LON:SMDS - DS Smith Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 353.50 +1.00 (+0.28 %) (As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseGBX 353.50Today's RangeGBX 346.40 - GBX 357.8052-Week RangeGBX 5.26 - GBX 565Volume7.16 million shsAverage Volume3.86 million shsMarket Capitalization£4.84 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInsider TradesHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email DS Smith Plc designs and manufactures corrugated packaging and plastic packaging for consumer goods. It provides transit and transport, consumer, retail and shelf ready, online and e-retail, industrial, hazardous, multi-material, inserts and 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 packaging consultancy services. The company serves the food and drinks, consumer goods, industrial, e-commerce, e-retail, and converters markets. It also provides various recycling and waste management services, including paper, cardboard, mixed dry, and plastics recycling services; confidential security shredding services; organics and food products; general waste recycling and shredding services; zero waste solutions; and added value services to medium and large corporates, and small businesses in the retail, manufacturing, print and publishing, public, and automotive sectors. In addition, the company offers recycled corrugated case materials and specialty papers; offers related technical and supply chain services; and manufactures and sells flexible packaging and dispensing solutions, rigid packaging solutions, and foam and injection molded products for use in the beverage, automotive, pharmaceutical, fresh produce, construction, and retail industries. It has operations in the United Kingdom, Western Europe, Northern Europe, Central Europe, Italy, North America, Germany, and Switzerland. 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. Receive SMDS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SMDS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Packaging & Containers Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Cyclical Current SymbolLON:SMDS Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.dssmith.com Phone+44-20-77561800Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/APrice-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual SalesN/A Price / SalesN/A Cash FlowN/A Price / Cash FlowN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/AProfitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees28,500 Outstanding Shares1,369,040,000Market Cap£4.84 billion OptionableNot Optionable 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 declared a dividend on Friday, December 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 4th will be paid a dividend of GBX 5.20 per share on Wednesday, May 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 4th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View DS Smith's Dividend History. How were DS Smith's earnings last quarter? DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) released its earnings results on Monday, June, 18th. The company reported $35.50 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $34.80 by $0.70. View DS Smith's Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for SMDS? 8 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for DS Smith's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 400 to GBX 630. On average, they anticipate DS Smith's stock price to reach GBX 523.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 48.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for DS Smith. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for DS Smith? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for DS Smith in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for DS Smith. Has DS Smith been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about SMDS stock have been trending neutral on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. DS Smith earned a daily sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of DS Smith's key competitors? Some companies that are related to DS Smith include Amcor (AMC), CCL Industries (CCL.B), Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG), Orora (ORA), Winpak (WPK), Intertape Polymer Group (ITP), Pact Group (PGH), IPL Plastics (IPLP), Imaflex (IFX), Secos Group (SES), CCL Industries (CCL.A), CCL Industries (CCDBF), Coral Products (CRU), Imagination Park Entertainment (IP) and Macfarlane Group (MACF). Who are DS Smith's key executives? DS Smith's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Miles W. Roberts, Group Chief Exec. & Exec. Director (Age 55)Mr. Adrian R. T. Marsh, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 52)Rachel Stevens, Investor Relations DirectorMr. Iain Simm, Group Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.Mr. Hugo Fisher, Group Communications Director How do I buy shares of DS Smith? Shares of SMDS 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 SMDS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 353.50. How big of a company is DS Smith? DS Smith has a market capitalization of £483.96 billion. DS Smith employs 28,500 workers across the globe. What is DS Smith's official website? The official website for DS Smith is http://www.dssmith.com. 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 (LON SMDS)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 554 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 532 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,086MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about DS Smith and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SMDS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SMDS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a front-end load?