LON:SMDS - DS Smith Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: GBX 365.83
  • Forecasted Upside: -15.39 %
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 5 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
GBX 432.40
▲ +11 (2.61%)

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Analyst Price Target for SMDS

Analyst Price Target is GBX 365.83
▼ -15.39% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for DS Smith in the last 3 months. The average price target is GBX 365.83, with a high forecast of GBX 475 and a low forecast of GBX 300. The average price target represents a -15.39% upside from the last price of GBX 432.40.

This chart shows the closing price for SMDS for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 8 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in DS Smith. This rating has held steady since May 2020, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 5 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
12/30/2019
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
3/29/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
6/27/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
9/25/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
12/24/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
3/24/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
5/23/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 5 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
6/22/2021

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 5 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/17/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 450
6/10/2021Citigroup Inc. 3% Minimum Coupon Principal Protected Based Upon RussellReiterated RatingBuy
5/30/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 475
7/15/2020Berenberg BankLower Price TargetHoldGBX 300 ➝ GBX 290
7/8/2020Davy ResearchLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 335 ➝ GBX 300
7/6/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 350 ➝ GBX 310
7/3/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price 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 Price TargetBuyGBX 325 ➝ GBX 350
4/24/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
4/14/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 365 ➝ GBX 310
4/8/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
4/2/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price 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 Price TargetOverweightGBX 420 ➝ GBX 400
3/4/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
2/27/2020Berenberg BankLower Price TargetBuyGBX 480 ➝ GBX 400
2/19/2020Peel HuntLower Price TargetBuyGBX 460 ➝ GBX 440
2/13/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuy
1/17/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 358 ➝ GBX 365
1/15/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutralGBX 450 ➝ GBX 400
12/10/2019Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price 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 Price 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 Price TargetHoldGBX 370 ➝ GBX 360
6/17/2019BNP ParibasDowngradeUnderperformGBX 340 ➝ GBX 300
6/14/2019Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingAdd
6/14/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 336 ➝ GBX 350
6/13/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price 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 Price 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 Price TargetHoldGBX 330 ➝ GBX 370
3/8/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 400 ➝ GBX 430
3/6/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 330
3/6/2019Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 460
2/11/2019Peel HuntLower Price TargetBuyGBX 585 ➝ GBX 460
2/8/2019CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy
1/29/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price 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 Price 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 Price 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
12/7/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 570
12/7/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 570 ➝ GBX 600
11/27/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 475 ➝ GBX 530
11/1/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 570
10/31/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldGBX 530
10/31/2017Peel HuntUpgradeBuyGBX 550 ➝ GBX 575
10/20/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 570
10/19/2017Numis SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 520 ➝ GBX 530
9/12/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 485 ➝ GBX 500
9/6/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy
9/6/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 570
9/6/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuy
9/5/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingAddGBX 550
8/30/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingAddGBX 520 ➝ GBX 550
8/17/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 565
8/3/2017Berenberg BankUpgradeBuyGBX 400 ➝ GBX 550
7/18/2017Numis SecuritiesDowngradeHoldGBX 495 ➝ GBX 520
7/5/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 508 ➝ GBX 565
7/3/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 460 ➝ GBX 475
6/30/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 430
6/29/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 520
6/29/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 498
6/15/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 460
6/12/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 520
5/18/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 460
4/28/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 475 ➝ GBX 500
4/27/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingAddGBX 495
4/25/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 400
4/24/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 430
3/10/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 475
3/9/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingAddGBX 495
3/7/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 430
3/2/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 440 ➝ GBX 460
2/9/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 400
1/24/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 490 ➝ GBX 520
1/23/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 475
1/19/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 453
1/19/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingAddGBX 465
1/12/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 440
12/12/2016Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 420 ➝ GBX 440
12/11/2016BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 465 ➝ GBX 508
12/9/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy
12/8/2016Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingAddGBX 460
12/5/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 465
11/21/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 470
11/16/2016UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 420
11/1/2016Davy ResearchReiterated RatingNeutral
11/1/2016Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 420
10/28/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 470
10/28/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy
10/27/2016Numis SecuritiesUpgradeAddGBX 460
10/24/2016Davy ResearchReiterated RatingNeutral
10/7/2016BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweightGBX 465
9/27/2016Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price TargetHoldGBX 440 ➝ GBX 420
9/7/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy
9/7/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 470
9/6/2016Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 390 ➝ GBX 440
9/6/2016GoodbodyReiterated RatingHold
9/6/2016Numis SecuritiesDowngradeHoldGBX 430 ➝ GBX 460
9/2/2016The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 390 ➝ GBX 400
9/2/2016Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 375 ➝ GBX 400
8/18/2016UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 390 ➝ GBX 420
7/8/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 470
7/5/2016Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 390
7/1/2016The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 390 ➝ GBX 395
6/30/2016The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 395 ➝ GBX 390
6/27/2016Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 360 ➝ GBX 390
6/24/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy
6/23/2016UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 390
6/23/2016GoodbodyReiterated RatingHold
(Data available from 6/22/2016 forward)
DS Smith logo
DS Smith Plc designs and manufactures corrugated packaging and plastic packaging for consumer goods. The company offers transit and transport, consumer, retail and shelf ready, online and e-retail, industrial, hazardous, multi-material, inserts and 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 packaging consultancy services. It also provides various recycling and waste management services, including total waste management, paper and cardboard recycling, confidential shredding, plastics recycling, and zero waste solutions, 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 and specialty papers, as well as related technical and supply chain services; and manufactures and sells flexible packaging and dispensing solutions, rigid packaging solutions, and foam and injection molded products for use in the beverage, automotive, pharmaceutical, fresh produce, construction, and retail industries. It provides its packaging solutions for the food and drink, consumer goods, industrial, e-commerce and e-retail, and converter industries. The company has operations in the United Kingdom, Western Europe, Northern Europe, Central Europe, Italy, North America, Germany, and Switzerland. 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 432.40
Low: 415.60
High: 432.40

50 Day Range

MA: GBX 423.51
Low: 406.40
High: 445.60

52 Week Range

Now: GBX 432.40
Low: 249.40
High: 449.90

Volume

4,888,005 shs

Average Volume

3,308,420 shs

Market Capitalization

£5.94 billion

P/E Ratio

13.86

Dividend Yield

0.95%

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. 3% Minimum Coupon Principal Protected Based Upon Russell, Credit Suisse Group AG, Davy Research, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Peel Hunt, and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for DS Smith?

6 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for DS Smith in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 365.83, suggesting a possible downside of 15.4%. Berenberg Bank has the highest price target set, predicting SMDS will reach GBX 475 in the next twelve months. Davy Research has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of GBX 300 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 3 hold ratings and 5 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.