Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
DS Smith LSE:SMDS London Ordinary Share GB0008220112 ORD 10P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -5.50p -1.39% 390.30p 390.80p 391.20p 392.70p 386.30p 391.60p 1,559,197.00 16:35:05
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
General Industrials 4,066.0 201.0 17.7 22.1 3,695.77

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04/12/2016
08:20
DS Smith Daily Update: DS Smith is listed in the General Industrials sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker SMDS. The last closing price for DS Smith was 395.80p.
DS Smith has a 4 week average price of 389.32p and a 12 week average price of 398p.
The 1 year high share price is 431.30p while the 1 year low share price is currently 329.10p.
There are currently 946,904,975 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 1,498,563 shares. The market capitalisation of DS Smith is £3,695,770,117.43.
02/6/2016
10:52
greek islander: I keep picking up the same rumour - that Amazon UK is set to sign a large supply contract with SMDS. Is their any substance to this or is it just an attempt to boost the share price? Does anyone know if Smiths are in any form of discussion with Amazon? I suspect that it has little foundation.
09/12/2015
08:38
huttonr: Looking at the share price drop - approx 10% since the results - this seems excessive even after the Wansborough closure costs hit - there seems also to have been a read across today from the Mondi drop - which also seems excessive! Is anything else happening - other than general nervous worries?
08/10/2015
11:23
ed 123: Today's Capital Market Event is not being too well received. Share price down 10p at 369p.
16/9/2015
12:46
mike740: SMDS DS Smith PLC SP moving towards top of the uptrend channel where hopefully we will have a breakout and a new upleg. Smith (DS) share price information Name Smith (DS) Epic SMDS Sector General Industrials ISIN GB0008220112 Activites DS Smith Plc is an international Group focused on two major activities - Packaging and Office Products. It holds strong positions in many of the markets in which it operates: A leading manufacturer of corrugated packaging in the UK and France; The leading UK producer of recycled paper board; The largest UK collector and merchant of recovered paper; A leading worldwide supplier of bag-in-box packaging; The leading European wholesaler of office supplies. Index FTSE 250 Latest share price (p) 408.15 Net gearing (%) 66.28 Market cap (£m) 3,756.84 Gross gearing (%) 69.16 Shares in issue (m) 942.04 Debt ratio 52.54 P/E ratio 24.02 Debt to equity ratio 0.49 Divs per share (p) 11.40 Assets / equity ratio 3.24 Dividend yield (%) 2.86 Price to book value 3.69 Dividend cover 1.98 ROCE 0.08 Earning per share (p) 16.60 EPS growth (%) 10.67 52-week high / low (p) 423.70 / 231.90 DPS growth (%) 14.00 Smith (DS) broker views, Date Broker Recommendation Price Old target price New target price Notes 16 Sep Goldman Sachs Neutral 408.15 380.00 430.00 Resumes 09 Sep Jefferies International Buy 408.15 435.00 435.00 Reiterates 08 Sep Investec Buy 408.15 450.00 450.00 Resumes 08 Sep JP Morgan Cazenove Overweight 408.15 420.00 440.00 Retains 21 Aug Berenberg Hold 408.15 350.00 375.00 Reiterates
17/2/2015
09:50
eastbourne1982: Went short a few minutes ago at 3.34, the euro is weak so it will continue to hit the company, this is a good business however the share price has been trading between £2.38 and £3.50ish, the share price was £2.38 in October !! Looks overbought to me. Target £2.80 - £3, stop loss £3.60.
26/1/2015
14:46
gargleblaster: This was in Moneyweek on Jan 9th - sorry know it's a bit late! Packaging group DS Smith (LSE: SMDS) has been one of our core holdings for some time. An innovative approach has made it the packaging provider of choice for many of the world’s biggest consumer-goods companies. The changing nature of food retailing (from hypermarkets to discounters, online and convenience stores) and greater use of the internet in general, means packaging needs are changing. Customers now come to DS Smith because of its lighter, lower-cost packaging and its ability to cut customers’ overall costs. Also, Sweden’s SCA Packaging was one of the best acquisitions we’ve ever seen from a valuation perspective, and it has been integrated far more smoothly than original forecasts suggested in terms of profit delivery. We expect management to continue to consolidate the European packaging market over the next two to three years, and also to take market share organically, both of which will drive the share price higher. The stock is on a modest price/earnings ratio of 11-12 and yields 4%. James Lowen, fund manager, JOHCM UK Equity Income.
30/9/2014
14:54
philanderer: Matt, you'll have another 6.8p off the share price first thing tomorrow morning when it goes ex-dividend at 8 am.
20/8/2014
07:55
philanderer: 'Russell Lynch: In defence of Miles Roberts' Outlook The superbly named Miles Roberts is in hot water this week over the £201,000 allowance paid to the DS Smith boss following the move of the packaging firm's head office from Maidenhead to Euston Road – which actually shortened the commute of the Hertfordshire-based Mr Miles. But there's no mileage in cheap shots. Miles needs to be in London, you see, to spend time with "important shareholders", according to Smith's chairman Gareth Davis. Investors will be delighted that they're shelling out to see more of Mr Roberts. One look at the share price – virtually unmoved in the past year – suggests that might be time and money well spent. HTTP://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/comment/russell-lynch-in-defence-of-miles-roberts-9679822.html
23/6/2014
08:48
philanderer: 23rd june Davy underperform - reiterates --------------------------------- Davy Research Full year results will reflect further acquisition benefits; outlook for corrugated pricing is key June 23 2014Morning briefing SECTORS: Paper & Packaging COMPANIES: DS Smith DAVY VIEWDS Smith's management remains confident of growing its market share of the European corrugated market through superior product innovation and customer service. We believe that price competition will also be used to achieve this objective which will impede margin progress. We remain cautious on the outlook for the company's share price. full: HTTPS://www.davy.ie/research/public/article.htm?id=Davy_Morning_Equity_Briefing_23062014_moneBLinkS0010C0001Cmp.htm
09/5/2014
19:19
mirandaj: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/investing/shares-and-stock-tips/10815857/Mid-cap-share-tip-of-the-week-DS-Smith.html After trebling shareholders' money over the past five years, recycled packaging firm DS Smith has become a victim of its own success, with some fund managers taking profits and selling down their positions at the start of 2014. But Tom Becket, who runs money for Psigma Investment Management, believes the selling and share price falls have been overdone. Over three months shares have fallen 9pc to trade at 312p last week, which Mr Becket said should tempt investors to buy. "The company has gained substantial market share in northern Europe, through acquisitions. With a strong balance sheet the firm could easily do more transactions that are immediately accretive to their earnings," he said. "The share price has recently come back, but those buying in now will be getting a cheaper price and a healthy yield at 3pc." DS Smith provides corrugated packaging solutions, such as cardboard boxes, as well as recycling services, for major companies such as Nestlé. Mr Becket said: "The company could one day be a one-stop service for Europe-wide companies, such as major supermarkets. This potential organic growth is currently underappreciated by the investment community and could lead to earnings surprises in the years ahead."
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