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DS Smith First Half 2023 Earnings: EPS: UK£0.17 (vs UK£0.098 in 1H 2022)

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DS Smith (LON:SMDS) First Half 2023 Results

Key Financial Results

  • Revenue: UK£4.30b (up 28% from 1H 2022).
  • Net income: UK£232.0m (up 72% from 1H 2022).
  • Profit margin: 5.4% (up from 4.0% in 1H 2022). The increase in margin was driven by higher revenue.
  • EPS: UK£0.17 (up from UK£0.098 in 1H 2022).
LSE:SMDS Earnings and Revenue Growth December 9th 2022

All figures shown in the chart above are for the trailing 12 month (TTM) period

DS Smith Earnings Insights

Looking ahead, revenue is expected to decline by 1.9% p.a. on average during the next 3 years, while revenues in the Packaging industry in Europe are expected to grow by 4.0%.

Performance of the market in the United Kingdom.

The company's shares are up 3.0% from a week ago.

Risk Analysis

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