SON Sonoco Products
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- Paper & paper products
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Sonoco Products- (SON)-manufactures industrial and consumer packaging products, and packaging services primarily in the United States, Europe, and Canada. It offers rigid paper and plastic packaging products, including composite paperboard cans, paperboard pails, single-wrap paperboard packages, fiber cartridges, bottles, jars, tubs, cups, trays, and squeeze tubes; aluminum and steel closures for composite, metal, and plastic containers; and printed flexible packaging products. The company, formerly known as the Southern Novelty Company, was founded in 1899 and is based in Hartsville, South Carolina.
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February 20, 2015
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Sonoco Products Q3 Earnings Rise; Beats Estimates (SON)Oct 17, 2013Sonoco Products Company (SON) released its third quarter financial results on Thursday, coming in above analysts estimates. The Hartsville, SC based company reported third quarter earnings of $61.2 million, or 59 cents per share, up from $58.8 million, or 57 cents per share last year. Excluding special items related to restructuring expenses, earnings were 63 cents per share, above the average analyst estimate of 61 cents per share. Total revenue for the quarter rose 3% to $1.23 billion, from $1.2 billion last year. Analysts expected to see revenue of $1.24 billion. Looking forward, the company expects to see Q4 earnings between 55 cents and 59 cents per share. Analysts expect to see earnings of 59 cents per share. For FY2013, the company has narrowed its outlook from $2.26-$2.32 per share to $2.27-$2.31 per share. Analysts expect to see earnings of $2.29 per share. Sonoco Products shares were up 58 cents, or 1.49% during Thursday morning trading. The stock is up 33% YTD.Expand to read the full story
Sonoco Downgraded to "Sell" at Goldman Sachs (SON)Oct 11, 2013Goldman Sachs reported on Friday that it has cut its rating on Sonoco Products Company (SON) . The firm has downgraded SON from "Neutral" to "Sell," and has maintained its current $36 price target. This price target suggests a 9% upside from the stock's current price of $39.58. An analyst from the firm noted: "We downgrade SON to Sell (relative to our coverage) from Neutral on a lower projected EPS CAGR through 2015 (7% vs. 15% for group) and relative valuation – SON shares are trading at 15.4X 2014E P/E, ahead of the Packaging group average at 14.6X, and its 5-year historical average of 13.2X. However, our 3Q EPS for SON is largely in line with consensus and we do not expect the 3Q print to be a catalyst for underperformance." Sonoco Products shares were mostly flat during pre-market trading Friday. The stock is up 33% YTD.Expand to read the full story
The Bottom LineShares of Sonoco Products Company (SON) have a 3.13% yield based on Thursday's closing price of $39.58. Sonoco Products Company (SON) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
Sonoco Upgraded to "Buy" at Bank of America (SON)Jul 22, 2013Bank of America announced on Monday that it has raised its rating on packaging products maker Sonoco Products Company (SON) . The firm has upgraded Sonoco from a "Neutral" to a "Buy," and has lifted the company's price target from $38 to $42. This new price target suggests a 9% increase from the stock's current price of $38.16. A Bank of America analyst noted, “simply put, we think investors and the street are not paying sufficient attention to the turn occurring in several SON businesses, the impact created by relatively one-off factors that should reverse and assist earnings momentum in '13-'14 and, perhaps most importantly, a change in approach being brought by new CEO Jack Sanders to productivity, returns, and use of buyback. We think the odds are relatively high that investors will wind up being surprised by SON earnings power in the next 12 months.” Sonoco Products shares were up 1.01, or 2.72%, during Monday morning trading. The stock is up 28% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Sonoco Products Company (SON) have a 3.24% yield based on Monday morning's price of $38.24. Sonoco Products Company (SON) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.Expand to read the full story
Sonoco Products Q2 Profit and Revenue Rise; Results and Forecast In-line with Expectations (SON)Jul 18, 2013Packaging products maker Sonoco Products Company (SON) on Thursday posted second quarter earnings results that largely matched analyst expectations. The Hartsville, SC-based company reported second quarter net income of $55 million, or 53 cents per share, compared with $51.3 million, or 50 cents per share, in the year-ago period. Excluding special items, adjusted profit was 59 cents per share. Revenue rose 2% from last year to $1.23 billion. On average, Wall Street analysts expected a slightly smaller profit of 58 cents per share, albeit on slightly higher revenue of $1.24 billion. Looking ahead, SON forecast third quarter earnings to range from 59 to 63 cents per share, which straddles analysts' outlook of 61 cents per share. Sonoco Products shares were inactive in premarket trading Thursday. The stock has risen 22% since the beginning of 2013. The Bottom Line Shares of SON currently offer a dividend yield of 3.42%, based on the stock's Wednesday closing price of $36.28 and the company's annualized dividend payout of $1.24 per share. Sonoco Products Company (SON) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.Expand to read the full story
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