Sonoco Products Co. (New York Stock Exchange:SON)

About the company

Sonoco Products Co. engages in the manufacture of industrial and consumer packaging products and services. It operates through the following segments: Consumer Packaging, Display and Packaging, Paper and Industrial Converted Products, Protective Solutions, and Corporate. The Consumer Packaging segment offers round and shaped rigid containers and trays; extruded and injection-molded plastic products; printed flexible packaging; global brand artwork management; and metal and peelable membrane ends and closures. The Display and Packaging segment consists designing, manufacturing, assembling, packing, and distributing temporary, semi-permanent, and permanent point-of-purchase displays; supply chain management services; retail packaging; and paper amenities. The Paper and Industrial Converted Products segment comprises paperboard tubes, cones, and cores; fiber-based construction tubes; wooden, metal, and composite wire and cable reels and spools; and recycled paperboard, linerboard, corrugating medium, recovered paper, and material recycling services. The Protective Solutions segment provides custom-engineered, paperboard-based and expanded foam protective packaging and components; temperature-assured packaging. The Corporates segment covers restructuring charges, asset impairment charges, gains from the disposition of businesses, insurance settlement gains, acquisition-related costs, non-operating pension costs, interest expense, and interest income. The company was founded on May 10, 1899 and is headquartered at Hartsville, SC.


Process Industries


Containers and Packaging




Robert Howard Coker


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Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
Ball Corp. BLL 24271.78 11474.00 8.90 51.66 4.11
Amcor Plc AMCR 16154.40 11928.00 3.52 32.12 4.30
International Paper Co. IP 13998.60 22085.00 2.03 21.30 2.99
Avery Dennison Corp. AVY 9945.00 7053.00 8.31 16.93 8.29
Packaging Corporation of America PKG 9367.10 6939.00 3.00 14.53 9.31
Crown Holdings, Inc. CCK 9034.20 11667.00 5.41 18.28 4.24
AptarGroup, Inc. ATR 7588.02 2837.00 4.65 32.48 8.26
WestRock Co. WRK 7303.80 18212.00 0.64 8.60 4.67
Berry Global Group, Inc. BERY 6079.05 10747.00 3.61 14.62 3.86
Owens Corning OC 5946.60 7094.00 1.67 -10.50 -7.84
Sonoco Products Co. SON 5335.83 5326.00 3.04 17.91 5.61
Sealed Air Corp. SEE 5192.50 4852.00 -28.63 15.65 6.83
Graphic Packaging Holding Co. GPK 4114.28 6253.00 2.61 29.98 2.18
Silgan Holdings, Inc. SLGN 3644.13 4493.00 3.56 17.84 4.56
Greif, Inc. GEF 2057.33 4755.00 1.91 12.07 3.60
O-I Glass, Inc. OI 1450.80 6614.00 -84.55 -3.36 -6.49
Ranpak Holdings Corp. PACK 523.98 None 1.01 43.41 None
Myers Industries, Inc. MYE 515.16 499.00 2.90 14.91 6.87
UFP Technologies, Inc. UFPT 352.40 199.00 1.98 16.62 9.99

Latest insider transactions

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Why Hold Strategy is Apt for Sonoco (SON) Stock Right Now

4d ago, source: Nasdaq

Sonoco Products Company SON is poised to gain from its consumer packaging business, focus on productivity improvement and ...

Sonoco Products Company (SON): Hedge Funds De-risking

19d ago, source: YAHOO!

Before we spend countless hours researching a company, we like to analyze what insiders, hedge funds and billionaire ...

Why Sonoco Products Co passes three vital dividend tests

6d ago, source: YAHOO!

For investors right across the market-cap range, decent dividends are a pointer to potentially good quality stocks - such as Sonoco Products Co (NYQ:SON). The hard part is knowing what to look for.

Sonoco Products Co (NYSE:SON) Shares Sold by APG Asset Management N.V.

10d ago, source:

APG Asset Management N.V. decreased its position in shares of Sonoco Products Co (NYSE:SON) by 39.8% in the 1st quarter, ...

34,800 Shares in Sonoco Products Co (NYSE:SON) Acquired by Axa

8d ago, source:

Axa bought a new position in shares of Sonoco Products Co (NYSE:SON) in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund ...

Axa Invests $1.61 Million in Sonoco Products Co (NYSE:SON)

9d ago, source:

Axa purchased a new position in Sonoco Products Co (NYSE:SON) in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F ...

SON Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

1mon ago, source: Nasdaq

In trading on Friday, shares of Sonoco Products Co. (Symbol: SON) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $54.75, changing hands as high as $56.27 per share. Sonoco Products Co. shares are ...

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