Smurfit Kappa Group

Smurfit Kappa Group is an integrated paper and paperboard manufacturer and converter whose operations are divided into Europe and the Americas. The Europe segment includes a system of mills and plants that primarily produces a full line of containerboard that is converted into corrugated containers. In addition to other types of paper, such as solidboard and sack kraft paper, and paper-based packaging, such as soldboard packaging and folding cartons, this segment includes Co.'s bag-in-box operations. The Americas segment comprises all Co.'s forestry, paper, corrugated, paper sack and folding carton activities and all the operations of Smurfit Kappa Orange County.
  • TickerSK3
  • ISINIE00B1RR8406
  • ExchangeIrish Stock Exchange
  • SectorGeneral Industrials
  • CountryIreland

Analysts

SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC. sees an upgrade to Slightly Positive due to a better fundamental star rating

The general evaluation of SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC. (IE), a company active in the Containers & Packaging industry, has been upgraded by the independent financial analyst theScreener with the addition of a star. Its fundamental valuation now shows 4 out of 4 possible stars while its market behaviour can be considered as moderately risky. theScreener believes that the additional star(s) merits the upgrade of its general evaluation to Slightly Positive. As of the analysis date September 6, 2019, the closing price was EUR 29.02 and its potential was estimated at EUR 31.55.

1 director sold

A director at Smurfit Kappa Group sold 10,820 shares at 26.420EUR and the significance rating of the trade was 73/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing rules. The names of ...

Expert Corporate Governance Service (ECGS)

Smurfit Kappa - AGM 03 May 2019

Item 2: Approve the Remuneration Report The remuneration structure is considered satisfactory on balance.  However, there are concerns with the possibility for excessive severance payments.  On balance, we recommend shareholders vote in favor.   Item 5e: Re-elect as a director, Christel Bories Her potential aggregate time commitments exceed ECGS guidelines.  Please see the attached report for further details. 20% of shareholders voted against her re-election at the previous AGM, which may be due to concerns over time commitments.  We recommend shareholders oppose.

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Smurfit's bright 1Q and prospects for 2018 may lead to third IP takeover attempt

Smurfit Kappa, the Irish paper-based packager, unsurprisingly reported a strong 1Q18 trading update with organic sales of €2,168m, up 7% yoy, while EBITDA jumped 22% yoy to €340m, giving a record-high margin of 15.7% (+270 bps yoy).

Smurfit Kappa Group plc - March 2017 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Peer Snapshot:  Smurfit Kappa Group plc - March 2017 (LTM) 6 June 2017 (in US millions) FYE Dec-15 FYE Dec-16 LTM Mar-17 FYE Dec-15 FYE Dec-16 LTM Mar-17 FYE Dec-15 FYE Dec-16 LTM

Smurfit Kappa Group plc - December 2016 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Peer Snapshot: Smurfit Kappa Group plc - December 2016 (LTM) 21 April 2017 (in US millions) FYE Dec-14 FYE Dec-15 LTM Dec-16 FYE Dec-14 FYE Dec-15 LTM Dec-16 FYE Dec-14 FYE Dec-15 LTM

1 director sold

A director at Smurfit Kappa Group sold 10,820 shares at 26.420EUR and the significance rating of the trade was 73/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing rules. The names of ...

SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC. sees an upgrade to Slightly Positive due to a better fundamental star rating

The general evaluation of SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC. (IE), a company active in the Containers & Packaging industry, has been upgraded by the independent financial analyst theScreener with the addition of a star. Its fundamental valuation now shows 4 out of 4 possible stars while its market behaviour can be considered as moderately risky. theScreener believes that the additional star(s) merits the upgrade of its general evaluation to Slightly Positive. As of the analysis date September 6, 2019, the closing price was EUR 29.02 and its potential was estimated at EUR 31.55.

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Expert Corporate Governance Service (ECGS)

Smurfit Kappa - AGM 03 May 2019

Item 2: Approve the Remuneration Report The remuneration structure is considered satisfactory on balance.  However, there are concerns with the possibility for excessive severance payments.  On balance, we recommend shareholders vote in favor.   Item 5e: Re-elect as a director, Christel Bories Her potential aggregate time commitments exceed ECGS guidelines.  Please see the attached report for further details. 20% of shareholders voted against her re-election at the previous AGM, which may be due to concerns over time commitments.  We recommend shareholders oppose.

Expert Corporate Governance Service (ECGS)

Etude de l'AG du 05/05/2017

Item 2: The structure is weighted more towards rewarding long-term performance, the payout is aligned with performance, accelerated vesting in the event of a change of control is not possible, and the quantum is not excessive.Item 3: The changes proposed to the Remuneration Policy include unjustified increases to directors' fees and an increased deferred bonus award, which would bring incentive remuneration above guidelines.Item 6j: Re-elect the Chairman of the Audit Committee: She serves a non-independent Chairman of the Audit Committee, which does not meet UK best practice or ECGS guidelines...

Jérôme VINERIER

Short term view - SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC : Falling prices.

The background trend is clearly bearish. Prices are falling again, but the movement has become hesitant. The next support is at 2,367.00 p. The background trend would be questioned should prices rise above 2,869.20 p.

Jérôme VINERIER

Analyse court terme - SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC : Les prix baissent.

La tendance de fond est clairement orientée à la baisse. Les prix baissent à nouveau, mais le mouvement est devenu hésitant. Le prochain support est à 2 367,00 p. La tendance de fond serait remise en cause en cas de franchissement de 2 869,20 p.

Jérôme VINERIER

Short term view - SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC : The trend is bearish.

The trend is bearish. Prices are falling again, but the movement has become hesitant. The next support is at 2,367.00 p. The bearish trend would be challenged above 2,869.20 p.

Jérôme VINERIER

Analyse court terme - SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC : La tendance est baissière.

La tendance est baissière. Les prix baissent à nouveau, mais le mouvement est devenu hésitant. Le prochain support est à 2 367,00 p. La tendance baissière serait remise en cause au-dessus de 2 869,20 p.

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