• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: GBX 423.75
  • Forecasted Upside: 32.16 %
  • Number of Analysts: 4
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 0 Hold Ratings
  • 4 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
GBX 320.64
▲ +3.636 (1.15%)

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Analyst Price Target for SMDS

Analyst Price Target is GBX 423.75
▲ +32.16% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for DS Smith in the last 3 months. The average price target is GBX 423.75, with a high forecast of GBX 500 and a low forecast of GBX 350. The average price target represents a 32.16% upside from the last price of GBX 320.64.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 4 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in DS Smith. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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6/15/2021
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9/13/2021
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12/12/2021
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3/12/2022
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6/10/2022
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9/8/2022
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11/7/2022
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12/7/2022

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/3/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweightGBX 388 ➝ GBX 350
10/11/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweightGBX 378 ➝ GBX 388
10/11/2022Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 415
9/9/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 378
7/13/2022Berenberg BankLower TargetBuyGBX 510 ➝ GBX 415
6/22/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweightGBX 594 ➝ GBX 500
5/24/2022Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 510
5/11/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
4/28/2022Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 510
4/14/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 430
4/7/2022CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy
3/23/2022Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 510
3/11/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweightGBX 588 ➝ GBX 570
2/28/2022CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 500
2/9/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
12/10/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweightGBX 584 ➝ GBX 588
10/28/2021Peel HuntReiterated RatingAddGBX 460
9/8/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutralGBX 470 ➝ GBX 500
9/8/2021Shore CapitalBoost TargetOverweightGBX 557 ➝ GBX 577
6/24/2021Berenberg BankBoost TargetBuyGBX 475 ➝ GBX 500
6/23/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweightGBX 509 ➝ GBX 557
6/22/2021Peel HuntReiterated RatingAddGBX 330
6/17/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 450
5/30/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 475
7/15/2020Berenberg BankLower TargetHoldGBX 300 ➝ GBX 290
7/8/2020Davy ResearchLower TargetNeutralGBX 335 ➝ GBX 300
7/6/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 350 ➝ GBX 310
7/3/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweightGBX 330 ➝ GBX 340
7/2/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
6/29/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 335 ➝ GBX 320
6/11/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
5/21/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuyGBX 325 ➝ GBX 350
4/24/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
4/14/2020UBS GroupLower TargetNeutralGBX 365 ➝ GBX 310
4/8/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
4/2/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweightGBX 400 ➝ GBX 330
4/2/2020Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 370 ➝ GBX 325
3/25/2020Berenberg BankDowngradeHoldGBX 400 ➝ GBX 300
3/11/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuy
3/5/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
3/5/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweightGBX 420 ➝ GBX 400
3/4/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
2/27/2020Berenberg BankLower TargetBuyGBX 480 ➝ GBX 400
2/19/2020Peel HuntLower TargetBuyGBX 460 ➝ GBX 440
2/13/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
1/17/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutralGBX 358 ➝ GBX 365
1/15/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutralGBX 450 ➝ GBX 400
12/10/2019Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetHoldGBX 360 ➝ GBX 370
12/6/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
12/6/2019Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuy
12/5/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
11/13/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
11/4/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweightGBX 440 ➝ GBX 420
10/30/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
9/2/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
8/30/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 350
8/19/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
7/31/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
7/16/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuyGBX 450
6/18/2019Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetHoldGBX 370 ➝ GBX 360
6/17/2019BNP ParibasDowngradeUnderperformGBX 340 ➝ GBX 300
6/14/2019Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingAdd
6/14/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutralGBX 336 ➝ GBX 350
6/13/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweightGBX 430 ➝ GBX 440
6/13/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
6/6/2019Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingAdd
6/6/2019UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutralGBX 336
6/3/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
5/23/2019Berenberg BankLower TargetBuyGBX 500 ➝ GBX 480
5/15/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
5/2/2019Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingAddGBX 420
4/30/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
4/23/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 370
4/9/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold
3/25/2019Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 500
3/13/2019Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetHoldGBX 330 ➝ GBX 370
3/8/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweightGBX 400 ➝ GBX 430
3/6/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 330
3/6/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 460
2/11/2019Peel HuntLower TargetBuyGBX 585 ➝ GBX 460
2/8/2019CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy
1/29/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweightGBX 600 ➝ GBX 400
12/6/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
11/6/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
10/31/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
10/11/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
9/4/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
9/4/2018Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingAddGBX 585
8/22/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 540
8/6/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold
8/1/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
6/27/2018Numis SecuritiesUpgradeAdd
6/19/2018Berenberg BankBoost TargetBuyGBX 570 ➝ GBX 630
6/18/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
6/4/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
5/18/2018Davy ResearchUpgradeOutperform
5/4/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
5/1/2018Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold
4/30/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 600
4/9/2018Peel HuntBoost TargetBuyGBX 575 ➝ GBX 585
3/19/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy
3/8/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 600
3/8/2018Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldGBX 530
3/6/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 530
3/5/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 525
2/7/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 575
12/8/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight
12/8/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 530
(Data available from 12/8/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.40 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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5/12/2022
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6/11/2022
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8/10/2022
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9/9/2022
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10/9/2022
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12/8/2022

Current Sentiment

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DS Smith Plc provides packaging solutions, paper products, and recycling services worldwide. The company offers transit and transport, consumer, retail and shelf ready, online and e-retail, industrial, hazardous, multi-material, cushioning, and electrostatic discharge packaging products, as well as wrap arounds, trays, and bag-in-boxes; displays and promotional packaging products; corrugated pallets; Sheetfeeding products; packaging machine systems; and Sizzlepak, a stuffing material made of paper, folded in a zigzag shape, and cut into narrow strips, as well as provides outdoor advertising services. It also provides various recycling and waste management services, including total waste management, paper and cardboard recycling, confidential shredding, and coffee cups and plastics recycling, as well as equipment for the retail, manufacturing, print and publishing, paper mills, automotive, and public sectors. In addition, the company offers recycled corrugated case materials, specialty papers, and kraft liners, as well as related technical and supply chain services. It provides its packaging solutions for the food and drink, consumer goods, industrial, e-commerce and e-retail, and converter industries. The company was formerly known as David S. Smith (Holdings) PLC and changed its name to DS Smith Plc in 2001. DS Smith Plc was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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Today's Range

Now: GBX 320.64
Low: 311.20
High: 331.90

50 Day Range

MA: GBX 289.96
Low: 243.91
High: 318.50

52 Week Range

Now: GBX 320.64
Low: 238.10
High: 404.34

Volume

10,244,287 shs

Average Volume

4,059,504 shs

Market Capitalization

£4.42 billion

P/E Ratio

1,526.84

Dividend Yield

4.73%

Beta

N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of DS Smith?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued reports on DS Smith in the last twelve months: Berenberg Bank, Citigroup Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Morgan Stanley.
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What is the current price target for DS Smith?

4 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for DS Smith in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 423.75, suggesting a possible upside of 33.3%. Citigroup Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting SMDS will reach GBX 500 in the next twelve months. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of GBX 350 for DS Smith in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for DS Smith?

DS Smith currently has 4 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe SMDS will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of DS Smith.
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How do I contact DS Smith's investor relations team?

DS Smith's physical mailing address is 7th Fl, Regents Place, 350 Euston Road, LONDON, NW1 3AX, United Kingdom. The company's listed phone number is +44-20-77561800. The official website for DS Smith is www.dssmith.com. Learn More about contacing DS Smith investor relations.