DS Smith plc Company Profile (LON:SMDS)

About DS Smith plc

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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: SMDS
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $5.64
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $433.615997
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $410.835999
  • 52-Week Range: £9,440,000 - GBX 355.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.323914
  • P/E Growth: 1.240000
  • Market Cap: $4.26B
  • Outstanding Shares: 944,000,000
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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 448.44

Analysts' Ratings History for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/9/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 400View Rating Details
1/24/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 490 -> GBX 520View Rating Details
1/23/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 475View Rating Details
1/19/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 453View Rating Details
1/19/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 465View Rating Details
1/12/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 440View 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
9/2/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 390 -> GBX 400View 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 2/20/2015 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: $31.70 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History 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 History 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

Latest Headlines for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)
DateHeadline
News IconStock Checkup: Technical Watch on DS Smith PLC (SMDS.L) - Searcy News (LON:SMDS)
searcysentinel.com - February 17 at 7:32 PM
News IconIs DS Smith Plc (LSE:SMDS) In Sound Financial Health? - Simply Wall St (LON:SMDS)
simplywall.st - February 17 at 7:32 PM
News IconInvestor Center: Technical Watch for DS Smith PLC (SMDS.L) - Providence Standard (LON:SMDS)
providencestandard.com - February 15 at 5:55 AM
News IconStock Levels in Review for DS Smith PLC (SMDS.L) - Rives Journal (LON:SMDS)
rivesjournal.com - February 13 at 8:18 AM
News IconQuick Review on Trend Indicator Levels: DS Smith PLC (SMDS.L) - The Standard (LON:SMDS)
6milestandard.com - February 10 at 4:13 AM
News IconMarket Update: Watching Shares of DS Smith PLC (SMDS.L) - Davidson Register (LON:SMDS)
davidsonregister.com - February 8 at 6:10 AM
News IconTechnical Focus: Williams %R, ADX, and CCI Levels for DS Smith PLC (SMDS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:SMDS)
springdaletimes.com - January 28 at 6:38 AM
News IconTrend Strength Monitor on Shares of DS Smith PLC (SMDS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:SMDS)
springdaletimes.com - January 25 at 5:47 AM
ft.com logo[$$] DS Smith boxes clever to cut waste and costs (LON:SMDS)
www.ft.com - January 23 at 9:23 PM
News IconWeekly Broker Update – Smith (DS) (LON:SMDS) - NewsDen (LON:SMDS)
newsden.net - January 23 at 8:32 AM
News IconRSI, CCI, and ADX Levels in View for DS Smith PLC (SMDS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:SMDS)
springdaletimes.com - January 23 at 8:32 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to DS Smith Plc : January 20, 2017 (LON:SMDS)
www.capitalcube.com - January 21 at 1:23 AM
News IconShares Of Smith (DS) PLC (LON:SMDS) Rated As Add By Analysts At Numis - NewsDen (LON:SMDS)
newsden.net - January 20 at 3:49 AM
News IconTechnical Watch on These Shares: DS Smith PLC (SMDS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:SMDS)
springdaletimes.com - January 20 at 3:49 AM
News IconCanaccord Genuity reiterated Mitie Group (LON:MTO) as 'Hold' With 195 PT (LON:SMDS)
larampadinapoli.com - January 19 at 9:47 PM
News IconSmith (DS) (LON:SMDS) Recent Analyst Updates - NewsDen (LON:SMDS)
newsden.net - January 19 at 4:40 PM
News IconHow DS Smith Plc (LSE:SMDS) Delivered A Better ROE Than Its Industry? (LON:SMDS)
simplywall.st - January 18 at 11:00 PM
News IconTracking Williams %R for DS Smith PLC (SMDS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:SMDS)
springdaletimes.com - January 17 at 12:38 PM
News IconWill DS Smith plc Run Out of Steam Soon? - Fair Herald (LON:SMDS)
fairherald.com - January 15 at 8:05 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Smurfit: Doff your Kappa (LON:SMDS)
www.ft.com - January 6 at 4:41 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to DS Smith Plc : January 3, 2017 (LON:SMDS)
www.capitalcube.com - January 4 at 2:46 AM
News IconFCF Score and Price Index Look on Shares of DS Smith Plc (LSE:SMDS) - The Business Journal (LON:SMDS)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 21 at 10:44 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to DS Smith Plc : December 16, 2016 (LON:SMDS)
www.capitalcube.com - December 17 at 12:58 AM
News IconInvestor Watch: Checking in on Shares of DS Smith Plc (LSE:SMDS) - The Business Journal (LON:SMDS)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 16 at 3:57 AM
