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Best Packaging & Container Stocks to Buy Now (2024)
Top packaging & container stocks in 2024 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
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Company
Performance Score
Market Cap
Revenue
EBITDA
Earnings
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Revenue Growth Y/Y
Revenue Growth 5Y
Earnings Growth Y/Y
Earnings Growth 5Y
Earnings Date
GPK
GRAPHIC PACKAGING HOLDING CO
$8.60B$9.25B$1.75B$681.00M$2.22-3.99%8.83%9.90%22.65%2024-07-30
PKG
PACKAGING CORP OF AMERICA
$17.29B$7.81B$1.51B$722.00M$8.04-6.16%2.03%-23.36%-0.68%2024-09-16
AVY
AVERY DENNISON CORP
$18.04B$8.45B$1.19B$554.20M$6.87-3.48%3.48%-18.12%25.69%2024-07-23
CCK
CROWN HOLDINGS INC
$9.40B$11.82B$1.57B$415.00M$3.47-7.33%0.19%-32.09%0.53%2024-07-22
SON
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO
$5.10B$6.69B$994.63M$391.82M$3.98-7.22%4.23%-21.81%5.06%2024-07-29
SLGN
SILGAN HOLDINGS INC
$4.90B$5.89B$839.41M$309.10M$2.87-7.84%5.69%-3.69%7.07%2024-07-31
REYN
REYNOLDS CONSUMER PRODUCTS INC
$5.68B$3.71B$676.00M$330.00M$1.57-3.43%N/A46.73%N/A2024-08-07
MYE
MYERS INDUSTRIES INC
$543.24M$804.43M$89.99M$39.39M$1.07-9.59%7.77%-29.61%N/A2024-08-01
KRT
KARAT PACKAGING INC
$589.46M$405.46M$56.97M$29.63M$1.49-1.91%N/A13.74%N/A2024-08-07
TRS
TRIMAS CORP
$1.09B$905.19M$127.14M$40.59M$0.993.45%6.48%-27.21%-10.35%2024-07-30
GEF
GREIF INC
$3.02B$5.22B$687.00M$269.70M$4.70-8.46%4.88%-37.67%12.83%2024-08-28
SEE
SEALED AIR CORP
$5.30B$5.47B$961.50M$361.70M$2.51-1.86%3.02%-9.71%-2.44%2024-08-08
BERY
BERRY GLOBAL GROUP INC
$7.24B$12.25B$1.74B$504.00M$4.28-9.26%8.76%-25.69%6.73%2024-08-07
BALL
BALL CORP
$19.15B$13.41B$5.45B$4.22B$13.38-8.21%2.89%829.17%59.16%2024-08-01
PACK
RANPAK HOLDINGS CORP
$595.90M$340.40M$70.50M-$22.80M-$0.284.67%N/AN/AN/A2024-08-01
IP
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO
$15.93B$18.52B$1.89B$172.00M$0.49-11.60%-4.52%-86.79%-34.96%2024-07-24
MGIH
MILLENNIUM GROUP INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD
$18.56M$43.08M-$163.11k-$2.21M-$0.21-24.03%N/AN/AN/A
DSS
DSS INC
$10.88M$22.30M-$71.81M-$76.64M-$10.90-52.49%3.31%N/AN/A2024-08-12
OI
O-I GLASS INC
$1.80B$6.87B$739.00M-$237.00M-$1.54-1.83%0.26%N/AN/A2024-07-30
OCTO
EIGHTCO HOLDINGS INC
$4.03M$69.03M-$558.00k-$13.52M-$1.4456.91%N/AN/AN/A
AMCR
AMCOR PLC
$14.92B$13.78B$1.76B$653.00M$0.45-7.72%N/A-31.67%N/A2024-08-14
PTVE
PACTIV EVERGREEN INC
$2.29B$5.33B$687.00M-$80.00M-$0.46-13.40%N/AN/AN/A2024-07-31
AMBP
ARDAGH METAL PACKAGING SA
$2.13B$4.82BN/A-$61.00MN/A2.97%N/AN/AN/A2024-07-25
TUP
TUPPERWARE BRANDS CORP
$60.49M$1.14B-$50.60M-$375.50M-$8.22-17.53%-11.92%N/AN/A
SW
SMURFIT WESTROCK PLC
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2024-07-31

Packaging & Container Stocks FAQ

What are the best packaging & container stocks to buy right now in Jul 2024?

