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EPS for Sonoco Products Company (SON) Expected At $0.72; 6 Analysts Bullish The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV)

Analysts expect Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) to report $0.72 EPS on April, 19.They anticipate $0.13 EPS change or 22.03% from last quarter’s $0.59 EPS. SON’s profit would be $71.68M giving it 16.45 P/E if the $0.72 EPS is correct. After having $0.72 EPS previously, Sonoco Products Company’s analysts see 0.00% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $47.39. About 631,616 shares traded or 23.78% up from the average. Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) has declined 10.66% since March 29, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.21% the S&P500.

Among 17 analysts covering Travelers (NYSE:TRV), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Travelers had 55 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, April 26. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, January 23 with “Buy”. UBS maintained The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) rating on Tuesday, September 19. UBS has “Neutral” rating and $125 target. Credit Suisse maintained The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) on Wednesday, January 24 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, January 26 by Atlantic Securities. As per Monday, December 12, the company rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets. Sandler O’Neill maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, January 23 report. Wood maintained The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) on Friday, May 26 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Thursday, January 5 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, October 21 by Citigroup. See The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) latest ratings:

27/03/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $156 New Target: $159 Maintain
20/02/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $135 New Target: $140 Maintain
26/01/2018 Broker: Atlantic Securities Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $110 Upgrade
23/01/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $163.0 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $158.0 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Hold Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $141 New Target: $144 Maintain
08/12/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $148.0 Maintain
04/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $152.0 Maintain
04/12/2017 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Sell New Target: $124 Initiates Coverage On

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 $4.72 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Consumer Packaging, Paper and Industrial Converted Products, Display and Packaging, and Protective Solutions. It has a 27.24 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 October 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $363,100 activity. Thompson Marcy J sold $28,815 worth of stock. ARTHUR VICKI B also sold $38,531 worth of Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) shares. 5,645 Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) shares with value of $295,754 were sold by Saunders Barry L.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.05, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 27 investors sold Sonoco Products Company shares while 105 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. 67.37 million shares or 2.84% less from 69.34 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. First Quadrant Lp Ca invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON). 57,905 were reported by Alliancebernstein L P. Commercial Bank Of Ny Mellon stated it has 1.37 million shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Garrison Corp reported 0.26% in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON). Moreover, Credit Suisse Ag has 0.03% invested in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) for 575,560 shares. Arizona State Retirement Sys holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) for 71,543 shares. 52,944 were accumulated by Brookmont Capital Management. Hanson Doremus Invest has invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON). Benjamin F Edwards & has invested 0.01% in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON). The France-based Natixis has invested 0.04% in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON). Fruth Inv Management holds 0.73% or 32,476 shares. 56,200 were reported by Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt. Lsv Asset holds 0.05% in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) or 562,000 shares. Rhumbline Advisers invested in 0.02% or 226,924 shares. Moreover, Utah Retirement System has 0.02% invested in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON).

Among 13 analysts covering Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Sonoco Products Company had 38 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) rating on Wednesday, September 27. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $54.0 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, September 6. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 10 by Robert W. Baird. Zacks upgraded Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) on Tuesday, September 1 to “Sell” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, July 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating by Vertical Research given on Friday, March 18. The company was downgraded on Monday, December 7 by Barclays Capital. On Tuesday, August 25 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Hold”. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 2 by Vertical Research. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform” on Wednesday, July 19.

The stock increased 1.49% or $2.04 during the last trading session, reaching $138.79. About 1.79M shares traded. The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) has risen 13.01% since March 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.46% the S&P500.

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