Dividend Stock Analysis

Sonoco Dividend Stock Analysis

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Sonoco Products Company (NYSE: SON) is a manufacturer of industrial and consumer packaging products and a provider of packaging services with 312 locations in 35 countries.
The company was founded in 1899 and operates in six segments: Global Rigid, Global Flexible, Global Services, Global Plastics, Industrial Converted, and Primary Materials. The Company serves two markets: consumer and industrial.  It provides packaging solutions to many of the world’s most recognized brands.

Category
Investment Ideal
SON
Points
Earnings
10 yr Avg. EPS Growth > 10%
-1.11%
0
Margins
10 yr. Gross Margin Avg. > 35%
19.26%
0
10 yr Net Margin Avg. > 15%
4.83%
0
Debt
Debt to Total Capital < 35%
29.61%
1
Current Ratio > 1
1.24
1
Return
10 yr Avg. Return on Equity > 15%
14.62%
0
10 yr Avg. Cash Return on Capital > 20%
12.14%
0
Dividends
Years Dividend Growth > 10
27
1
10 years Annual Average Growth > 10%
3.50%
0
1 year Growth > 5 year Growth
No
0
Any years of FCF Payout Ratio > 100%
No
1
Valuation
Trailing P/E < 15
22.45
0
Forward P/E < 12
14.33
0
Dividend Yield > 3%
3.21%
1
Total Points
5
A total score of 5 ranks Sonoco as a low watch company
I will watch SON and if the price dips I will work up a deeper analysis

Full Disclosure:  I do not own any SON.  My portfolio holdings can be seen here
Featured Photo Credit: Richard Shilling

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