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

1. Graphic Packaging Holding Co (NYSE:GPK)


Graphic Packaging Holding Co (NYSE:GPK) is the top packaging & container stock with a Zen Score of 50, which is 20 points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 30. It passed 18 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Graphic Packaging Holding Co has seen its stock return 15.53% over the past year, overperforming other packaging & container stocks by 7 percentage points.

Graphic Packaging Holding Co has an average 1 year price target of $29.84, an upside of 6.69% from Graphic Packaging Holding Co's current stock price of $27.97.

Graphic Packaging Holding Co stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 5 analysts covering Graphic Packaging Holding Co, 60% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 20% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 20% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Packaging Of America (NYSE:PKG)


Packaging Of America (NYSE:PKG) is the second best packaging & container stock with a Zen Score of 49, which is 19 points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 30. It passed 17 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Packaging Of America has seen its stock return 42.21% over the past year, overperforming other packaging & container stocks by 34 percentage points.

Packaging Of America has an average 1 year price target of $199.00, an upside of 3.34% from Packaging Of America's current stock price of $192.56.

Packaging Of America stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 4 analysts covering Packaging Of America, 75% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 25% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY)


Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY) is the third best packaging & container stock with a Zen Score of 47, which is 17 points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 30. It passed 18 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Avery Dennison has seen its stock return 26.27% over the past year, overperforming other packaging & container stocks by 18 percentage points.

Avery Dennison has an average 1 year price target of $246.95, an upside of 10.28% from Avery Dennison's current stock price of $223.93.

Avery Dennison stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 8 analysts covering Avery Dennison, 62.5% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 25% have issued a Buy, 12.5% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the packaging & container stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 12 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 4.03%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 2.04%. 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 not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

International Paper Co's dividend payout ratio of 377.6% indicates that its dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Sonoco Products Co (NYSE:SON)


Sonoco Products Co (NYSE:SON) has an annual dividend yield of 3.95%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 2.04%. Sonoco Products Co's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Sonoco Products Co's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Sonoco Products Co's dividend payout ratio of 51.3% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Myers Industries (NYSE:MYE)


Myers Industries (NYSE:MYE) has an annual dividend yield of 3.7%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 2.04%. Myers Industries's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Myers Industries's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Myers Industries's dividend payout ratio of 50.5% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are packaging & container stocks down?

Packaging & container stocks were down -0.26% in the last day, and up 4.05% 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. Trimas (NASDAQ:TRS)


Trimas (NASDAQ:TRS) is the most undervalued packaging & container stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Trimas has a valuation score of 71, which is 41 points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 30. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Trimas's stock has dropped -2.96% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the packaging & container industry by -11 percentage points.

2. Berry Global Group (NYSE:BERY)


Berry Global Group (NYSE:BERY) is the second most undervalued packaging & container stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Berry Global Group has a valuation score of 71, which is 41 points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 30. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Berry Global Group's stock has dropped -5.03% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the packaging & container industry by -14 percentage points.

3. Sonoco Products Co (NYSE:SON)


Sonoco Products Co (NYSE:SON) is the third most undervalued packaging & container stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Sonoco Products Co has a valuation score of 57, which is 27 points higher than the packaging & container industry average of 30. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Sonoco Products Co's stock has dropped -11.4% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the packaging & container industry by -20 percentage points.

Are packaging & container stocks a good buy now?

57.14% of packaging & container stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect packaging & container stocks to rise by 13.79% 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 25.51x.
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