DS Smith/SMDS

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About DS Smith

DS Smith Plc is a United Kingdom-based provider of sustainable fiber-based packaging across Europe and North America which is supported by recycling and paper-making operations. The Company’s packaging solutions are made from recycled and/or recyclable material. It delivers fully fiber-based corrugated products across Europe and North America for consumer products, e-commerce, promotion, transit and industrial packaging. It is a manufacturer of corrugated case material (CCM), which is the paper used for conversion into corrugated board. It also manufactures specialist paper grades, such as plasterboard liners. It provides a full recycling and waste management service. The Company is a cardboard and paper recycler and is also a full-service recycling and waste management company in Europe. It collects paper and cardboard for recycling from a range of sectors, which provides raw material for its recycled paper-making processes. The Company also sells used fiber to third parties globally.

Ticker

SMDS

Sector

Basic Materials

Trading on

LSE

Industry

Paper & Paper Products

CEO

Miles Roberts

Employees

30,168

Headquarters

London, United Kingdom

DS Smith Metrics

BasicAdvanced
£4.82B
Market cap
10.24
P/E ratio
£0.34
EPS
1.30
Beta
£0.18
Dividend rate
5.15%
Dividend yield
£4.82B
1.30456
£4.16
£2.61
13.29M
£0.18
0.936
0.731
55.321
72.874
62.42%
9.38%
4.62%
10.75%
6.81%
10.237
0.649
1.198
4.231
3.54%
5.15%
5.15%
-9.09%
22.31%
10.8%
18.96%

What the Analysts think about DS Smith

Analyst Ratings

Majority rating from 9 analysts.
Buy

Price Targets

Average projection from 10 analysts.
14.49% upside
High £4.40
Low £3.32
£3.45
Current price
£3.95
Average price target

DS Smith Financial Performance

Income StatementBalance sheetCash Flow

Income Statement

Revenues and expenses
5.8% profit margin
QuarterlyAnnual
Q2 24
QoQ growth
Revenue
£3.51B
-10.43%
Net income
£204M
-24.44%
Profit margin
5.8%
-15.7%

DS Smith Earnings Performance

Earnings per share (EPS)

Company profitability
Beat by 2.33%
QuarterlyAnnual
Q2 22
Q4 23
Q2 23
Q4 24
Q2 24
Actual
£0.17
£0.21
£0.22
£0.18
-
Expected
£0.16
£0.20
£0.23
£0.17
£0.15
Surprise
3.36%
2.87%
-3.1%
2.33%
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FAQs

What’s the current market cap for DS Smith stock?

DS Smith (SMDS) has a market cap of £4.82B as of April 24, 2024.

What is the P/E ratio for DS Smith stock?

The price to earnings (P/E) ratio for DS Smith (SMDS) stock is 10.24 as of April 24, 2024.

Does DS Smith stock pay dividends?

Yes, the DS Smith (SMDS) stock pays dividends to shareholders. As of April 24, 2024, the dividend rate is £0.18 and the yield is 5.15%. DS Smith has a payout ratio of 62.42% on a trailing twelve-month basis.

When is the next DS Smith dividend payment date?

The next DS Smith (SMDS) dividend payment date is unconfirmed.

What is the beta indicator for DS Smith?

DS Smith (SMDS) has a beta rating of 1.3. This means that it is more volatile than the market, on average. A beta of 1 would indicate the stock moves in-line with the market, while a beta of 2 would indicate the stock moves twice as much as the market.

What is the DS Smith stock price target?

The target price for DS Smith (SMDS) stock is £3.95, which is 14.16% above the current price of £3.46. This is an average based on projections from 10 analysts, and represents their view of what the stock price could be in 12 or 18 months. This should not be seen as investment advice - Lightyear does not carry out investment research.

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