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Sonoco Products Company (SON) Reaches $49.07 After 7.00% Down Move; Psychemedics (PMD) Has 1.63 Sentiment

Psychemedics Corporation provides testing services for the detection of drugs of abuse through the analysis of hair samples in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $111.87 million. The companyÂ’s tests provide quantitative information that can indicate the approximate amount of drug ingested, as well as historical data, which can show a pattern of individual drug use over a longer period of time. It has a 18.38 P/E ratio. It offers screening and confirmation by mass spectrometry using industry-accepted practices for cocaine, marijuana, PCP, amphetamines, and opiates, including heroin, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, oxymorphone, and codeine.

The stock of Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 3.46% or $1.76 during the last trading session, reaching $49.07. About 228,586 shares traded. Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) has risen 9.55% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.15% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $4.88B company. It was reported on Feb, 15 by Barchart.com. We have $45.64 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:SON worth $341.46M less.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 1.27 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 26 investors sold Sonoco Products Company shares while 98 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. 69.34 million shares or 1.59% less from 70.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 764,600 are held by Renaissance Techs Lc. Ellington Management Group Ltd Llc has 8,600 shares. Guyasuta Inv Advsr accumulated 48,286 shares or 0.29% of the stock. Perella Weinberg Cap Management Lp invested in 25,708 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Grandfield And Dodd Limited Company holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) for 6,425 shares. Twin Cap Mngmt has invested 0.04% in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON). Brandywine Invest Mngmt Limited has 86,885 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. The Texas-based Tctc Holdg Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.02% in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON). Arizona State Retirement Systems stated it has 56,365 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Connor Clark Lunn Inv Mgmt Limited has 0% invested in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) for 14,225 shares. James Inv Rech invested in 5,365 shares. Wharton Business Group Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.83% in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON). Sei stated it has 40,908 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio stated it has 53,232 shares. First Midwest Bank Tru Division holds 0.05% or 8,414 shares in its portfolio.

Among 13 analysts covering Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Sonoco Products Company had 37 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Zacks. The stock of Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, September 27 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, November 23 by Macquarie Research. The stock of Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, April 24 by DA Davidson. The rating was downgraded by Argus Research on Friday, December 9 to “Hold”. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Friday, August 7 by Zacks. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, May 12 by Goldman Sachs. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Monday, October 3. As per Monday, September 7, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of SON in report on Friday, October 20 with “Underweight” rating.

Sonoco Products Company manufactures and sells industrial and consumer packaging products in North and South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company has market cap of $4.88 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Consumer Packaging, Paper and Industrial Converted Products, Display and Packaging, and Protective Solutions. It has a 18.08 P/E ratio. The Consumer Packaging segment offers composite and thermoformed plastic round and shaped rigid containers and trays; extruded and injection-molded plastic products; printed flexible packaging products; brand artwork management; and metal and peelable membrane ends and closures.

Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $366,758 activity. The insider Florence John M sold 75 shares worth $3,658. $28,815 worth of Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) shares were sold by Thompson Marcy J. $295,754 worth of Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) shares were sold by Saunders Barry L. 727 Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) shares with value of $38,531 were sold by ARTHUR VICKI B.

Tieton Capital Management Llc holds 4.06% of its portfolio in Psychemedics Corporation for 256,359 shares. Moors & Cabot Inc. owns 337,060 shares or 0.9% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Carl Domino Inc has 0.25% invested in the company for 11,236 shares. The Illinois-based Ativo Capital Management Llc has invested 0.23% in the stock. North Star Investment Management Corp., a Illinois-based fund reported 78,271 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $154,029 activity.

The stock decreased 2.54% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $20.37. About 1,693 shares traded. Psychemedics Corporation (PMD) has risen 66.72% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 50.02% the S&P500.

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