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Shares of Intl Paper Co Rank the Highest in Terms of Forward Earnings Yield in the Paper Packaging Industry (IP, WRK, PKG, SEE, SON)

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 11.4%. Westrock Co is next with a forward earnings yield of 9.8%. Packaging Corp ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 7.8%.

Sealed Air Corp follows with a forward earnings yield of 6.8%, and Sonoco Products rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 5.7%.

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Ticker(s): IP WRK PKG SEE SON