Sonoco Products Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 25, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on March
08, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SON stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that SON has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SON was $31.63,
representing a -9.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.83 and
a 10.56% increase over the 52 week low of $28.61.
SON is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation (
) and Ball Corporation (
). SON's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.91. Zacks Investment Research reports SON's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.14%, compared to an
industry average of 11.5%.
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