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Smith (DS)

Current Price 316.30p Bid 316.00p Ask 316.30p Change 3.37%
Last Updated: 12/12/2018 23:01. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

DS Smith Plc is a leading provider of corrugated packaging and are present in 37 countries, employing around 28,500 people. Its story can be traced back to the box-making businesses started in the 1940s by the Smith family in East London. DS Smith originally listed on the London Stock exchange in the late 1950s.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/04/2018

Turnover
£5,765.00m
Operating Profit
£361.00m
Dividend Yield
4.85
Dividend Per Share
14.70
Dividend Cover
1.66
P/E Ratio
12.42

Key Personnel

Miles William Roberts
Group Chief Executive
Adrian Ross Thomas Marsh
Group Finance Director
Gareth Davis
Non-Executive Chairman
Louise Helen Smalley
Non-Executive Director
Kathleen Anne O`Donovan
Non-Executive Director
Jonathan Clive Nicholls
Non-Executive Director
Christopher Paul Britton
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
SMDS
ISIN
GB0008220112
Shares in Issue
1,369,426,297
Market cap
£4,234.27m

Analyst Views (3)

Strong Buy
 
33.33%
Buy
 
33.33%
Hold
 
33.33%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
316.30p
Bid Price
316.00p
Ask Price
316.30p
Volume
8094816
Change Today
10.30p
% Change Today
3.37%
Open
309.00p
Previous Close
316.30p
Intraday High
319.70p
Intraday Low
306.10p
52 Week High
583.00p
52 Week Low
298.30p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Smith (DS) Intra-day Chart

Smith (DS) News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Director Deals - Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) 07 Dec 2018 | 16:35 Oil production concerns and trade war tensions smash global equities 06 Dec 2018 | 16:57 Director Deals - Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) 06 Dec 2018 | 14:25 Oil and stocks collapse with the FTSE falling through two-year lows 06 Dec 2018 | 11:57 DS Smith H1 profit jumps, plans sale of plastics arm 06 Dec 2018 | 08:01 DS Smith gets Spanish regulator nod for Europac takeover 26 Nov 2018 | 15:06 Director Deals - Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) 14 Nov 2018 | 15:15 DS Smith sees material improvement in first-half profit 06 Nov 2018 | 07:20 Director Deals - Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) 17 Sep 2018 | 14:25 Director Deals - Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) 17 Sep 2018 | 14:25 Director Deals - Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) 07 Sep 2018 | 11:40 Director Deals - Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) 07 Sep 2018 | 11:40 Director Deals - Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) 07 Sep 2018 | 11:40 Global equities slide into negative territory 04 Sep 2018 | 16:56 FTSE 100 struggles as metal prices slide 04 Sep 2018 | 11:48 UK stocks open 0.1% higher, buoyed by banks 04 Sep 2018 | 09:05 DS Smith grows first quarter volumes and margins 04 Sep 2018 | 07:14 Director Deals - Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) 27 Jul 2018 | 14:10 Director Deals - Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) 27 Jul 2018 | 14:10 Director Deals - Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) 27 Jul 2018 | 14:10 Director Deals - Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) 27 Jul 2018 | 14:05 Director Deals - Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) 27 Jul 2018 | 14:05 Director Deals - Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) 27 Jul 2018 | 14:05 Director Deals - Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) 27 Jul 2018 | 14:00 Director Deals - Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) 27 Jul 2018 | 14:00 Director Deals - Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) 27 Jul 2018 | 13:55 DS Smith says 97% of shares snapped up in £1bn rights issue 25 Jul 2018 | 07:28 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Smith (DS) PLC 27 Jun 2018 | 10:50 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Smith (DS) PLC 19 Jun 2018 | 10:00 UK stocks slump 0.7% as trade war talk intensifies 19 Jun 2018 | 09:07

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Apr 2018
30 Apr 2017
Tangible Assets
2,396.0
1,866.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
2,043.0
1,178.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
124.0
113.0
Total Non-Current Assets
4,563.0
3,157.0
Inventory
543.0
406.0
Trade & Receivables
863.0
766.0
Cash & Receivables
297.0
139.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
63.0
25.0
Total Assets
6,329.0
4,493.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Apr 2018
30 Apr 2017
Short Term Liabilities
2,054.0
1,650.0
Long Term Liabilities
2,165.0
1,488.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
4,219.0
3,138.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Apr 2018
30 Apr 2017
Net Assets
2,110.0
1,355.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Apr 2018
30 Apr 2017
Share Capital
107.0
95.0
Minority Interests
1.0
2.0
Retained Earnings
0.0
0.0
Share Premium Account
1,260.0
728.0
Other Equity
742.0
530.0
Total Equity
2,110.0
1,355.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Apr 2018
30 Apr 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
453.0
523.0
Cashflow Before Financing
-497.0
226.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
141.0
1.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Apr 2018
30 Apr 2017
Turnover
5,765.0
4,781.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
361.0
316.0
Pre-Tax Profit
292.0
264.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
259.0
208.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
04 Apr 2019
01 May 2019
H2 Dividend
04 Oct 2018
01 Nov 2018
H1 Dividend
05 Apr 2018
01 May 2018
H2 Dividend
05 Oct 2017
01 Nov 2017
H1 Dividend
06 Apr 2017
02 May 2017
H2 Dividend
29 Sep 2016
01 Nov 2016
H1 Dividend
31 Mar 2016
03 May 2016
H2 Dividend
01 Oct 2015
02 Nov 2015
H1 Dividend
09 Apr 2015
01 May 2015
H2 Dividend
01 Oct 2014
03 Nov 2014
H1 Dividend
02 Apr 2014
01 May 2014
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