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Last 398.70 GBp
Change Today +10.20 / 2.63%
Volume 1.1M
SMDS On Other Exchanges
As of 10:10 AM 09/3/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

ds smith plc (SMDS) Snapshot

391.90 GBp
Previous Close
388.50 GBp
Day High
400.70 GBp
Day Low
391.90 GBp
52 Week High
08/11/15 - 423.70 GBp
52 Week Low
10/16/14 - 231.90 GBp
Market Cap
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0.17 GBp
Shares Outstanding
12.67 GBp
Dividend Yield
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ds smith plc (SMDS) Details

DS Smith Plc, through its subsidiaries, designs and manufactures recycled packaging for consumer goods in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, and internationally. The company offers retail and shelf ready, online and e-retail, transit and transport, consumer, industrial, hazardous goods, and multi-material packaging products, as well as wrap arounds, trays, and bag-in-boxes; corrugated point of sale and point of purchase displays, packaging machine systems, modular displays and pallet boxes, corrugated pallets, and Sheetfeeding products; and Sizzlepak, a special stuffing material made of paper, folded in a zigzag shape, and cut into narrow strips, as well as provides packaging consultancy services. It offers its packaging products and services to food and drinks, consumer goods, industrial, e-business and distribution, and converter markets. The company also provides integrated recycling and waste management services, such as paper, cardboard, mixed dry, plastic, organics and food product, construction and demolition waste, and general waste recycling services, as well as confidential shredding services; and added value services, including supply cycle management, carbon management, legislation compliance, CSR reporting, and brand reputation to medium to large corporates, and small businesses in the retail, manufacturing, print and publishing, and paper mills sectors. In addition, it manufactures recycled corrugated case materials and specialty papers, and offers related technical and supply chain services; and manufactures and sells flexible packaging and dispensing solutions, rigid packaging solutions, and foam products for use in beverage, pharma, auto, fresh produce, construction, and retail industries. The company was formerly known as David S. Smith (Holdings) PLC and changed its name to DS Smith Plc in 2001. DS Smith Plc was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

24,700 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/29/15
Founded in 1940

ds smith plc (SMDS) Top Compensated Officers

Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Dire...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.9M GBP
Group Finance Director, Director and Member o...
Total Annual Compensation: 969.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

ds smith plc (SMDS) Key Developments

DS Smith plc Launches 1150LS Case Erector

DS Smith plc has announced the launch of 150LS, a new case erector for limited- or medium-volume series. The new 150LS case erector is a machine in every sense. Much like the other case erectors in the range that have made DS Smith Packaging Systems a household name, the 150Ls guarantees cases that are perfectly geometrically uniform, right down to the millimeter due to the chuck. With maximum productivity guaranteed and no untimely stoppages, your end-of-line can perform at the best of its ability.

DS Smith Plc Reports Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended April 30, 2015; Recommends Final Dividend Payable on November 2, 2015

DS Smith Plc reported audited consolidated earnings results for the year ended April 30, 2015. For the year, revenue was GBP 3,820 million against GBP 4,035 million a year ago. Operating profit was GBP 249 million against GBP 218 million a year ago. Profit before income tax was GBP 200 million against GBP 167 million a year ago. Profit for the year from continuing operations was GBP 156 million or 16.4 pence per diluted share against GBP 144 million or 15.2 pence per diluted share a year ago. Profit for the year attributable to owners of the parent was GBP 156 million or 16.4 pence per diluted share against GBP 140 million or 14.9 pence per diluted share a year ago. Cash flows from operating activities was GBP 401 million against GBP 211 million a year ago. Capital expenditure was GBP 167 million against GBP 174 million a year ago. At 30 April 2015, the Group's net debt was GBP 651 million. The company's Board recommended a final dividend of 7.7 pence for the year ended April 30, 2015, compared to 6.8 pence a year ago. The final dividend will be paid on November 2, 2015 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on October 2, 2015.

DS Smith Plc, 2015 Earnings Call, Jun 25, 2015

DS Smith Plc, 2015 Earnings Call, Jun 25, 2015


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