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  • Previous Rank514
  • Revenues ($M)$4,783
  • Revenue Percent Change-3.7%
  • Profits ($M)$286.4
  • Profits Percent Change14.5%
  • Assets ($M)$3,923
  • Employees20,000
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$5,259
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Company Info

CEO
M. Jack Sanders
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Sector
Materials
Industry
Packaging, Containers
HQ Location
Hartsville, SC
Websitehttp://www.sonoco.com
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Employees20,000

Sonoco Products Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$4,783-3.7%
Profits ($M)$286.414.5%
Assets ($M)$3,923-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,532-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$5,259-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues6%
Profits as % of Assets7.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity18.7%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.81
EPS % Change (from 2015)15.2%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)5.7%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)3.9%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)32.8%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)13.5%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)6.9%