DS Smith (SMDS)

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    “a leading provider of corrugated packaging in Europe and are present in 36 countries, employing around 26,000 people.

    Our story can be traced back to the box-making businesses started in the 1940s by the Smith family in East London. DS Smith originally listed on the London Stock exchange in the late 1950s.”

    PACKAGING DS Smith is a European leading provider of consumer packaging with emphasis on state-of-the art packaging design.

    RECYCLING DS Smith is the largest paper recycler in Europe, managing circa 5.4 million tonnes annually, a market leading recycling and waste management company.

    recicled PAPER. We are a leading European manufacturer of high-quality recycled papers. Our papers are used by the packaging industry for conversion into board for making corrugated boxes.

    PLASTICS . Our Plastics business comprises of flexible packaging and dispensing solutions, rigid packaging and returnables, as well as foam products.


    • Compra, en USA,  el negocio complementario PARISH MANUFACTURING:   http://parishmfg.com/


    • Compra DEKU-PACK de Diamarca.         http://www.deku-stans.dk/
    • Compra en UK Creo Retail Marketing      http://www.creo-pos.com/creo-retail-round-up-7/
    • Compra P&I   de Portugal; a specialist in display products and services for in-store marketing in Portugal.
    • Compra GOPACA de Portugal.   http://www.gopaca.pt/



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    Healthy acquisition appetite has also built box-maker DS Smith (LSE: SMDS) into a major supplier to fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) firms across the continent, and consequently a great growth stock.

    Indeed, the business snapped up Cero of the UK and Denmark’s Deku-Pack during the first half of the current fiscal year to keep driving sales and building scale to service its customers. And DS Smith is also investing huge sums in the e-commerce arena, a strategy that should yield exceptional results as the online shopping sphere steadily grows.

    The Square Mile expects DS Smith to report a 15% earnings rise in the period to April 2017. And an extra 7% advance is pencilled-in for fiscal 2018.

    These projections create handsome P/E ratings of 14.1 times and 13.2 times respectively. And DS Smith also chucks up handy dividend yields — these register at 3.2% for this year and 3.5% for 2018.




    • Aquí se puede ver algo de sus resultados y compra de los ultimos años:
    • DS Smith purchases Creo and posts strong annual growth
      By Max Goldbart, Thursday 23 June 2016
      DS Smith has acquired POS specialist Creo from investment management company Writtle, its seventh acquisition since May 2015.
      DS Smith chief executive Miles Roberts
      The deal was announced the same day (22 June) that it announced the acquisition of Portugal-based Gopaca, a corrugated packaging business.The purchase of the 285-staff company also comes just weeks after DS Smith acquired 270-staff TRM Packaging, to expand its corrugated packaging operations in the north of England.

      Writtle executive chairman Robert Essex said: “Creo’s FMCG clients increasingly want a pan-European supplier base so we either build or acquire our own manufacturing facilities, or join forces with someone who has them already.

      “We have had a good experience with DS Smith, having sold a packaging consultancy to them in 2014, so it seemed the logical decision.”

      Writtle sold packaging consultancy Less Packaging to DS Smith in November 2014.

      In its annual results published today, DS Smith said Creo, based in the South East, can “significantly build” on its capability within the UK market, especially in the FMCG, retail and media markets.

      It announced another year of strong growth after a series of global acquisitions.

      The London-listed company reported an increase in turnover of 6%, as it crossed the £4bn mark, reaching £4.07bn, up from last year’s £3.8bn.

      Adjusted operating profit (£379m) rose by 13% and adjusted pre-tax profit (£332m) rose by 12%. However, pre-tax profit growth was down on last year’s 20% figure.

      The group puts the strong return down to growth in the organic corrugated box market of 3.1%, strong regional growth and increased interest from pan-European customers. The acquisitions were also continually highlighted as boosting performance.

      DS Group chief executive Miles Roberts said he was “delighted” to report on another year of strong growth and that “strong financial displicine” had allowed the group to deliver on its priorities.

      Additional sales from the group’s five acquisitions in the 12 months from April 2015 totalled £433m and, according to DS Smith, expanded its presence in 13 countries. The acquired businesses were attributed to supplementing 6% (£20m) of its adjusted operating profit.

      In May 2015, DS Smith acquired Duropack, a corrugated packaging business based in Austria comprising 14 sites and two paper mills.

      A strong revenue increase in the Central Europe and Italy region is attributed to the Duropack acquisition, with revenue increasing by 36% to £1.02bn and adjusted operating profit increasing by 42% for the region.

      In July 2015, it bought the corrugated arm of Spanish-based Grupo Lantero, strengthening its operations in Spain, and gaining seven sites across the Iberian Peninsula. This followed on from 2014’s acquisition of Spanish-based Andopack.

      It also bought Greece-based Cartonpack and Turkey-based Milas Ambalaj in October 2015 and January 2016 respectively.

      Revenue in the UK fell by 5% from £905m to £864m, while operating profit rose far more narrowly (5%) than global operating profit, from £81m to £85m. The group puts this down to the closure of the Wansbrough paper mill in Somerset in December 2015.

      It also sold StePac, a specialist plastic packaging business, to Johnston Matthey, in order to focus more on the corrugated packaging side of its operation.

      Its interim results, published in December 2015, saw a 26% drop in pre-tax profits.



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    Dario D.
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    Gracias por darme a conocer esta empresa. Yo tengo clarísimo que incorporaré una empresa de paquetería en el futuro. Sólo tuvimos que ver las Navidades pasadas a mogollón de cajas de amazon por todos lados.  Sin duda es un sector con mucho futuro por el auge del comercio online.

    Otras que sigo son:

    Packing Corp (PKG)

    Sonoco Products (SON)

    No escucho y sigo.

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