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

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GBX 494.30 +3.04 (+0.62 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 03:56 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 491.26
Today's RangeGBX 493.70 - GBX 496.30
52-Week RangeGBX 5.26 - GBX 565
Volume428,112 shs
Average Volume3.86 million shs
Market Capitalization£5.28 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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

Stock Exchange LON
Industry Packaging & Containers
SectorConsumer Cyclical


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A


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


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins3.82%
Return on Equity12.64%
Return on Assets3.93%


Outstanding Shares1,070,000,000
Market Cap£5,280.00

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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. Investors of record on Thursday, October 4th will be given a dividend of GBX 9.80 per share on Thursday, November 1st. This represents a yield of 1.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 4th. This is a boost 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, June, 18th. The company reported $35.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating 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 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for DS Smith's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 525 to GBX 630. On average, they anticipate DS Smith's stock price to reach GBX 566.43 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.6% 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?

Media coverage about SMDS stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. DS Smith earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.39 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near 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 494.30.

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:  489 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,012
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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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