• Consensus Rating: Moderate Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: GBX 386.75
  • Forecasted Upside: 5.33%
  • Number of Analysts: 4
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
GBX 367.17
▼ -0.028 (-0.01%)

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Analyst Price Target for SMDS

Analyst Price Target is GBX 386.75
▲ +5.33% 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 386.75, with a high forecast of GBX 415 and a low forecast of GBX 360. The average price target represents a 5.33% upside from the last price of GBX 367.17.

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Current Consensus is Moderate Buy

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

Past Monthly Recommendations

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11/29/2022
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2/27/2023
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5/28/2023
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8/26/2023
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11/24/2023
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2/22/2024
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Latest Recommendations

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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/19/2024Numis SecuritiesDowngradeHoldGBX 415
3/8/2024Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 385
12/4/2023BarclaysUpgradeOverweightGBX 360
7/6/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
6/27/2023Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 400
6/23/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutralGBX 411 ➝ GBX 372
6/19/2023Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 400
4/12/2023Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 400
3/9/2023Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 415
3/7/2023CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 500
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
(Data available from 5/22/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.03 (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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12/23/2023
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1/22/2024
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2/21/2024
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3/22/2024
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DS Smith logo
DS Smith Plc provides packaging solutions, paper products, and recycling services worldwide. The company offers transit and transport, consumer, retail and shelf ready, heavy duty, fiber base pallets, automotive standard, multi-material, dangerous goods, and e-commerce packaging, as well as packaging for food and drinks, health and beauty, apparel and footwear, home and DIY, and consumer electronics. It also provides various recycling and waste management services, including total waste management, paper and cardboard recycling, confidential shredding, and plastics recycling, as well as recycling solutions for the retail, manufacturing, print and publishing, paper mills, automotive, pharmaceutical, and public sectors. In addition, the company offers brown, white, and kraft liners; medium/fluting grades; dual-use grades; coated papers; and specialty papers, as well as technical and supply chain services, as well as point of sale display solutions and packaging machine systems. 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 367.17
Low: 364
High: 367.60

50 Day Range

MA: GBX 371.58
Low: 336
High: 413.62

52 Week Range

Now: GBX 367.17
Low: 260.50
High: 415

Volume

1,012,290 shs

Average Volume

8,944,731 shs

Market Capitalization

£5.07 billion

P/E Ratio

1,079.92

Dividend Yield

4.87%

Beta

0.94

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: Barclays PLC, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Numis Securities Ltd.
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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 386.75, suggesting a possible upside of 5.3%. Numis Securities Ltd has the highest price target set, predicting SMDS will reach GBX 415 in the next twelve months. Barclays PLC has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of GBX 360 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 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Moderate Buy."
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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.