Nice lift for paper and containerboard stocks after Boise buyout

|By:, SA News Editor

The sweet premium that Packaging Corporation decided to pay for Boise is helping to lift the share price of peers across sector.

Consolidation across the sector is seen as necessary by some analysts with paper and containerboard demand soft.

Advancers: RKT +5.6%, IP +1.8%, KS +8.1%, RFP +2.6%, GLT +1.2%.