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

 Published On: Nov, 2016 |    No of Pages: 42 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Sonoco Products Company (SON) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.


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; 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, customers’ manufacturing and distribution facilities, municipal and residential, automotive, cosmetics, medical, hospitality, advertising, consumer electronics, pharmaceuticals, heating and air conditioning, office furnishings, and promotional and palletized distribution sectors across North America, Europe, and other regions. It has production facilities in North America and Europe. Sonoco is headquartered in Hartsville, South Carolina, the US.

Sonoco Products Company Key Recent Developments

Jan 19, 2016: Sonoco ThermoSafe Launches Revolutionary Design for Temperature-Sensitive Bulk Air Shipments
Jun 24, 2015: Sonoco ThermoSafe launches reusable container for blood transport and storage
May 01, 2015: Sonoco ThermoSafe offers new reusable insulated container

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Sonoco Products Company - Key Facts 5
Sonoco Products Company - Key Employees 6
Sonoco Products Company - Key Employee Biographies 7
Sonoco Products Company - Major Products and Services 8
Sonoco Products Company - History 9
Sonoco Products Company - Company Statement 16
Sonoco Products Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 19
Head Office 19
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 19
Section 2 - Company Analysis 22
Sonoco Products Company - Business Description 22
Sonoco Products Company - Corporate Strategy 23
Sonoco Products Company - SWOT Analysis 24
SWOT Analysis - Overview 24
Sonoco Products Company - Strengths 24
Sonoco Products Company - Weaknesses 25
Sonoco Products Company - Opportunities 26
Sonoco Products Company - Threats 27
Sonoco Products Company - Key Competitors 28
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 30
Performance Chart 32
Financial Performance 32
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 33
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 34
Sonoco Products Company, Recent Deals Summary 35
Section 4 - Company’s Recent Developments 36
Jan 19, 2016: Sonoco ThermoSafe Launches Revolutionary Design for Temperature-Sensitive Bulk Air Shipments 36
Jun 24, 2015: Sonoco ThermoSafe launches reusable container for blood transport and storage 37
Section 5 - Appendix 38
Methodology 38
Ratio Definitions 38
About GlobalData 42
Contact Us 42
Disclaimer 42

List of Tables
Sonoco Products Company, Key Facts 5
Sonoco Products Company, Key Employees 6
Sonoco Products Company, Key Employee Biographies 7
Sonoco Products Company, Major Products and Services 8
Sonoco Products Company, History 9
Sonoco Products Company, Other Locations 19
Sonoco Products Company, Subsidiaries 19
Sonoco Products Company, Key Competitors 28
Sonoco Products Company, Ratios based on current share price 29
Sonoco Products Company, Annual Ratios 30
Sonoco Products Company (Cont...1), Annual Ratios 31
Sonoco Products Company, Interim Ratios 33
Sonoco Products Company, Recent Deals Summary 35
Currency Codes 38
Capital Market Ratios 38
Equity Ratios 39
Profitability Ratios 39
Cost Ratios 40
Liquidity Ratios 40
Leverage Ratios 40
Efficiency Ratios 41

List of Figures
Sonoco Products Company, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 32
Sonoco Products Company, Ratio Charts 34


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