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Relatively Low PEG Ratio Detected in Shares of Graphic Packaging Holding in the Paper Packaging Industry (GPK, PKG, SEE, BMS, AVY)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Paper Packaging industry with the lowest price to earnings to growth (PEG) ratios. PEG is valuable in assessing the tradeoff between the price of a stock and expected growth. Generally, the lower the PEG, the better.

Graphic Packaging Holding ranks lowest with a a PEG ratio of 0.73. Packaging of America is next with a a PEG ratio of 1.40. Sealed Air ranks third lowest with a a PEG ratio of 2.11.

Bemis follows with a a PEG ratio of 2.20, and Avery Dennison rounds out the bottom five with a a PEG ratio of 2.44.

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