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Shares of UFP Technologies Rank the Highest in Terms of Future Earnings Growth in the Paper Packaging Industry (UFPT, GPK, SEE, AVY, PKG)

By James Quinn

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

UFP Technologies ranks highest with a future earnings growth of 48.6%. Graphic Packaging Holding is next with a future earnings growth of 14.5%. Sealed Air ranks third highest with a future earnings growth of 10.6%.

Avery Dennison follows with a future earnings growth of 10.3%, and Packaging of America rounds out the top five with a future earnings growth of 8.7%.

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Ticker(s): UFPT GPK SEE AVY PKG