Strategic Goals, Updated Earnings Outlook, Acquisitions, Earnings Schedule, and Sustainability Efforts - Research Report on Clorox, Crown Holdings, PCA, Domtar, and Sonoco PR Newswire NEW YORK, October 10, 2013 NEW YORK, October 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX), Crown Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CCK), Packaging Corp. of America (NYSE: PKG), Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS), and Sonoco Products Co. (NYSE: SON). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below. The Clorox Company Research Report On October 3, 2013, The Clorox Company (Clorox) announced its updated strategic plan, the 2020 Strategy. According to the Company, its strategic plan focuses on delivering long-term, profitable growth through the year 2020 and is an evolution of the Company's recently completed Centennial Strategy. The Company stated that its 2020 strategy aims to continue delivering total stockholder returns in the top third of Clorox's peer group by driving economic profit. Clorox informed that to meet its 2020 goals it will be focusing on the following strategies: Engage its people as business owners; Increase Company's brand investment behind superior products and more targeted 3D plans; Grow into profitable new categories, channels and countries; and Fund growth by reducing waste in our work, products and supply chain. Chairman and CEO Don Knauss said, "Building on this foundation, our sights are set on 2020, with a strategy that focuses the company on the highest-value opportunities to deliver sustainable, profitable growth," Clorox further stated that in addition to its 2020 strategy its long term financial goals include: growing net sales by 3% to 5 % annually, expanding EBIT margin 25-50 basis points annually and generating free cash flow of 10% to 12% of sales annually. The Full Research Report on The Clorox Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/4ebb_CLX] Crown Holdings Inc. Research Report On September 24, 2013, Crown Holdings, Inc. (Crown Holdings) announced its updated Q3 2013 earnings outlook. The Company reported that it has revised its expected diluted EPS to a range of $1.05 to $1.10 from its previously projected diluted EPS range of $1.15 to $1.25. According to the Company, the revised outlooks primarily reflect lower than expected end-user demand in certain of the Company's markets, including European food cans and North American beverage cans. The Company further informed that it will release its Q3 2013 earnings results on October 16, 2013, after the market closes on the New York Stock Exchange, and will also host a conference call to discuss these results at 9:00 a.m. EDT on October 17, 2013. The Full Research Report on Crown Holdings Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/57fc_CCK] Packaging Corp. of America Research Report On September 16, 2013, Packaging Corp. of America (PCA) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Boise, under which PCA will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Boise for $12.55 per share in cash, for an aggregate transaction value of $2 billion which includes $714 million of outstanding indebtedness of Boise. PCA stated that the transaction is expected to close in Q4 2013 subject to certain customary conditions and regulatory approvals. According to the PCA, the combined companies generated $5.5 billion in sales and $879 million in EBITDA (excluding special items) in the last twelve months ended June 30, 2013. PCA Executive Chairman, Paul Stecko said, "The acquisition is an excellent fit, both geographically and strategically, with unique and substantial synergies. It provides the containerboard that PCA needs to support our strong corrugated products growth." PCA's CEO, Mark Kowlzan added, "This acquisition allows us to apply our operating and sales expertise across a much larger system and provides significant growth potential. I am confident, that together, we will achieve significant operating benefits." PCA further informed that the boards of directors of both Boise and PCA have unanimously approved the agreement. The Full Research Report on Packaging Corp. of America - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/df34_PKG] Domtar Corporation Research Report On October 3, 2013, Domtar Corporation (Domtar) announced that it will release its Q3 2013 financial results on October 24, 2013, before market opens. The Company also informed that it will also host a conference call to discuss the results at 10:00 a.m. ET on the same day after the announcement of the results. The Full Research Report on Domtar Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/90c3_UFS] Sonoco Products Co. Research Report On September 17, 2013, Sonoco Products Co. (Sonoco) announced its successful inclusion to the 2013/2014 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the fifth consecutive year. M. Jack Sanders, President and CEO of Sonoco said, "As one of only a handful of global packaging companies listed on DJSI World, we understand the importance of reducing the environmental footprint from our global operations, providing a safe and healthy workplace for our employees, providing innovative packaging and recycling solutions to meet our customers' sustainability goals and supporting the communities where we operate by providing ongoing engagement with all stakeholders." The Full Research Report on Sonoco Products Co. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/0e41_SON] EDITOR NOTES: 1.This is not company news. 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