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Sonoco Products Company (SON) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2014

Sonoco Products Company ( SON ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SON stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.23% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $42.52, the dividend yield is 3.01%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SON was $42.52, representing a -2.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.75 and a 26.59% increase over the 52 week low of $33.59.

SON is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) and Ball Corporation ( BLL ). SON's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.15. Zacks Investment Research reports SON's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.7%, compared to an industry average of 15.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SON Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to SON through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have SON as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares S&P Global Timber &Forestry Index Fund ( WOOD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is WOOD with an increase of 2.34% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SON at 4%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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