DS Smith is a leading provider of corrugated and plastics packaging for consumer and industrial goods supported by paper and recycling operations, employing 25,800 people worldwide. Our cross business expertise, from design to production and supply to recycling means we create solutions that look at the whole, not just one part.
Our unified approach and Supply Cycle Thinking reduces complexity and simplifies the supply chains of our customers. The result is a positive impact on their business, or even a step change in total performance of their supply chain.

London, GB
Size (employees)
26,065 (est)+19%
DS Smith was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in London, GB

DS Smith Office Locations

DS Smith has offices in London, Derby, Gurgaon, Maidenhead and in 34 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
Regent's Place
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DS Smith Data and Metrics

DS Smith Financial Metrics

DS Smith's revenue was reported to be £4.1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 6% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

4.1 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

167 m

Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

4.5 b

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)


Cash (30-Apr-2016)

134 m
DS Smith's current market capitalization is £4.5 b.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


4 b3.8 b4.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

167 m200 m201 m

Net Income

144 m156 m167 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


98 m95 m134 m

Accounts Receivable

556 m424 m565 m

Current Assets

1.1 b997 m1.2 b


1.5 b1.5 b1.8 b


961 m855 m1.1 b

Total Assets

3.6 b3.3 b4.1 b

Accounts Payable

635 m653 m817 m

Current Liabilities

1.3 b1.2 b1.5 b

Total Liabilities

2.4 b2.3 b2.9 b

Retained Earnings

70 m62 m59 m

Total Equity

1.1 b1 b1.1 b

Financial Leverage

3.1 x3.2 x3.6 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

211 m401 m363 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(66 m)(213 m)156 m

Income Taxes Paid

(23 m)(44 m)(34 m)
GBPY, 2016


184.7 k

Financial Leverage

3.6 x

DS Smith Market Value History

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DS Smith News and Updates

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Black Friday deliveries may be hit by packaging workers' strike action

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