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Sonoco Products Co (SON) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Sonoco Products Co (SON) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Sonoco Products Co is a manufacturer of industrial and consumer packaging products and provides packaging services. It operates in Consumer Packaging, Paper and Industrial Converted Products, Display and Packaging, and Protective Solutions segments. Sonoco Products Co has a market cap of $5.78 billion; its shares were traded at around $57.89 with a P/E ratio of 18.72 and P/S ratio of 1.13. The dividend yield of Sonoco Products Co stocks is 2.83%. Sonoco Products Co had annual average EBITDA growth of 3.70% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated Sonoco Products Co the business predictability rank of 3-star.


For the last quarter Sonoco Products Co reported a revenue of $1.4 billion, compared with the revenue of $1.3 billion during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $5.4 billion, an increase of 7% from last year. For the last five years Sonoco Products Co had an average revenue growth rate of 1.5% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $3.1 for the year, an increase of 78.2% from previous year. Over the last five years Sonoco Products Co had an EPS growth rate of 4.6% a year. The Sonoco Products Co had an operating margin of 8.86%, compared with the operating margin of 8.06% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Sonoco Products Co is 8.16%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $57.89, Sonoco Products Co is traded at 29% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $44.89. The P/S ratio of the stock is 1.13, while the historical median P/S ratio is 0.85. The intrinsic value of the stock is $33.18 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 22.25% during the past 12 months.

CFO Recent Trades:

  • Sr VP, CFO Barry L Saunders sold 5,547 shares of SON stock on 02/15/2019 at the average price of $59.68. The price of the stock has decreased by 3% since.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • SR VP CORP. PLANNING Kevin P Mahoney sold 1,119 shares of SON stock on 02/25/2019 at the average price of $59.57. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.82% since.
  • VP,Marketing&Innovations Marcy J Thompson sold 1,465 shares of SON stock on 02/20/2019 at the average price of $60.02. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.55% since.
  • SVP Paper/E Carriers/Display Rodger D Fuller sold 6,224 shares of SON stock on 02/19/2019 at the average price of $59.9. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.36% since.
  • SVP Rigid Paper/E Carriers Int R. Howard Coker sold 6,474 shares of SON stock on 02/15/2019 at the average price of $59.78. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.16% since.
  • SR VP CORP. PLANNING Kevin P Mahoney sold 2,006 shares of SON stock on 02/15/2019 at the average price of $59.9. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.36% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of SON, click here.

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