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Smith (DS)

Current Price 415.60p Bid 415.10p Ask 417.20p Change 0.33%
Last Updated: 10/04/2021 19:00. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

DS Smith is an international packaging company. It is the UK's leading producer of recycled paper board and manufacturer of corrugated packaging. The company also produces corrugated packaging in various countries in continental Europe and we manufacture plastic packaging.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/04/2020

Revenue
£6,043.00m
Operating Profit/Loss
£455.00m
Dividend yield (%)
n/a
Total dividend for year
n/ap
Dividend cover
n/a
P/E Ratio
9.40

Key Personnel

Mr Miles Roberts
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Iain Simm
General Counsel and Company Secretary
Mr Adrian Marsh
Group Finance Director
Mr Alina Kessel
Non-Executive Director
Mr David Robbie
Non-Executive Director
Mr Geoffrey Drabble
Non-Executive Director
Mr Louise Smalley
Non-Executive Director
Ms Celia Baxter
Non-Executive Director
Mr Rupert Soames
Senior Independent Director

Stock Details

EPIC
SMDSL
ISIN
GB0008220112
Shares in Issue
944.74m
Market cap
£3,926.36m

Analyst Views (11)

Strong Buy
 
45.45%
Buy
 
0%
Hold
 
54.55%
Sell
 
0%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect the views held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
415.60p
Bid Price
415.10p
Ask Price
417.20p
Volume
439,238
Change Today
1.35p
% Change Today
0.33%
Open
414.90p
Previous Close
415.60p
Intraday High
418.60p
Intraday Low
410.20p
52 Week High
426.20p
52 Week Low
254.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
30 Apr 2020
30 Apr 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
6,043.00
6,171.00
Operating Profit/Loss
455.00
427.00
Net Interest
-91.00
-84.00
Pre-Tax Profit
368.00
350.00
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
290.00
262.00
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
237.00
12.00
Profit/Loss for the Year
527.00
274.00
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
527.00
274.00
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
n/ap
n/ap
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
30 Apr 2020
30 Apr 2019
Basic
21.20p
19.70p
Diluted
21.00p
19.70p
Adjusted
33.20p
33.30p
Dividend per Share
n/ap
n/ap

Assets

Year End Date
30 Apr 2020
30 Apr 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
3,298.00
2,934.00
Intangible Assets
3,197.00
3,262.00
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
47.00
45.00
Other Financial Assets
27.00
12.00
Other Non-Current Assets
105.00
82.00
Current Assets
Inventories
518.00
584.00
Trade & Other Receivables
753.00
914.00
Cash at Bank & In Hand
595.00
382.00
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
85.00
296.00
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
8,625.00
8,511.00

Liabilities

Year End Date
30 Apr 2020
30 Apr 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
261.00
362.00
Other Current Liabilities
1,959.00
2,114.00
Total Current Liabilities
2,220.00
2,476.00
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
2,482.00
2,392.00
Provisions
317.00
331.00
Other Non-Current Liabilities
255.00
200.00
Total Non-Current Liabilities
3,054.00
2,923.00
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
5,274.00
5,399.00

Net Assets

Year End Date
30 Apr 2020
30 Apr 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
3,351.00
3,112.00

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
30 Apr 2020
30 Apr 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
137.00
137.00
Share Premium Account
2,238.00
2,236.00
Other Reserves
975.00
738.00
Retained Earnings
n/a
n/a
Shareholders Funds
3,350.00
3,111.00
Minority Interests/Other Equity
1.00
1.00
Total Equity
3,351.00
3,112.00

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Interim
08 Apr 2021
04 May 2021
4.00p
Final
03 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
11.00p
Interim
04 Apr 2019
01 May 2019
5.20p
Final
04 Oct 2018
01 Nov 2018
9.80p
Interim
05 Apr 2018
01 May 2018
4.90p
Final
05 Oct 2017
01 Nov 2017
10.60p
Interim
06 Apr 2017
02 May 2017
4.60p
Final
29 Sep 2016
01 Nov 2016
8.80p
Interim
31 Mar 2016
03 May 2016
4.00p
Final
01 Oct 2015
02 Nov 2015
7.70p
Interim
02 Apr 2015
01 May 2015
3.70p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
30 Apr 2020
30 Apr 2019
Dividend growth
n/a%
18.44%
Dividend yield
n/a%
4.50%
Dividend cover
n/a
2.06


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