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SMDS

DS Smith LSE:SMDS Stock Report

Last Price

UK£3.54

Market Cap

UK£4.9b

7D

2.1%

1Y

-5.1%

Updated

29 Jan, 2023

Data

Company Financials +

SMDS Stock Overview

DS Smith Plc provides packaging solutions, paper products, and recycling services worldwide.

SMDS fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends4/6

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DS Smith Plc Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for DS Smith
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£3.54
52 Week HighUK£3.88
52 Week LowUK£2.38
Beta1.04
1 Month Change10.02%
3 Month Change21.88%
1 Year Change-5.07%
3 Year Change3.82%
5 Year Change-29.12%
Change since IPO34.82%

Recent News & Updates

Does DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Jan 06
Does DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Returns At DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Appear To Be Weighed Down

Dec 23
Returns At DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Appear To Be Weighed Down

DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS) Reported Earnings Last Week And Analysts Are Already Upgrading Their Estimates

Dec 11
DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS) Reported Earnings Last Week And Analysts Are Already Upgrading Their Estimates

Recent updates

Does DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Jan 06
Does DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Returns At DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Appear To Be Weighed Down

Dec 23
Returns At DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Appear To Be Weighed Down

DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS) Reported Earnings Last Week And Analysts Are Already Upgrading Their Estimates

Dec 11
DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS) Reported Earnings Last Week And Analysts Are Already Upgrading Their Estimates

Estimating The Fair Value Of DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)

Dec 08
Estimating The Fair Value Of DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)?

Oct 08
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)?

DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At £0.102

Sep 20
DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At £0.102

DS Smith's (LON:SMDS) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's

Sep 06
DS Smith's (LON:SMDS) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's

Is DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS) Trading At A 43% Discount?

Sep 05
Is DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS) Trading At A 43% Discount?

Here's Why DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Aug 06
Here's Why DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Is Increasing Its Dividend To £0.102

Jul 22
DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Is Increasing Its Dividend To £0.102

DS Smith's (LON:SMDS) Dividend Will Be Increased To UK£0.10

Jul 08
DS Smith's (LON:SMDS) Dividend Will Be Increased To UK£0.10

DS Smith's (LON:SMDS) Dividend Will Be Increased To UK£0.10

Jun 24
DS Smith's (LON:SMDS) Dividend Will Be Increased To UK£0.10

What Is DS Smith Plc's (LON:SMDS) Share Price Doing?

May 30
What Is DS Smith Plc's (LON:SMDS) Share Price Doing?

DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Is Increasing Its Dividend To UK£0.048

Mar 23
DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Is Increasing Its Dividend To UK£0.048

Why DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS) Could Be Worth Watching

Feb 28
Why DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS) Could Be Worth Watching

DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Is Increasing Its Dividend To UK£0.048

Feb 10
DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Is Increasing Its Dividend To UK£0.048

DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Is Increasing Its Dividend To UK£0.048

Jan 22
DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Is Increasing Its Dividend To UK£0.048

Is DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Using Too Much Debt?

Dec 29
Is DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Using Too Much Debt?

DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Is Increasing Its Dividend To UK£0.048

Dec 12
DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Is Increasing Its Dividend To UK£0.048

When Should You Buy DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)?

Nov 11
When Should You Buy DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)?

Is There An Opportunity With DS Smith Plc's (LON:SMDS) 41% Undervaluation?

Oct 18
Is There An Opportunity With DS Smith Plc's (LON:SMDS) 41% Undervaluation?

Here's Why DS Smith Plc's (LON:SMDS) CEO May Not Expect A Pay Rise This Year

Sep 01
Here's Why DS Smith Plc's (LON:SMDS) CEO May Not Expect A Pay Rise This Year

When Should You Buy DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)?

Aug 11
When Should You Buy DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)?

Is DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Using Too Much Debt?

Jul 23
Is DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Using Too Much Debt?

Is There An Opportunity With DS Smith Plc's (LON:SMDS) 28% Undervaluation?

Jul 08
Is There An Opportunity With DS Smith Plc's (LON:SMDS) 28% Undervaluation?

Is There Now An Opportunity In DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)?

Apr 19
Is There Now An Opportunity In DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS)?

Is DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS) Trading At A 39% Discount?

Mar 10
Is DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS) Trading At A 39% Discount?

Is DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Using Too Much Debt?

Feb 24
Is DS Smith (LON:SMDS) Using Too Much Debt?

DS Smith Plc's (LON:SMDS) Stock Is Going Strong: Have Financials A Role To Play?

Feb 13
DS Smith Plc's (LON:SMDS) Stock Is Going Strong: Have Financials A Role To Play?

Did DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS) Insiders Buy Up More Shares?

Feb 03
Did DS Smith Plc (LON:SMDS) Insiders Buy Up More Shares?

Shareholder Returns

SMDSGB PackagingGB Market
7D2.1%-0.03%0.03%
1Y-5.1%-2.4%-4.8%

Return vs Industry: SMDS underperformed the UK Packaging industry which returned -2.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SMDS matched the UK Market which returned -4.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is SMDS's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SMDS volatility
SMDS Average Weekly Movement3.5%
Packaging Industry Average Movement4.0%
Market Average Movement5.1%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market11.0%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.7%

Stable Share Price: SMDS is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SMDS's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
194029,584Miles Robertshttps://www.dssmith.com

DS Smith Plc provides packaging solutions, paper products, and recycling services worldwide. The company offers transit and transport, consumer, retail and shelf ready, online and e-retail, industrial, hazardous, multi-material, cushioning, and electrostatic discharge packaging products, as well as wrap arounds, trays, and bag-in-boxes; displays and promotional packaging products; corrugated pallets; Sheetfeeding products; packaging machine systems; and Sizzlepak, a stuffing material made of paper, folded in a zigzag shape, and cut into narrow strips, as well as provides outdoor advertising services. It also provides various recycling and waste management services, including total waste management, paper and cardboard recycling, confidential shredding, and coffee cups and plastics recycling, as well as equipment for the retail, manufacturing, print and publishing, paper mills, automotive, and public sectors.

DS Smith Plc Fundamentals Summary

How do DS Smith's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SMDS fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£4.87b
Earnings (TTM)UK£377.00m
Revenue (TTM)UK£8.18b

12.9x

P/E Ratio

0.6x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SMDS income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£8.18b
Cost of RevenueUK£7.45b
Gross ProfitUK£729.00m
Other ExpensesUK£352.00m
EarningsUK£377.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Oct 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.27
Gross Margin8.91%
Net Profit Margin4.61%
Debt/Equity Ratio35.7%

How did SMDS perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

4.6%

Current Dividend Yield

59%

Payout Ratio