Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) is a diversified manufacturer that is mostly involved in the consumer packaging industry and other related fields. The company is also a dividend champion, with 31 consecutive years of dividend growth. Like many dividend stocks, Sonoco Products' stock has been an outperformer, with a YTD gain of over 17%. Sonoco Products currently offers a $0.31 per share quarterly dividend and yields about 3.60%.
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Sonoco Products is a provider of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging, and packaging supply chain services. When a customer wants custom packages for their products, Sonoco Products is usually the company they go to. The majority (77%) of Sonoco Products' FY 2012 sales came from North America,...
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