SMDS - DS Smith Plc Stock Price, News & Analysis

GBX 546.50 5.50 (1.02 %)
(As of 11/24/2017 03:27 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 546.50
Today's RangeGBX 547.75 - GBX 537.50
52-Week RangeGBX 5.26 - GBX 542.50
Volume3.70 million shs
Average Volume3.29 million shs
Market Capitalization£5.76 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)

DS Smith Plc logoDS Smith Plc is a provider of corrugated packaging in Europe and plastic packaging across the world. The Company's segments include UK, Western Europe, DCH and Northern Europe, Central Europe and Italy, and Plastics. The Company designs and manufactures plastic bags and taps and fitments for use in bag-in-box packaging for liquids. Its products are used for transportation of beverages, concentrates, chemicals and pharmaceuticals. The Company designs and manufactures rigid plastic packaging products for the transportation of food and drinks, healthcare products and automotive products. It also designs and manufactures foam molded, custom-designed components and packaging. It manufactures recycled paper, principally corrugated case material (CCM) or testliner. The Company also manufactures other grades of paper, such as core board and solid board. In addition, the Company offers a range of value-added services, such as recycling, and environmental audits and consultancy.


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Paper Packaging
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolLON:SMDS
CUSIPN/A

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

Dividend

Annual DividendN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPSGBX 0.22
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins3.84%
Return on Equity13.98%
Return on Assets4.06%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares1,070,000,000

Frequently Asked Questions for DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)

What is DS Smith Plc's stock symbol?

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

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

DS Smith Plc declared a dividend on Thursday, June 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 5th will be given a dividend of GBX 10.60 per share on Wednesday, November 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 2.2%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 5th. This is a boost from DS Smith Plc's previous dividend of $4.60. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View DS Smith Plc's Dividend History.

Where is DS Smith Plc's stock going? Where will DS Smith Plc's stock price be in 2017?

9 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for DS Smith Plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 475 to GBX 575. On average, they expect DS Smith Plc's stock price to reach GBX 532.88 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for DS Smith Plc.

Who are some of DS Smith Plc's key competitors?

Who are DS Smith Plc's key executives?

DS Smith Plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Miles W. Roberts, Group Chief Executive, Executive Director (Age 51)
  • Adrian Marsh, Group Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Iain Simm, Group General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Gareth Davis, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Ian Griffiths, Non-Executive Director (Age 51)
  • Jonathan C. Nicholls, Senior Independent Director (Age 59)
  • Christopher P. Britton, Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 59)
  • Kathleen Anne O'Donovan, Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 58)

How do I buy DS Smith Plc stock?

Shares of DS Smith Plc 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's stock price today?

One share of DS Smith Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 546.50.

How big of a company is DS Smith Plc?

DS Smith Plc has a market capitalization of £5.76 billion.

How can I contact DS Smith Plc?

DS Smith Plc'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 Plc (SMDS)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  482 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  431 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  913
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about DS Smith Plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Rating for DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 532.88

Consensus Price Target History for DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)

Price Target History for DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)

Analysts' Ratings History for DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)

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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/1/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 570View Rating Details
10/31/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 530View Rating Details
10/31/2017Peel HuntUpgradeBuyGBX 550 -> GBX 575View Rating Details
9/12/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 485 -> GBX 500View Rating Details
9/6/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/6/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/17/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 565View Rating Details
7/3/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 460 -> GBX 475View Rating Details
6/29/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 498View Rating Details
11/1/2016Davy ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
9/6/2016GoodbodyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/11/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 430View Rating Details
2/10/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 480View Rating Details
2/8/2016Canaccord GenuityUpgradeBuyGBX 430View Rating Details
1/29/2016Charles StanleyInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 11/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)


No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for DS Smith Plc (LON SMDS)

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for DS Smith Plc (LON SMDS)

Insider Trades by Quarter for DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)

Insider Trades by Quarter for DS Smith Plc (LON SMDS)

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal 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

Latest Headlines for DS Smith Plc (LON SMDS)

