Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG)

Sector:

Manufacturing

Index:

FTSE 100

2,606.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -52.00p
  • 52 Week High: 3,160.00
  • 52 Week Low: 1,934.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 237.76m
  • Volume: 265,812
  • Market Cap: £6,196m
  • RiskGrade: 139
  • Beta: 0.01

Smurfit Kappa Q1 earnings rise 25% on higher prices

By Frank Prenesti

Date: Friday 03 May 2019

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - Packaging maker Smurfit Kappa said higher corrugated pricing and demand growth helped first quarter earnings rise 25% to €424m (£363m).
Revenue rose 7% to €2.3bn as the company said it was confident of another year of progress. The company also reported an earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation margin of 18.3% during the period.

In Europe, first quarter organic corrugated volume growth was 2% year-on-year, against a strong 2018 comparison, with corrugated pricing in line with expectations, the company said.

In the Americas, organic volume growth was 3% year-on-year with "especially pleasing performances in our three largest countries: Colombia, Mexico and the US" it added.

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SKG Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 2,606.00p
Change Today -52.00p
% Change -1.96 %
52 Week High 3,160.00
52 Week Low 1,934.00
Volume 265,812
Shares Issued 237.76m
Market Cap £6,196m
Beta 0.01
RiskGrade 139

SKG Star Ratings

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Value
12.43% below the market average12.43% below the market average12.43% below the market average12.43% below the market average12.43% below the market average
6.67% above the sector average6.67% above the sector average6.67% above the sector average6.67% above the sector average6.67% above the sector average
Price Trend
51.92% above the market average51.92% above the market average51.92% above the market average51.92% above the market average51.92% above the market average
73.33% above the sector average73.33% above the sector average73.33% above the sector average73.33% above the sector average73.33% above the sector average
Income
43.5% below the market average43.5% below the market average43.5% below the market average43.5% below the market average43.5% below the market average
16.67% below the sector average16.67% below the sector average16.67% below the sector average16.67% below the sector average16.67% below the sector average
Growth
65.81% below the market average65.81% below the market average65.81% below the market average65.81% below the market average65.81% below the market average
86.67% below the sector average86.67% below the sector average86.67% below the sector average86.67% below the sector average86.67% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 8
Buy 1
Neutral 1
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 10
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SKG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 26-Sep-19 11-Apr-19
Paid 25-Oct-19 10-May-19
Amount 27.90¢ 72.20¢

Trades for 16-Sep-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
17:07 2,500 @ 2,606.00p
16:45 100 @ 2,640.00p
16:36 218 @ 2,606.00p
16:36 757 @ 2,606.00p
16:35 91,738 @ 2,606.00p

SKG Key Personnel

CEO Tony Smurfit

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