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LON:SMDSDS Smith Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 269.50
+0.80 (+0.30 %)
(As of 08/11/2020 06:20 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 269.50
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 287.76
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 269.50
Volume3.55 million shs
Average Volume3.86 million shs
Market Capitalization£3.70 billion
P/E Ratio7.05
Dividend Yield5.53%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.2Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.09 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Packaging & Containers



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£6.04 billion
Cash FlowGBX 43.68 per share
Book ValueGBX 244.30 per share



Outstanding Shares1,372,739,968
Market Cap£3.70 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 269.50
+0.80 (+0.30 %)
(As of 08/11/2020 06:20 AM ET)
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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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SMDS stock has decreased by 10.6% and is now trading at GBX 269.50.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of DS Smith?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for DS Smith 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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How were DS Smith's earnings last quarter?

DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, June, 18th. The company reported $35.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $34.80 by $0.70.
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How often does DS Smith pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for DS Smith?

DS Smith 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 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 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for DS Smith's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 290 to GBX 440. On average, they anticipate DS Smith's stock price to reach GBX 342.86 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.2% from the stock's current price.
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Has DS Smith been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SMDS stock has trended positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. DS Smith earned a news sentiment score of 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.
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Who are some of DS Smith's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of DS Smith own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other DS Smith investors own include Vodafone Group (VOD), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS), Cobham (COB), Imperial Brands (IMB), Aviva (AV), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA), EQGP (EQGP) and Johnson Matthey (JMAT).

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 269.50.

How big of a company is DS Smith?

DS Smith has a market capitalization of £3.70 billion and generates £6.04 billion in revenue each year. DS Smith employs 28,500 workers across the globe.

What is DS Smith's official website?

The official website for DS Smith is 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.

This page was last updated on 8/11/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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