NYSE:BMS - Bemis Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $47.36 +0.02 (+0.04 %) (As of 01/17/2019 08:22 AM ET)Previous Close$47.34Today's Range$47.21 - $47.5552-Week Range$40.86 - $53.00Volume242,831 shsAverage Volume493,571 shsMarket Capitalization$4.31 billionP/E Ratio19.82Dividend Yield2.62%Beta0.89 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Bemis Company, Inc. manufactures and sells packaging products in the United States, Brazil, other Americas, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. It operates through three segments: U.S. Packaging, Latin America Packaging, and Rest of World Packaging. The company offers multilayer polymer, blown, and cast film structures; and injection molded plastic, thermoformed plastic, and folding carton packaging products. Its products are used to produce packaging for food, medical, pharmaceutical, personal care, electronics, and industrial applications. The company was formerly known as Bemis Bro. Bag Company and changed its name to Bemis Company, Inc. in 1965. Bemis Company, Inc. was founded in 1858 and is based in Neenah, Wisconsin. Receive BMS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BMS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Converted paper & paperboard products, except containers & box Sub-IndustryPaper Packaging SectorIndustrial Products Current SymbolNYSE:BMS Previous Symbol CUSIP08143710 Webwww.bemis.com Phone920-527-5000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.21 Current Ratio1.78 Quick Ratio0.90Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio19.82 Forward P/E Ratio16.97 P/E Growth2.16 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$4.05 billion Price / Sales1.07 Cash Flow$6.4611 per share Price / Cash Flow7.33 Book Value$13.23 per share Price / Book3.58Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.39 Net Income$94 million Net Margins2.72% Return on Equity20.61% Return on Assets6.73%Miscellaneous Employees16,582 Outstanding Shares91,020,000Market Cap$4.31 billion OptionableOptionable Bemis (NYSE:BMS) Frequently Asked Questions What is Bemis' stock symbol? Bemis trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BMS." How often does Bemis pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Bemis? Bemis declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.31 per share on Monday, December 3rd. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 14th. View Bemis' Dividend History. How were Bemis' earnings last quarter? Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The industrial products company reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.77. The industrial products company earned $1.03 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.02 billion. Bemis had a return on equity of 20.61% and a net margin of 2.72%. View Bemis' Earnings History. When is Bemis' next earnings date? Bemis is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 31st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Bemis. What guidance has Bemis issued on next quarter's earnings? Bemis updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.77-2.82 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.79. What price target have analysts set for BMS? 10 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Bemis' shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $57.00. On average, they anticipate Bemis' stock price to reach $49.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Bemis. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Bemis? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bemis in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Bemis. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Bemis stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Bemis stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Bemis’ guidance for fiscal 2018 of $2.75-$2.85 includes an estimated 5 cents per share impact from unfavorable currency translation. Bemis’ customers have decided to change their format from boxes to flexible pouches, which will also likely impact earnings. Bemis will experience material price inflation of 2-3% globally as well as the impact of exceeding annual pay for performance targets in 2018. In Latin America the company will bear the brunt of a raw material headwind in 2018 due to the current economic environment, which has made passing the increased input costs to customers more challenging. The political instability and challenging economic environment in Brazil will also impact volumes in the region. Also, higher SG&A (selling, general and administrative) expenses remains a concern. " (10/8/2018) 2. KeyCorp analysts commented, "We are slightly increasing our 2018 adj. EPS estimate from $2.70 to $2.76 (at the lower end of guidance of $2.75-$2.90) and our 2019 estimate from $2.75 to $2.81 (consensus is much higher at $3.09). We are assuming flat EBIT in 2019, which we consider appropriate given the aforementioned pricing and volume pressures that have put significant pressure on BMS’ EBIT in years past; we don’t think it is right to assume that the incremental cost savings from the Agility program will flow through to the Company’s bottom line because they rarely have." (4/26/2018) Has Bemis been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about BMS stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Bemis earned a coverage optimism score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Bemis' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Bemis include Kimberly Clark (KMB), Avery Dennison (AVY), NIKON CORP/ADR (NINOY), Sappi (SPPJY) and Intertape Polymer Group (ITPOF). Who are Bemis' key executives? Bemis' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. William F. Austen, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)Mr. Michael B. Clauer, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 61)Dr. William E. Jackson Ph.D., Sr. VP & CTO (Age 57)Ms. Sheri H. Edison, Sr. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 62)Mr. Timothy S. Fliss, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 56) Who are Bemis' major shareholders? Bemis' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Cornerstone Advisors Inc. (0.24%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.23%), Coastline Trust Co (0.05%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%) and Cerebellum GP LLC (0.01%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Bemis. Which institutional investors are selling Bemis stock? BMS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Advisors Inc. and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bemis. Which institutional investors are buying Bemis stock? BMS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, Cerebellum GP LLC and Coastline Trust Co. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bemis. How do I buy shares of Bemis? Shares of BMS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Bemis' stock price today? One share of BMS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.36. How big of a company is Bemis? Bemis has a market capitalization of $4.31 billion and generates $4.05 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $94 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.39 on an earnings per share basis. Bemis employs 16,582 workers across the globe. What is Bemis' official website? The official website for Bemis is http://www.bemis.com. How can I contact Bemis? Bemis' mailing address is 2301 INDUSTRIAL DRIVE, NEENAH WI, 54956. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 920-527-5000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Bemis (NYSE BMS)Community Ranking: 1.3 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 170 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 487 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 657MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Bemis and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BMS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BMS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are different types of coverage ratios?