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

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GBX 506 +14.90 (+3.03 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 10:38 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 506
Today's RangeGBX 485.40 - GBX 506.40
52-Week RangeGBX 5.26 - GBX 565
Volume10.50 million shs
Average Volume3.86 million shs
Market Capitalization£5.28 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
DS Smith logoDS 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange LON
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
Market Cap£5,280.00

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 Monday, June 18th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 4th will be paid a dividend of GBX 9.80 per share on Thursday, November 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 4th. This is a positive change from DS Smith's previous dividend of $4.90. The official announcement can be accessed 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 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $34.80 by $0.70. DS Smith had a return on equity of 12.64% and a net margin of 3.82%. View DS Smith's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for SMDS?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for DS Smith's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 525 to GBX 630. On average, they expect DS Smith's share price to reach GBX 566.43 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for DS Smith.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for DS Smith?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for DS Smith in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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?

News coverage about SMDS stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. 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 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 47.13 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 506.

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 (LON SMDS)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  523 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  490 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,013
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.
This page was last updated on 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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