Silgan Holdings Inc. ($SLGN) Cautious Buy or Hold to $48 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Silgan Holdings Inc.
Stock ticker SLGN
Live stock price [stckqut]SLGN[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Poor
P/E growth Good
EBIT growth Poor

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $41.49
Target stock price (averages with growth) $47.99
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $39.11
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $41.66

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=slgn

Silgan Holdings Inc. is a manufacturer of rigid packaging for shelf-stable food and other consumer goods products. The Company operates three businesses: metal container business, closures business and plastic container business. The Company’s products include steel and aluminum containers for human and pet food and general line products; metal, composite and plastic vacuum closures for food and beverage products and plastic closures for the dairy and juice markets, and custom designed plastic containers, tubes and closures for personal care, food, health care, pharmaceutical, household and industrial chemical, pet care, agricultural chemical, automotive and marine chemical products. Its products are used for a variety of end markets and it operates 81 manufacturing plants in North America, Europe, Asia and South America. In July 2012, the Company acquired Ontas Oner Teneke Ambalaj Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. In August 2012, it acquired the plastic food container operations of Rexam PLC.

 

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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