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UFP Technologies has the Highest Future Earnings Growth in the Paper Packaging Industry (UFPT, GPK, IP, SEE, AVY)

By Amy Schwartz

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 40.2%. Following is Graphic Packaging Holding with a future earnings growth of 17.2%. International Paper ranks third highest with a future earnings growth of 14.4%.

Sealed Air follows with a future earnings growth of 10.6%, and Avery Dennison rounds out the top five with a future earnings growth of 9.7%.

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