Sonoco Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1899

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 23,000


  • Stock Symbol
  • SON

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 53

  • Share Price
  • $57.05
  • (As of Tuesday Closing)

Sonoco General Information


Over its 100-year-plus history, Sonoco Products has steadily assembled a diverse portfolio of industrial and consumer packaging product offerings such as flexible and rigid plastics, reels and spools, pallets, and composite cans. The company serves a variety of consumer and industrial end markets throughout North America. Sonoco has raised its dividend each year for more than 30 years.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Southern Novelty Company
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Primary Industry
Paper Containers and Packaging
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 1 North 2nd Street
  • Hartsville, SC 29550
  • United States
+1 (843) 000-0000

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Sonoco Stock Performance

(As of Tuesday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$57.05 $57.59 $49.98 - $61.73 $5.61B 98M 486K $3.98

Sonoco Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Mar-2024 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 8,869,845 8,738,892 9,137,699 7,247,934
Revenue 6,689,052 6,781,292 7,250,552 5,590,438
EBITDA 973,713 1,082,123 977,147 143,437
Net Income 391,817 474,959 466,437 (85,477)
Total Assets 7,198,280 7,191,957 7,052,940 5,073,235
Total Debt 3,367,011 3,348,454 3,473,217 1,844,830
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Sonoco Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Sonoco Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Sonoco Competitors (22)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
WestRock Corporation Atlanta, GA 00000 000000&0
Amcor Corporation Zurich, Switzerland 00000 00.00 000000000 00 00.00
International Paper Corporation Memphis, TN 00000 00.00 0&0
Packaging Corporation of America Formerly PE-Backed Lake Forest, IL 00000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
Graphic Packaging Formerly PE-Backed Atlanta, GA 00000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
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Sonoco Patents

Sonoco Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20240182720-A1 Modified overprint varnish Pending 02-Dec-2022 00000000
US-20240149571-A1 High barrier cold seal laminate and methods of making the same Pending 07-Nov-2022 000000000
US-20240133108-A1 Washer base Pending 20-Oct-2022 0000000000
US-20240124206-A1 Notched corner post for appliance packaging Pending 12-Oct-2022 0000000000
US-11780663-B1 Tub support Active 28-Sep-2022 B65D81/05 0
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Sonoco Executive Team (35)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
R. Coker Chief Executive Officer, President & Board Member
Ernest Haynes III President
Sean Cairns President
Russell Grissett Vice President
James Harrell III Vice President, Americas Industrial
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Sonoco Board Members (21)

Name Representing Role Since
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Sonoco Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Sonoco Investments & Acquisitions (53)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
RTS Packaging 08-Sep-2023 0000000000 00000 Paper Containers and Packaging
Skjern Paper 15-Nov-2022 0000000000 000.00 Paper Containers and Packaging 0. 00000
Nordeste Tubetes and NE Tubetes 31-Aug-2022 0000000000 00.00 Other Consumer Products and Services
Sonoco do Brasil Participacoes 01-Apr-2022 000000000 Other Containers and Packaging
Ball Metalpack 26-Jan-2022 Merger/Acquisition 00.000 BPO/Outsource Services 0. 00000
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Sonoco Subsidiaries (12)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
ABPS (North West) Paper Containers and Packaging Clayton-le-Moors, United Kingdom 2008
Graffo Paranaense de Embalagens Plastic Containers and Packaging Pinhais, Brazil 0000
D&W Paper Tube Paper Containers and Packaging Chatsworth, GA 0000
RTS Packaging Paper Containers and Packaging Atlanta, GA 0000
Thermoform Engineered Quality Plastic Containers and Packaging Huntley, IL 0000
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Sonoco ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated May, 31, 2024

22.6 | Med Risk

Risk Scale

A lower score indicates better sustainability












Exposure refers to the extent to which a company is exposed to different material ESG issues



Management is related to actions taken to manage ESG issues


Peers Analysis

Peer performance insights compare the company’s ESG performance to the performance of selected peers to help inform future ESG decisions and drive internal performance improvements.


Covered Companies

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Sonoco Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
VoidForm Products 30-Mar-2008 000000000000000000 Completed
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Phoenix Packaging 14-Sep-2001 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Sonoco FAQs

  • When was Sonoco founded?

    Sonoco was founded in 1899.

  • Who is the CEO of Sonoco?

    R. Coker is the CEO of Sonoco.

  • Where is Sonoco headquartered?

    Sonoco is headquartered in Hartsville, SC.

  • What is the size of Sonoco?

    Sonoco has 23,000 total employees.

  • What industry is Sonoco in?

    Sonoco’s primary industry is Paper Containers and Packaging.

  • Is Sonoco a private or public company?

    Sonoco is a Public company.

  • What is Sonoco’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Sonoco is SON.

  • What is the current stock price of Sonoco?

    As of 18-Jun-2024 the stock price of Sonoco is $57.05.

  • What is the current market cap of Sonoco?

    The current market capitalization of Sonoco is $5.61B.

  • What is Sonoco’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Sonoco is $6.69B.

  • Who are Sonoco’s competitors?

    WestRock, Amcor, International Paper, Packaging Corporation of America, and Graphic Packaging are some of the 22 competitors of Sonoco.

  • What is Sonoco’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Sonoco’s EPS for 12 months was $3.98.

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