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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
The former chairman of the state-owned Bank of Beijing is being investigated for alleged corruption
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
The former chairman of the state-owned Bank of Beijing is being investigated for alleged corruption
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
The former chairman of the state-owned Bank of Beijing is being investigated for alleged corruption
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet

Sealed Air (SEE) Competitors

$34.76
-0.11 (-0.32%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

SEE vs. SON, AMBP, AEO, FL, LEVI, GTX, BYON, OSW, GEF-B, and KRUS

Should you be buying Sealed Air stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Sealed Air include Sonoco Products (SON), Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMBP), American Eagle Outfitters (AEO), Foot Locker (FL), Levi Strauss & Co. (LEVI), Garrett Motion (GTX), Beyond (BYON), OneSpaWorld (OSW), Greif (GEF-B), and Kura Sushi USA (KRUS).

Sealed Air vs.

Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) and Sealed Air (NYSE:SEE) are both mid-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, earnings, community ranking, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and valuation.

Sonoco Products pays an annual dividend of $2.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Sealed Air pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Sonoco Products pays out 42.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Sealed Air pays out 33.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Sonoco Products has increased its dividend for 42 consecutive years. Sonoco Products is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

76.2% of Sonoco Products shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.5% of Sealed Air shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Sonoco Products shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Sealed Air shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Sonoco Products has a beta of 0.69, indicating that its stock price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sealed Air has a beta of 1.27, indicating that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Sonoco Products received 195 more outperform votes than Sealed Air when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 64.27% of users gave Sonoco Products an outperform vote while only 55.40% of users gave Sealed Air an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Sonoco ProductsOutperform Votes
662
64.27%
Underperform Votes
368
35.73%
Sealed AirOutperform Votes
467
55.40%
Underperform Votes
376
44.60%

Sonoco Products currently has a consensus price target of $61.50, indicating a potential upside of 8.45%. Sealed Air has a consensus price target of $43.73, indicating a potential upside of 25.80%. Given Sonoco Products' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Sealed Air is more favorable than Sonoco Products.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sonoco Products
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Sealed Air
0 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.43

Sonoco Products has a net margin of 7.00% compared to Sonoco Products' net margin of 6.22%. Sonoco Products' return on equity of 107.48% beat Sealed Air's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sonoco Products7.00% 22.42% 7.28%
Sealed Air 6.22%107.48%6.27%

In the previous week, Sealed Air had 36 more articles in the media than Sonoco Products. MarketBeat recorded 45 mentions for Sealed Air and 9 mentions for Sonoco Products. Sealed Air's average media sentiment score of 0.60 beat Sonoco Products' score of 0.49 indicating that Sonoco Products is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Sonoco Products
5 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Sealed Air
10 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
18 Neutral mention(s)
5 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Sealed Air has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Sonoco Products. Sonoco Products is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sealed Air, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sonoco Products$6.78B0.82$474.96M$4.8011.81
Sealed Air$5.49B0.92$491.60M$2.3614.73

Summary

Sonoco Products beats Sealed Air on 11 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


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SEE vs. The Competition

MetricSealed AirPlastics materials & synthetic resins, synthetic rubber, cellulosic IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$5.02B$7.25B$9.18B$17.63B
Dividend Yield2.30%2.06%1.99%3.55%
P/E Ratio14.737.7717.6422.53
Price / Sales0.9217.717.406.78
Price / Cash7.238.4917.6418.47
Price / Book9.155.683.645.86
Net Income$491.60M$817.18M$466.26M$863.03M
7 Day Performance-4.98%-0.75%2.94%1.63%
1 Month Performance-0.71%1.85%6.13%3.14%
1 Year Performance-29.23%-3.01%4.40%94.49%

Sealed Air Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SON
Sonoco Products
4.4288 of 5 stars
$56.35
-0.1%
$61.50
+9.1%
-5.0%$5.52B$6.78B11.7422,000Ex-Dividend
Insider Selling
AMBP
Ardagh Metal Packaging
3.3076 of 5 stars
$3.37
+2.4%
$4.65
+38.2%
-29.2%$2.01B$4.81B-28.046,437Short Interest ↑
AEO
American Eagle Outfitters
4.5372 of 5 stars
$23.92
+0.5%
$19.00
-20.6%
+68.8%$4.73B$4.99B21.558,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
FL
Foot Locker
3.4668 of 5 stars
$34.68
+1.9%
$26.26
-24.3%
-21.4%$3.27B$8.76B41.7815,200Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
LEVI
Levi Strauss & Co.
1.0609 of 5 stars
$18.25
+0.8%
$16.70
-8.5%
+2.2%$7.26B$6.18B28.9619,100
GTX
Garrett Motion
0 of 5 stars
$9.43
-2.2%
N/A+24.8%$2.25B$3.89B-7.257,600Positive News
BYON
Beyond
2.2666 of 5 stars
$32.58
+3.8%
$35.40
+8.7%
N/A$1.48B$1.56B-4.79830Short Interest ↓
Gap Up
OSW
OneSpaWorld
4.4388 of 5 stars
$14.03
+1.8%
$16.67
+18.8%
+17.3%$1.40B$546.26M-200.404,452News Coverage
GEF-B
Greif
0 of 5 stars
$62.09
-0.4%
N/A-16.6%$0.00N/A0.0012,000High Trading Volume
KRUS
Kura Sushi USA
0.5905 of 5 stars
$97.68
+3.0%
$89.00
-8.9%
+49.7%$1.09B$199.59M751.443,219Positive News

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This page (NYSE:SEE) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff