Smith (DS) plc

Smith (DS) plc SMDS

Dividend Summary

The next Smith (DS) plc dividend will go ex in 2 months for 8.1p and will be paid in 3 months.
The previous Smith (DS) plc dividend was 4p and it went ex 4 months ago and it was paid 3 months ago.
There are typically 2 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 2.1.

Latest Dividends
Summary Previous dividend Next dividend
Status Paid Declared
Type Interim Final
Per share 4p 8.1p
Declaration date 10 Dec 2020 (Thu) 22 Jun 2021 (Tue)
Ex-div date 08 Apr 2021 (Thu) 07 Oct 2021 (Thu)
Pay date 04 May 2021 (Tue) 01 Nov 2021 (Mon)

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Forecast Accuracy
90%
Our premium tools have predicted Smith (DS) plc with 90% accuracy.
Dividend Yield Today
2.8%
The dividend yield is calculated by dividing the annual dividend payment by the prevailing share price
The table below shows the full dividend history for Smith (DS) plc
Status Type Decl. date Ex-div date Pay date Decl. Currency Forecast amount Decl. amount Accuracy
Forecast Final 02 Oct 2025 03 Nov 2025 GBP Sign up
Forecast Interim 03 Apr 2025 01 May 2025 GBP Sign up
Forecast Final 03 Oct 2024 01 Nov 2024 GBP Sign up
Forecast Interim 04 Apr 2024 01 May 2024 GBP Sign up
Forecast Final 05 Oct 2023 01 Nov 2023 GBP Sign up
Forecast Interim 05 Apr 2023 02 May 2023 GBP Sign up
Forecast Final 06 Oct 2022 01 Nov 2022 GBP Sign up
Forecast Interim 31 Mar 2022 03 May 2022 GBP Sign up
Declared Final 22 Jun 2021 07 Oct 2021 01 Nov 2021 GBP 8.1p 8.1p 😄
Paid Interim 10 Dec 2020 08 Apr 2021 04 May 2021 GBP 4p
Paid Final 13 Jun 2019 03 Oct 2019 01 Nov 2019 GBP 11p 11p 😄
Paid Interim 06 Dec 2018 04 Apr 2019 01 May 2019 GBP 4.9p 5.2p 😊
Paid Final 18 Jun 2018 04 Oct 2018 01 Nov 2018 GBP 11.1p 9.8p 😏
Paid Interim 07 Dec 2017 05 Apr 2018 01 May 2018 GBP 5p 4.9p 😃
Paid Final 29 Jun 2017 05 Oct 2017 01 Nov 2017 GBP 9.6p 10.6p 😊
Paid Interim 08 Dec 2016 06 Apr 2017 02 May 2017 GBP 4.6p
Paid Final 23 Jun 2016 29 Sep 2016 01 Nov 2016 GBP 8.3p 8.8p 😊
Paid Interim 03 Dec 2015 31 Mar 2016 03 May 2016 GBP 4p
Paid Final 25 Jun 2015 01 Oct 2015 02 Nov 2015 GBP 7.7p
Paid Interim 04 Dec 2014 02 Apr 2015 01 May 2015 GBP 3.7p
Paid Final 26 Jun 2014 01 Oct 2014 03 Nov 2014 GBP 6.8p
Paid Interim 05 Dec 2013 02 Apr 2014 01 May 2014 GBP 3.2p
Paid Final 02 Oct 2013 01 Nov 2013 GBP 5.5p
Paid Interim 03 Apr 2013 01 May 2013 GBP 2.5p
Paid Final 03 Oct 2012 01 Nov 2012 GBP 4p
Paid Interim 21 Dec 2011 23 Jan 2012 GBP 2.8p
Paid Final 10 Aug 2011 13 Sep 2011 GBP 4.5p
Paid Interim 26 Jan 2011 01 Mar 2011 GBP 2p
Paid Final 11 Aug 2010 14 Sep 2010 GBP 3.1p
Paid Interim 27 Jan 2010 02 Mar 2010 GBP 1.5p
Paid Final 31 Dec 2009 31 Dec 2009 GBP 3.4p
Paid Final 31 Dec 2008 31 Dec 2008 GBP 8.8p
Paid Final 31 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2007 GBP 8.6p
Paid Final 31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2006 GBP 8.4p
Year Amount Change
2006 8.4p
2007 8.6p
2.4%
2008 8.8p
2.3%
2009 3.4p
-61.4%
2010 4.6p
35.3%
2011 6.5p
41.3%
2012 6.8p
4.6%
2013 8.0p
17.6%
2014 10.0p
25.0%
2015 11.4p
14.0%
2016 12.8p
12.3%
2017 15.2p
18.8%
2018 14.7p
-3.3%
2019 16.2p
10.2%
2020 0.0p
-100.0%
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Smith (DS) plc Optimized Dividend Chart

The chart below shows the optimized dividends for this security over a rolling 12-month period.
Dividend Yield Today
2.8%
Optimized Yield
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52 Week High
6.3% on 01 September 2020
52 Week Low
3.3% on 05 October 2020
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About Smith (DS) plc

DS Smith is an international packaging company. It is the UK's leading producer of recycled paper board and manufacturer of corrugated packaging. The company also produces corrugated packaging in various countries in continental Europe and it manufactures plastic packaging.

Sector
General Industrials
Country
United Kingdom
Share Price
£4.29 (yesterday's closing price)
Shares in Issue
927 million
Market Cap
£4.0bn
Dividend Cover
How many times is the dividend covered by company income. A cover of 1 means all income is paid out in dividends
2.1
CADI
The Consecutive Annual Dividend Increases - the number of years this company has been increasing its dividends
1
Market Indices
STOXX600, FTSE 350, FTSE 100, CBOE 350, CBOE 100
Investor Relations URL
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Dividend History URL
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Home Page URL
https://www.dssmith.com/
Financial Calendar URL
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