Bemis Company Company Profile (NYSE:BMS)

About Bemis Company

Bemis Company logoBemis Company, Inc. is a manufacturer of packaging products. The Company operates through two business segments: U.S. Packaging and Global Packaging. The U.S. Packaging segment represents food, consumer and industrial products packaging-related manufacturing operations in the United States. The U.S. Packaging segment manufactures multilayer polymer, blown and cast film structures to produce packaging sold for food and personal care product applications, as well as non-food applications. The Global Packaging segment is engaged in packaging-related manufacturing operations outside the United States, as well as global medical device and pharmaceutical packaging manufacturing operations. The Global Packaging segment manufactures multilayer polymer, blown and cast film structures to produce packaging sold for a range of food, medical, pharmaceutical, personal care, electronics and industrial applications. The Company offers its products primarily to customers in the food industry.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Packaging & Containers
  • Sub-Industry: Paper Packaging
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BMS
  • CUSIP: 08143710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $48.92
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $49.24
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $50.01
  • 52-Week Range: $92,699,000.00 - $46.66
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.60
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.34
  • P/E Growth: 2.11
  • Market Cap: $4.51B
  • Outstanding Shares: 92,699,000
  • Beta: 0.9
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 5.90%
  • Return on Equity: 20.33%
  • Return on Assets: 6.96%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.21%
  • Current Ratio: 2.02%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.07%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Bemis Company (NYSE:BMS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Ratings, 10 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.80)
Consensus Price Target: $49.50 (1.81% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Bemis Company (NYSE:BMS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/16/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$51.00View Rating Details
1/30/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetHold$50.00View Rating Details
1/4/2017RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSell$46.00View Rating Details
12/13/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform -> Underperform$49.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
12/7/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details
11/1/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$47.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
8/2/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$52.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016FIXInitiated CoverageReduce$30.00 -> $28.00View Rating Details
7/19/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetHold -> Neutral$52.00 -> $55.00View Rating Details
7/12/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$60.00View Rating Details
6/2/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/2/2016Vertical GroupUpgradeSell -> HoldView Rating Details
4/29/2016Vertical ResearchUpgradeSell -> HoldView Rating Details
3/10/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
11/10/2015MacquarieInitiated CoverageNeutral$45.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Bemis Company (NYSE:BMS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/27/2017        
1/26/2017Q416$0.66$0.67$1.02 billion$988.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.75$0.75$1.06 billion$1.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.67$0.67$1.03 billion$1.02 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.62$0.60$1.01 billion$967.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$0.59$0.60$979.43 million$982.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$0.66$0.67$1.04 billion$1.02 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.68$0.67$1.05 billion$1.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.58$0.61$1.04 billion$1.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$0.56$0.57$1.05 million$1.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.67$0.61$1.23 billion$1.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.64$0.65$1.29 billion$1.24 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.57$0.58$1.27 billion$1.24 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q413$0.54$0.54$1.22 billion$1.22 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.61$0.60$1.28 billion$1.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.59$0.61$1.32 billion$1.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.54$0.53$1.30 billion$1.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012$0.50$0.52$1.23 billion$1.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.54$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.52$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.47$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$0.39$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.58$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.50$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.53$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2011$0.51$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Bemis Company (NYSE:BMS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.90 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.17 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.61$0.64$0.62
Q2 20163$0.64$0.71$0.68
Q3 20163$0.75$0.76$0.76
Q4 20163$0.64$0.66$0.65
Q1 20173$0.65$0.68$0.67
Q2 20173$0.69$0.74$0.72
Q3 20173$0.78$0.78$0.78
Q4 20173$0.70$0.72$0.71
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Bemis Company (NYSE:BMS)
Annual Dividend:$1.16
Dividend Yield:2.39%
Dividend Growth:3.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:46.77% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
40.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
36.59% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:33 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Bemis Company (NYSE:BMS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/9/2017quarterly$0.302.47%2/16/20172/21/20173/1/2017
11/3/2016quarterly$0.292.39%11/14/201611/16/201612/1/2016
8/4/2016quarterly$0.292.29%8/15/20168/17/20169/1/2016
5/5/2016quarterly$0.292.35%5/13/20165/17/20166/1/2016
2/4/2016quarterly$0.292.41%2/12/20162/17/20163/1/2016
11/5/2015quarterly$0.282.44%11/16/201511/18/201512/1/2015
8/6/2015quarterly$0.282.49%8/17/20158/19/20159/1/2015
5/7/2015quarterly$0.282.44%5/15/20155/19/20156/1/2015
2/5/2015quarterly$0.282.42%2/13/20152/18/20153/2/2015
11/6/2014quarterly$0.272.75%11/13/201411/17/201412/1/2014
8/7/2014quarterly$0.272.71%8/15/20148/19/20149/2/2014
5/1/2014quarterly$0.272.69%5/15/20145/19/20146/2/2014
2/6/2014quarterly$0.272.81%2/13/20142/18/20143/3/2014
11/7/2013quarterly$0.262.66%11/15/201311/19/201312/2/2013
8/1/2013quarterly$0.262.46%8/16/20138/20/20139/3/2013
5/2/2013quarterly$0.262.64%5/17/20135/21/20136/3/2013
2/7/2013quarterly$0.262.84%2/14/20132/19/20133/1/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Bemis Company (NYSE:BMS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 77.77%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/22/2016Edward N PerryDirectorSell1,561$49.40$77,113.40View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015James W RansomVPSell10,000$45.97$459,700.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Henry J TheisenChairmanSell12,000$47.07$564,840.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Arun NayarDirectorBuy6,325$47.40$299,805.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015Sheri H EdisonGeneral CounselSell1,073$46.62$50,023.26View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Edward N PerryDirectorSell1,780$38.69$68,868.20View SEC Filing  
