Sonoco Products Company (SON): Price and Financial Metrics

Sonoco Products Company (SON): $65.53

-0.48 (-0.73%)

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  • SON scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 95.97% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SON is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • SON's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 18.69% of US stocks).

SON Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for SON is 2.78 -- better than 83.01% of US stocks.
  • SON's went public 35.5 years ago, making it older than 92.72% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The volatility of Sonoco Products Co's share price is greater than that of only 14.38% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Sonoco Products Co are CW, FLS, AVNT, MWA, and BWA.
  • SON's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Sonoco Products Co's official web site, go to

SON Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, SON's price/earnings ratio is 60.68% higher, now standing at 33.1.
  • SON's price/earnings ratio has moved up $14.6 over the prior 243 months.
  • SON's price/earnings ratio has moved up $14.6 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SON.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SON 2011-12-12 0.7 2.1 14.5 12.3
SON 2010-01-22 0.8 2.2 20.6 14.0
SON 2008-08-29 0.8 2.3 18.1 14.5
SON 2007-07-26 1.0 3.1 18.4 12.5
SON 2006-03-02 0.9 2.5 19.9 13.2
SON 2003-07-14 0.8 2.5 17.3 12.1

SON Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SON, see our SON price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $66.57 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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SON Price/Volume Stats

Current price $65.53 52-week high $69.83
Prev. close $66.01 52-week low $48.20
Day low $65.49 Volume 345,900
Day high $66.23 Avg. volume 403,492
50-day MA $66.71 Dividend yield 2.73%
200-day MA $60.24 Market Cap 6.59B

Sonoco Products Company (SON) Company Bio

Sonoco Products is a provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging and packaging supply chain services. The company was founded in 1899 and is based in Hartsville, South Carolina.

SON Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$65.53$62.45 -8%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for SON, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Sonoco Products Co ranked in the 53th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Sonoco Products Co, consider:

  • The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 78. Its equity weight surpasses that of 56.47% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Consumer Cyclical sector.
  • Sonoco Products Co's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 18.58% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest SON News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Sonoco Products Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate SON as an investment opportunity.

Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for Uncoated Recycled Paperboard

HARTSVILLE, S.C., June 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today announced it is implementing a $50 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) in the United States and Canada, effective with shipments beginning July 15, 2021. Sonoco said the price increase was in response to continuing strong demand across its U.S. and Canada mill network which has driven order backlogs to near historical levels as well as stepped up inflationary pressures from energy

Yahoo | June 21, 2021

Sonoco (SON) Expands Paper Container Recycling in the U.S.

Sonoco's (SON) recycled scrap materials will be utilized as raw materials for production of new paperboard at its three uncoated recycled paperboard mills.

Yahoo | June 18, 2021

Sonoco expanding recycling of iconic paper containers in U.S.

Sonoco (SON) is expanding recovery and recycling of scrap materials from the production of its iconic EnviroCan™ paper containers in the U.S. to be used as raw material at three of its uncoated recycled paperboard mills to produce new paperboard.The Company anticipates diverting from landfills ~3,300 tons of scrap materials...

Seeking Alpha | June 17, 2021

Sonoco Expands Paper Containers Recycle And Recovery In US

Packaging solutions provider Sonoco Products Co (NYSE: SON) said it is expanding the recovery and recycling of scrap materials from its EnviroCan paper containers in the U.S. The recycled items will be used as raw material at three of its uncoated recycled paperboard mills to produce new paperboard. Sonoco expects to divert from landfills approximately 3,300 tons of scrap materials annually from four of its U.S. paper container operations in West Chicago, Illinois., Greenville, Wisconsin., Jacks

Yahoo | June 17, 2021

Sonoco Expanding Recycling of Iconic Paper Containers in U.S.

165 Truckloads of Scrap Annually to be Recycled into Paperboard at Sonoco MillsHARTSVILLE, S.C., June 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the most sustainable, global diversified packaging companies, today announced it is expanding recovery and recycling of scrap materials from the production of its iconic EnviroCan™ paper containers in the U.S. to be used as raw material at three of its uncoated recycled paperboard mills to produce new paperboard. According to Elizabeth Rhue

Yahoo | June 17, 2021

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SON Price Returns

1-mo -2.53%
3-mo 2.68%
6-mo N/A
1-year 35.67%
3-year 39.41%
5-year 62.69%
YTD 12.14%
2020 -0.73%
2019 19.53%
2018 3.06%
2017 3.92%
2016 32.96%

SON Dividends

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Sonoco Products Co (SON) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Sonoco Products Co (SON) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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