DS Smith (SMDS) Stock Forecast & Price Target

GBX 374.20
+4.80 (+1.30%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

DS Smith Consensus Analyst Rating and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Analysts' Consensus Rating

Moderate Buy
Based on 4 Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Price Target

GBX 386.75
High ForecastGBX 415
Average ForecastGBX 386.75
Low ForecastGBX 360
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Moderate Buy
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Consensus Price TargetGBX 386.75GBX 386.75GBX 409.40GBX 416
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SMDS Analyst Ratings By Month

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SMDS Price Targets by Month

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DS Smith Stock vs. The Competition

TypeDS SmithConsumer Cyclical Companies
Consensus Rating Score
2.75
2.48
Consensus RatingModerate BuyHold
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
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Recent Analyst Ratings and Stock Forecasts

DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
4/19/2024Numis Securities
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 DowngradeHoldGBX 415+4.80%
12/4/2023Barclays
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 UpgradeOverweightGBX 360+19.88%
7/6/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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 Reiterated RatingOverweight
6/27/2023Jefferies Financial Group
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 Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 400+50.27%

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SMDS Price Target - Frequently Asked Questions

What is DS Smith's consensus rating and price target?

According to the issued ratings of 4 analysts in the last year, the consensus rating for DS Smith stock is Moderate Buy based on the current 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for SMDS. The average twelve-month price prediction for DS Smith is GBX 386.75 with a high price target of GBX 415 and a low price target of GBX 360. Learn more on SMDS's analyst rating history.

Do Wall Street analysts like DS Smith more than its competitors?

Analysts like DS Smith more than other Consumer Cyclical companies. The consensus rating for DS Smith is Moderate Buy while the average consensus rating for consumer cyclical companies is Hold. Learn more on how SMDS compares to other companies.

Is DS Smith being downgraded by Wall Street analysts?

Over the previous 90 days, DS Smith's stock had 1 downgrade by analysts.

Does DS Smith's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, DS Smith's stock has a predicted upside of 23.35% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

What analysts cover DS Smith?

DS Smith has been rated by Numis Securities in the past 90 days.


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This page (LON:SMDS) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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