LON:SKG - Smurfit Kappa Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 2,156 -30.00 (-1.37 %)
(As of 03/25/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 2,186
Today's RangeGBX 2,144 - GBX 2,202
52-Week RangeGBX 1,915 - GBX 3,306
Volume376,072 shs
Average Volume1.05 million shs
Market Capitalization£5.09 billion
P/E Ratio8.20
Dividend Yield3.75%
Smurfit Kappa Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distributes, and sells paper-based packaging products. The company operates through Europe and the Americas segments. It offers containerboards, corrugated containers, and other paper-based packaging products, such as solid boards, graphic boards, and bag-in-box. The company's product portfolio includes containerboards, including brown kraftliners and testliners, recycled flutings, semi chemical flutings, and white top kraftliners and testliners; core boards, corrugated sheet boards, folding carton sheet boards, kraft papers, preprinted liners, printing and writing papers, sack kraft papers, and solid board sheets; and standard, food, consumer, industrial, postal, protective, and retail packaging products, as well as paper bags and sacks, and point of sale displays packaging products. It also provides recovered paper; pulp and seedlings; and packing machines, such as bag-in-box, corrugated and solid board, and folding carton machines. In addition, Smurfit Kappa Group plc operates as a finance company. The company serves food, beverage, and household consumables sectors. Smurfit Kappa Group plc was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Packaging & Containers
SectorConsumer Cyclical
Phone353 1 202 7000



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Book ValueGBX 1,224.70 per share



Market Cap£5.09 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

Smurfit Kappa Group (LON:SKG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Smurfit Kappa Group's stock symbol?

Smurfit Kappa Group trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SKG."

How often does Smurfit Kappa Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Smurfit Kappa Group?

Smurfit Kappa Group declared a dividend on Wednesday, February 13th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 11th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.72 per share on Friday, May 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.61%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 11th. This is a positive change from Smurfit Kappa Group's previous dividend of $0.25. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Smurfit Kappa Group's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for SKG?

4 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Smurfit Kappa Group's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 2,600 to GBX 3,600. On average, they anticipate Smurfit Kappa Group's share price to reach GBX 3,233.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 50.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Smurfit Kappa Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Smurfit Kappa Group?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Smurfit Kappa Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Smurfit Kappa Group.

Has Smurfit Kappa Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about SKG stock has trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Smurfit Kappa Group earned a news impact score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Smurfit Kappa Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Smurfit Kappa Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Smurfit Kappa Group investors own include KAZ Minerals (KAZ), International Paper (IP), ICICI Bank (IBN), Greencore Group (GNC), Redrow (RDW), MONDI/PAR VTG FPD 0.2 (MNDI), Micron Technology (MU), DS Smith (SMDS), SMURFIT KAPPA G/ADR (SMFKY) and Rio Tinto (RIO).

Who are Smurfit Kappa Group's key executives?

Smurfit Kappa Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Anthony Paul J. Smurfit, Group Chief Exec. Officer & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Ken Bowles, CFO & Director (Age 48)
  • Mr. Brian Marshall, Group Gen. Counsel (Age 62)
  • Ms. Jennifer Victory, Group Compliance Mang. (Age 36)
  • Mr. Steven Stoffer, Group VP Devel. (Age 61)

How do I buy shares of Smurfit Kappa Group?

Shares of SKG and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Smurfit Kappa Group's stock price today?

One share of SKG stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,156.

How big of a company is Smurfit Kappa Group?

Smurfit Kappa Group has a market capitalization of £5.09 billion.

What is Smurfit Kappa Group's official website?

The official website for Smurfit Kappa Group is http://www.smurfitkappa.com.

How can I contact Smurfit Kappa Group?

The company can be reached via phone at 353 1 202 7000.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Smurfit Kappa Group (LON SKG)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  180 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  125 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  305
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This page was last updated on 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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