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LON:SMS

Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 754
+15.00 (+2.03 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
734
Now: GBX 754
754
50-Day Range
668
MA: GBX 697.08
747
52-Week Range
436.60
Now: GBX 754
864.56
Volume113,857 shs
Average Volume100,502 shs
Market Capitalization£851.52 million
P/E Ratio4.33
Dividend Yield1.69%
BetaN/A
Smart Metering Systems plc, together with its subsidiaries, connects, owns, operates, and maintains metering systems and databases on behalf of energy companies in the United Kingdom. It operates through three segments: Asset Management, Asset Installation, and Energy Management. The company engages in the regulated management of gas meters, electric meters, and ADM devices. It also installs domestic, industrial, and commercial gas meters and electricity meters, as well as provides energy consultancy services. In addition, the company provides data management, gas utility connections, funding, engineer training and development, software development, and renewable asset management, as well as administrative services. The company was formerly known as UK Smart Metering Group Limited and changed its name to Smart Metering Systems plc in June 2011. Smart Metering Systems plc was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Glasgow, the United Kingdom.
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Will the Smart Metering Systems share price run continue?
July 21, 2020 |  uk.finance.yahoo.com
Analysts optimistic on Smart Metering Systems outlook
July 6, 2020 |  uk.finance.yahoo.com
The Smart Metering Systems share price – where next?
May 20, 2020 |  uk.finance.yahoo.com
Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)
March 17, 2020 |  uk.finance.yahoo.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business Services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorServices
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+44-141-2493850
Employees1,274
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£114.23 million
Cash FlowGBX 54.64 per share
Book ValueGBX 365.40 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Market Cap£851.52 million
Next Earnings Date3/15/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.48 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 3.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
GBX 754
+15.00 (+2.03 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) (LON:SMS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) a buy right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SMS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)?

Wall Street analysts have given Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)'s next earnings date?

Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March 15th 2021.
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How were Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)'s earnings last quarter?

Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) (LON:SMS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March, 17th. The company reported $11.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $10.60 by $0.70.
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How has Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)'s stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)'s stock was trading at GBX 456.80 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SMS shares have increased by 65.1% and is now trading at GBX 754.
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How often does Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)?

Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) announced a dividend on Wednesday, January 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 1st will be paid a dividend of GBX 6.25 per share on Thursday, April 29th. This represents a yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 1st. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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Is Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) a good dividend stock?

Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.07 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.69%. The dividend payout ratio of Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) is 0.04%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for SMS?

3 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)'s stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 620 to GBX 776. On average, they anticipate Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)'s stock price to reach GBX 678.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.0%.
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Who are Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)'s key executives?

Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)'s management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Alan Henry Foy, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 54, Pay $377.1k)
  • Mr. David Thompson, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 44, Pay $231.01k)
  • Mr. Timothy James Mortlock, COO & Director (Age 43, Pay $228.87k)
  • Mr. Dilip Kejriwal, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Andy Ritchie, Head of Bus. Risk and Compliance
  • Mr. Craig McGinn, Gen. Counsel & Group Company Sec.
  • Mr. Stan Chaloner, Group Sales Director
  • Mr. Bill Turner, Managing Director of UK Data Management
  • Ms. Claire Corrins, Head of Gas Bus.
  • Mr. Rhys Wynne, Head of Electricity Bus.

Who are some of Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)'s key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) investors own include NetApp (NTAP), Twitter (TWTR), Lowland Investment (LWI), (PAYS.L) (PAYS), Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB), TiVo (TIVO), AB Dynamics plc (ABDP.L) (ABDP), BAE Systems (BA), Blancco Technology Group (BLTG) and 11847908 (EMC).

What is Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)'s stock symbol?

Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SMS."

How do I buy shares of Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)?

Shares of SMS 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.
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What is Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)'s stock price today?

One share of SMS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 754.

How much money does Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) make?

Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) has a market capitalization of £851.52 million and generates £114.23 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) have?

Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) employs 1,274 workers across the globe.

What is Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)'s official website?

The official website for Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) is www.sms-plc.com.

Where are Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)'s headquarters?

Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L) is headquartered at 48 St. Vincent Street, GLASGOW, G2 5TS, United Kingdom.

How can I contact Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)?

Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS.L)'s mailing address is 48 St. Vincent Street, GLASGOW, G2 5TS, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-141-2493850.


This page was last updated on 3/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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