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Smith (DS) plc

Smith (DS) plc (SMDS) Dividends

Dividend Summary:

The next Smith (DS) plc dividend is expected to go ex in 6 months and to be paid in 7 months.
The previous Smith (DS) plc dividend was 11p and it went ex 12 months ago and it was paid 11 months ago.
There are typically 2 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 2.1.
Country:
United Kingdom
Exchange:
London Stock Exchange
Sector:
General Industrials
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Status: Paid Forecast
Type: Final Interim
Per Share: 11p Sign Up Required
Ex-div Date: Thu 03 Oct 2019 Wed 31 Mar 2021
Pay Date: Fri 01 Nov 2019 Wed 05 May 2021
Your Holding: 100 shares 100 shares
Your Payment: £11.00 Sign Up Required

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Declared and Forecast Smith (DS) plc Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Type Amount Currency Status
31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2006 Final 8.4p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2007 Final 8.6p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2008 31 Dec 2008 Final 8.8p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2009 31 Dec 2009 Final 3.4p GBP Paid
27 Jan 2010 02 Mar 2010 Interim 1.5p GBP Paid
11 Aug 2010 14 Sep 2010 Final 3.1p GBP Paid
26 Jan 2011 01 Mar 2011 Interim 2p GBP Paid
10 Aug 2011 13 Sep 2011 Final 4.5p GBP Paid
21 Dec 2011 23 Jan 2012 Interim 2.8p GBP Paid
03 Oct 2012 01 Nov 2012 Final 4p GBP Paid
03 Apr 2013 01 May 2013 Interim 2.5p GBP Paid
02 Oct 2013 01 Nov 2013 Final 5.5p GBP Paid
02 Apr 2014 01 May 2014 Interim 3.2p GBP Paid
01 Oct 2014 03 Nov 2014 Final 6.8p GBP Paid
02 Apr 2015 01 May 2015 Interim 3.7p GBP Paid
01 Oct 2015 02 Nov 2015 Final 7.7p GBP Paid
31 Mar 2016 03 May 2016 Interim 4p GBP Paid
29 Sep 2016 01 Nov 2016 Final 8.8p GBP Paid
06 Apr 2017 02 May 2017 Interim 4.6p GBP Paid
05 Oct 2017 01 Nov 2017 Final 10.6p GBP Paid
05 Apr 2018 01 May 2018 Interim 4.9p GBP Paid
04 Oct 2018 01 Nov 2018 Final 9.8p GBP Paid
04 Apr 2019 01 May 2019 Interim 5.2p GBP Paid
03 Oct 2019 01 Nov 2019 Final 11p GBP Paid
31 Mar 2021 05 May 2021 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
30 Sep 2021 03 Nov 2021 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
31 Mar 2022 03 May 2022 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
29 Sep 2022 01 Nov 2022 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
05 Apr 2023 02 May 2023 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
05 Oct 2023 01 Nov 2023 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast

How accurate are our Smith (DS) plc forecasts?

Prediction Date Dividend Date Forecast Amount Actual Amount Accuracy
13 Jun 2019 03 Oct 2019 11p 11p 100% 😄
06 Dec 2018 03 Oct 2019 10.8p 11p 99% 😃
18 Jun 2018 03 Oct 2019 10.3p 11p 96% 😃
18 Jun 2018 03 Oct 2019 10.1p 11p 95% 😃
18 Jun 2018 04 Apr 2019 4.9p 5.2p 97% 😃
07 Dec 2017 04 Oct 2018 11.1p 9.8p 94% 😊
07 Dec 2017 04 Apr 2019 5.3p 5.2p 99% 😃
09 Nov 2017 05 Apr 2018 5p 4.9p 99% 😃
30 Jun 2017 03 Oct 2019 11.6p 11p 97% 😃
30 Jun 2017 04 Oct 2018 11p 9.8p 94% 😊
08 Dec 2016 04 Apr 2019 5.5p 5.2p 97% 😃
08 Dec 2016 05 Apr 2018 5p 4.9p 99% 😃
23 Jun 2016 04 Oct 2018 10.5p 9.8p 96% 😃
23 Jun 2016 05 Oct 2017 9.6p 10.6p 95% 😃
03 Dec 2015 05 Oct 2017 9p 10.6p 92% 😊
03 Dec 2015 29 Sep 2016 8.3p 8.8p 97% 😃
Average Smith (DS) plc Forecast Accuracy 97% 😃

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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.

Fundamentals

Optimized Dividends

Annual Dividends

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%
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Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Year Type Frequency Status Amount
27 Jan 2010 02 Mar 2010 2010 Interim Semiannually Paid 1.5p
11 Aug 2010 14 Sep 2010 2010 Final Semiannually Paid 3.1p
26 Jan 2011 01 Mar 2011 2011 Interim Semiannually Paid 2p
10 Aug 2011 13 Sep 2011 2011 Final Semiannually Paid 4.5p
21 Dec 2011 23 Jan 2012 2012 Interim Semiannually Paid 2.8p
03 Oct 2012 01 Nov 2012 2012 Final Semiannually Paid 4p
03 Apr 2013 01 May 2013 2013 Interim Semiannually Paid 2.5p
02 Oct 2013 01 Nov 2013 2013 Final Semiannually Paid 5.5p
02 Apr 2014 01 May 2014 2014 Interim Semiannually Paid 3.2p
01 Oct 2014 03 Nov 2014 2014 Final Semiannually Paid 6.8p
02 Apr 2015 01 May 2015 2015 Interim Semiannually Paid 3.7p
01 Oct 2015 02 Nov 2015 2015 Final Semiannually Paid 7.7p
31 Mar 2016 03 May 2016 2016 Interim Semiannually Paid 4p
29 Sep 2016 01 Nov 2016 2016 Final Semiannually Paid 8.8p
06 Apr 2017 02 May 2017 2017 Interim Semiannually Paid 4.6p
05 Oct 2017 01 Nov 2017 2017 Final Semiannually Paid 10.6p
05 Apr 2018 01 May 2018 2018 Interim Semiannually Paid 4.9p
04 Oct 2018 01 Nov 2018 2018 Final Semiannually Paid 9.8p
04 Apr 2019 01 May 2019 2019 Interim Semiannually Paid 5.2p
03 Oct 2019 01 Nov 2019 2019 Final Semiannually Paid 11p
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