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LON:SMS

Smart Metering Systems - SMS Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 923
+2.00 (+0.22%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
910
926
50-Day Range
797
940
52-Week Range
670
1,038
Volume
106,805 shs
Average Volume
199,461 shs
Market Capitalization
£1.23 billion
P/E Ratio
30,766.67
Dividend Yield
3.29%
Price Target
GBX 1,053
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About Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS) Stock

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.

Smart Metering Systems Stock Performance

Smart Metering Systems stock traded up GBX 2 ($0.02) during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 923 ($11.15). 106,805 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 199,461. The company has a quick ratio of 2.80, a current ratio of 3.27 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.55. The business's fifty day simple moving average is GBX 873.12 and its 200 day simple moving average is GBX 815.97. Smart Metering Systems has a one year low of GBX 670 ($8.10) and a one year high of GBX 1,038 ($12.54). The firm has a market capitalization of £1.23 billion and a PE ratio of 30,766.67.

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SMS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
3/17/2020
Ex-Dividend for 7/28 Dividend
6/30/2022
Dividend Payable
7/28/2022
Today
8/13/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
9/13/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Business Services
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
1,102
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 1,053
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 1,185
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 710
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+14.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.83
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£108.48 million
Cash Flow
GBX 88.69 per share
Book Value
GBX 415.80 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£1.23 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Timothy James Mortlock (Age 44)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $460.27k
  • Mr. Gavin Urwin (Age 45)
    CFO & Exec. Director
    Comp: $373.05k
  • 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.
  • Frances McNeil
    Head of Customer Services













SMS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Smart Metering Systems stock right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Smart Metering Systems in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" SMS shares.
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What is Smart Metering Systems' stock price forecast for 2022?

6 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Smart Metering Systems' stock. Their SMS share price forecasts range from GBX 710 to GBX 1,185. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach GBX 1,053 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have SMS shares performed in 2022?

Smart Metering Systems' stock was trading at GBX 841 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, SMS stock has increased by 9.8% and is now trading at GBX 923.
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When is Smart Metering Systems' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, September 13th 2022.
View our SMS earnings forecast
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How were Smart Metering Systems' earnings last quarter?

Smart Metering Systems plc (LON:SMS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March, 17th. The company reported $11.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $10.60 by $0.70.

How often does Smart Metering Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Smart Metering Systems?

Smart Metering Systems announced a dividend on Tuesday, March 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 30th will be given a dividend of GBX 6.88 per share on Thursday, July 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 30th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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Is Smart Metering Systems a good dividend stock?

Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.26 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.29%. The dividend payout ratio is 875.00%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
Read our dividend analysis for SMS.

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 stock 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 923.

How much money does Smart Metering Systems make?

Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS) has a market capitalization of £1.23 billion and generates £108.48 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Smart Metering Systems have?

The company employs 1,102 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Smart Metering Systems?

Smart Metering Systems' mailing address is 48 St. Vincent Street, GLASGOW, G2 5TS, United Kingdom. The official website for the company is www.sms-plc.com. The company can be reached via phone at +44-141-2493850.

This page (LON:SMS) was last updated on 8/13/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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