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Smith (Ds) PLC Fundamentals

Company NameSmith (Ds) PLCLast Updated2021-06-18
IndustryPackaging & ContainersSectorConsumer Cyclical
Shares in Issue1.373 bnMarket Cap£5.79 bn
PE Ratio30.30Dividend per Share£0.11
Dividend Yield0.91Dividend Cover1.91
EPS£0.38EPS Growth (%)-0.03
PEG0DPS Growth (%)-0.2667
Debt Ratio0.3071Debt Equity Ratio0.6655
Asset Equity Ratio2.4825Cash Equity Ratio0.1533
Quick Ratio0.5971Current Ratio0.86
Price To Book Value1.7117ROCE0

Smith (Ds) PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total
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

Assets202020192018
Tangible Assets£3.30 bn£2.93 bn£2.40 bn
Intangible Assets£3.20 bn£3.26 bn£2.04 bn
Investments£44.00 m£42.00 m£32.00 m
Total Fixed Assets£6.67 bn£6.33 bn£4.56 bn
Stocks£524.00 m£590.00 m£547.00 m
Debtors£720.00 m£825.00 m£818.00 m
Cash & Equivalents£595.00 m£382.00 m£297.00 m
Other Assets000
Total Assets£8.63 bn£8.51 bn£6.33 bn
Liabilities202020192018
Creditors within 1 year£2.22 bn£2.48 bn£2.05 bn
Creditors after 1 year£3.05 bn£2.92 bn£2.17 bn
Other Liabilities0£93.00 m0
Total Liabilities£5.27 bn£5.40 bn£4.22 bn
Net assets£3.35 bn£3.11 bn£2.11 bn
Equity202020192018
Called up share capital£137.00 m£137.00 m£107.00 m
Share Premium£2.24 bn£2.24 bn£1.26 bn
Profit / Loss£368.00 m£350.00 m£260.00 m
Other Equity£3.35 bn£3.11 bn£2.11 bn
Preference & Minorities£1.00 m£1.00 m£1.00 m
Total Capital Employed£3.35 bn£3.11 bn£2.11 bn
Ratios202020192018
Debt Ratio£0.40£0.41£0.46
Debt-to-Equity£0.67£0.69£0.86
Assets / Equity2.48252.48252.4825
Cash / Equity0.15330.15330.1533
EPS£0.21£0.22£0.24
Cash Flow202020192018
Cash from operating activities£665.00 m£535.00 m£418.00 m
Cashflow before financing£103.00 m£1.78 bn£1.06 bn
Increase in Cash£252.00 m-£11.00 m£141.00 m
Income202020192018
Turnover£6.04 bn£6.17 bn£5.52 bn
Cost of sales£3.98 bn£4.23 bn£3.92 bn
Gross Profit£2.06 bn£1.94 bn£1.60 bn
Operating Profit£455.00 m£427.00 m£329.00 m
Pre-Tax profit£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 Date2 Jul 2020

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
2020-08-06Mr. Gareth DavisNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2005-04-22Mr. Antony Peverell HichensNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2008-06-30Mr. Peter Michael JohnsonNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2020-07-21Mr. Geoffrey DrabbleNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2019-09-03Mr. Jonathan Clive Nicholls Non-Executive Director
2021-02-08Mr. Miles William RobertsExecutive Director,Group Chief Executive Officer
2020-08-06Mr. Rupert C Soames OBENon-Executive Director
2007-10-02Mr. Robert Geoffrey BeestonNon-Executive Director
2020-08-06Mr. 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
2020-08-06Ms. Celia Frances Baxter Non-Executive Director
2011-08-09Mr. Anthony David Thorne Executive Director,Group Chief Executive
2020-08-06Ms. Louise SmalleyNon-Executive Director
2020-09-09Mr. Chris BrittonNon-Executive Director
2021-02-08Mr. Adrian Ross Thomas Marsh Executive Director,Group Finance Director
2020-09-10Ms. 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