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U.S. Packaging Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 06, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D1.9%
  • 3M-0.1%
  • 1Y-16.0%
  • YTD-15.8%

Over the last 7 days, the Packaging industry has risen 1.9%, driven by gains in Berry Global Group and Packaging Corporation of America of 7.5% and 4.2%, respectively. In the past year, the industry is down 16%. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 5.9% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Packaging Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Wed, 07 Dec 2022US$141.6bUS$170.4bUS$10.0b14x14.2x0.8x
Fri, 04 Nov 2022US$125.2bUS$169.8bUS$9.6b12.6x13x0.7x
Sun, 02 Oct 2022US$123.5bUS$166.6bUS$8.5b12.5x14.5x0.7x
Tue, 30 Aug 2022US$146.4bUS$166.4bUS$8.5b14.4x17.3x0.9x
Thu, 28 Jul 2022US$151.4bUS$162.7bUS$8.3b16.7x18.1x0.9x
Sat, 25 Jun 2022US$125.8bUS$146.4bUS$6.7b16.4x18.9x0.9x
Mon, 23 May 2022US$134.1bUS$146.1bUS$6.7b16.7x20.1x0.9x
Wed, 20 Apr 2022US$152.9bUS$140.2bUS$5.8b18.3x26.3x1.1x
Fri, 18 Mar 2022US$152.3bUS$140.4bUS$5.8b19x26.1x1.1x
Sun, 13 Feb 2022US$148.5bUS$134.9bUS$6.1b20.3x24.5x1.1x
Tue, 11 Jan 2022US$151.0bUS$136.8bUS$7.7b22.7x19.7x1.1x
Thu, 09 Dec 2021US$151.4bUS$136.4bUS$7.6b22.8x19.9x1.1x
Sat, 06 Nov 2021US$155.4bUS$135.0bUS$6.1b23.2x25.5x1.2x
Mon, 04 Oct 2021US$152.3bUS$132.2bUS$5.3b20.8x28.7x1.2x
Wed, 01 Sep 2021US$161.5bUS$125.1bUS$5.0b21.8x32.1x1.3x
Thu, 08 Jul 2021US$152.7bUS$123.2bUS$5.2b21.1x29.2x1.2x
Wed, 31 Mar 2021US$145.2bUS$118.5bUS$4.4b26.1x33.3x1.2x
Sat, 02 Jan 2021US$139.6bUS$116.9bUS$3.5b24.6x39.5x1.2x
Tue, 06 Oct 2020US$115.7bUS$115.3bUS$3.2b20.5x36.1x1x
Fri, 10 Jul 2020US$100.5bUS$110.9bUS$4.9b18.4x20.7x0.9x
Thu, 02 Apr 2020US$90.3bUS$112.8bUS$5.2b14.5x17.4x0.8x
Sun, 05 Jan 2020US$113.6bUS$112.5bUS$5.6b18.7x20.2x1x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: US$113.6bTotal Earnings: US$5.6bTotal Revenue: US$112.5bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Packaging Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 25.3x20212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the American Packaging industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 14.2x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 25.3x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 1.0x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 0.83x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Packaging industry have grown 21% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 15% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.S. Materials industry?

US Market1.07%
Paper Packaging2.22%
Metal and Glass Containers1.45%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Metal and Glass Containers industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 24.6x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 10.1%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 17.2% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Paper Packaging industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 30.9x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Metal and Glass Containers industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 10% over the next 5 years.
  • However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 17% per year.
  • In contrast, the Paper Packaging industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 3.0% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
BERY Berry Global GroupUS$61.477.6%
CCK Crown HoldingsUS$82.292.6%
ATR AptarGroupUS$107.003.6%
AVY Avery DennisonUS$190.981.4%
PKG Packaging Corporation of AmericaUS$134.831.6%
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