Sonoco Products Company (SON): Price and Financial Metrics

Sonoco Products Company (SON): $65.75

0.45 (+0.69%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where SON ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 79.16% of US stocks.
  • SON's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • SON ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 30th percentile.

SON Stock Summary

  • Sonoco Products Co's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.84% of US equities in our set.
  • Over the past twelve months, SON has reported earnings growth of -127.22%, putting it ahead of merely 14.72% of US stocks in our set.
  • The volatility of Sonoco Products Co's share price is greater than that of only 13.35% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SON, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are TKR, FDP, HII, ATKR, and THG.
  • SON's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Sonoco Products Co's official web site, go to

SON Valuation Summary

  • SON's price/sales ratio is 1.2; this is 14.29% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • SON's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, SON's price/earnings ratio has gone down 59.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SON.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SON 2021-08-27 1.2 3.5 -33.8 -38.8
SON 2021-08-26 1.2 3.5 -33.5 -38.5
SON 2021-08-25 1.2 3.5 -33.6 -38.6
SON 2021-08-24 1.2 3.5 -33.3 -38.3
SON 2021-08-23 1.2 3.5 -33.3 -38.4
SON 2021-08-20 1.2 3.5 -33.4 -38.4

SON Growth Metrics

    The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 79.62%.
  • The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 3.04%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 21.79%.
SON's revenue has moved up $151,982,000 over the prior 34 months.

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
2021-12-31 5,590.438 298.672 -85.477
2021-09-30 5,527.599 436.198 -162.275
2021-09-30 5,527.599 436.198 -162.275
2021-06-30 5,424.72 525.583 -189.966
2021-03-31 5,287.451 756.623 199.315
2020-12-31 5,237.443 705.621 207.463

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)

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SON Price/Volume Stats

Current price $65.75 52-week high $67.06
Prev. close $65.30 52-week low $51.52
Day low $65.08 Volume 158,497
Day high $65.96 Avg. volume 574,737
50-day MA $59.24 Dividend yield 3%
200-day MA $59.22 Market Cap 6.41B

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.

Looking for a Growth Stock? 3 Reasons Why Sonoco (SON) is a Solid Choice

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Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Has Sonoco (SON) Outpaced Other Industrial Products Stocks This Year?

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Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Sonoco’s FlexSHIELD® Receives Compostability, Recyclability and Repulpability Certification

HARTSVILLE, S.C., Feb. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cascades Sonoco, a joint venture between Cascades Inc. and Sonoco Products Company, today announced that its FlexSHIELD® coatings have received third party certification for compostability from TÜV Austria. Additionally, the coatings have achieved recyclability and repulpability certifications from the Fiber Box Association. FlexSHIELD’s aqueous-based barrier coatings are designed for use in folding carton, cup, and foodservice container applic

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Sonoco Products Company Consensus Indicates Potential 7.5% Upside

Sonoco Products Company with ticker code (SON) now have 7 analysts covering the stock. The analyst consensus points to a rating of ''Hold''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 66 and 59 with a mean TP of 63. Given that the stocks previous close was at 58.59 this would indicate that there is a potential upside of 7.5%. There is a 50 day moving average of 57.58 and the 200 day moving average is 62.12. The market capitalisation for the company is $5,802m. Company Website: [stock_market_widget type="chart" template="basic" color="green" assets=SON" range="6mo" interval="1d" axes="true" cursor="true" api="yf"] The potential market cap would be $6,239m based on the market concensus. Sonoco Products Company manufactures and sells indu...

DirectorsTalk | February 20, 2022

SON or ATR: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?

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

Yahoo | February 18, 2022

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SON Price Returns

1-mo 14.37%
3-mo 15.36%
6-mo 14.91%
1-year 4.69%
3-year 26.87%
5-year 57.40%
YTD 16.30%
2021 0.53%
2020 -0.73%
2019 19.53%
2018 3.06%
2017 3.92%

SON Dividends

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