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DateHeadline
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
DS Smith plc (SMDS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsDS Smith plc (SMDS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 8:08 AM
DS Smith plc (SMDS) Earns Buy Rating from Beaufort SecuritiesDS Smith plc (SMDS) Earns Buy Rating from Beaufort Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 10 at 11:58 PM
DS Smith plc (SMDS) Rating Reiterated by Peel HuntDS Smith plc (SMDS) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 5 at 8:28 PM
DS Smith says 2017 sales momentum strong - MarketWatchDS Smith says 2017 sales momentum strong - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - September 5 at 8:32 AM
Barclays PLC Reaffirms Overweight Rating for DS Smith plc (SMDS)Barclays PLC Reaffirms Overweight Rating for DS Smith plc (SMDS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 20 at 3:06 PM
Adrian Marsh Acquires 175,044 Shares of DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) StockAdrian Marsh Acquires 175,044 Shares of DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 7:32 AM
DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by AnalystsDS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 7:48 AM
DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Insider Acquires £16,089.45 in StockDS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Insider Acquires £16,089.45 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 1:15 PM
DS Smith Plc :SMDS-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : July 18, 2017DS Smith Plc :SMDS-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : July 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 8:41 PM
DS Smith Plc :SMDS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended April 30, 2017 : July 18, 2017DS Smith Plc :SMDS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended April 30, 2017 : July 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 8:41 PM
DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by AnalystsDS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 9:18 AM
Jefferies Group LLC Raises DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Price Target to GBX 475Jefferies Group LLC Raises DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Price Target to GBX 475
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 2:38 PM
Citigroup Inc. Reaffirms Buy Rating for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)Citigroup Inc. Reaffirms Buy Rating for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 10:52 AM
DS Smith plc (SMDS) Given "Buy" Rating at Peel HuntDS Smith plc (SMDS) Given "Buy" Rating at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 7:46 AM
DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Given "Neutral" Rating at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) Given "Neutral" Rating at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 1 at 8:08 PM
DS Smith to buy 80 pct of U.S. packaging firm Interstate Resources for $920 mlnDS Smith to buy 80 pct of U.S. packaging firm Interstate Resources for $920 mln
www.nasdaq.com - June 29 at 6:52 AM
DS SMITH FY Profit Rises; Revenue Up 6% - Quick FactsDS SMITH FY Profit Rises; Revenue Up 6% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - June 29 at 6:52 AM
DS Smith profit up; to buy control of IndevcoDS Smith profit up; to buy control of Indevco
www.marketwatch.com - June 29 at 6:52 AM
DS Smith to buy 80 percent of U.S. packaging firm Interstate Resources for $920 millionDS Smith to buy 80 percent of U.S. packaging firm Interstate Resources for $920 million
www.reuters.com - June 29 at 6:52 AM
DS Smith Continues To See Results In Line With Medium Term Targets - Quick Facts - RTT NewsDS Smith Continues To See Results In Line With Medium Term Targets - Quick Facts - RTT News
www.rttnews.com - March 10 at 7:34 AM
DS Smith Continues To See Results In Line With Medium Term Targets - Quick FactsDS Smith Continues To See Results In Line With Medium Term Targets - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - March 9 at 7:50 PM
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uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 7:50 PM
Why I’d sell this growth stock despite shares jumping 15% on FY resultsWhy I’d sell this growth stock despite shares jumping 15% on FY results
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 7:57 PM
[$$] DS Smith boxes clever to cut waste and costs[$$] DS Smith boxes clever to cut waste and costs
www.ft.com - January 23 at 9:23 PM
[$$] Smurfit: Doff your Kappa[$$] Smurfit: Doff your Kappa
www.ft.com - January 6 at 4:41 AM
DS Smith H1 Profit Rises On Strong Revenue Growth - Quick FactsDS Smith H1 Profit Rises On Strong Revenue Growth - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - December 8 at 8:44 PM
DS Smith profit up 60%; lifts dividend by 15%DS Smith profit up 60%; lifts dividend by 15%
www.marketwatch.com - December 8 at 8:44 PM
DS Smith H1 Profit Rises On Strong Revenue Growth - Quick Facts - RTT NewsDS Smith H1 Profit Rises On Strong Revenue Growth - Quick Facts - RTT News
www.rttnews.com - December 8 at 8:25 AM

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