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U.S. Paper Packaging Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 26, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies12
  • 7D0.08%
  • 3M1.5%
  • 1Y-16.6%
  • YTD-4.5%

Over the last 7 days, the Paper Packaging industry has dropped 5.3%, driven by a pullback from Avery Dennison of 1.9%. The industry has fallen 18% in the last year. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 17% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Fri, 27 May 2022US$72.0bUS$76.9bUS$3.9b15.5x
Sun, 24 Apr 2022US$75.8bUS$73.8bUS$3.8b18x
Tue, 22 Mar 2022US$74.9bUS$73.6bUS$3.7b18.2x
Thu, 17 Feb 2022US$77.2bUS$72.9bUS$3.7b18.7x
Sat, 15 Jan 2022US$78.9bUS$74.3bUS$4.2b20.3x
Mon, 13 Dec 2021US$76.8bUS$74.3bUS$4.2b19.9x
Wed, 10 Nov 2021US$82.2bUS$73.7bUS$2.7b25x
Fri, 08 Oct 2021US$83.0bUS$72.0bUS$1.8b22.7x
Sun, 05 Sep 2021US$88.9bUS$72.0bUS$1.8b24.1x
Tue, 03 Aug 2021US$84.5bUS$72.0bUS$1.8b22.5x
Fri, 07 May 2021US$85.4bUS$69.2bUS$1.6b27.6x
Mon, 08 Feb 2021US$70.2bUS$68.7bUS$1.2b25.8x
Sun, 01 Nov 2020US$60.9bUS$68.7bUS$1.0b21.9x
Wed, 05 Aug 2020US$49.2bUS$64.5bUS$2.8b18.2x
Sat, 09 May 2020US$49.6bUS$66.3bUS$3.2b15.9x
Fri, 31 Jan 2020US$57.2bUS$66.8bUS$3.6b15.3x
Mon, 04 Nov 2019US$58.8bUS$67.2bUS$3.8b15.2x
Thu, 08 Aug 2019US$56.8bUS$67.2bUS$4.0b14.3x
Median PE Ratio

13.1x


Total Market Cap: US$52.8bTotal Earnings: US$4.1bTotal Revenue: US$66.8bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Paper Packaging Industry Median PE3Y Average 19.6x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are more pessimistic on the 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 15.3x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 19.6x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Paper Packaging industry have remained mostly flat over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 4.8% per year.
  • This means that although more sales are being generated, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased and as a result, profits have held steady.

Industry Comparison

How does U.S. Paper Packaging compare with similar industries?

US Market1.04%
Materials2.67%
Packaging0.16%
Paper Packaging0.085%
Metal and Glass Containers0.25%
Industry PEThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
WRK WestRockUS$49.0411.1%
+US$1.2b
-15.9%PS15.7x
PKG Packaging Corporation of AmericaUS$159.907.3%
+US$1.0b
7.6%PS16.1x
AVY Avery DennisonUS$173.615.5%
+US$744.4m
-21.3%PS19.5x
IP International PaperUS$49.313.9%
+US$678.3m
-21.9%PS15x
GPK Graphic Packaging HoldingUS$22.4510.3%
+US$647.4m
27.0%PS26.9x
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