Sonoco Products (SON) dividend stock





  • Yield

     3.17%
  • Dividend

     1.56
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     4.0%
  • Dividend increased

     33 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     59%
  • Dividend pay date

     9/8/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     5/10/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     92 yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     -3.9%
  • Dividend payback
    period
      yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     7.2
  • Tweed factor

     -11.5
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
-3.9%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
-1.9%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
7.3%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
21.7%
Price change from 52 week high   
-11.5%
Price change from 50 days average   
-3.9%
Price change from 200 days average   
-6.3%
Price info
Change
0.36 (0.74%)


Last price
49.18 USD


Day range
48.89 - 49.34


Year range
48.79 - 55.58

Financial health
Current ratio
1.42


Debt/equity ratio
74.04


Cash
182.43M


Debt
1.13B


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
18.67


Price/book (P/B)
2.92


Forward price/earning (P/E)
16.28


Price/sales (P/S)
1.03


PEG
3.55


Market cap
4.95B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
1.0200,1.0700,1.0800
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
2.9%
2.1000,1.6300,1.5000
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-15.5%
10 year history
1.0200,1.0700,1.0800,1.1100,1.1500,1.1900,1.2300,1.2700,1.3700,1.4000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
3.6%
2.1000,1.6300,1.5000,1.9600,2.1300,1.9100,2.1200,2.3200,2.4400,2.4400
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
1.7%
14.5000,11.6600,13.6400,14.8400,15.3100,14.7600,15.4700,17.1000,14.6600,14.9900
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
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  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
0.4%
48.5000,65.6000,72.0000,56.6000,52.5000,62.3000,60.7000,54.4000,53.5000,56.1000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
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  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
1.6%
102.0000,101.0000,101.0000,103.0000,102.0000,103.0000,103.0000,103.0000,102.0000,102.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
0.0%
Other companies in the packaging & containers industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Bemis Company 34 yrs2.62%3.9%
United Kingdom   RPC Group 24 yrs1.66%6.6%
USA   AptarGroup 23 yrs1.43%8.4%
Canada   CCL Industries 15 yrs0.76%23.4%
USA   Silgan Holdings 14 yrs1.13%9.1%
USA   WestRock Company 9 yrs2.73%30.3%
USA   International Paper 7 yrs3.26%12.8%
Company profile
Empoloyees
20,800


Sector


Website


Founded
1899


Industry


SEC filings




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, Paper and Industrial Converted Products, Display and Packaging, and Protective Solutions....
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Address:
One North Second Street, Hartsville, SC, 29550

Phone:
+1 843 383-7000
The dividend of Sonoco Products is 1.56 USD and this gives the stock a yield of 3.17%. The company has increased the dividend for 33 years. An earnings per share of 2.63 and a dividend of 1.56 gives Sonoco Products a payout ratio of 59%. The dividend payback period is years, assuming the dividend growth stays the same. They have increased their dividend by 4.0% on average in the last 5 years. 5/10/2017 is the ex-dividend date for Sonoco Products, while 9/8/2017 is the dividend pay date. 20,800 people work for them (a US company) and it has been founded back in 1899. They are in the consumer goods sector and the packaging & containers industry. 2.3 out of 5 stars is our rating for it's dividend.






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