News IconJefferies Reiterated Smith (ds) (LON:SMDS) As 'Hold' - UK Market News (LON:SMDS)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - December 14 at 1:34 AM
capitalcube.com logoDS Smith Plc :SMDS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended October 31, 2016 : December 14, 2016 (LON:SMDS)
www.capitalcube.com - December 14 at 1:34 AM
News IconJefferies & Co reiterated Smith (DS) PLC (LON:SMDS) as 'Hold' With 440 PT - UK Market News (LON:SMDS)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - December 13 at 8:31 PM
News IconRating of The Day: Smith DS PLC (LON:SMDS) Investors: Jefferies International Reconfirms Hold Rating, Sees GBX ... - Thorold News (LON:SMDS)
www.whatsonthorold.com - December 13 at 8:31 PM
capitalcube.com logoDS Smith Plc : Fairly valued, but don’t skip the other factors (LON:SMDS)
www.capitalcube.com - December 13 at 8:31 PM
News IconUpdate on Valuation Formula's For DS Smith Plc (LSE:SMDS) - The Business Journal (LON:SMDS)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 12 at 7:56 PM
News IconRating Buzzer: Smith (LON:SMDS) Investors: Jefferies Reiterates Hold Rating, Sees GBX 440.00/Share - Thorold News (LON:SMDS)
www.whatsonthorold.com - December 12 at 7:56 PM
News IconUK Stock Pattern to Watch: DS Smith plc (SMDS) Moved Up 0.45% on Dec 12 - Herald KS (LON:SMDS)
heraldks.com - December 12 at 7:56 PM
News IconBarclays Capital Gives Smith (DS) PLC Price Target With Potential 21.21% Upside - UK Market News (LON:SMDS)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - December 10 at 8:14 AM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Beaufort Securities Reiterates Buy on DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) - Market Exclusive (LON:SMDS)
marketexclusive.com - December 10 at 8:14 AM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Beaufort Securities Reiterates Buy on DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) (LON:SMDS)
marketexclusive.com - December 9 at 7:48 PM
News IconInvestor Notebook: Taking a Look at Shares of DS Smith Plc (LSE:SMDS) - The Business Journal (LON:SMDS)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 9 at 1:44 AM
rttnews.com logoDS Smith H1 Profit Rises On Strong Revenue Growth - Quick Facts (LON:SMDS)
www.rttnews.com - December 8 at 8:44 PM
marketwatch.com logoDS Smith profit up 60%; lifts dividend by 15% (LON:SMDS)
www.marketwatch.com - December 8 at 8:44 PM
rttnews.com logoDS Smith H1 Profit Rises On Strong Revenue Growth - Quick Facts - RTT News (LON:SMDS)
www.rttnews.com - December 8 at 8:25 AM
News IconEuropean Stocks Edge Higher As ECB Decision Looms - Morningstar.com (LON:SMDS)
www.morningstar.com - December 8 at 8:25 AM
News IconTrading Scope: Checking on Shares of DS Smith Plc (LSE:SMDS) - The Business Journal (LON:SMDS)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 8 at 8:25 AM
marketwatch.com logoDS Smith profit up 60%; lifts dividend by 15% - MarketWatch - MarketWatch (LON:SMDS)
www.marketwatch.com - December 8 at 8:25 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHalf Year 2017 DS Smith PLC Earnings Release - 02:00 am ET (LON:SMDS)
biz.yahoo.com - December 8 at 8:25 AM
News IconTechnical Buzz on DS Smith Plc (LSE:SMDS) - The Business Journal (LON:SMDS)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 7 at 8:34 AM
capitalcube.com logoDS Smith Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SMDS) : December 6, 2016 (LON:SMDS)
www.capitalcube.com - December 6 at 7:32 PM
News IconStock Tracker: Looking at the Numbers for DS Smith Plc (LSE:SMDS) - The Business Journal (LON:SMDS)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 6 at 8:34 AM
capitalcube.com logoDS Smith Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SMDS-GB : December 5, 2016 (LON:SMDS)
www.capitalcube.com - December 5 at 9:03 AM
News IconStock Watch: Focusing in on DS Smith Plc (LSE:SMDS) - The Business Journal (LON:SMDS)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 2 at 11:33 AM
News IconReaffirms Overweight Rating for DS Smith plc (SMDS) (LON:SMDS)
flapship.com - November 30 at 10:42 AM
News IconInvestor Watch: Volatility Review for DS Smith Plc (LSE:SMDS) - The Business Journal (LON:SMDS)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - November 28 at 5:18 PM

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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 declared a dividend on Friday, December 8th. Investors 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 of this dividend is Thursday, April 6th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

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

11 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for DS Smith plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 375 to GBX 520. On average, they expect DS Smith plc's stock price to reach GBX 448.44 in the next twelve months.

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 455.70.


Last Updated on 2/20/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff