Smith (DS)

SMDS: 356.30 +1.70 (+0.48%) delayed: 24 Jan 2020, 18:31

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Bid Price 356.30 High Price 362.55
Ask Price 357.10 Low Price 356.30
Open Price 360.50 Spread 0.22%
Prev Close 356.30 Volume 3,809,617

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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) 356.30 Net Gearing (%) 58.99
Market Capitalisation (£m) 4,866.52 Gross Gearing (%) 63.47
Shares in issue (m) 1,372.40 Debt Ratio 48.50
P/E Ratio 17.21 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.54
Total dividends per share (p) 16.20 Assets / Equity Ratio 2.74
Dividend Yield (%) 4.63 Price to book value 1.56
Dividend Cover 1.26 ROCE (%) 5.79
Earning per share (p) 20.60 EPS Growth (%) -17.27
52-week high / low (p) 397.80 / 306.30 DPS Growth (%) 10.20

Smith (DS) Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
17 Jan UBS Neutral 356.30 358.00 365.00 Retains
15 Jan Bank of America Merrill Lynch Neutral 356.30 450.00 400.00 Downgrades
10 Dec Jefferies International Hold 356.30 360.00 370.00 Reiterates
06 Dec Berenberg Buy 356.30 480.00 - Reiterates
06 Dec UBS Neutral 356.30 358.00 - Retains
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Smith (DS) Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
27 Sep 2019 Adrian Marsh Exercise 199,302 @ 0.00p £0.00
27 Sep 2019 Adrian Marsh Sale Post-Exercise 93,861 @ 345.30p £324,102.03
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
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