LON:SMS - Smart Metering Systems Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 790 +1.00 (+0.13 %)
(As of 05/25/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 790
Today's RangeGBX 780 - GBX 798
52-Week RangeGBX 456 - GBX 900
Volume101,541 shs
Average Volume213,179 shs
Market Capitalization£768.94 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS)

Smart Metering Systems logoSmart Metering Systems plc, through its subsidiaries, connects, owns, operates, and maintains metering systems and databases on behalf of energy companies in the United Kingdom, Italy, and the Caribbean. It operates through three segments: Asset Management, Asset Installation, and Energy Management. The Asset Management segment engages in the regulated management of gas meters, electric meters, and ADM devices. The Asset Installation segment installs domestic, industrial, and commercial gas meters and electricity meters. The Energy Management segment provides energy advisory services. In addition, it provides data and energy management services, electricity and gas utility management services, and electricity and gas meter rental 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 based in Glasgow, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business Services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorServices
SymbolLON:SMS
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-141-2493850

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins20.81%
Return on Equity21.77%
Return on Assets6.66%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares90,020,000

Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Smart Metering Systems' stock symbol?

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

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

Smart Metering Systems declared a dividend on Tuesday, March 13th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 26th will be given a dividend of GBX 3.46 per share on Thursday, May 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.51%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 26th. This is an increase from Smart Metering Systems's previous dividend of $1.74. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Smart Metering Systems' Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for SMS?

3 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Smart Metering Systems' stock. Their predictions range from GBX 773 to GBX 1,125. On average, they anticipate Smart Metering Systems' stock price to reach GBX 966 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Smart Metering Systems.

Who are some of Smart Metering Systems' key competitors?

Who are Smart Metering Systems' key executives?

Smart Metering Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Alan Henry Foy, Chief Exec. Officer and Exec. Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. David Thompson, Chief Financial Officer (Age 41)
  • Mr. Andy Ritchie, Head of Compliance
  • Mr. Craig McGinn, Gen. Counsel and Group Company Sec.
  • Mr. Stan Chaloner, Group Sales Director

Has Smart Metering Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SMS stock has been trending positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Smart Metering Systems earned a news impact score of 0.33 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.95 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

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.

What is Smart Metering Systems' stock price today?

One share of SMS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 790.

How big of a company is Smart Metering Systems?

Smart Metering Systems has a market capitalization of £768.94 million.

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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Smart Metering Systems (SMS)

Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  144 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  80 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  224
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Smart Metering Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SMS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SMS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
3 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Smart Metering Systems in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 966The high price target for SMS is GBX 1,125 and the low price target for SMS is GBX 773. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.672.672.753.00
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 966GBX 966GBX 941.50GBX 911

Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS)

Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
3/13/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 773View Rating Details
1/17/2018Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 900 ➝ GBX 1,000View Rating Details
10/18/2017MacquarieBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 1,068 ➝ GBX 1,125View Rating Details
3/21/2017Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 868View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/13/2018GBX 3.460.51%4/26/20184/26/20185/31/2018
9/12/2017GBX 1.740.25%10/19/201710/19/201711/24/2017
3/21/2017GBX 2.730.46%4/27/20174/27/20176/1/2017
9/20/2016GBX 1.370.25%10/20/201610/20/201611/25/2016
3/21/2016GBX 2.200.56%4/28/20164/28/20166/2/2016
9/16/2015GBX 1.100.32%10/15/201510/15/201511/20/2015
3/16/2015GBX 1.880.49%4/23/20154/23/20156/1/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Smart Metering Systems (LON SMS) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for Smart Metering Systems (LON:SMS)

