Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
On May16, 2017, Packaging Corporation of America held its 2017
Annual Meeting of Stockholders, at which the following proposals
were voted upon and approved by PCAs stockholders:
Election of Directors. Each of the following nominees for
directors was elected to serve through the 2018 Annual
Meeting of Stockholders. Votes for, votes against,
abstentions and broker non-votes, by nominee, were as
Mark W. Kowlzan
Cheryl K. Beebe
Duane C. Farrington
Robert C. Lyons
Thomas P. Maurer
Samuel M. Mencoff
Roger B. Porter
Thomas S. Souleles
Paul T. Stecko
James D. Woodrum
The stockholders approved our executive compensation on a
non-binding advisory basis. The voting results were as
follows: 76,406,007 votes for; 4,415,967 votes against;
839,100 abstentions; and 4,657,253 broker non-votes.
The stockholders voted on the frequency of executive
compensation votes on a non-binding advisory basis as
follows: 66,483,408 every year; 111,098 every two years;
14,978,212 every three years; 88,356 abstentions; and
4,657,253 broker non-votes. Based on these results, and
consistent with the recommendation of the board of directors
on this proposal that was included in PCAs proxy statement
relating to the 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, PCA will
continue to hold votes on its executive compensation every
year until the next time the stockholders vote on the
frequency of the vote on executive compensation.
The stockholders ratified the audit committees appointment of
KPMG LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm
to serve as PCAs auditors for the year ending December31,
2017. The voting results were as follows: 85,800,626 votes
for; 451,714 votes against; and 65,987 abstentions.
Item7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
The following information, including the exhibit described below,
shall not be deemed filed hereunder for purposes of Section18 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange
Act), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the
Securities Exchange Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act,
except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in
such a filing.
On May17, 2017, Packaging Corporation of America announced that
its Board of Directors had approved a regular quarterly cash
dividend of $0.63 per share on its common stock. The quarterly
dividend will be paid on July14, 2017 to stockholders of record
as of June15, 2017. The press release is furnished as Exhibit
99.1 to this report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by
Item9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release dated May17, 2017.|
About Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG)
Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is a producer of containerboard and corrugated packaging products, and uncoated free sheet. The Company operates through three segments: Packaging, Paper, and Corporate and Other. The Company operates over eight mills and approximately 90 corrugated products manufacturing plants. It operates primarily in the United States and has converting and distribution operations in Canada. The Company’s corrugated products manufacturing plants produce a range of corrugated packaging products, including conventional shipping containers used to protect and transport manufactured goods, multi-color boxes, and displays. Its Paper segment operates under the trade name Boise Paper. The Company manufactures and sells white papers, including both commodity and specialty papers. The Company’s Corporate and Other segment includes corporate support staff services, related assets and liabilities, and foreign exchange gains and losses. Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) Recent Trading Information
Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) closed its last trading session down -1.84 at 98.71 with 501,827 shares trading hands.