NYSE:SON - Sonoco Products Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$56.01 +0.61 (+1.10 %)
(As of 08/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$55.40
Today's Range$55.41 - $56.08
52-Week Range$46.55 - $57.18
Volume394,800 shs
Average Volume514,447 shs
Market Capitalization$5.51 billion
P/E Ratio20.03
Dividend Yield2.97%
Beta1.08
Sonoco Products logoSonoco 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-assured 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Paperboard containers & boxes
Sub-IndustryPaper Packaging
SectorIndustrial Products
SymbolNYSE:SON
CUSIP83549510
Phone843-383-7000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.71
Current Ratio1.53
Quick Ratio1.07

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio20.03
Forward P/E Ratio16.77
P/E Growth3.55

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.04 billion
Price / Sales1.11
Cash Flow$5.0872 per share
Price / Cash11.01
Book Value$17.41 per share
Price / Book3.22

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.79
Net Income$175.34 million
Net Margins4.57%
Return on Equity18.01%
Return on Assets6.92%

Miscellaneous

Employees21,000
Outstanding Shares99,600,000
Market Cap$5.51 billion

Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sonoco Products' stock symbol?

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

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

Sonoco Products announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 10th will be given a dividend of $0.41 per share on Monday, September 10th. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 9th. View Sonoco Products' Dividend History.

How were Sonoco Products' earnings last quarter?

Sonoco Products Co (NYSE:SON) announced its earnings results on Thursday, July, 19th. The industrial products company reported $0.93 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.07. The industrial products company earned $1.37 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.34 billion. Sonoco Products had a return on equity of 18.01% and a net margin of 4.57%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 10.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.71 EPS. View Sonoco Products' Earnings History.

When is Sonoco Products' next earnings date?

Sonoco Products is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Sonoco Products.

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

Sonoco Products updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 19th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.27-3.37 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.28. Sonoco Products also updated its Q3 guidance to $0.82-0.88 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for SON?

7 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Sonoco Products' shares. Their predictions range from $48.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate Sonoco Products' stock price to reach $56.1667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sonoco Products.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sonoco Products?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sonoco Products in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Sonoco Products.

Who are some of Sonoco Products' key competitors?

Who are Sonoco Products' key executives?

Sonoco Products' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Harris E. DeLoach Jr., Exec. Chairman (Age 73)
  • Mr. Robert C. Tiede, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Barry L. Saunders, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Rodger D. Fuller, Sr. VP of Paper/Industrial Converting Americas, Reels & Display and Packaging (Age 56)
  • Mr. Robert Howard Coker, Sr. VP of Rigid Paper Containers & Paper/Engineered Carriers International (Age 55)

Has Sonoco Products been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about SON stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sonoco Products earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.33 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Sonoco Products.

Who are Sonoco Products' major shareholders?

Sonoco Products' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.89%), American Century Companies Inc. (3.19%), Bank of America Corp DE (2.19%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.44%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.37%) and FMR LLC (0.92%). Company insiders that own Sonoco Products stock include Allan H Mcleland, Barry L Saunders, James A Harrell III, John E Linville, Kevin P Mahoney, Mancil J Sanders, 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 Janus Henderson Group PLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, FMR LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Paloma Partners Management Co and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Sonoco Products company stock in the last year include Allan H Mcleland, Barry L Saunders, Kevin P Mahoney, Marcy J Thompson, R Howard Coker, Rodger D Fuller, Roger P Schrum and Vicki B Arthur. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 Victory Capital Management Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., BlackRock Inc., WBI Investments Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Bank of America Corp DE, BB&T Corp and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sonoco Products' stock price today?

One share of SON stock can currently be purchased for approximately $56.01.

How big of a company is Sonoco Products?

Sonoco Products has a market capitalization of $5.51 billion and generates $5.04 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $175.34 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.79 on an earnings per share basis. Sonoco Products employs 21,000 workers across the globe.

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:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  215 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  471 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  686
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This page was last updated on 8/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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