Sonoco Products Company (SON): Price and Financial Metrics

Sonoco Products Company (SON)

Today's Latest Price: $60.55 USD

0.36 (-0.59%)

Updated Jan 22 6:40pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 22 in Industrial - Packaging

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SON Stock Summary

  • Sonoco Products Co's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 81.35% of US listed stocks.
  • Sonoco Products Co's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.81% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, SON is more volatile than merely 9.11% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Sonoco Products Co, a group of peers worth examining would be INGR, THO, UGI, WCC, and CBD.
  • Visit SON's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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SON Price/Volume Stats

Current price $60.55 52-week high $62.13
Prev. close $60.91 52-week low $37.30
Day low $59.69 Volume 266,900
Day high $60.86 Avg. volume 375,086
50-day MA $59.34 Dividend yield 2.84%
200-day MA $53.60 Market Cap 6.08B

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:
$60.55$82.67 37%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Sonoco Products Co with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Sonoco Products Co ranked in the 59th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 37.33% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for SON, they are:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 5.56; that's higher than 69.95% of US stocks in the Consumer Cyclical sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • Sonoco Products Co's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than only 9.54% of tickers in our DCF set.

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

For other companies in the Consumer Cyclical that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as SON, try BWA, FLXS, GFASY, GOLF, and NCMI.

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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 Products' 2020 Dividend Freeze

Sonoco Products (SON) is a Dividend Champion, a company that has increased its dividend annually for at least 25 years. But challenges in 2020 led Sonoco to freeze its dividend. That doesn't necessarily mean the company has neglected its shareholders. Much of this story points back to China. The China...

Jenks Jumps on Seeking Alpha | January 20, 2021

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SON vs. ATR: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Yahoo | January 12, 2021

FXNEWS24 |Is Sonoco Products (SON) a Good Stock for Value Investors? | UK Forex Reviews

Is Sonoco Products (SON) a Good Stock for Value Investors? | UK Stocks, Forex, Commodities, Crypto, Live Market News- Daily Forex News

FXNews24 | January 5, 2021

Is Sonoco Products (SON) a Good Stock for Value Investors?

Let's see if Sonoco Products (SON) stock is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now from multiple angles.

Yahoo | January 5, 2021

Sonoco Announces Quarterly Conference Calls and Webcasts for 2021

HARTSVILLE, S.C., Jan. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the most sustainable, diversified global packaging companies, will host its regular investor conference calls to discuss quarterly financial results on the below dates and times. Any updates to these reporting dates or times will be communicated in subsequent news releases.  News Release (1)Conference Call (2) Fourth Quarter 2020 ResultsFeb. 11, 2021Feb. 11, 2021   11 a.m. ET First Quarter 2021 ResultsApril 22, 2021April 22, 2021   11 a.m. ET Second Quarter 2021 ResultsJuly 22, 2021July 22, 2021   11 a.m. ET Third Quarter 2021 ResultsOct. 21, 2021Oct. 21, 2021   11 a.m. ET (1) News releases will be issued on the dates noted before the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. (2) T...

Yahoo | January 4, 2021

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SON Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 20.95%
6-mo 13.49%
1-year 6.54%
3-year 20.29%
5-year 86.30%
YTD 2.19%
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 Price | Nasdaq
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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