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DS Smith PLC (SMDS.L)

SMDS.L on London Stock Exchange

533.50GBp
21 Nov 2017
Change (% chg)

-1.00 (-0.19%)
Prev Close
534.50
Open
536.00
Day's High
538.00
Day's Low
530.00
Volume
2,995,809
Avg. Vol
3,224,362
52-wk High
538.00
52-wk Low
384.90

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Year Ending Apr-17 14 4,689.53 4,878.70 4,412.90 --
Year Ending Apr-18 14 5,509.17 5,865.80 5,282.00 4,732.30
Year Ending Apr-19 14 5,930.23 6,294.40 5,612.00 4,885.43
Earnings (per share)
Year Ending Apr-17 15 31.44 34.20 26.45 --
Year Ending Apr-18 14 33.09 35.20 26.37 32.83
Year Ending Apr-19 14 36.71 39.60 32.39 34.49
LT Growth Rate (%) 1 6.80 6.80 6.80 14.00
Sales and Profit Figures in British Pound (GBP);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 24.32 17.56 21.08
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 32.45 23.22 140.58
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 19.63 10.54 14.28
Beta 0.61 0.99 0.84
Price to Sales (TTM) 1.19 1.08 3.18
Price to Book (MRQ) 3.76 1.96 3.36
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) 32.62 11.20 99.00
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 13.40 8.80 16.27
% Owned Institutions -- 7.50 0.13

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield -- 2.20 2.33
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg 3.35 2.26 1.45
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate 20.84 13.40 18.41
Payout Ratio(TTM) 68.90 38.10 51.32

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 14.72 10.62 14.14
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 17.58 11.26 21.95
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 19.41 5.58 0.64
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago -2.62 35.20 10.34
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 25.58 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 80.31 15.20 25.38
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 20.97 4.14 -2.26

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) 0.56 0.82 1.85
Current Ratio (MRQ) 0.81 1.21 2.40
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 84.55 52.18 25.03
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 94.53 72.50 34.49
Interest Coverage (TTM) 8.66 7.83 21.26

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) -- 29.64 26.41
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 26.52 24.75
EBITD Margin (TTM) 12.47 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 11.47 13.80 19.64
Operating Margin (TTM) 6.61 10.30 13.75
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 5.68 8.38 13.38
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 5.52 9.24 13.44
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 4.49 6.82 13.16
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 4.35 7.17 10.26
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 3.64 5.19 10.04
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) 21.21 26.04 19.40
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. 18.82 24.62 26.98

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 186,220 12,427,821 6,741,178,698
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 8,102 572,171 919,279,116
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 6.54 6.80 9.38
Inventory Turnover (TTM) -- 6.42 6.18
Asset Turnover (TTM) 1.12 0.79 0.74

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 4.85 5.89 8.79
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. 4.17 4.82 7.54
Return on Investment (TTM) 7.70 8.08 11.22
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. 6.40 6.67 9.20
Return on Equity (TTM) 16.79 13.36 14.89
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. 13.29 11.56 10.97
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % 17.58 5.82 19.41
EPS (TTM) % 25.55 13.03 80.31
Dividend % 18.75 14.98 20.84
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for DS Smith PLC

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week 7.89 9.74 99 14
13 Week 7.48 6.41 99 30
26 Week 25.53 26.92 99 56
52 Week 37.58 25.18 99 49
YTD 30.97 25.01 99 52
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 69.97%
# of Holders: 221
Total Shares Held: 747,224,074
3 Mo. Net Change: 33,090,056
# New Positions: 18
# Closed Positions: 19
# Increased Positions: 84
# Reduced Positions: 67
# Net Buyers: 17
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