DS Smith

Interim results ahead of forecast on strong volume growth; pricing better

  • Sectors : Paper & Packaging
  • Companies : DS Smith

Ratings and price correct at time of issue.

  • DS Smith

    Closing Price: 53900p

  • RATING 12/02/16

  • PREVIOUS RATING 19/06/12

    UNDERPERFORM

DAVY VIEW

DS Smith’s H1 results confirm that corrugated box demand growth has accelerated to 5.2%. This, combined with on-going improvements in price, will drive earnings over the next 12 months. The sector fundamentally remains strong and DS Smith’s share price is likely to continue to benefit from this.

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Dec 7 2017, 08:10 GMT

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