Smith (DS)

SMDS: 385.10 -18.80 (-4.65%) delayed: 19 Oct 2018, 18:29

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Bid Price 385.10 High Price 403.30
Ask Price 385.20 Low Price 383.70
Open Price 402.20 Spread 0.03%
Prev Close 385.10 Volume 14,588,422

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Smith (DS) Share Price Information

Name Smith (DS)
Epic SMDS
Sector General Industrials
ISIN GB0008220112
Activites 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.
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Latest Share Price (p) 385.10 Net Gearing (%) 61.97
Market Capitalisation (£m) 5,607.69 Gross Gearing (%) 66.66
Shares in issue (m) 1,369.40 Debt Ratio 50.64
P/E Ratio 16.45 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.51
Total dividends per share (p) 14.70 Assets / Equity Ratio 3.00
Dividend Yield (%) 3.59 Price to book value 2.66
Dividend Cover 1.69 ROCE (%) 6.83
Earning per share (p) 24.90 EPS Growth (%) 12.67
52-week high / low (p) 583.00 / 402.30 DPS Growth (%) -3.29

Smith (DS) Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
11 Oct Peel Hunt Buy 385.10 585.00 - Reiterates
04 Sep Numis Add 385.10 585.00 - Reiterates
04 Sep Peel Hunt Buy 385.10 585.00 - Reiterates
22 Aug Jefferies International Hold 385.10 540.00 - Reiterates
06 Aug Jefferies International Hold 385.10 530.00 - Reiterates
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Smith (DS) Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
17 Sep 2018 Miles Roberts Exercise 959,326 @ 0.00p £0.00
17 Sep 2018 Miles Roberts Sale Post-Exercise 754,037 @ 484.50p £3,653,309.27
07 Sep 2018 Adrian Marsh Exercise 285,510 @ 0.00p £0.00
07 Sep 2018 Adrian Marsh Sale Post-Exercise 175,373 @ 491.60p £862,133.67
07 Sep 2018 Adrian Marsh Buy 7,978 @ 502.71p £40,106.20
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