Sonoco Products Past Earnings Performance

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Sonoco Products has been growing earnings at an average annual rate of 13.3%, while the Packaging industry saw earnings growing at 9.2% annually. Revenues have been growing at an average rate of 7.1% per year. Sonoco Products's return on equity is 16.2%, and it has net margins of 5.9%.

Key information

13.3%

Earnings growth rate

14.1%

EPS growth rate

Packaging Industry Growth12.0%
Revenue growth rate7.1%
Return on equity16.2%
Net Margin5.9%
Last Earnings Update31 Mar 2024

Recent past performance updates

Recent updates

Sonoco Products: Disappointing Prices Weigh On Free Cash Flow (Rating Downgrade)

Jun 01

Sonoco Products Company's (NYSE:SON) Price Is Out Of Tune With Earnings

May 27
Sonoco Products Company's (NYSE:SON) Price Is Out Of Tune With Earnings

Sonoco Products: Mixed Outlook Due To Destocking And Inflation

Mar 06

Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet

Jan 23
Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet

Is Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) Trading At A 40% Discount?

Jan 03
Is Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) Trading At A 40% Discount?

Sonoco Products Should Benefit From Lower Inventories In 2024

Dec 20

Sonoco Seems Cheap Considering The Risk Level

Oct 10

We Think Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Sep 22
We Think Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Does Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Aug 20
Does Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Sonoco Products: Packaging Powerhouse With Promising Prospects

Aug 02

Are Investors Undervaluing Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) By 28%?

Jul 08
Are Investors Undervaluing Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) By 28%?

Is Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Using Too Much Debt?

May 08
Is Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Using Too Much Debt?

Is There An Opportunity With Sonoco Products Company's (NYSE:SON) 24% Undervaluation?

Mar 30
Is There An Opportunity With Sonoco Products Company's (NYSE:SON) 24% Undervaluation?

Still Avoiding Sonoco Products

Feb 24

Sonoco Products declares $0.49 dividend

Feb 09

Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

Feb 02
Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

Northstar Recycling acquires Sonoco Sustainability Solutions

Jan 31

Sonoco Products: Improving Free Cash Flow, Solid Dividend Growth Value Stock

Dec 16

Sonoco Products Q3 2022 Earnings Preview

Oct 30

Sonoco Products declares $0.49 dividend

Oct 19

Sonoco Products: Solid Performance

Oct 05

Sonoco ThermoSafe & United Airlines' cargo arm sign global master lease agreement

Sep 26

Sonoco ThermoSafe & American Airlines' cargo arm sign global master lease agreement

Sep 08

Sonoco unit to hike tube, core prices in EMEA due to inflationary pressure

Aug 30

Sonoco Products Company: Expect Strength To Continue

Jul 27

Sonoco Products declares $0.49 dividend

Jul 20

Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

Jul 20
Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

Sonoco Thermosafe and Turkish Cargo sign global master lease agreement

Jul 14

Sonoco expands residential recycling of paper cups to its South Carolina mill

Jul 05

Continuing To Avoid Sonoco Products

May 13

Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Apr 28
Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Is Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Using Too Much Debt?

Apr 17
Is Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Using Too Much Debt?

Revenue & Expenses Breakdown

How Sonoco Products makes and spends money. Based on latest reported earnings, on an LTM basis.


Earnings and Revenue History

NYSE:SON Revenue, expenses and earnings (USD Millions)
DateRevenueEarningsG+A ExpensesR&D Expenses
31 Mar 246,68939271629
31 Dec 236,78147571329
01 Oct 236,82249168529
02 Jul 237,00148266429
02 Apr 237,20949967329
31 Dec 227,25146665429
02 Oct 227,01443464324
03 Jul 226,53942360424
03 Apr 226,008-421,11624
31 Dec 215,590-851,08524
03 Oct 215,528-1621,09822
04 Jul 215,425-1901,10222
04 Apr 215,28719954822
31 Dec 205,23720753222
27 Sep 205,17026450223
28 Jun 205,21227349723
29 Mar 205,32629950123
31 Dec 195,37429252323
29 Sep 195,42132552223
30 Jun 195,43230553323
31 Mar 195,43831353623
31 Dec 185,39131452723
30 Sep 185,33424251621
01 Jul 185,29424254221
01 Apr 185,16919653021
31 Dec 175,03717551821
01 Oct 174,88027551223
02 Jul 174,76426750323
02 Apr 174,72928047023
31 Dec 164,78328648823
02 Oct 164,90823849822
03 Jul 164,94221647722
03 Apr 164,98522451022
31 Dec 154,96425050522
27 Sep 155,01424349824
28 Jun 155,03426648224
29 Mar 155,03326147824
31 Dec 145,01722647424
28 Sep 144,92922247020
29 Jun 144,89421747420
30 Mar 144,87221247020
31 Dec 134,86221046720
29 Sep 134,80920744820
30 Jun 134,77720544420

Quality Earnings: SON has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SON's current net profit margins (5.9%) are lower than last year (6.9%).


Free Cash Flow vs Earnings Analysis


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SON's earnings have grown by 13.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SON's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: SON had negative earnings growth (-21.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Packaging industry average (-23.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SON's Return on Equity (16.2%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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