Smurfit Kappa Group Plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals
Last traded: Last Friday at 3:59 PM
Smurfit Kappa Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distributes, and sells paper-based packaging products. It operates in two segments, Europe and the Americas. The company offers consumer, retail, industrial, ecommerce, heavy-duty corrugated, and hexacomb packaging products, as well as composite cardboard tubes, and bags and sacks; and bag-in-box, a single-use packaging system that comprises films, accessories, bags, taps, and boxes. It also provides point of sale displays; automated packing lines; various types of containerboards, such as Kraftliners, testliners, and containerboard flutings; and corrugated sheet boards, solid board sheets, folding carton sheet boards, sack Kraft papers, MG Kraft papers, preprints, printing and writing papers, pine and eucalyptus seedlings, and bleached eucalyptus Kraft pulp, as well as agro paper. In addition, the company offers recycling solutions to cardboard and paper products, as well as operates as a finance company. It primarily serves food and drink, consumer goods, and industrial goods sectors. The company was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
|Industry / Sector||Packaging & Containers / Consumer Cyclical|
|Full time employees||46000|
|Mailing address||Beech Hill Clonskeagh Dublin 4 Ireland|
|Phone / Fax||353 1 202 7000 /|
5Y Avg. yield
Smurfit Kappa Group Plc paid £1.45 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 23 Sept 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 85.86%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.SKG dividend payout ratio is between 70-90%. The lower dividend payout ratio is preferrable since it provides company margin to grow the dividends in future.
SKG's forward dividend amount is £1.01 and the forward dividend yield is 2.47%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.
As of Sep 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Smurfit Kappa Group Plc.
|Mr. Anthony Paul J. Smurfit||Group CEO & Exec. Director||57||3.23M|
|Mr. Ken Bowles||Group CFO & Exec. Director||49||1.88M|
|Mr. Brian Marshall||Group Gen. Counsel||63|
|Ms. Ruth Cosgrove||Group Director of Communications|
|Mr. Steven Stoffer||Group VP Devel.||62|
|Ms. Sharon Whitehead||Group VP HR||46|
|Laurent Sellier||Chief Operations Officer of Paper Europe|
|Mr. Paul Regan||Group Treasurer||57|
|Mr. Juan Guillermo CastaÃ±eda Regalado||Chief Exec. Officer of the Americas||59|
|Mr. Saverio Mayer||Chief Exec. Officer of Europe||54|
Profitability and management effectiveness
Return on assets
Return on equity
Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.
The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.
Valuation and Trading Info
The market capitalization of Smurfit Kappa Group Plc is 10.6B and its enterprise value is 13.06B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of SKG is 1.45.
The SKG's stocks Beta value is 0.75 making it 25% less volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.
Smurfit Kappa Group Plc (LSE:SKG) Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Smurfit Kappa Group Plc's Stock Symbol?
Smurfit Kappa Group Plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "SKG".
2. What is Smurfit Kappa Group Plc's stock price today?
One share of SKG stock can currently be purchased for approximately £4077.
3. How can I contact Smurfit Kappa Group Plc?
Smurfit Kappa Group Plc's mailing address is Beech Hill Clonskeagh Dublin 4 Ireland. The company can be reached via phone at 353 1 202 7000.
4. What is Smurfit Kappa Group Plc's official website?
The official website of Smurfit Kappa Group Plc is http://www.smurfitkappa.com.