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Shares of Bemis Co Rank the Lowest in Terms of Projected Earnings Growth in the Paper Packaging Industry (BMS, SON, AVY, PKG, GPK)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Paper Packaging industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Bemis Co ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 17.3%. Following is Sonoco Products with a projected earnings growth of 17.5%. Avery Dennison ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 20.1%.

Packaging Corp follows with a projected earnings growth of 31.7%, and Graphic Packagin rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 37.3%.

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Ticker(s): BMS SON AVY PKG GPK