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Shares of Sonoco Products Rank the Highest in Terms of PEG Ratio in the Paper Packaging Industry (SON, AVY, BMS, SEE, PKG)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Paper Packaging industry with the highest price to earnings to growth (PEG) ratios. PEG is valuable in assessing the tradeoff between the price of a stock and expected growth. Generally, the lower the PEG, the better.

Sonoco Products ranks highest with a a PEG ratio of 3.79. Following is Avery Dennison with a a PEG ratio of 2.56. Bemis ranks third highest with a a PEG ratio of 2.37.

Sealed Air follows with a a PEG ratio of 2.13, and Packaging of America rounds out the top five with a a PEG ratio of 1.63.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Sonoco Products on February 12th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $41.03. Since that recommendation, shares of Sonoco Products have risen 25.2%. We continue to monitor Sonoco Products for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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