9/9/2014Ronald J FlotoDirectorBuy2,000$39.85$79,700.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013William J BoltonDirectorSell8,941$40.01$357,729.41View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013William J BoltonDirectorSell5,000$41.16$205,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2013William J BoltonDirectorSell13,000$37.08$482,040.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Bemis Company (NYSE:BMS)
DateHeadline
biz.yahoo.com logoBEMIS CO INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NYSE:BMS)
biz.yahoo.com - February 17 at 6:11 PM
News IconMarket Check: Narrowing in on Shares of Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) - BVN (NYSE:BMS)
bvnewsjournal.com - February 16 at 7:56 AM
nasdaq.com logoBemis Company, Inc. (BMS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 16, 2017 - Nasdaq (NYSE:BMS)
www.nasdaq.com - February 16 at 7:56 AM
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aikenadvocate.com - February 13 at 9:30 PM
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theusacommerce.com - February 13 at 9:30 PM
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simplywall.st - February 12 at 3:57 PM
News IconInvestor Corner: Checking the Numbers on Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) - Providence Standard (NYSE:BMS)
providencestandard.com - February 11 at 1:29 AM
News IconStock Momentum Focus on Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) - Rives Journal (NYSE:BMS)
rivesjournal.com - February 10 at 3:28 PM
News IconForward Earnings Estimate of Bemis Company, Inc.(BMS ... - Highland Mirror (NYSE:BMS)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 10 at 3:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBemis Company Announces 34th Consecutive Annual Dividend Increase (NYSE:BMS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 4:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo6:01 am Bemis increases quarterly dividend to $0.30/share from $0.29/share (NYSE:BMS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 4:09 PM
News IconWall Street Consensus Estimates Update for Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) - Midway Monitor (NYSE:BMS)
midwaymonitor.com - February 8 at 4:11 PM
realistinvestor.com logoBemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) Mean Rating At $3.13 - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:BMS)
www.realistinvestor.com - February 5 at 8:59 PM
News IconA Look at 2 Trending Stocks: Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS), HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) - Post Analyst (NYSE:BMS)
postanalyst.com - February 3 at 4:07 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBemis Associates to Showcase Innovations, Collaborations at ISPO Munich (NYSE:BMS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 4:07 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Bemis Co., Inc. : February 2, 2017 (NYSE:BMS)
www.capitalcube.com - February 2 at 4:07 PM
News IconEarnings Parade Rolls On, What Are Analysts Saying About Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS)? - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BMS)
wsbeacon.com - February 1 at 2:18 AM
seekingalpha.com logoBemis: Packaging Up Growing Dividends For 33 Years Straight (NYSE:BMS)
seekingalpha.com - January 30 at 8:52 PM
News IconLooking at the Numbers for Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) - The Tribune (NYSE:BMS)
lakecitytribune.com - January 30 at 3:51 PM
capitalcube.com logoBemis Co., Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BMS-US : January 30, 2017 (NYSE:BMS)
www.capitalcube.com - January 30 at 3:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBemis (BMS) Beats on Q4 Earnings by a Penny; Sales Lag (NYSE:BMS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 3:51 PM
capitalcube.com logoBemis Co., Inc. :BMS-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : January 30, 2017 (NYSE:BMS)
www.capitalcube.com - January 30 at 3:51 PM
News IconInvestors are Looking at Levels for Bemis Company Inc. (BMS) - Springdale Times (NYSE:BMS)
springdaletimes.com - January 28 at 3:56 PM
News IconWhat are the Levels Showing for Shares of Bemis Company Inc. (BMS) - Springdale Times (NYSE:BMS)
springdaletimes.com - January 27 at 9:34 PM
4-traders.com logoBemis : Reports 2016 Results and 2017 Outlook (NYSE:BMS)
www.4-traders.com - January 27 at 4:33 PM
News IconRunning on Fumes Ahead of The Open, Shares Gap Down: Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:BMS)
aikenadvocate.com - January 27 at 2:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of BMS earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jan-17 5:00pm GMT (NYSE:BMS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 2:43 AM
4-traders.com logoBemis : beats 4Q profit forecasts (NYSE:BMS)
www.4-traders.com - January 26 at 9:41 PM
News IconBemis (NYSE:BMS) reports 4Q16 Profit Up 11.7% (NYSE:BMS)
stockmarketdaily.co - January 26 at 9:41 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoBemis Company Reports 2016 Results and 2017 Outlook (NYSE:BMS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 26 at 9:41 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo6:03 am Bemis beats by $0.01, misses on revs; guides FY17 EPS in-line (NYSE:BMS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 26 at 9:41 PM
News IconWatching the Numbers for Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) - The Tribune (NYSE:BMS)
lakecitytribune.com - January 26 at 4:39 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoBemis beats 4Q profit forecasts (NYSE:BMS)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 4:39 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Bemis Company Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:BMS)
biz.yahoo.com - January 26 at 4:39 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoBEMIS CO INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:BMS)
biz.yahoo.com - January 26 at 4:39 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoBemis Company Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 12:00 pm ET today (NYSE:BMS)
biz.yahoo.com - January 26 at 4:39 PM
News IconEarnings in Full Force, Analysts Take Aim at Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BMS)
wsbeacon.com - January 25 at 2:33 AM
News IconNoteworthy Ownership Action: Institutional Investors Are Selling Bemis Co Inc (NYSE:BMS) - Baxley Report (NYSE:BMS)
baxleyreport.com - January 18 at 3:23 PM
realistinvestor.com logoBemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) EPS Estimate At $0.73 - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:BMS)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 13 at 4:38 PM
capitalcube.com logoBemis Co., Inc. : BMS-US: Dividend Analysis : November 16th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 12, 2017 (NYSE:BMS)
www.capitalcube.com - January 12 at 4:12 PM
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wsbeacon.com - January 6 at 4:17 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – RBC Capital Markets Reiterates Sell on Bemis Company (NYSE:BMS) (NYSE:BMS)
marketexclusive.com - January 5 at 4:22 PM
capitalcube.com logoBemis Co., Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BMS-US : January 5, 2017 (NYSE:BMS)
www.capitalcube.com - January 5 at 4:22 PM
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streetwisereport.com - January 4 at 4:48 PM
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wsbeacon.com - January 4 at 4:48 PM
realistinvestor.com logoBemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) EPS Estimaged At $0.7325 - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:BMS)
www.realistinvestor.com - December 29 at 4:20 PM
News IconMarket Survey: Checking on Shares of Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BMS)
wsbeacon.com - December 25 at 10:19 AM
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marionbusinessdaily.com - December 22 at 1:41 AM
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www.thestreet.com - December 20 at 7:05 AM
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wsbeacon.com - December 18 at 8:59 PM

