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NYSE:SON - Sonoco Products Stock Price, Forecast & News

$42.42
-1.57 (-3.57 %)
(As of 03/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$41.47
Now: $42.42
$43.43
50-Day Range
$37.92
MA: $50.66
$59.02
52-Week Range
$37.30
Now: $42.42
$66.57
Volume532,453 shs
Average Volume882,086 shs
Market Capitalization$4.26 billion
P/E Ratio14.78
Dividend Yield3.91%
Beta1
Sonoco Products Company manufactures and sells industrial and consumer packaging products in North and South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company operates through four segments: Consumer Packaging, Display and Packaging, Paper and Industrial Converted Products, and Protective Solutions. The Consumer Packaging segment offers composite and thermoformed plastic round and shaped rigid containers and trays; extruded and injection-molded plastic products; printed flexible packaging products; brand artwork management; and metal and peelable membrane ends and closures. The Display and Packaging segment offers point-of-purchase displays; supply chain management services comprising contract packing, fulfillment, and scalable service centers; retail packaging, including printed backer cards, thermoformed blisters, and heat sealing equipment; and paper amenities, such as coasters and glass covers. The Paper and Industrial Converted Products segment provides paperboard tubes and cores; fiber-based construction tubes and forms; wooden, metal, and composite wire and cable reels and spools; and recycled paperboard, linerboard, corrugating medium, recovered paper, and material recycling services. The Protective Solutions segment provides custom-engineered, paperboard-based, and expanded foam protective packaging and components; and temperature-assurance packaging products. The company sells its products in various markets, which include paper, textile, film, food, chemical, packaging, construction, and wire and cable. Sonoco Products Company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Hartsville, South Carolina.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paperboard containers & boxes
Sub-IndustryPaper Packaging
SectorIndustrial Products
CUSIP83549510
Phone843-383-7000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.37 billion
Cash Flow$5.75 per share
Book Value$18.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$291.79 million

Miscellaneous

Employees23,000
Market Cap$4.26 billion
Next Earnings Date4/16/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Sonoco Products' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Sonoco Products' stock was trading at $47.68 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SON stock has decreased by 11.0% and is now trading at $42.42. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Sonoco Products?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sonoco Products in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Sonoco Products.

When is Sonoco Products' next earnings date?

Sonoco Products is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 16th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Sonoco Products.

How were Sonoco Products' earnings last quarter?

Sonoco Products Co (NYSE:SON) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 13th. The industrial products company reported $0.75 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.75. The industrial products company had revenue of $1.31 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.34 billion. Sonoco Products had a return on equity of 19.51% and a net margin of 5.43%. Sonoco Products's revenue for the quarter was down 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.84 earnings per share. View Sonoco Products' earnings history.

How often does Sonoco Products pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sonoco Products?

Sonoco Products declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 13th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 26th will be given a dividend of $0.43 per share on Tuesday, March 10th. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.05%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 25th. View Sonoco Products' dividend history.

What guidance has Sonoco Products issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sonoco Products issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 13th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.60-$3.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.64.

What price target have analysts set for SON?

10 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Sonoco Products' shares. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate Sonoco Products' share price to reach $61.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 44.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Sonoco Products.

Has Sonoco Products been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SON stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Sonoco Products earned a daily sentiment score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutSonoco Products.

Are investors shorting Sonoco Products?

Sonoco Products saw a decline in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 3,290,000 shares, a decline of 5.5% from the February 13th total of 3,480,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 480,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.8 days. Approximately 3.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Sonoco Products' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Sonoco Products' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Sonoco Products own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Sonoco Products investors own include RPM International (RPM), Home Depot (HD), AT&T (T), PepsiCo (PEP), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), The Coca-Cola (KO), Altria Group (MO), Procter & Gamble (PG) and UnitedHealth Group (UNH).

Who are Sonoco Products' key executives?

Sonoco Products' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Harris E. DeLoach Jr., Exec. Chairman (Age 74)
  • Mr. Robert C. Tiede, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Rodger D. Fuller, Sr. VP of Global Consumer Packaging, Display & Packaging and Protective Solutions (Age 57)
  • Mr. Robert Howard Coker, Sr. VP of Global Paper & Industrial Converted Products (Age 56)
  • Ms. Julie C. Albrecht, VP & CFO (Age 51)

What is Sonoco Products' stock symbol?

Sonoco Products trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SON."

Who are Sonoco Products' major shareholders?

Sonoco Products' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (6.88%), Bank of America Corp DE (2.07%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.56%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.55%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.35%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.12%). Company insiders that own Sonoco Products stock include Allan H Mcleland, Barry L Saunders, Harold G Cummings III, James A Harrell III, Kevin P Mahoney, Marcy J Thompson, R Howard Coker, Rodger D Fuller, Roger P Schrum and Vicki B Arthur. View institutional ownership trends for Sonoco Products.

Which major investors are selling Sonoco Products stock?

SON stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Bank of America Corp DE, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Schroder Investment Management Group, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, and Pacer Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Sonoco Products company stock in the last year include Harold G Cummings III, James A Harrell III, Marcy J Thompson, R Howard Coker, Rodger D Fuller, and Roger P Schrum. View insider buying and selling activity for Sonoco Products.

Which major investors are buying Sonoco Products stock?

SON stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, State Street Corp, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., OLD Republic International Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, Earnest Partners LLC, and Victory Capital Management Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity for Sonoco Products.

How do I buy shares of Sonoco Products?

Shares of SON 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Sonoco Products' stock price today?

One share of SON stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.42.

How big of a company is Sonoco Products?

Sonoco Products has a market capitalization of $4.26 billion and generates $5.37 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $291.79 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.53 on an earnings per share basis. Sonoco Products employs 23,000 workers across the globe. View additional information about Sonoco Products.

What is Sonoco Products' official website?

The official website for Sonoco Products is http://www.sonoco.com/.

How can I contact Sonoco Products?

Sonoco Products' mailing address is 1 NORTH SECOND STREET, HARTSVILLE SC, 29550. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 843-383-7000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sonoco Products (NYSE SON)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  634 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  624 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  1,258
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sonoco Products and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SON will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SON will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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