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Smart Metering Systems Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 758
-12.00 (-1.56%)
(As of 01/19/2022 11:07 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
15,169 shs
Average Volume
104,486 shs
Market Capitalization
£1.01 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Smart Metering Systems

Smart Metering Systems plc, together with its subsidiaries, installs, operates, and manages meter and energy infrastructure assets, and related data services 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, gas and electric third-party asset management, electricity utility connections and management, 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Business Services
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£100.51 million
Cash Flow
GBX 29.29 per share
Book Value
GBX 343.20 per share


Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
£1.01 billion
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 10/28 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Ex-Dividend for 1/27 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.01 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Smart Metering Systems a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Smart Metering Systems in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Smart Metering Systems stock.
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How has Smart Metering Systems' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Smart Metering Systems' stock was trading at GBX 456.80 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SMS shares have increased by 65.9% and is now trading at GBX 758.
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When is Smart Metering Systems' next earnings date?

Smart Metering Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March 14th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Smart Metering Systems

How were Smart Metering Systems' earnings last quarter?

Smart Metering Systems plc (LON:SMS) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, March, 17th. The company reported $11.30 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $10.60 by $0.70.
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How often does Smart Metering Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Smart Metering Systems?

Smart Metering Systems announced a dividend on Wednesday, January 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 6th will be given a dividend of GBX 6.88 per share on Thursday, January 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 6th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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Is Smart Metering Systems a good dividend stock?

Smart Metering Systems pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.25 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.45%. The dividend payout ratio of Smart Metering Systems is 16.67%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for SMS?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Smart Metering Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 710 to GBX 1,185. On average, they anticipate Smart Metering Systems' share price to reach GBX 1,047.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 38.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Smart Metering Systems' key executives?

Smart Metering Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Alan Henry Foy, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 54, Pay $795.81k)
  • Mr. Timothy James Mortlock, COO & Director (Age 43, Pay $508.32k)
  • Mr. Gavin Urwin, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 44)
  • 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.

What other stocks do shareholders of Smart Metering Systems own?

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

What is Smart Metering Systems' stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Smart Metering Systems?

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' stock price today?

One share of SMS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 758.

How much money does Smart Metering Systems make?

Smart Metering Systems has a market capitalization of £1.01 billion and generates £100.51 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Smart Metering Systems have?

Smart Metering Systems employs 1,100 workers across the globe.

What is Smart Metering Systems' official website?

The official website for Smart Metering Systems is www.sms-plc.com.

Where are Smart Metering Systems' headquarters?

Smart Metering Systems is headquartered at 48 St. Vincent Street, GLASGOW, G2 5TS, United Kingdom.

How can I contact Smart Metering Systems?

Smart Metering Systems' 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 1/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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