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SON Sonoco Products PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current PE ratio for Sonoco Products stock as of May 22, 2024 is 15.39. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $3.98 and the stock price of $61.25 per share. The P/E ratio has increased by 26% from the past four quarters average of 12.2.

SON PE ratio history

How has SON's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Sonoco Products for the last ten years is 18.87. The current PE ratio of 15.39 is 18% below the historical average. Over the past ten years, SON's PE ratio was at its highest in the Apr 2021 quarter at 32.16, when the stock price was $64 and the EPS was $1.99. The lowest value was in the Oct 2023 quarter, when it reached 10.87 with a price of $54.35 and an EPS of $5.


Sonoco Products PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 63.1% in 2017

Maximum annual decrease: -43.92% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2023 11.57 -9.25%
2022 12.75 N/A
2021 N/A N/A
2020 28.76 35.15%
2019 21.28 24.96%
2018 17.03 -43.92%
2017 30.37 63.1%
2016 18.62 12.1%
2015 16.61 -15.98%
2014 19.77 -2.85%

SON average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of SON for the past years

SON's current P/E ratio is above the 3-year historical average, but it is below the 5 and 10-year averages.

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SON PE vs peers

What is SON's PE ratio compared to its peers

Compared to its peers CCK and SLGN, SON's PE ratio stands lower, however it is higher than SEE's and GEF's. Sonoco Products is presently trading at a lower PE ratio (15.39) than its peer group average of 16.73.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
GEF Greif Inc 11.09 $3.05B
SEE Sealed Air Corp 15.14 $5.53B
SON Sonoco Products Co 15.39 $6.02B
SLGN Silgan Holdings Inc 16.26 $4.98B
CCK Crown Holdings Inc 24.43 $10.24B
HAS Hasbro Inc N/A $8.4B
MMM 3M Co N/A $56.16B

Frequently asked questions

What is Sonoco Products's PE ratio?

SON's price to earnings ratio is 15.39 as of May 22, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Sonoco Products (SON)?

As an average over the last 3 years, SON stock has a PE ratio of 12.53.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Sonoco Products (SON)?

As an average over the last 5 years, SON stock has a PE ratio of 17.12.

What is the highest PE ratio for SON?

In the last ten years, the Apr 2021 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 32.16.

How does the current PE ratio for SON compare to its historical average?

The current price to earnings ratio of SON is 18% lower than the 10-year historical average.

How is SON's PE ratio calculated (Sonoco Products PE ratio formula)?

To determine the PE ratio, divide the most recent stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (May 22, 2024), Sonoco Products's stock price is $61.25. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $3.98. Therefore, Sonoco Products's P/E ratio for today is 15.39. PE RATIO(15.39) = STOCK PRICE($61.25) / TTM EPS($3.98)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.