SKG.L - Smurfit Kappa Group plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
3,024.00
-42.00 (-1.37%)
At close: 4:29PM BST
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Previous close3,066.00
Open3,068.00
Bid3,022.00 x 17100
Ask3,028.00 x 21000
Day's range3,004.00 - 3,081.88
52-week range1,691.61 - 3,254.00
Volume309,109
Avg. volume820,804
Market cap7.148B
Beta0.63
PE ratio (TTM)13.99
EPS (TTM)216.20
Earnings dateN/A
Forward dividend & yield0.76 (2.50%)
Ex-dividend date2018-04-12
1y target est33.01
  • Business Wire9 hours ago

    Statement re Launch of a Senior Notes Offering

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- NOT FOR RELEASE, DISTRIBUTION OR PUBLICATION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO AUSTRALIA, CANADA, JAPAN, THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA, THE UNITED STATES ...

  • Business Wire4 days ago

    Statement re Smurfit Kappa Tops Sector in Extel Survey

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- 21 June 2018 Smurfit Kappa Tops Sector in Extel Survey for Second Consecutive Year Smurfit Kappa Group plc (“Smurfit Kappa” or “The Group”), one of the world’s largest integrated ...

  • Business Wire5 days ago

    Statement re Completion of 5 Year €230 million Trade Receivables Securitisation Refinancing

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Smurfit Kappa announces successful completion of 5 Year €230 million Trade Receivables Securitisation Refinancing Smurfit Kappa Group plc (the “ Group ”) is pleased to announce ...

  • Business Wire6 days ago

    Statement re Grupo Nutresa Awards

    Smurfit Kappa has secured further recognition of its innovative approach to packaging after winning two Grupo Nutresa awards in Colombia. Grupo Nutresa is one of the largest companies in Colombia where its products, which include food and drink, have over 60% market share. Smurfit Kappa’s first award was for ‘Best Supplier – Large Company’, the most prestigious award of the ceremony.

  • Business Wire14 days ago

    Holding(s) in Company

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Standard Form TR-1 Standard form for notification of major holdings NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the Central Bank of Ireland) i   1. ...

  • Business Wire14 days ago

    Statement re Facture Paper Mill

    Smurfit Kappa’s Cellulose du Pin Paper Mill in Facture, France is celebrating its 90th anniversary. The Cellulose du Pin mill produces kraftliner from local maritime pine and recycled fibres and has a strategic location in the heart of the Aquitaine Forest beside a major transport route connecting Madrid, Bordeaux and Paris.

  • Business Wire18 days ago

    Form 8.3 - SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC - AMENDMENT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 AMENDMENT TO PURCHASES IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN ...

  • Reuters19 days ago

    Miners help British stocks outperform; packager RPC sinks

    MILAN/LONDON (Reuters) - Gains among mining stocks on stronger metal prices helped British shares outperform a sluggish European equity market on Wednesday, while packaging firm RPC sold off sharply after updating investors on its spending plans. The commodity-heavy FTSE 100 index rose 0.3 percent and mid caps climbed 0.6 percent. Miners provided the biggest uplift to the FTSE as base metal prices rose, with copper and lead gaining ground on prospects of a supply squeeze.

  • International Paper Drops Buyout Proposal for Smurfit Kappa
    Zacks19 days ago

    International Paper Drops Buyout Proposal for Smurfit Kappa

    International Paper (IP) decides to give up its attempt to acquire Irish packaging company, Smurfit Kappa.

  • Business Wire19 days ago

    Form 8.3 - Smurfit Kappa Group PLC

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING ...

  • Business Wire19 days ago

    FORM 8.3 - SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING ...

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    Fool.co.uk19 days ago

    2 FTSE 100 dividend stocks I’d buy and hold until retirement

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  • Smurfit CEO Says Our Company Is Not for Sale
    Bloomberg19 days ago

    Smurfit CEO Says Our Company Is Not for Sale

    Tony Smurfit, chief executive officer at Smurfit Kappa, discusses the takeover bid from International Paper and his outlook for the company. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open." (Source: ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus19 days ago

    British stocks outperform Europe as miners, Smurfit gain

    Gains among mining stocks on the back of stronger metal prices and a surge in packager Smurfit Kappa propped up British shares on Wednesday, helping them outperform a sluggish European equity market. The ...

  • Reuters19 days ago

    Smurfit Kappa reaffirms guidance after International Paper drops bid

    Smurfit Kappa (SKG.I) reaffirmed its guidance on Wednesday that its full year earnings will be materially better than last year after rival International Paper (IP.N) (IP) decided to end its pursuit of the Irish packaging company. Smurfit twice frustrated a bid to combine the largest listed U.S. paper packaging firm with Europe's biggest, arguing it was better served pursuing its future independently. IP walked away on Tuesday, blaming a lack of engagement from Smurfit's management.

