Momentum Picking Up: Silgan Holdings Inc. (SLGN)

Company Profile:

Silgan Holdings Inc., manufactures and sells rigid packaging for shelf-stable food and other consumer goods products worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Metal Containers, Closures, and Plastic Containers. The Metal Containers segment manufactures and sells steel and aluminum containers for food products as well as general line metal containers primarily for chemicals. The Closures segment offers a range of metal, composite, and plastic closures for food and beverage products and infant formula products. The Plastic Containers segment manufactures and sells custom designed plastic containers, tubes, and closures for personal care, food, health care, pharmaceutical, household and industrial chemical, pet care, agricultural, automotive, and marine chemical products. Silgan Holdings Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

Recent News:

Wall Street analysts expect Silgan Holdings report earnings per share of $0.7 for the current fiscal quarter. Looking further ahead at the long term growth estimates for the firm, analysts are anticipating earnings per share of $2.65 for the current year.

Silgan Holdings Inc.’s SLGN first-quarter 2015 earnings of 54 cents per share increased a meager 2% year over year. The company’s earnings per share (EPS) came in at 53 cents in the quarter, compared with 49 cents in the prior-year quarter.


Fundemental Analysis:

Ninestocks analyzes several different financial aspects: Growth, Profitability, solvency and efficiency.

Growth – Measures the growth of both the company’s income statement and cash flow.


Profitability – Measures the historical price movement of the stock.


Solvency – Measures the solvency of the company based on several ratios.


Efficiency – Measures the strength and historic growth of a company’s return on invested capital.



SLGN’s strengths can be seen in its better growth and better Profitability. Its revenue have increased over several years. Technical indicators signal the bullish signs, as there is a bullish cross in MACD and Stochastic Oscillator. RSI is increasing to 53.57. The current P/E ratio indicates it is undervalued compared to the average P/E ratio of the industry. We rate Silgan Holdings Inc. (SLGN) a STRONG BUY.






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