LON:SMDS - DS Smith Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 557.59 -5.61 (-1.00 %)
(As of 05/23/2018 07:02 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 563.20
Today's RangeGBX 556 - GBX 564.20
52-Week RangeGBX 5.26 - GBX 565
Volume749,598 shs
Average Volume3.86 million shs
Market Capitalization£5.28 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About DS Smith (LON:SMDS)

DS Smith logoDS Smith Plc designs and manufactures corrugated packaging and plastic packaging for consumer goods worldwide. The company offers 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. It serves the food and drinks, consumer goods, industrial, e-commerce, e-retail, and converters markets. The company also offers various recycling and waste management services, such as paper, cardboard, mixed dry, plastic, organic and food product, and general waste recycling services, as well as shredding services; zero waste solutions; and added value services to medium and large corporates, and small businesses in retail, manufacturing, print and publishing, and paper mill sectors, as well as trades in materials. In addition, it manufactures recycled corrugated case materials and specialty papers, and 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 beverage, automotive, pharmaceutical, graphics and POS displays, and construction 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Packaging & Containers
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Cyclical
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 RatioN/A
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

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
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. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 5th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.90 per share on Tuesday, May 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 5th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View DS Smith's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for SMDS?

10 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for DS Smith's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 498 to GBX 600. On average, they expect DS Smith's stock price to reach GBX 547.88 in the next year. 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:
  • Mr. Miles W. Roberts, Group Chief Exec. & Exec. Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Adrian R. T. Marsh, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 51)
  • Rachel Stevens, Investor Relations Director
  • Mr. Iain Simm, Group Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
  • Mr. Hugo Fisher, Group Communications Director

Has DS Smith been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about SMDS stock has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. DS Smith earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 45.37 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 557.59.

How big of a company is DS Smith?

DS Smith has a market capitalization of £5.28 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:  512 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  475 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  987
MarketBeat'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.

Analyst Ratings

DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
10 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for DS Smith in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 547.88The high price target for SMDS is GBX 600 and the low price target for SMDS is GBX 498. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.702.672.782.67
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
7 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
6 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)
3 Hold Rating(s)
6 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 547.88GBX 547.88GBX 548.50GBX 532.88

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
5/18/2018Davy ResearchUpgradeOutperformView Rating Details
5/4/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/1/2018Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/30/2018JPMorgan ChaseReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 600View Rating Details
3/19/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/6/2018Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 530View Rating Details
3/5/2018Goldman SachsReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 525View Rating Details
12/8/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
9/6/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/6/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/16/2016UBSReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 420View Rating Details
9/6/2016GoodbodyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2016 forward)

Earnings

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 Trading History for DS Smith (LON:SMDS)

DS Smith (LON SMDS) Insider Trading History

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 (SMDS) Raised to Outperform at Davy ResearchDS Smith (SMDS) Raised to Outperform at Davy Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 10:16 AM
DS Smith (SMDS) Receives "Buy" Rating from Peel HuntDS Smith (SMDS) Receives "Buy" Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:46 PM
DS Smith (SMDS) Earns Overweight Rating from JPMorgan ChaseDS Smith (SMDS) Earns Overweight Rating from JPMorgan Chase
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 10:16 AM
DS Smith (SMDS) Earns "Hold" Rating from Numis SecuritiesDS Smith (SMDS) Earns "Hold" Rating from Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 6:36 AM
DS Smith (SMDS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from AnalystsDS Smith (SMDS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 5:38 AM
DS Smith (SMDS) Earns Overweight Rating from BarclaysDS Smith (SMDS) Earns Overweight Rating from Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 9:09 PM
DS Smith (SMDS) Downgraded by Numis SecuritiesDS Smith (SMDS) Downgraded by Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 7:34 PM
Berenberg Bank Upgrades DS Smith (SMDS) to "Buy"Berenberg Bank Upgrades DS Smith (SMDS) to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 7:49 PM
DS Smiths (SMDS) Add Rating Reaffirmed at Peel HuntDS Smith's (SMDS) Add Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 6:58 PM
Berenberg Bank Reiterates Buy Rating for DS Smith (SMDS)Berenberg Bank Reiterates Buy Rating for DS Smith (SMDS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 10:28 AM
DS Smith (SMDS) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan ChaseDS Smith (SMDS) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 10:28 AM
DS Smith (SMDS) PT Raised to GBX 585 at Peel HuntDS Smith (SMDS) PT Raised to GBX 585 at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 8:37 AM
Goldman Sachs Raises DS Smith (SMDS) Price Target to GBX 500Goldman Sachs Raises DS Smith (SMDS) Price Target to GBX 500
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 12:24 AM
DS Smith plc (SMDS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by AnalystsDS Smith plc (SMDS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 5:35 AM
DS Smith (SMDS) Rating Increased to Buy at Peel HuntDS Smith (SMDS) Rating Increased to Buy at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 10:30 PM
DS Smith (SMDS) Receives Hold Rating from Numis SecuritiesDS Smith (SMDS) Receives Hold Rating from Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 7:30 PM
DS Smith plc (SMDS) Announces GBX 4.90 DividendDS Smith plc (SMDS) Announces GBX 4.90 Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 7:56 AM
Jefferies Group Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for DS Smith (SMDS)Jefferies Group Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for DS Smith (SMDS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 1:10 PM
DS Smiths (SMDS) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at CitigroupDS Smith's (SMDS) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Citigroup
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 19 at 6:46 PM
DS Smiths (SMDS) Hold Rating Reiterated at Numis SecuritiesDS Smith's (SMDS) Hold Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 11 at 1:32 PM
DS Smith plc (SMDS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by BrokeragesDS Smith plc (SMDS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 11 at 7:51 AM
DS Smiths (SMDS) "Overweight" Rating Reiterated at JPMorgan Chase & Co.DS Smith's (SMDS) "Overweight" Rating Reiterated at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 11 at 6:02 AM
DS Smith sees 2018 trading in lineDS Smith sees 2018 trading in line
www.marketwatch.com - March 7 at 4:42 PM
DS Smiths (SMDS) "Neutral" Rating Reaffirmed at Goldman Sachs GroupDS Smith's (SMDS) "Neutral" Rating Reaffirmed at Goldman Sachs Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 10:30 AM
Peel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for DS Smith (SMDS)Peel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for DS Smith (SMDS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 20 at 12:58 AM
DS Smith plc (SMDS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from AnalystsDS Smith plc (SMDS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 14 at 5:54 AM
Should DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS) Be Part Of Your Dividend Portfolio?Should DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS) Be Part Of Your Dividend Portfolio?
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 9:17 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 - January 20 at 6:16 AM
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
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

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