DS Smith Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:SMDS)

GBX 513.20 5.60 (1.10 %)
(As of 01/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 513.20
Today's RangeGBX 505.40 - GBX 513.20
52-Week RangeGBX 5.26 - GBX 565
Volume3.75 million shs
Average Volume3.95 million shs
Market Capitalization£5.48 billion
P/E Ratio2,566.00
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About DS Smith (LON:SMDS)

DS Smith logoDS Smith Plc is a provider of corrugated packaging in Europe and plastic packaging across the world. The Company's segments include UK, Western Europe, DCH and Northern Europe, Central Europe and Italy, and Plastics. The Company designs and manufactures plastic bags and taps and fitments for use in bag-in-box packaging for liquids. Its products are used for transportation of beverages, concentrates, chemicals and pharmaceuticals. The Company designs and manufactures rigid plastic packaging products for the transportation of food and drinks, healthcare products and automotive products. It also designs and manufactures foam molded, custom-designed components and packaging. It manufactures recycled paper, principally corrugated case material (CCM) or testliner. The Company also manufactures other grades of paper, such as core board and solid board. In addition, the Company offers a range of value-added services, such as recycling, and environmental audits and consultancy.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paper Packaging
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolLON:SMDS
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-20-77561800

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio2566
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPSGBX 0.20
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins3.82%
Return on Equity12.64%
Return on Assets3.93%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares1,070,000,000

DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is DS Smith's stock symbol?

DS Smith trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SMDS."

How often does DS Smith pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for DS Smith?

DS Smith announced a dividend on Friday, December 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 5th will be paid a dividend of GBX 4.90 per share on Tuesday, May 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 5th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View DS Smith's Dividend History.

Where is DS Smith's stock going? Where will DS Smith's stock price be in 2018?

9 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for DS Smith's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 498 to GBX 600. On average, they expect DS Smith's share price to reach GBX 548.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for DS Smith.

Who are some of DS Smith's key competitors?

Who are DS Smith's key executives?

DS Smith's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Miles W. Roberts, Group Chief Executive, Executive Director (Age 51)
  • Adrian Marsh, Group Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Iain Simm, Group General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Gareth Davis, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Ian Griffiths, Non-Executive Director (Age 51)
  • Jonathan C. Nicholls, Senior Independent Director (Age 59)
  • Christopher P. Britton, Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 59)
  • Kathleen Anne O'Donovan, Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 58)

How do I buy DS Smith stock?

Shares of DS Smith 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 DS Smith's stock price today?

One share of DS Smith stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 513.20.

How big of a company is DS Smith?

DS Smith has a market capitalization of £5.48 billion.

How can I contact DS Smith?

DS Smith's mailing address is 7th Fl, Regents Place, 350 Euston Road, LONDON, NW1 3AX, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-77561800.


MarketBeat Community Rating for DS Smith (SMDS)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  493 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  448 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  941
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about DS Smith and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.782.782.502.45
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
7 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
7 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 548.50GBX 548.50GBX 528.50GBX 488.50

DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for DS Smith (LON:SMDS)

DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
12/7/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 570View Rating Details
12/7/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 570 -> GBX 600View Rating Details
12/8/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
12/8/2017Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 530View Rating Details
10/31/2017Peel HuntUpgradeBuyGBX 550 -> GBX 575View Rating Details
9/12/2017Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 485 -> GBX 500View Rating Details
9/6/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/6/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/29/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 498View Rating Details
11/1/2016Davy ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
9/6/2016GoodbodyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/11/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 430View Rating Details
2/10/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 480View Rating Details
2/8/2016Canaccord GenuityUpgradeBuyGBX 430View Rating Details
1/29/2016Charles StanleyInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 1/16/2016 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for DS Smith (LON:SMDS)


No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Earnings Estimates

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/7/2018GBX 4.900.95%4/5/20184/5/20185/1/2018
6/29/2017GBX 10.602.2%10/5/201710/5/201711/1/2017
12/8/2017GBX 4.601.13%4/6/20174/6/20175/2/2017
6/23/2016GBX 8.802.13%9/29/20169/29/201611/1/2016
12/3/2016GBX 41.01%3/31/20163/31/20165/3/2016
6/25/2015GBX 7.701.97%10/1/201510/1/201511/2/2015
12/4/2015GBX 3.701.15%4/2/20154/2/20155/1/2015
6/26/2014GBX 6.802.37%10/1/201410/1/201411/3/2014
12/5/2014GBX 3.200.96%4/2/20144/2/20145/1/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

