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Sonoco Products Company (SON) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Sonoco Products Company (SON) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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The profile contains critical company information including:

  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Highlights

Sonoco Products Company (Sonoco) is a diversified packaging company that manufactures industrial and consumer packaging products. It designs, manufactures, assembles, packages, and distributes temporary, semi-permanent, and permanent point-of-purchase displays. The company produces plastic bottles and jars; rigid containers and trays; metal and peelable membrane ends and closures; wooden, metal and composite wire and cable reels and spools. In addition, it offers fiber-based construction tubes and forms, paperboard tubes and cores, custom-engineered paperboard-based and expanded foam protective packaging and components, and temperature-assurance packaging products. Sonoco serves food, consumer packed goods, home, personal care, construction, textiles, municipal and residential, automotive, cosmetics, medical, hospitality, advertising, consumer electronics, pharmaceuticals, office furnishings, and promotional and palletized distribution sectors. It has production facilities in North America and Europe. Sonoco is headquartered in Hartsville, South Carolina, the US.

Sonoco Products Company Key Recent Developments

Mar 15,2018: Sonoco Recognized for Packaging Excellence, Innovation at FPA Awards
Feb 16,2018: Sonoco releases Q4 and full year 2017 financial results
Feb 16,2018: Sonoco’s net sales increase 13.7% in Q4
Oct 19,2017: Sonoco reports Q3 2017 results
Aug 01,2017: Sonoco reduces total water and energy usage in 2016

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Section 1 - About the Company
Sonoco Products Company - Key Facts
Sonoco Products Company - Key Employees
Sonoco Products Company - Key Employee Biographies
Sonoco Products Company - Major Products and Services
Sonoco Products Company - History
Sonoco Products Company - Company Statement
Sonoco Products Company - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Company Overview
Sonoco Products Company - Business Description
Business Segment: Consumer Packaging
Overview
Performance
Business Segment: Display and Packaging
Overview
Performance
Business Segment: Paper and Industrial Converted Products
Overview
Performance
Business Segment: Protective Solutions
Overview
Performance
Geographical Segment: All Other
Performance
Geographical Segment: Canada
Performance
Geographical Segment: Europe
Performance
Geographical Segment: the US
Performance
Sonoco Products Company - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Sonoco Products Company - Strengths
Sonoco Products Company - Weaknesses
Sonoco Products Company - Opportunities
Sonoco Products Company - Threats
Sonoco Products Company - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Sonoco Products Company, Recent Deals Summary
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments
Mar 15, 2018: Sonoco Recognized for Packaging Excellence, Innovation at FPA Awards
Feb 16, 2018: Sonoco’s net sales increase 13.7% in Q4
Feb 16, 2018: Sonoco’s net sales increase 13.7% in Q4
Oct 19, 2017: Sonoco reports Q3 2017 results
Aug 01, 2017: Sonoco reduces total water and energy usage in 2016
Jul 21, 2017: Sonoco reports Q2 2017 results
Jul 20, 2017: Sonoco names Philippe Guillemot to board of directors
Jun 21, 2017: Sonoco IML design wins IMDA Best of Show
Jun 06, 2017: Sonoco announces supplier sustainability award recipients
Apr 21, 2017: Sonoco reports decline in Q1 net income
Section 5 – Appendix
Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer
List of Tables
Sonoco Products Company, Key Facts
Sonoco Products Company, Key Employees
Sonoco Products Company, Key Employee Biographies
Sonoco Products Company, Major Products and Services
Sonoco Products Company, History
Sonoco Products Company, Other Locations
Sonoco Products Company, Subsidiaries
Sonoco Products Company, Key Competitors
Sonoco Products Company, Ratios based on current share price
Sonoco Products Company, Annual Ratios
Sonoco Products Company, Annual Ratios (Cont...1)
Sonoco Products Company, Annual Ratios (Cont...2)
Sonoco Products Company, Interim Ratios
Sonoco Products Company, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
Sonoco Products Company, Performance Chart (2013 - 2017)
Sonoco Products Company, Ratio Charts

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