DS Smith plc Given “Hold” Rating at Jefferies Group (SMDS)
DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS) traded down 0.14% on Thursday, hitting GBX 286.50. 1,100,141 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. DS Smith plc has a 52 week low of GBX 253.30 and a 52 week high of GBX 359.10. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 269.4 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 305.8. The company’s market cap is £2.689 billion.
A number of other firms have also recently commented on SMDS. Analysts at Davy Research reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of DS Smith plc in a research note on Monday, August 18th. Separately, analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of DS Smith plc in a research note on Tuesday, August 5th. They now have a GBX 350 ($5.79) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of DS Smith plc in a research note on Thursday, July 31st. They now have a GBX 377 ($6.24) price target on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. DS Smith plc currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 335.17 ($5.55).
DS Smith Plc is a holding company engaged in the supply of recycled packaging for consumer goods. It provides corrugated packaging solutions throughout Europe as well as plastic packaging solutions worldwide.
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