Sonoco Products Company (SON): Price and Financial Metrics


Sonoco Products Company (SON)

Today's Latest Price: $58.96 USD

0.07 (0.12%)

Updated Nov 27 1:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 19 in Industrial - Packaging

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SON Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for SON is 2.76 -- better than 81.3% of US stocks.
  • Sonoco Products Co's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.95% of US equities in our set.
  • The volatility of Sonoco Products Co's share price is greater than that of just 4.39% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Sonoco Products Co, a group of peers worth examining would be INGR, THO, WCC, UGI, and GIL.
  • SON's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Sonoco Products Co's official web site, go to www.sonoco.com.

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SON Price/Volume Stats

Current price $58.96 52-week high $62.77
Prev. close $58.89 52-week low $37.30
Day low $58.48 Volume 97,940
Day high $59.08 Avg. volume 492,651
50-day MA $53.52 Dividend yield 2.92%
200-day MA $51.38 Market Cap 5.92B

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:
$58.96$93.15 62%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Sonoco Products Co. To summarize, we found that Sonoco Products Co ranked in the 58th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for SON, they are:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 5.56; that's higher than 70.06% 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 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 9.7% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%59%
1%61%
2%62%
3%64%
4%65%
5%67%

LOCO, LSYN, PII, GOLF, and WSM can be thought of as valuation peers to SON, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Cyclical sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.


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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.

COVID-19 Recovery Analysis: Flexible Plastic Packaging Market 2020-2024 | Need for Improving Shelf Life of Products to Boost Market Growth | Technavio

Technavio has been monitoring the flexible plastic packaging market and it is poised to grow by USD 34.02 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 4% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200907005382/en/ Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Flexible Plastic Packaging Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire) Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied. While a few industries will register a drop in demand, num...

Benzinga | September 8, 2020

Sonoco Products Is A Viable Investment Option, Now And Post-Pandemic

It's old news now - when the COVID-19 pandemic all but forced most of the United States to shut down, many safe-at-home households turned to online shopping. In turn, online shopping drove an increased usage of packaging materials and pushed higher the demand for corrugated cardboard. One may have expected...

Jenks Jumps on Seeking Alpha | August 19, 2020

COVID-19 Impacts: Global Plastic-Based Egg Packaging Market will Accelerate at a CAGR of almost 5% through 2020-2024 | Advantages of Plastic-Based Egg Packaging to Boost Growth | Technavio

Technavio has been monitoring the global plastic-based egg packaging market size and it is poised to grow by USD 772.76 million during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 5% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200804005677/en/ Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Plastic-Based Egg Packaging Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire) Technavio suggests three forecast scenarios (optimistic, probable, and pessimistic) considering the impact of COVID-19. Please Request Latest Free Sample Report on COVID-19 Impa...

Benzinga | August 4, 2020

Sonoco high on Can Packaging acquisition

Sonoco ([[SON]] +1.9%) acquired France-based Can Packaging, a privately owned designer and manufacturer of sustainable paper packaging and related manufacturing equipment, for €41.7M.With two paper can manufacturing facilities, Can Packaging is estimated to produce sales of ~€23M in 2020 as it provides sustainable paperboard packaging to consumer food brands distributed across Europe."This strategic acquisition...

Seeking Alpha | August 3, 2020

Sonoco ThermoSafe Creating Industrywide PharmaPortal™ Platform Using IBM Blockchain Technology To Help Deliver Improved Transparency and Traceability Across the Temperature Controlled Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Pharma Portal Logo Pharma Portal Sonoco ThermoSafe Logo Sonoco ThermoSafeARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON), the largest global provider of temperature assurance packaging for pharmaceutical distribution, is building PharmaPortal™, a vendor-neutral blockchain platform for use by pharmaceutical manufacturers and carriers. Built on IBM Blockchain Transparent Supply, PharmaPortal intends to address the industry’s needs to trace assets across many different supply chain participants, record a single version of the truth on all events generated on a package’s journey, integrate this data with that of other businesses across an industry-scale network, and provide access controls to help ensure each data owner maintains co...

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

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SON Price Returns

1-mo 21.58%
3-mo 10.71%
6-mo 15.67%
1-year 0.20%
3-year 23.93%
5-year 56.42%
YTD -1.22%
2019 19.53%
2018 3.06%
2017 3.92%
2016 32.96%
2015 -3.49%

SON Dividends

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