  • Reuters - UK Focus19 days ago

    Smurfit Kappa reaffirms guidance after International Paper drops bid

    Smurfit Kappa (Frankfurt: SK3.F - news) reaffirmed its guidance on Wednesday that its full year earnings will be materially better than last year after rival International Paper (IP) decided to end its pursuit of the Irish packaging company. Smurfit twice frustrated a bid to combine the largest listed U.S. paper packaging firm with Europe's biggest, arguing it was better served pursuing its future independently. "The board believes that SKG has superior prospects as a standalone business and remains excited about the group's prospects in the short, medium and long-term," Smurfit said in a statement, adding that it expected the second quarter to represent another strong performance.

  • The Wall Street Journal19 days ago

    [$$] International Paper Pulls Smurfit Kappa Bid

    Responding to the announcement Smurfit Kappa said Wednesday that the board believes it has superior prospects as a standalone business and remains excited about the group’s prospects. Smurfit Kappa has rejected two offers from International Paper since its first approach in February. The latest one--EUR25.25 in cash and 0.3028 new International Paper shares for each Smurfit Kappa share--was rejected, with Smurfit saying it believed shareholders’ best interests were served by it pursuing its future as an independent company.

  • Business Wire19 days ago

    Statement re Prospects as an Independent Business

    Smurfit Kappa Group plc (“Smurfit Kappa”, “SKG” or the “Group”) notes the announcement by International Paper Company that it does not intend to make an offer for Smurfit Kappa and that it is now bound by the restrictions under Rule 2.8 of the Irish Takeover Rules. The Group is implementing its medium term plan which will enhance its operating platform for sustained growth and deliver superior performance against all operating and financial measures. “We continue to see the benefits from our investments in recent years and we are now executing a central element of our Medium Term Plan with the acquisition of Reparenco.

  • Reuters20 days ago

    International Paper to drop bid for Smurfit Kappa

    International Paper (IP.N) confirmed on Tuesday that it will not make an offer for Irish packaging company Smurfit Kappa (SKG.I), because of lack of engagement from Smurfit's management. International Paper has decided to end its pursuit after courting Smurfit for more than three months, according to people familiar with the matter. Under Ireland's rules, Memphis-based International Paper will be barred from making a fresh attempt to buy Smurfit for 12 months once it has dropped its current approach.

  • Reuters - UK Focus20 days ago

    Update 3-International Paper to drop bid for Smurfit Kappa

    International Paper confirmed on Tuesday that it will not make an offer for Irish packaging company Smurfit Kappa (Frankfurt: SK3.F - news) , because of lack of engagement from Smurfit's management. International Paper has decided to end its pursuit after courting Smurfit for more than three months, according to people familiar with the matter. Under Ireland's rules, Memphis-based International Paper will be barred from making a fresh attempt to buy Smurfit for 12 months once it has dropped its current approach.

  • Business Wire20 days ago

    Form 8.3 - Smurfit Kappa Group PLC

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING ...

  • Business Wire20 days ago

    Form 8.3 - SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING ...

  • International Paper Ends Smurfit Pursuit After Bids Rebuffed
    Bloomberg20 days ago

    International Paper Ends Smurfit Pursuit After Bids Rebuffed

    International Paper Co. ended its pursuit of Smurfit Kappa Group Plc after the Irish packaging manufacturer rebuffed two takeover offers and refused to engage in talks. The Memphis, Tennessee-based company confirmed before a Wednesday deadline and after a report from Bloomberg News that it won’t make a formal bid. Smurfit rejected the earlier proposals as too low, and said on Wednesday it has “superior prospects” by remaining independent.

  • In M&A, Silence Can Be Golden
    Bloomberg20 days ago

    In M&A, Silence Can Be Golden

    There's still time for the impasse between packaging firm Smurfit Kappa Group Plc and suitor International Paper Co. to break — but investors are bracing for the three-month stand-off to end with no deal. In late March, International Paper outlined a potential cash-and-stock offer worth 8.8 billion euros ($10 billion) based on its then share price.

  • Smurfit CEO Says Company Seeks Acquisitions After IP Bid
    Bloomberg Video19 days ago

    Smurfit CEO Says Company Seeks Acquisitions After IP Bid

    Jun.06 -- Tony Smurfit, chief executive officer at Smurfit Kappa, discusses International Paper's takeover bid and his outlook for the company. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open."

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