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LON:SMDS - DS Smith Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 265.10
-10.30 (-3.74 %)
(As of 04/1/2020 07:02 AM ET)
Today's Range
263.70
Now: GBX 265.10
271.69
50-Day Range
267.90
MA: GBX 316.40
378
52-Week Range
244.80
Now: GBX 265.10
397.80
Volume1.25 million shs
Average Volume3.86 million shs
Market Capitalization£3.64 billion
P/E Ratio11.53
Dividend Yield5.53%
BetaN/A
DS 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

Industry Packaging & Containers
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Cyclical
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+44-20-77561800

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£6.29 billion
Cash FlowGBX 30.99 per share
Book ValueGBX 232.40 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees28,500
Outstanding Shares1,372,409,984
Market Cap£3.64 billion
Next Earnings Date6/11/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has DS Smith's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

DS Smith'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 stock has decreased by 11.8% and is now trading at GBX 265.95. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of DS Smith?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for DS Smith in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for DS Smith.

When is DS Smith's next earnings date?

DS Smith is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June 11th 2020. View our earnings forecast for DS Smith.

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 consensus estimate of $34.80 by $0.70. View DS Smith's earnings history.

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

DS Smith declared a dividend on Saturday, December 5th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 9th will be paid a dividend of GBX 5.40 per share on Friday, May 1st. This represents a yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 9th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View DS Smith's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for SMDS?

8 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for DS Smith's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 300 to GBX 440. On average, they anticipate DS Smith's stock price to reach GBX 374.38 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 40.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for DS Smith.

Has DS Smith been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SMDS stock have trended very negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. DS Smith earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutDS Smith.

Who are some of DS Smith's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of DS Smith own?

Who are DS Smith's key executives?

DS Smith's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Miles W. Roberts, Group Chief Exec. & Exec. Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Adrian R. T. Marsh, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 52)
  • Rachel Stevens, Investor Relations Director
  • Mr. Iain Simm, Group Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
  • Mr. Hugo Fisher, Group Communications Director

What is DS Smith's stock symbol?

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

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 265.95.

How big of a company is DS Smith?

DS Smith has a market capitalization of £3.65 billion and generates £6.29 billion in revenue each year. DS Smith employs 28,500 workers across the globe. View additional information about DS Smith.

What is DS Smith's official website?

The official website for DS Smith is http://www.dssmith.com/.

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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  634 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  648 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,282
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 4/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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