Our quantitative data points are meant to provide a high-level understanding of factors in equity risk models for Sonoco Products Co. Portfolio managers use these models to forecast risk, optimize portfolios and review performance.
We show how SON stock compares to 2,000+ US-based stocks, and to peers in the Process Industries sector and Containers/Packaging industry.
Please do not consider this data as investment advice. Data is downloaded from sources we deem reliable, but errors may occur.
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.
Many of the following risk metrics are standardized and transformed into quantitative factors in institutional-level risk models.
Rankings below represent percentiles from 1 to 100, with 1 being the lowest rating of risk.
Stocks with higher beta exhibit higher sensitivity to the ups and downs in the market. (↑↑)
Stocks with higher market capitalization often have lower risk. (↑↓)
Higher average daily dollar volume over the past 30 days implies lower liquidity risk. (↑↓)
Higher price momentum stocks, aka recent winners, equate to lower risk for many investors. (↑↓)
Style risk factors often include measures of profitability and payout levels.
Companies with higher earnings generally provide lower risk. (↑↓)
Companies with higher dividend yields, if sustaintable, are perceived to have lower risk. (↑↓)