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Relatively High Earnings Yield Detected in Shares of Packaging of America in the Paper Packaging Industry (PKG, SEE, GPK, SON, BMS)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Paper Packaging industry with the highest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.

Packaging of America ranks highest with a an earnings yield of 5.8%. Sealed Air is next with a an earnings yield of 5.3%. Graphic Packaging Holding ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 5.0%.

Sonoco Products follows with a an earnings yield of 5.0%, and Bemis rounds out the top five with a an earnings yield of 4.9%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Sonoco Products on February 12th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $41.03. Since that recommendation, shares of Sonoco Products have risen 25.5%. We continue to monitor Sonoco Products for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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