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DS Smith PLC (SMDS.L)

SMDS.L on London Stock Exchange

356.40GBp
7:31am EDT
Change (% chg)

-1.80 (-0.50%)
Prev Close
358.20
Open
359.30
Day's High
365.60
Day's Low
355.90
Volume
1,675,990
Avg. Vol
5,571,271
52-wk High
516.20
52-wk Low
285.83

Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

DS Smith HY trading in line with expectations
Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017 03:00am EDT 

Oct 31 (Reuters) - DS Smith Plc ::PRE-CLOSE TRADING UPDATE IN RESPECT OF HALF YEAR ENDING 31 OCTOBER 2017​.DS SMITH-HY ‍VOLUME GROWTH HAS BEEN CONSISTENTLY VERY STRONG THROUGHOUT PERIOD, AND ACROSS ALL OUR REGIONS, DRIVEN BY OUR PAN-EUROPEAN AND E-COMMERCE CUSTOMERS​." ‍WE ARE CONTINUING TO RECOVER INCREASE IN PAPER PRICES WITH OUR PACKAGING CUSTOMERS"​.‍TRADING IS IN LINE WITH OUR EXPECTATIONS IN HALF YEAR WITH RETURN ON SALES FOR PERIOD BROADLY CONSISTENT WITH THAT REPORTED FOR FULL YEAR TO 30 APRIL 2017​.  Full Article

DS Smith to acquire EcoPack and EcoPaper
Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 03:49am EDT 

Oct 18 (Reuters) - DS Smith Plc :‍ENTERED INTO AN AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE ECOPACK AND ECOPAPER, FOR AN ENTERPRISE VALUE OF CIRCA EUR 208 MILLION​.‍ACQUISITION IS EXPECTED TO BE EARNINGS ENHANCING IMMEDIATELY​.‍CONSIDERATION AND DEBT REPAYMENT TO BE SATISFIED FROM EXISTING FACILITIES, AND FROM EUR 35 MILLION OF DS SMITH SHARES TO BE ISSUED TO VENDOR​.DEAL ‍COMPLETION IS EXPECTED WITHIN THIRD FISCAL QUARTER, FOLLOWING ROMANIAN COMPETITION AUTHORITY APPROVAL​.  Full Article

DS Smith says rate of like for like volume growth well ahead of last year
Tuesday, 5 Sep 2017 02:00am EDT 

Sept 5 (Reuters) - DS Smith Plc :AGM TRADING STATEMENT.HAS BEEN AN ENCOURAGING START TO YEAR WITH TRADING IN LINE WITH OUR EXPECTATIONS.RATE OF LIKE FOR LIKE VOLUME GROWTH BEING WELL AHEAD OF COMPARATIVE PERIOD LAST YEAR.  Full Article

DS Smith gets shareholder approval for $920 mln Interstate Resources buy
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 09:40am EDT 

July 25 (Reuters) - Ds Smith Plc :RESULTS OF GENERAL MEETING AND U.S. ANTITRUST CLEARANCE.RESOLUTION FOR INDEVCO DEAL PASSED BY SHAREHOLDERS.  Full Article

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Packager DS Smith says stocking up on spare parts ahead of Brexit

Packaging products maker DS Smith Plc said on Thursday that it had made plans for contingency stocking of spare parts as it readies for Britain's planned exit from the European Union, but expected disruption to its operations to be "relatively contained".