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Westrock Co has the Highest Earnings Yield in the Paper Packaging Industry (WRK, IP, PKG, AVY, GPK)

By David Diaz

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.

Westrock Co ranks highest with a an earnings yield of 9.7%. Following is Intl Paper Co with a an earnings yield of 9.5%. Packaging Corp ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 7.0%.

Avery Dennison follows with a an earnings yield of 5.3%, and Graphic Packagin rounds out the top five with a an earnings yield of 5.3%.

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