Company DS Smith Plc

Equities

SMDS

GB0008220112

Paper Packaging

Market Closed - London S.E. 16:35:13 21/06/2024 BST 5-day change 1st Jan Change
361.4 GBX -0.17% Intraday chart for DS Smith Plc +3.26% +17.60%

Business Summary

DS Smith Plc is a leading European producer of corrugated cardboard and recycled paper industrial packaging. The group's activity is organized around two product families:

- recycled corrugated cardboard packages: cardboard packing boxes, shipping packages, octabins, catering boxes, dividers, point-of-sale displays, etc.;

- flat cardboards: layered cardboards and foam boards, single-layer technical-grade cardboards, special custom cardboards, protective dividers, etc.

Net sales are distributed geographically as follows: the United Kingdom (15.8%), France (14.6%), Iberia (11.8%), Italy (11.8%), Germany (9.3%), the United States (8.2%) and other (28.5%).

Number of employees: 29,519

Sales per Business

GBP in Million2022Weight2023Weight Delta
Southern Europe
38.3 %
2,736 37.8 % 3,150 38.3 % +15.13%
Northern Europe
38.1 %
2,790 38.5 % 3,132 38.1 % +12.26%
Eastern Europe
15.5 %
1,118 15.4 % 1,275 15.5 % +14.04%
North America
8.1 %
597 8.2 % 664 8.1 % +11.22%

Sales per region

GBP in Million2022Weight2023Weight Delta
Rest of the World
28.5 %
2,084 28.8 % 2,342 28.5 % +12.38%
United Kingdom
15.8 %
1,113 15.4 % 1,300 15.8 % +16.80%
France
14.6 %
1,067 14.7 % 1,203 14.6 % +12.75%
Italy
11.8 %
822 11.4 % 972 11.8 % +18.25%
Iberia
11.8 %
841 11.6 % 970 11.8 % +15.34%
Germany
9.3 %
708 9.8 % 763 9.3 % +7.77%
United States
8.2 %
606 8.4 % 671 8.2 % +10.73%

Managers

Managers TitleAgeSince
Chief Executive Officer 60 03/05/10
Director of Finance/CFO 55 29/06/23
Investor Relations Contact - -
Comptroller/Controller/Auditor - -
Corporate Officer/Principal - -
General Counsel - 05/06/16

Members of the board

Members of the board TitleAgeSince
Director/Board Member 59 14/05/23
Director/Board Member 60 10/04/19
Chief Executive Officer 60 03/05/10
Director/Board Member 65 12-31
Chairman 64 31/08/20
Director/Board Member 68 31/05/22
Director/Board Member 66 08/10/19
Director/Board Member 57 22/06/14
Director of Finance/CFO 55 29/06/23
Director/Board Member - 30/04/20

Share class

VoteQuantityFree-FloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Stock A 1 1,379,558,067 1,325,901,269 ( 96.11 %) 0 96.11 %

Shareholders

NameEquities%Valuation
Aviva Investors Global Services Ltd.
4.516 %
62,207,424 4.516 % 302 M p
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.
3.778 %
52,034,911 3.778 % 252 M p
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
3.734 %
51,434,644 3.734 % 250 M p
Norges Bank Investment Management
3.585 %
49,381,725 3.585 % 240 M p
Robeco Institutional Asset Management BV
3.500 %
48,207,278 3.500 % 234 M p
BNP Paribas Asset Management UK Ltd.
2.595 %
35,739,336 2.595 % 173 M p
Incentive AS
2.304 %
31,737,329 2.304 % 154 M p
Barclays Bank Plc (Private Banking)
2.251 %
31,009,717 2.251 % 150 M p
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.
2.188 %
30,133,044 2.188 % 146 M p
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (Investment Management)
2.183 %
30,068,446 2.183 % 146 M p

Company contact information

DS Smith Plc

Regent's Place 350 Euston Road

NW1 3AX, London

+44 20 7756 1800

http://www.dssmith.com
address DS Smith Plc(SMDS)

Group companies

NameCategory and Sector
Finance/Rental/Leasing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
DS Smith Ireland Treasury DAC
Miscellaneous Commercial Services
Pulp & Paper
Containers/Packaging
Containers/Packaging
Containers/Packaging
Containers/Packaging

Sales per Business

Sales per region

Trading Rating
Investor Rating
ESG Refinitiv
B+
More Ratings
Sell
Consensus
Buy
Mean consensus
OUTPERFORM
Number of Analysts
9
Last Close Price
3.614 GBP
Average target price
3.944 GBP
Spread / Average Target
+9.12%
Consensus