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What is Bemis Company's stock symbol?

Bemis Company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BMS."

How often does Bemis Company pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Bemis Company?

Bemis Company declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 9th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Wednesday, March 1st. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 16th. This is an increase from Bemis Company's previous quarterly dividend of $0.29.

Where is Bemis Company's stock going? Where will Bemis Company's stock price be in 2017?

15 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Bemis Company's shares. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate Bemis Company's share price to reach $49.50 in the next twelve months.

When will Bemis Company announce their earnings?

Bemis Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April, 27th 2017.

Who owns Bemis Company stock?

Bemis Company's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (6.28%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.99%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.34%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.28%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.47%) and Royce & Associates LP (0.39%). Company insiders that own Bemis Company stock include Edward N Perry, Henry J Theisen and James W Ransom.

Who sold Bemis Company stock? Who is selling Bemis Company stock?

Bemis Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management AG, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Janus Capital Management LLC, First Republic Investment Management Inc., Royce & Associates LP, State Street Corp, New York State Teachers Retirement System and Pacad Investment Ltd..

Who bought Bemis Company stock? Who is buying Bemis Company stock?

Bemis Company's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, RB Capital Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Two Sigma Investments LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Capstone Investment Advisors LLC.

How do I buy Bemis Company stock?

Shares of Bemis Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Bemis Company stock cost?

One share of Bemis Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.62.

Bemis Company (NYSE:BMS) Chart for Monday, February, 20, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Bemis Company (NYSE:BMS)

Last Updated on 2/20/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff