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Intl Paper Co is Among the Companies in the Paper Packaging Industry With the Highest Forward Earnings Yield (IP, WRK, SEE, PKG, GPK)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Paper Packaging industry with the highest forward earnings yields. Using projected earnings for the current fiscal year, the forward earnings yield is useful to compare a stock's return vs. owning a similar stock or other yield assets (e.g. bonds). Generally, the higher the earnings yield, the more undervalued the stock.

Intl Paper Co ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 15.5%. Following is Westrock Co with a forward earnings yield of 13.3%. Sealed Air Corp ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 9.4%.

Packaging Corp follows with a forward earnings yield of 9.1%, and Graphic Packagin rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 7.0%.

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Ticker(s): IP WRK SEE PKG GPK