WRK
WESTROCK CO
NYSE
Packaging & Containers
$8.88B$34.89-1.64%$2.85B11.08x1.63
BALL
BALL CORP
NYSE
Packaging & Containers
$18.51B$58.97-3.15%$2.10B19.66x4.74
BERY
BERRY GLOBAL GROUP INC
NYSE
Packaging & Containers
$7.81B$64.30-1.67%$2.01B10.99x4.05
GPK
GRAPHIC PACKAGING HOLDING CO
NYSE
Packaging & Containers
$7.27B$23.66-0.67%$1.28B17.92x4.20
PTVE
PACTIV EVERGREEN INC
NASDAQ
Packaging & Containers
$2.06B$11.58-0.34%$1.06B6.40x4.08
REYN
REYNOLDS CONSUMER PRODUCTS INC
NASDAQ
Packaging & Containers
$6.30B$30.001.63%$514.00M24.59x1.73
ATR
APTARGROUP INC
NYSE
Packaging & Containers
$7.54B$115.42-1.60%$614.97M31.80x1.14
OI
O-I GLASS INC
NYSE
Packaging & Containers
$3.58B$23.051.99%$1.49B5.84x4.96
AMCR
AMCOR PLC
NYSE
Packaging & Containers
$17.91B$12.03-1.39%$1.91B21.60x3.40
CCK
CROWN HOLDINGS INC
NYSE
Packaging & Containers
$10.53B$87.77-2.37%$214.00M-36.72x7.26
AMBP
ARDAGH METAL PACKAGING SA
NYSE
Packaging & Containers
$3.40B$5.64-2.93%$201.00MN/A9.46
TYDE
CRYPTYDE INC
NASDAQ
Packaging & Containers
$6.46M$0.20-5.99%-$33.40M-0.00x2.72
RTC
FUWEI FILMS (HOLDINGS) CO LTD
NASDAQ
Packaging & Containers
$30.40M$9.31-0.43%-$1.99M-166.25x-2.99
TUP
TUPPERWARE BRANDS CORP
NYSE
Packaging & Containers
$198.82M$4.47-2.61%$153.10M5.02x-7.01
PACK
RANPAK HOLDINGS CORP
NYSE
Packaging & Containers
$642.12M$7.83-1.26%$45.70M-17.02x0.87

Packaging & Container Stocks FAQ

What are the best packaging & container stocks to buy right now in Feb 2023?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best packaging & container stocks to buy right now are:

1. Karat Packaging (NASDAQ:KRT)


Karat Packaging (NASDAQ:KRT) is the top packaging & container stock with a Zen Score of 64, which is 28 points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 36. It passed 21 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Karat Packaging has seen its stock lose -6.92% over the past year, underperforming other packaging & container stocks by -5 percentage points.

Karat Packaging has an average 1 year price target of $26.50, an upside of 74.34% from Karat Packaging's current stock price of $15.20.

Karat Packaging stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts covering Karat Packaging, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Myers Industries (NYSE:MYE)


Myers Industries (NYSE:MYE) is the second best packaging & container stock with a Zen Score of 57, which is 21 points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 36. It passed 21 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Myers Industries has seen its stock return 42.99% over the past year, overperforming other packaging & container stocks by 45 percentage points.

Myers Industries has an average 1 year price target of $27.75, an upside of 13.82% from Myers Industries's current stock price of $24.38.

Myers Industries stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts covering Myers Industries, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Greif (NYSE:GEF)


Greif (NYSE:GEF) is the third best packaging & container stock with a Zen Score of 56, which is 20 points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 36. It passed 20 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Greif has seen its stock return 24.58% over the past year, overperforming other packaging & container stocks by 27 percentage points.

Greif has an average 1 year price target of $72.00, a downside of -0.46% from Greif's current stock price of $72.33.

Greif stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 4 analysts covering Greif, 25% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 25% have issued a hold, while 50% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the packaging & container stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 16 packaging & container stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 packaging & container stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. International Paper Co (NYSE:IP)


International Paper Co (NYSE:IP) has an annual dividend yield of 4.47%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 2.4%. International Paper Co's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. International Paper Co's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

International Paper Co's dividend payout ratio of 34.9% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Amcor (NYSE:AMCR)


Amcor (NYSE:AMCR) has an annual dividend yield of 4.01%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 2.4%.

Amcor's dividend payout ratio of 86.2% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Pactiv Evergreen (NASDAQ:PTVE)


Pactiv Evergreen (NASDAQ:PTVE) has an annual dividend yield of 3.45%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 2.4%.

Pactiv Evergreen's dividend payout ratio of 22.1% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are packaging & container stocks down?

Packaging & container stocks were down -0.77% in the last day, and up 3.6% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why packaging & container stocks are down.

What are the most undervalued packaging & container stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued packaging & container stocks right now are:

1. Greif (NYSE:GEF)


Greif (NYSE:GEF) is the most undervalued packaging & container stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Greif has a valuation score of 71, which is 44 points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 27. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Greif's stock has gained 24.58% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the packaging & container industry by 27 percentage points.

2. Pactiv Evergreen (NASDAQ:PTVE)


Pactiv Evergreen (NASDAQ:PTVE) is the second most undervalued packaging & container stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Pactiv Evergreen has a valuation score of 71, which is 44 points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 27. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Pactiv Evergreen's stock has gained 10.18% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the packaging & container industry by 12 percentage points.

3. Berry Global Group (NYSE:BERY)


Berry Global Group (NYSE:BERY) is the third most undervalued packaging & container stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Berry Global Group has a valuation score of 71, which is 44 points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 27. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Berry Global Group's stock has gained 1.29% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the packaging & container industry by 3 percentage points.

Are packaging & container stocks a good buy now?

45.45% of packaging & container stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect packaging & container stocks to rise by 4.08% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the packaging & containers industry?

The average P/E ratio of the packaging & containers industry is 11.78x.
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