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LON:SMDS

DS Smith - SMDS Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 327.70
+14.70 (+4.70%)
(As of 12/9/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
312.96
327.80
50-Day Range
243.91
327.70
52-Week Range
238.10
404.34
Volume
6.30 million shs
Average Volume
4.07 million shs
Market Capitalization
£4.51 billion
P/E Ratio
1,560.48
Dividend Yield
5.18%
Price Target
GBX 423.75

DS Smith MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
29.3% Upside
GBX 423.75 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.97
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.08mentions of DS Smith in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
£10.12 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.12 out of 5 stars

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About DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Stock

DS Smith Plc provides packaging solutions, paper products, and recycling services worldwide. The company offers transit and transport, consumer, retail and shelf ready, online and e-retail, industrial, hazardous, multi-material, cushioning, and electrostatic discharge packaging products, as well as wrap arounds, trays, and bag-in-boxes; displays and promotional packaging products; corrugated pallets; Sheetfeeding products; packaging machine systems; and Sizzlepak, a stuffing material made of paper, folded in a zigzag shape, and cut into narrow strips, as well as provides outdoor advertising services. It also provides various recycling and waste management services, including total waste management, paper and cardboard recycling, confidential shredding, and coffee cups and plastics recycling, as well as equipment for the retail, manufacturing, print and publishing, paper mills, automotive, and public sectors. In addition, the company offers recycled corrugated case materials, specialty papers, and kraft liners, as well as related technical and supply chain services. It provides its packaging solutions for the food and drink, consumer goods, industrial, e-commerce and e-retail, and converter industries. The company was formerly known as David S. Smith (Holdings) PLC and changed its name to DS Smith Plc in 2001. DS Smith Plc was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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SMDS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
6/18/2018
Ex-Dividend for 11/1 Dividend
10/06/2022
Dividend Payable
11/01/2022
Today
12/09/2022
Ex-Dividend for 1/31 Dividend
12/15/2022
Dividend Payable
1/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Packaging & Containers
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
28,864
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 423.75
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 500
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 350
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+29.3%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£7.24 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 63.45 per share
Book Value
GBX 308.10 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,377,444,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£4.51 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Miles William Roberts (Age 58)
    Group Chief Exec. & Exec. Director
    Comp: $2.58M
  • Mr. Adrian R. T. Marsh (Age 55)
    Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director
    Comp: $1.35M
  • Anjali Kotak
    Investor Relations Director
  • Mr. Iain Simm
    Group Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
  • Mr. Hugo Fisher
    Group Communications Director
  • Mr. Greg Dawson
    Corp. Affairs Director
  • Marc Chiron
    Sales, Marketing & Innovation Director
  • Mr. Alan Taylor
    Interim Group HR Director
  • Rachel Stevens
    Investor Relations Director
  • Mr. Mark Smith
    Head of Plastics













SMDS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell DS Smith stock right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for DS Smith in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" SMDS shares.
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What is DS Smith's stock price forecast for 2023?

4 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for DS Smith's stock. Their SMDS share price forecasts range from GBX 350 to GBX 500. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach GBX 423.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have SMDS shares performed in 2022?

DS Smith's stock was trading at GBX 383.80 at the start of the year. Since then, SMDS shares have decreased by 15.2% and is now trading at GBX 325.53.
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How were DS Smith's earnings last quarter?

DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, June, 18th. The company reported $35.50 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $34.80 by $0.70.

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

DS Smith announced a dividend on Thursday, December 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of GBX 6 per share on Tuesday, January 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.89%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 15th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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Is DS Smith a good dividend stock?

DS Smith (LON:SMDS) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.13 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.18%. SMDS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 61.43%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
Read our dividend analysis for SMDS.

What other stocks do shareholders of DS Smith own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other DS Smith investors own include Vodafone Group Public (VOD), GSK (GSK), Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS), Imperial Brands (IMB), Aviva (AV), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), Cobham (COB), Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB), Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) and Unilever (ULVR).

What is DS Smith's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of DS Smith?

Shares of SMDS stock 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.
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What is DS Smith's stock price today?

One share of SMDS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 325.53.

How much money does DS Smith make?

DS Smith (LON:SMDS) has a market capitalization of £4.48 billion and generates £7.24 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does DS Smith have?

The company employs 28,864 workers across the globe.

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 official website for the company is www.dssmith.com. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-77561800.

This page (LON:SMDS) was last updated on 12/10/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff