Smith (DS)

SMDS: 332.60 +10.40 (+3.23%) delayed: 21 Aug 2019, 18:28

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Bid Price 332.60 High Price 334.40
Ask Price 332.80 Low Price 324.40
Open Price 324.60 Spread 0.06%
Prev Close 332.60 Volume 3,852,080

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Smith (DS) Share Price Information

Name Smith (DS)
Epic SMDS
Sector Containers & Packaging
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.
Index FTSE 100
Latest Share Price (p) 332.60 Net Gearing (%) 58.99
Market Capitalisation (£m) 4,420.43 Gross Gearing (%) 63.47
Shares in issue (m) 1,371.95 Debt Ratio 48.50
P/E Ratio 15.64 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.54
Total dividends per share (p) 16.20 Assets / Equity Ratio 2.74
Dividend Yield (%) 5.03 Price to book value 1.42
Dividend Cover 1.27 ROCE (%) 5.79
Earning per share (p) 20.60 EPS Growth (%) -17.27
52-week high / low (p) 514.20 / 286.20 DPS Growth (%) 10.20

Smith (DS) Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
19 Aug UBS Neutral 332.60 350.00 - Retains
31 Jul Peel Hunt Buy 332.60 460.00 - Reiterates
18 Jun Jefferies International Hold 332.60 370.00 360.00 Reiterates
17 Jun Exane BNP Paribas Underperform 332.60 340.00 300.00 Downgrades
14 Jun UBS Neutral 332.60 336.00 350.00 Retains
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Smith (DS) Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
01 Jul 2019 Miles Roberts Transfer In 413,498 @ 0.00p £0.00
01 Jul 2019 Adrian Marsh Transfer In 199,302 @ 0.00p £0.00
11 Apr 2019 David Robbie Buy 20,000 @ 341.80p £68,360.00
08 Mar 2019 Rupert Soames Buy 28,800 @ 348.00p £100,224.00
07 Dec 2018 Adrian Marsh Buy 15,922 @ 312.28p £49,721.22
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