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Smith (Ds) PLC Fundamentals

Company NameSmith (Ds) PLCLast Updated2021-09-22
IndustryPackaging & ContainersSectorConsumer Cyclical
Shares in Issue1.374 bnMarket Cap£6.06 bn
PE Ratio32.57Dividend per Share£0.04
Dividend Yield0.93Dividend Cover3.30
EPS£0.14EPS Growth (%)-0.37
PEG0DPS Growth (%)-0.6364
Debt Ratio0.3017Debt Equity Ratio0.6298
Asset Equity Ratio2.4611Cash Equity Ratio0.2300
Quick Ratio0.6523Current Ratio0.93
Price To Book Value1.6835ROCE0

Smith (Ds) PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total
Prelim2021-10-072021-11-01GBP0.0810
Interim2021-04-082021-05-04GBP0.0400
Prelim2019-10-032019-11-01GBP0.1100
Interim2019-04-042019-05-01GBP0.0520
Prelim2018-10-042018-11-01GBP0.0980

Smith (Ds) PLC Company Financials

Assets2021202020192018
Tangible Assets£3.28 bn£3.30 bn£2.93 bn£2.40 bn
Intangible Assets£3.00 bn£3.20 bn£3.26 bn£2.04 bn
Investments£48.00 m£44.00 m£42.00 m£32.00 m
Total Fixed Assets£6.40 bn£6.67 bn£6.33 bn£4.56 bn
Stocks£543.00 m£524.00 m£590.00 m£547.00 m
Debtors£789.00 m£720.00 m£825.00 m£818.00 m
Cash & Equivalents£813.00 m£595.00 m£382.00 m£297.00 m
Other Assets0000
Total Assets£8.70 bn£8.63 bn£8.51 bn£6.33 bn
Liabilities2021202020192018
Creditors within 1 year£2.46 bn£2.22 bn£2.48 bn£2.05 bn
Creditors after 1 year£2.71 bn£3.05 bn£2.92 bn£2.17 bn
Other Liabilities00£93.00 m0
Total Liabilities£5.17 bn£5.27 bn£5.40 bn£4.22 bn
Net assets£3.54 bn£3.35 bn£3.11 bn£2.11 bn
Equity2021202020192018
Called up share capital£137.00 m£137.00 m£137.00 m£107.00 m
Share Premium£2.24 bn£2.24 bn£2.24 bn£1.26 bn
Profit / Loss£231.00 m£368.00 m£350.00 m£260.00 m
Other Equity£3.53 bn£3.35 bn£3.11 bn£2.11 bn
Preference & Minorities£2.00 m£1.00 m£1.00 m£1.00 m
Total Capital Employed£3.54 bn£3.35 bn£3.11 bn£2.11 bn
Ratios2021202020192018
Debt Ratio£0.39£0.43£0.41£0.46
Debt-to-Equity£0.63£0.74£0.69£0.86
Assets / Equity2.46112.46112.46112.4611
Cash / Equity0.23000.23000.23000.2300
EPS£0.14£0.21£0.22£0.24
Cash Flow2021202020192018
Cash from operating activities£761.00 m£665.00 m£535.00 m£418.00 m
Cashflow before financing£619.00 m£103.00 m£1.78 bn£1.06 bn
Increase in Cash£218.00 m£252.00 m-£11.00 m£141.00 m
Income2021202020192018
Turnover£5.98 bn£6.04 bn£6.17 bn£5.52 bn
Cost of sales£4.01 bn£3.98 bn£4.23 bn£3.92 bn
Gross Profit£1.97 bn£2.06 bn£1.94 bn£1.60 bn
Operating Profit£311.00 m£455.00 m£427.00 m£329.00 m
Pre-Tax profit£231.00 m£368.00 m£350.00 m£260.00 m

Smith (Ds) PLC Company Background

SectorConsumer Cyclical
ActivitiesSmith (DS) PLC manufactures and sells packaging and packaging-related products. The company produces corrugated board made primarily from recycled paper materials. The firm organizes itself into four segments. The segments are based on geography: U.K., Western Europe, DCH and Northern Europe, and Central Europe and Italy. The Western Europe and Central Europe and Italy segments generate more revenue than any other segment.
Latest Interim Date10 Dec 2020
Latest Fiscal Year End Date22 Jun 2021

Smith (Ds) PLC Directors

AppointedNamePosition
2019-09-03Ms. Kathleen Anne O'DonovanNon-Executive Director
2013-09-03Mr. Christopher Jonathan BunkerNon-Executive Director
2013-07-24Mr. Stephen William DrydenExecutive Director,Group Finance Director
2008-04-21Mr. George Miles Bramston AdamsNon-Executive Director
2007-03-09Mr. Richard Egerton Christopher MartonNon-Executive Director
2021-07-15Mr. Gareth DavisNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2005-04-22Mr. Antony Peverell HichensNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2008-06-30Mr. Peter Michael JohnsonNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2021-07-15Mr. Geoffrey DrabbleNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2019-09-03Mr. Jonathan Clive Nicholls Non-Executive Director
2021-09-16Mr. Miles William RobertsExecutive Director,Group Chief Executive Officer
2021-07-15Mr. Rupert C Soames OBENon-Executive Director,Senior Independent Director
2007-10-02Mr. Robert Geoffrey BeestonNon-Executive Director
2021-07-15Mr. David RobbieNon-Executive Director
2014-02-11Mr. Philippe MellierNon-Executive Director
2018-06-28Mr. Ian Ward GriffithsNon-Executive Director
2011-08-09Mr. Gavin Mathew Morris MA,MBAExecutive Director,Group Finance Director
2019-07-11Mr. Daniel Robert PietteNon-Executive Director
2011-08-09Mr. Jean-Paul LoisonExecutive Director
2021-07-15Ms. Celia Frances Baxter Non-Executive Director
2011-08-09Mr. Anthony David Thorne Executive Director,Group Chief Executive
2021-07-15Ms. Louise SmalleyNon-Executive Director
2020-09-09Mr. Chris BrittonNon-Executive Director
2021-08-25Mr. Adrian Ross Thomas Marsh Executive Director,Group Finance Director
2021-07-15Ms. Alina KesselNon-Executive Director

Smith (Ds) PLC Contact Details

Company NameSmith (DS) PLC
Address350 Euston Road, Regent’s Place, 7th Floor, London, NW1 3AX
Telephone+44 1628583400
Websitehttp://www.dssmith.com

Smith (Ds) PLC Advisors

StockbrokerCiti
Phone+44 2079864000
Fax+44 2079862266
Financial PR AdviserBell Pottinger - Financial and Corporate
Phone+44 2037722500
SolicitorAllen & Overy LLP
Phone+44 2030880000
Fax+44 207339999
RegistrarEquiniti Limited
StockbrokerJ.P. Morgan Cazenove Ltd
Phone+44 2077424000
AuditorDeloitte LLP
Phone+44 2079363000
Fax+44 2075831198
Remuneration ConsultantNew Bridge Street
Phone+44 2070868000
Fax+44 2076211511
Financial AdviserJ.P. Morgan Cazenove
Phone+44 2077424000
BankRoyal Bank of Scotland PLC