DS Smith (LON SMDS) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trades by Quarter for DS Smith (LON:SMDS)

DS Smith (LON SMDS) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
10/5/2017Miles RobertsInsiderSell261,079GBX 515£1,344,556.85
7/31/2017Adrian MarshInsiderBuy175,044GBX 484£847,212.96
7/19/2017Adrian MarshInsiderBuy3,345GBX 481£16,089.45
7/29/2016Roberts,MilesInsiderSell456,026GBX 395£1,801,302.70
7/17/2015Roberts,MilesInsiderSell675,698GBX 407£2,750,090.86
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

DS Smith (LON SMDS) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
DS Smith Plc (SMDS) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from AnalystsDS Smith Plc (SMDS) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 26 at 6:48 AM
You Should Diversify With These Materials Dividend StocksYou Should Diversify With These Materials Dividend Stocks
finance.yahoo.com - December 24 at 4:48 PM
DS Smith Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SMDS-GB : December 15, 2017DS Smith Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SMDS-GB : December 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 11:44 AM
ETFs with exposure to DS Smith Plc : December 13, 2017ETFs with exposure to DS Smith Plc : December 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 13 at 3:53 PM
DS Smith Plc :SMDS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended October 31, 2017 : December 12, 2017DS Smith Plc :SMDS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended October 31, 2017 : December 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 12 at 11:54 AM
Numis Securities Reiterates "Buy" Rating for DS Smith (SMDS)Numis Securities Reiterates "Buy" Rating for DS Smith (SMDS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 4:32 PM
DS Smith (SMDS) Price Target Increased to GBX 600 by Analysts at J P Morgan Chase & CoDS Smith (SMDS) Price Target Increased to GBX 600 by Analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 3:10 PM
DS Smith (SMDS) Earns Hold Rating from Jefferies GroupDS Smith (SMDS) Earns Hold Rating from Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 9 at 12:40 AM
DS Smith (SMDS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BarclaysDS Smith (SMDS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 8 at 1:14 PM
Edited Transcript of SMDS.L earnings conference call or presentation 7-Dec-17 9:00am GMTEdited Transcript of SMDS.L earnings conference call or presentation 7-Dec-17 9:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 11:29 AM
You May Want To Put This FTSE 100 Newcomer In Your Christmas StockingYou May Want To Put This FTSE 100 Newcomer In Your Christmas Stocking
finance.yahoo.com - December 1 at 6:25 PM
DS Smith Plc (SMDS) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by AnalystsDS Smith Plc (SMDS) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 1 at 10:06 AM
DS Smith Plc (SMDS) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by AnalystsDS Smith Plc (SMDS) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 1 at 10:06 AM
Just Eat among companies seen as joining FTSE 100 - MarketWatchJust Eat among companies seen as joining FTSE 100 - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - November 28 at 3:45 PM
DS Smith Plc (SMDS) Earns "Hold" Rating from Jefferies Group LLCDS Smith Plc (SMDS) Earns "Hold" Rating from Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 9:44 PM
Just Eat among companies seen as joining FTSE 100Just Eat among companies seen as joining FTSE 100
www.marketwatch.com - November 27 at 4:14 PM
DS Smith plc (SMDS) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by BrokeragesDS Smith plc (SMDS) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 6 at 6:03 AM
DS Smith Plc : Overvalued relative to peers, but may deserve another lookDS Smith Plc : Overvalued relative to peers, but may deserve another look
finance.yahoo.com - November 2 at 8:55 AM
J P Morgan Chase & Co Reiterates Overweight Rating for DS Smith plc (SMDS)J P Morgan Chase & Co Reiterates Overweight Rating for DS Smith plc (SMDS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 21 at 7:58 PM
DS Smith plc (SMDS) Given New GBX 530 Price Target at Numis Securities LtdDS Smith plc (SMDS) Given New GBX 530 Price Target at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 19 at 7:19 AM
DS Smith To Buy Romanian Packaging And Paper Firm For EUR 208 Mln; Stock UpDS Smith To Buy Romanian Packaging And Paper Firm For EUR 208 Mln; Stock Up
www.rttnews.com - October 18 at 8:37 AM
DS Smith plc (SMDS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsDS Smith plc (SMDS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 4:44 AM
Miles Roberts Sells 261,079 Shares of DS Smith plc (SMDS) StockMiles Roberts Sells 261,079 Shares of DS Smith plc (SMDS) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 5 at 1:28 PM
