Sonoco Products Company (SON): Price and Financial Metrics

Sonoco Products Company (SON): $59.86

-1.47 (-2.40%)

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Industry: Industrial - Packaging




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SON Price/Volume Stats

Current price $59.86 52-week high $65.96
Prev. close $61.33 52-week low $51.52
Day low $59.45 Volume 644,100
Day high $61.41 Avg. volume 454,227
50-day MA $59.97 Dividend yield 3.36%
200-day MA $60.23 Market Cap 5.86B

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  • SON scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 71.47% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SON is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • SON ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 36th percentile.

SON Stock Summary

  • SON's went public 37.42 years ago, making it older than 93.61% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, SONOCO PRODUCTS CO is reporting a growth rate of -2,388.03%; that's higher than merely 1% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, SON is more volatile than merely 0.28% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to SONOCO PRODUCTS CO are MGRC, HII, CTLT, DLA, and ACT.
  • Visit SON's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SON Valuation Summary

  • SON's EV/EBIT ratio is 12.1; this is 12.64% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • SON's price/sales ratio has moved down 0 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 2023-05-19 0.8 2.7 11.7 12.1
SON 2023-05-18 0.8 2.7 11.7 12.1
SON 2023-05-17 0.8 2.6 11.5 12.0
SON 2023-05-16 0.8 2.6 11.5 12.0
SON 2023-05-15 0.8 2.7 11.7 12.1
SON 2023-05-12 0.8 2.7 11.7 12.1

SON Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 21.88%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 12.62%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -10.82%.
Over the past 52 months, SON's revenue has gone up $1,916,212,000.

The table below shows SON's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 7,250.552 509.049 466.437
2022-09-30 7,013.717 400.649 434.391
2022-06-30 6,538.694 381.184 423.302
2022-03-31 6,008.116 161.017 -42.44
2021-12-31 5,590.438 298.672 -85.477
2021-09-30 5,527.599 436.198 -162.275

SON's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • SON has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 77.85% of graded US stocks.
  • SON's asset turnover comes in at 1.08 -- ranking 2nd of 11 Shipping Containers stocks.
  • PKG, GEF, and WRK are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with SON.

The table below shows SON's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-10-03 1.080 0.194 -0.051
2021-07-04 1.018 0.198 -0.056
2021-04-04 0.959 0.200 0.087
2020-12-31 0.961 0.200 0.088
2020-09-27 0.955 0.197 0.104
2020-06-28 0.999 0.197 0.116

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 $65.50 Average Broker Recommendation 2.1 (Hold)

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.

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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.

Be Sure To Check Out Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) Before It Goes Ex-Dividend

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Yahoo | May 4, 2023

Sonoco (SON) Surpasses Q1 Earnings Estimates

Sonoco (SON) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 5.26% and 4.71%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2023. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | May 1, 2023

Sonoco Reports Strong First Quarter Results: Raises Full Year 2023 Guidance

HARTSVILLE, S.C., May 01, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco Products Company (“Sonoco” or the “Company”) (NYSE: SON), one of the largest sustainable global packaging companies, today reported financial results for its first quarter ended April 2, 2023. Highlights First-quarter results met the high end of the previously provided quarterly guidanceRaising full year guidance based on strength of operating modelContinued progress on strategic priorities including portfolio optimizationIncreased quarte

Yahoo | May 1, 2023

Why Sonoco (SON) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again

Sonoco (SON) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

Yahoo | April 28, 2023

Are Investors Undervaluing Sonoco (SON) Right Now?

Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest value, growth, and momentum trends to underscore strong picks.

Yahoo | April 27, 2023

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SON Price Returns

1-mo 1.28%
3-mo 0.02%
6-mo -2.42%
1-year 4.46%
3-year 25.39%
5-year 35.31%
YTD 0.25%
2022 8.30%
2021 0.53%
2020 -0.73%
2019 19.53%
2018 3.06%

SON Dividends

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Continue Researching SON

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