DS Smith plc Company Profile (LON:SMDS)

About DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)

DS Smith plc 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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  • Symbol: LON:SMDS
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Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £4.07 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 944,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 430.98
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 426.11
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 355.60 - GBX 458
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.43
  • P/E Growth: 1.16
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £4.47 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.91
  • Book Value: GBX 1.38 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.13
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £550 million
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 2.57 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)

What is DS Smith plc's stock symbol?

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

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

DS Smith plc announced a dividend on Friday, December 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 6th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.60 per share on Tuesday, May 2nd. This represents a yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 6th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View DS Smith plc's Dividend History.

When will DS Smith plc make its next earnings announcement?

DS Smith plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, June, 28th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for DS Smith plc.

Where is DS Smith plc's stock going? Where will DS Smith plc's stock price be in 2017?

11 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for DS Smith plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 400 to GBX 520. On average, they expect DS Smith plc's stock price to reach GBX 470.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for DS Smith plc.

Who are some of DS Smith plc's key competitors?

How do I buy DS Smith plc stock?

Shares of DS Smith plc 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.

How much does a share of DS Smith plc stock cost?

One share of DS Smith plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 431.40.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.45)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 470.75

Analysts' Ratings History for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/18/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 460View Rating Details
4/28/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 475 -> GBX 500View Rating Details
4/27/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 495View Rating Details
4/25/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 400View Rating Details
4/24/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 430View Rating Details
1/24/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 490 -> GBX 520View Rating Details
1/19/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingBuyGBX 453View Rating Details
12/11/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 465 -> GBX 508View Rating Details
12/9/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView 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 5/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $31.52 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

Headline Trends for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)
Latest Headlines for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoDS Smith plc (SMDS) Given Hold Rating at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 6:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDS Smith plc (SMDS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 10:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDS Smith Plc : Overvalued relative to peers, but may deserve another look
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 8:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDS Smith Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SMDS-GB : May 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 10:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDS Smith plc (SMDS) Rating Reiterated by Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 1:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDS Smith plc (SMDS) Price Target Raised to GBX 500 at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 6:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDS Smith Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SMDS) : April 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 8:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDS Smith Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SMDS-GB : April 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 9:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDS Smith plc (SMDS) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 10:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDS Smith plc (SMDS) Receives "Overweight" Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 3:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDS Smith Plc : SMDS-GB: Dividend Analysis : April 07th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 8:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDS Smith plc (SMDS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 11:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDS Smith plc (SMDS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 16 at 2:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Reaffirms Overweight Rating for DS Smith plc (SMDS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 10 at 11:10 PM
rttnews.com logoDS Smith Continues To See Results In Line With Medium Term Targets - Quick Facts - RTT News
www.rttnews.com - March 10 at 7:34 AM
rttnews.com logoDS Smith Continues To See Results In Line With Medium Term Targets - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - March 9 at 7:50 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoThese FTSE 250 shares could help you retire early
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 7:50 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWhy I’d sell this growth stock despite shares jumping 15% on FY results
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 7:57 PM
ft.com logo[$$] DS Smith boxes clever to cut waste and costs
www.ft.com - January 23 at 9:23 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Smurfit: Doff your Kappa
www.ft.com - January 6 at 4:41 AM
rttnews.com logoDS Smith H1 Profit Rises On Strong Revenue Growth - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - December 8 at 8:44 PM
marketwatch.com logoDS Smith profit up 60%; lifts dividend by 15%
www.marketwatch.com - December 8 at 8:44 PM
rttnews.com logoDS Smith H1 Profit Rises On Strong Revenue Growth - Quick Facts - RTT News
www.rttnews.com - December 8 at 8:25 AM

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