Sonoco Board Declares Regular Dividend
HARTSVILLE, S.C., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.18 per share at their regular quarterly meeting on February 3, 1999. This 295th consecutive quarterly dividend will be payable March 10, 1999, to shareholders of record February 19, 1999.
Sonoco, founded in 1899, is a global manufacturer of industrial and consumer packaging products and services with 1998 sales of $2.6 billion. The company has approximately 275 operations on five continents serving customers in 85 countries.
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