DS Smith plc (SMDS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsDS Smith plc (SMDS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 8:08 AM
DS Smith plc (SMDS) Earns Buy Rating from Beaufort SecuritiesDS Smith plc (SMDS) Earns Buy Rating from Beaufort Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 10 at 11:58 PM
DS Smith plc (SMDS) Rating Reiterated by Peel HuntDS Smith plc (SMDS) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 5 at 8:28 PM
DS Smith says 2017 sales momentum strong - MarketWatchDS Smith says 2017 sales momentum strong - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - September 5 at 8:32 AM
Barclays PLC Reaffirms Overweight Rating for DS Smith plc (SMDS)Barclays PLC Reaffirms Overweight Rating for DS Smith plc (SMDS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 20 at 3:06 PM
Adrian Marsh Acquires 175,044 Shares of DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) StockAdrian Marsh Acquires 175,044 Shares of DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 7:32 AM
DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by AnalystsDS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 7:48 AM
DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Insider Acquires £16,089.45 in StockDS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Insider Acquires £16,089.45 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 1:15 PM
DS Smith Plc :SMDS-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : July 18, 2017DS Smith Plc :SMDS-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : July 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 8:41 PM
DS Smith Plc :SMDS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended April 30, 2017 : July 18, 2017DS Smith Plc :SMDS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended April 30, 2017 : July 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 8:41 PM
DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by AnalystsDS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 9:18 AM
Jefferies Group LLC Raises DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Price Target to GBX 475Jefferies Group LLC Raises DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Price Target to GBX 475
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 2:38 PM
Citigroup Inc. Reaffirms Buy Rating for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)Citigroup Inc. Reaffirms Buy Rating for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 10:52 AM
DS Smith plc (SMDS) Given "Buy" Rating at Peel HuntDS Smith plc (SMDS) Given "Buy" Rating at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 7:46 AM
DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Given "Neutral" Rating at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Given "Neutral" Rating at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 1 at 8:08 PM
DS Smith to buy 80 pct of U.S. packaging firm Interstate Resources for $920 mlnDS Smith to buy 80 pct of U.S. packaging firm Interstate Resources for $920 mln
www.nasdaq.com - June 29 at 6:52 AM
DS SMITH FY Profit Rises; Revenue Up 6% - Quick FactsDS SMITH FY Profit Rises; Revenue Up 6% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - June 29 at 6:52 AM
DS Smith profit up; to buy control of IndevcoDS Smith profit up; to buy control of Indevco
www.marketwatch.com - June 29 at 6:52 AM
DS Smith to buy 80 percent of U.S. packaging firm Interstate Resources for $920 millionDS Smith to buy 80 percent of U.S. packaging firm Interstate Resources for $920 million
www.reuters.com - June 29 at 6:52 AM
DS Smith Continues To See Results In Line With Medium Term Targets - Quick Facts - RTT NewsDS Smith Continues To See Results In Line With Medium Term Targets - Quick Facts - RTT News
www.rttnews.com - March 10 at 7:34 AM
DS Smith Continues To See Results In Line With Medium Term Targets - Quick FactsDS Smith Continues To See Results In Line With Medium Term Targets - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - March 9 at 7:50 PM
These FTSE 250 shares could help you retire earlyThese FTSE 250 shares could help you retire early
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 7:50 PM
Why I’d sell this growth stock despite shares jumping 15% on FY resultsWhy I’d sell this growth stock despite shares jumping 15% on FY results
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 7:57 PM
[$$] DS Smith boxes clever to cut waste and costs[$$] DS Smith boxes clever to cut waste and costs
www.ft.com - January 23 at 9:23 PM
[$$] Smurfit: Doff your Kappa[$$] Smurfit: Doff your Kappa
www.ft.com - January 6 at 4:41 AM
DS Smith H1 Profit Rises On Strong Revenue Growth - Quick FactsDS Smith H1 Profit Rises On Strong Revenue Growth - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - December 8 at 8:44 PM
DS Smith profit up 60%; lifts dividend by 15%DS Smith profit up 60%; lifts dividend by 15%
www.marketwatch.com - December 8 at 8:44 PM

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