Smith (DS)

SMDS: 490.00 -1.00 (-0.20%) delayed: 17 Aug 2018, 18:38

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Bid Price 490.00 High Price 494.00
Ask Price 490.10 Low Price 487.20
Open Price 489.30 Spread 0.02%
Prev Close 490.00 Volume 3,893,430

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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.
Index FTSE 100
Latest Share Price (p) 490.00 Net Gearing (%) 61.97
Market Capitalisation (£m) 6,715.18 Gross Gearing (%) 66.66
Shares in issue (m) 1,367.65 Debt Ratio 50.64
P/E Ratio 19.72 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.51
Total dividends per share (p) 14.70 Assets / Equity Ratio 3.00
Dividend Yield (%) 2.99 Price to book value 3.18
Dividend Cover 1.69 ROCE (%) 6.83
Earning per share (p) 24.90 EPS Growth (%) 12.67
52-week high / low (p) 583.00 / 458.00 DPS Growth (%) -3.29

Smith (DS) Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
06 Aug Jefferies International Hold 490.00 530.00 - Reiterates
01 Aug Peel Hunt Buy 490.00 585.00 - Reiterates
27 Jun Numis Add 490.00 585.00 - Upgrades
19 Jun Berenberg Buy 490.00 570.00 630.00 Reiterates
19 Jun Peel Hunt Buy 490.00 585.00 - Reiterates
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Smith (DS) Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
27 Jul 2018 Jonathan Nicholls Rights Issue 29,810 @ 350.00p £104,335.00
27 Jul 2018 Gareth Davis Rights Issue 29,154 @ 350.00p £102,039.00
27 Jul 2018 Miles Roberts Sell 317,384 @ 147.09p £466,840.13
27 Jul 2018 Miles Roberts Rights Issue 133,049 @ 350.00p £465,671.50
27 Jul 2018 Kathleen O'Donovan Rights Issue 2,855 @ 350.00p £9,992.50
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