SON:NYE-Sonoco Products Company (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Packaging & Containers | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 62.22

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 6.25B

Volume

0.54M

Average Target Price

USD 64.50 (+3.66%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

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About

Sonoco Products Company manufactures and sells industrial and consumer packaging products in North and South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company operates through four segments: Consumer Packaging, Display and Packaging, Paper and Industrial Converted Products, and Protective Solutions. The Consumer Packaging segment provides paper and thermoformed plastic round and shaped rigid containers and trays; extruded and injection-molded plastic products; printed flexible packaging products; brand artwork management; and metal and peelable membrane ends and closures. The Display and Packaging segment offers temporary and semi-permanent point-of-purchase displays; supply chain management services comprising contract packing, fulfillment, and scalable service centers; retail packaging, including printed backer cards, thermoformed blisters, and heat sealing equipment; and paper amenities, such as coasters and glass covers. The Paper and Industrial Converted Products segment provides paperboard tubes, cones, and cores; fiber-based construction tubes; wooden, metal, and composite wire and cable reels and spools; and recycled paperboard, corrugating medium, recovered paper, and material recycling services. The Protective Solutions segment provides custom-engineered, paperboard-based, and molded foam protective packaging and components; and temperature-assured packaging products. The company sells its products in various markets, which include paper, textile, film, food, chemical, packaging, construction, and wire and cable. Sonoco Products Company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Hartsville, South Carolina.

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CD47:XETRA Lyxor PSI 20 (DR) UCITS E.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

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USD0.02B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Packaging & Containers)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 5.01% 56% F 57% F
Dividend Return 0.76% 71% C- 47% F
Total Return 5.77% 56% F 58% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 22.99% 17% F 59% F
Dividend Return 3.44% 46% F 57% F
Total Return 26.43% 22% F 60% D-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 37.17% 33% F 55% F
Dividend Return 17.95% 50% F 59% F
Total Return 55.11% 33% F 55% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 2.01% 44% F 56% F
Dividend Return 3.02% 67% D+ 68% D+
Total Return 5.03% 44% F 58% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 12.45% 89% B+ 63% D
Risk Adjusted Return 40.39% 67% D+ 57% F
Market Capitalization 6.25B 50% F 77% C+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Packaging & Containers)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 30.35 44% F 27% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.20 56% F 32% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 8.86 56% F 47% F
EV/EBITDA 12.42 39% F 56% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 11.12% 47% F 70% C-
Return on Invested Capital 8.60% 61% D- 71% C-
Return on Assets 5.92% 72% C- 84% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 65.51% 78% C+ 55% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.90 39% F 21% F
Short Percent 2.08% 53% F 67% D+
Beta 0.85 83% B 66% D
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector