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DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L) Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 277.10
-0.70 (-0.25 %)
(As of 10/29/2020 11:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 277.10
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 293.90
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 277.10
Volume3.38 million shs
Average Volume5.42 million shs
Market Capitalization£3.80 billion
P/E Ratio7.25
Dividend Yield5.53%
DS Smith Plc designs and manufactures corrugated packaging and plastic packaging for consumer goods. 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 also provides various recycling and waste management services, including total waste management, paper and cardboard recycling, confidential shredding, plastics recycling, and zero waste solutions, 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 and specialty papers, as well as 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 provides its packaging solutions for the food and drink, consumer goods, industrial, e-commerce and e-retail, and converter industries. The company 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.69 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Packaging & Containers



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£6.04 billion
Cash FlowGBX 40.73 per share
Book ValueGBX 244.30 per share



Outstanding Shares1,372,749,952
Market Cap£3.80 billion
Next Earnings Date12/10/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 277.10
-0.70 (-0.25 %)
(As of 10/29/2020 11:00 PM ET)
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DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L) (LON:SMDS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)'s stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)'s stock was trading at GBX 301.40 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SMDS shares have decreased by 8.1% and is now trading at GBX 277.10.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L) in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)'s next earnings date?

DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L) is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, December 10th 2020.
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How were DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)'s earnings last quarter?

DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L) (LON:SMDS) posted its quarterly earnings data 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.
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How often does DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)?

DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L) announced a dividend on Saturday, December 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 9th will be paid a dividend of GBX 5.40 per share on Friday, May 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 9th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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What price target have analysts set for SMDS?

7 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)'s shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 290 to GBX 440. On average, they anticipate DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)'s stock price to reach GBX 342.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)'s key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L) own?

Who are DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)'s key executives?

DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)'s management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Miles W. Roberts, Group Chief Exec. & Exec. Director (Age 56, Pay $1.03M)
  • Mr. Adrian R. T. Marsh, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 53, Pay $606k)
  • Mr. Iain Simm, Group Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
  • Mr. Hugo Fisher, Group Investor Relations Director
  • Mr. Alan Taylor, Interim Group HR Director
  • Rachel Stevens, Investor Relations Director
  • Mr. Mark Smith, Head of Plastics
  • Mr. Colin McIntyre, Head of Paper & Recycling
  • Mr. Stefano Rossi, Head of Corrugated Packaging
  • Mr. Keith Ledbetter, Chief Financial Officer of Global Plastics and North America Packaging & Paper Divisions

What is DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)'s stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)?

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 Plc (SMDS.L)'s stock price today?

One share of SMDS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 277.10.

How big of a company is DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)?

DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L) has a market capitalization of £3.80 billion and generates £6.04 billion in revenue each year. DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L) employs 30,000 workers across the globe.

What is DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)'s official website?

The official website for DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L) is www.dssmith.com.

How can I contact DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)?

DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)'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.

This page was last updated on 10/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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