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Top 5 Companies in the Paper Packaging Industry With the Lowest P/E Ratio (IP, WRK, PKG, SEE, SON)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Paper Packaging industry with the lowest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Intl Paper Co ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 10.62. Westrock Co is next with a a P/E ratio of 12.04. Packaging Corp ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 15.65.

Sealed Air Corp follows with a a P/E ratio of 18.86, and Sonoco Products rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 19.39.

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