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Smith (DS)
SMDS: 486.90 -11.20 ( -2.25 %) delayed: 18:45PM
Bid price 486.90 High price 500.80
Ask price 487.40 Low price 484.30
Open price 500.60 Spread 0.10%
Prev close 486.90 Volume 4,606,889

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Smith (DS) - Share price information
Name Smith (DS) Epic SMDS
Activities 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. ISIN GB0008220112
Latest Share Price (p) 486.90 Net Gearing (%) 61.97
Market Capitalisation (pm) 6,892.97 Gross Gearing (%) 66.66
Shares in issue (m) 1,367.65 Debt Ratio 50.64
P/E Ratio 20.24 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.51
Total dividends per share (p) 14.70 Assets / Equity Ratio 3.00
Dividend Yield (%) 2.92 Price to book value 3.27
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 530.00 - Reiterates
01 Aug Peel Hunt Buy 585.00 - Reiterates
27 Jun Numis Add 585.00 - Upgrades
19 Jun Berenberg Buy 570.00 630.00 Reiterates
19 Jun Peel Hunt Buy 585.00 - Reiterates

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Smith (DS) - Director deals
Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade value
27 Jul 2018 Louise Smalley Rights Issue 3,985 @ 350.00p £13,947.50
27 Jul 2018 Kathleen O'Donovan Rights Issue 2,855 @ 350.00p £9,992.50
27 Jul 2018 Jonathan Nicholls Rights Issue 29,810 @ 350.00p £104,335.00
27 Jul 2018 Chris Britton Rights Issue 2,877 @ 350.00p £10,069.50
27 Jul 2018 Adrian Marsh Rights Issue 60,517 @ 350.00p £211,809.50

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