Smart Metering Systems (LON SMS) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
5/4/2018Alan FoyInsiderSell1,800,000GBX 800£14,400,000
4/20/2017Graeme BissettInsiderBuy5,300GBX 566£29,998
9/23/2016Miriam GreenwoodInsiderBuy4,650GBX 545£25,342.50
8/1/2016Foy,AlanInsiderSell600,000GBX 435£2,610,000
7/8/2016Murray,GlenInsiderSell500,000GBX 405£2,025,000
7/15/2015Foy,AlanInsiderSell1,109,350GBX 315£3,494,452.50
6/5/2015Paul B DollmanInsiderBuy5,000GBX 340.20£17,010
4/20/2015Paul B DollmanInsiderBuy5,000GBX 377.40£18,870
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Smart Metering Systems (LON SMS) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
What Investors Should Know About Smart Metering Systems Plc’s (LON:SMS) Financial StrengthWhat Investors Should Know About Smart Metering Systems Plc’s (LON:SMS) Financial Strength
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 4:14 PM
Smart Metering Systems Plc (LON:SMS): Does The -3.84% Earnings Drop Reflect A Longer Term Trend?Smart Metering Systems Plc (LON:SMS): Does The -3.84% Earnings Drop Reflect A Longer Term Trend?
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 9:55 AM
Smart Metering Systems (SMS) Insider Sells £14,400,000 in StockSmart Metering Systems (SMS) Insider Sells £14,400,000 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:20 PM
Smart Metering Systems (SMS) Raises Dividend to GBX 3.46 Per ShareSmart Metering Systems (SMS) Raises Dividend to GBX 3.46 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 8:58 AM
Peel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for Smart Metering Systems (SMS)Peel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for Smart Metering Systems (SMS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 10:46 PM
Smart Metering Systems (SMS) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,125 at MacquarieSmart Metering Systems (SMS) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,125 at Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 5:18 PM
Peel Hunt Reiterates Hold Rating for Smart Metering Systems (SMS)Peel Hunt Reiterates Hold Rating for Smart Metering Systems (SMS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 10:24 PM
Smart Metering Systems (SMS) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Peel HuntSmart Metering Systems' (SMS) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 18 at 11:52 AM
2 growth stocks you’ll wish you’d bought 10 years from now2 growth stocks you’ll wish you’d bought 10 years from now
www.fool.co.uk - March 13 at 5:43 PM
Smart Metering Systems Profit Down In 2017 But Lifts DividendSmart Metering Systems Profit Down In 2017 But Lifts Dividend
www.morningstar.co.uk - March 13 at 5:43 PM
Smart Metering Systems Extends Contract With First UtilitySmart Metering Systems Extends Contract With First Utility
www.morningstar.co.uk - February 15 at 9:11 AM
Smart Metering Systems Wins New Domestic Smart Meter ContractSmart Metering Systems Wins New Domestic Smart Meter Contract
www.morningstar.co.uk - February 13 at 4:53 PM
5 Top AIM Stocks Held by Fund Managers5 Top AIM Stocks Held by Fund Managers
www.morningstar.co.uk - February 8 at 9:21 AM
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www.fool.co.uk - February 6 at 8:42 AM
Smart Metering Systems Appoints Kelly Olsen As Non-Executive DirectorSmart Metering Systems Appoints Kelly Olsen As Non-Executive Director
www.morningstar.co.uk - January 24 at 5:15 PM
January Insights Into Tech Stocks: Smart Metering Systems Plc (LON:SMS)January Insights Into Tech Stocks: Smart Metering Systems Plc (LON:SMS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 22 at 5:14 PM
Canaccord Genuity Boosts Smart Metering Systems (SMS) Price Target to GBX 1,000Canaccord Genuity Boosts Smart Metering Systems (SMS) Price Target to GBX 1,000
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 17 at 12:42 PM
Old Mutual Holds 12.4% Stake In Smart Metering Systems (ALLISS)Old Mutual Holds 12.4% Stake In Smart Metering Systems (ALLISS)
www.morningstar.co.uk - January 2 at 9:39 PM
Smart Metering Systems Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SMS-GB : December 25, 2017Smart Metering Systems Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SMS-GB : December 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 25 at 6:15 AM
Results of General Meeting - London South East (blog)Results of General Meeting - London South East (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - December 22 at 5:49 PM
Is Smart Metering Systems Plc (LON:SMS) A Sell At Its Current PE Ratio?Is Smart Metering Systems Plc (LON:SMS) A Sell At Its Current PE Ratio?
finance.yahoo.com - December 18 at 4:03 PM
UPDATE: Smart Metering Systems Raises GBP150 Million At 5% Discount (ALLISS)UPDATE: Smart Metering Systems Raises GBP150 Million At 5% Discount (ALLISS)
www.morningstar.co.uk - November 24 at 6:05 PM
Smart Metering Systems PLC (SMS) Rating Reiterated by Peel HuntSmart Metering Systems PLC (SMS) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 11:58 AM
Smart Metering Systems Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SMS) : November 16, 2017Smart Metering Systems Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SMS) : November 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 5:58 PM
Is Smart Metering Systems Plc (AIM:SMS) A Financially Sound Company?Is Smart Metering Systems Plc (AIM:SMS) A Financially Sound Company?
finance.yahoo.com - October 31 at 9:44 AM
Smart Metering Systems PLC Announces Dividend of GBX 1.74 (SMS)Smart Metering Systems PLC Announces Dividend of GBX 1.74 (SMS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 14 at 8:52 AM
Smart Metering Systems Plc :SMS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : September 29, 2017Smart Metering Systems Plc :SMS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : September 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 12:35 PM
STMicroelectronics Selected Technical Partner of E-Distribuzione for Its New Smart-Meter PlatformSTMicroelectronics Selected Technical Partner of E-Distribuzione for Its New Smart-Meter Platform
www.nasdaq.com - September 27 at 8:22 AM
Smart Metering Systems Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SMS-GB : September 22, 2017Smart Metering Systems Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SMS-GB : September 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 7:28 AM
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uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 9:58 AM
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uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 9:58 AM
Smart Metering Systems Interim CFO David Thompson Becomes PermanentSmart Metering Systems' Interim CFO David Thompson Becomes Permanent
www.morningstar.co.uk - September 11 at 6:59 AM
Smart Metering Systems PLC (SMS) Scheduled to Post Earnings on MondaySmart Metering Systems PLC (SMS) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 2:10 AM
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www.prnewswire.com - August 22 at 6:49 AM
New domestic smart meter contract win - London South East (registration) (blog)New domestic smart meter contract win - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - August 12 at 7:54 AM
Smart Metering Systems Appoints Finance Director As Interim CFOSmart Metering Systems Appoints Finance Director As Interim CFO
www.morningstar.co.uk - August 5 at 7:09 AM
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www.globenewswire.com - July 11 at 7:47 AM
Smart Metering Systems PLC (LON:SMS) Receives Outperform Rating from MacquarieSmart Metering Systems PLC (LON:SMS) Receives Outperform Rating from Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 11:58 PM
Full Year 2016 Smart Metering Systems PLC Earnings Release - Before Market OpenFull Year 2016 Smart Metering Systems PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - March 21 at 10:12 AM
eMotorWerks and Nayax Partner to Deliver Smart-Grid Electric ... - PR Newswire (press release)eMotorWerks and Nayax Partner to Deliver Smart-Grid Electric ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - December 7 at 8:33 AM
Issue of Equity - London South East (registration) (blog)Issue of Equity - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - November 29 at 5:49 AM
DIRECTOR DEALINGS: Smart Metering Systems Non-Executive Buys SharesDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Smart Metering Systems Non-Executive Buys Shares
www.morningstar.co.uk - September 23 at 6:48 PM

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