In this section of the page, you will find all the information you need to understand how Smurfit Kappa Group (SK3) dividends work. In addition, you will be able to consult the payment date, the ex-dividend date, the last day to be entitled to the payment, the money to be received per share, the yield and any other doubts that may arise.

Upcoming Smurfit Kappa Group dividend
Next payment 1.287€
Next payment date Apr 5, 2024
Last payment 0.335€
Last payment date Oct 27, 2023
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Ex-Dividend: 3/8/24

Smurfit Kappa Group will distribute 1,287 euros per share in the form of a dividend on April 5, 2024.

The March 8, 2024 is the ex-dividend date. So if you wish to receive Smurfit Kappa Group dividends, you must buy one day before this date.

Smurfit Kappa Group distributed 0.335 euros per share in the form of a dividend on October 27, 2023.

Smurfit Kappa Group plc, listed on the main markets of Ireland, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States, using the stock exchange name SK3, starts delivering dividends to its investors as of 2019, maintaining a stable track record so far.

The value of the annual amount has remained relatively stable from one period to the next, being paid in two parts, generally one in May and the other in October, reaching a yield of approximately 4.50%.

Payout Ratio Smurfit Kappa Group Dividends

Smurfit Kappa Group paid 4% of its net income in the last fiscal period as dividends.
Dividend payout ratio

The dividend payout ratio, also known as the payout ratio, is an essential indicator for assessing the stability of a company's dividends. This ratio shows what proportion of the company's net profit is used to pay dividends to shareholders.

Dividend payout ratio = Total dividends ÷ Net income

Smurfit Kappa Group's earnings (12,266,999,808.00€) are sufficient to cover the dividend payment. This payment represents 4% of the total net profit of SK3.
Dividend payout ratio
General recommendations

An appropriate payout ratio may vary depending on the industry, the company's growth stage and its financial health.

Payout Ratio

Dividend calendar of Smurfit Kappa Group

This is the Dividend Calendar of Smurfit Kappa Group in 2023.

Event Day
Last trading date March 7, 2024
Ex-Dividend (Ex-Date) March 8, 2024
Record date April 4, 2024
Date of payment April 5, 2024
Dividends schedule Smurfit Kappa Group
Data pending official confirmation from the company Smurfit Kappa Group (SK3).
Estimation Policy

Our policy is based on extracting all the financial information available for each company so that our own algorithms weight this information, thus giving us a result as close as possible to the real data.


Historical annual dividend yields of Smurfit Kappa Group

Over the past 5 years, Smurfit Kappa Group has not consistently increased the annual dividend amount.
Increasing Dividends
Increasing Dividend Program

For a company to have growing dividends by our standards, the annual dividend amount must have increased steadily for at least the last 5 years.

Dividend yield

Dividend yield of Smurfit Kappa Group vs. the sector

Smurfit Kappa Group's dividend yield (4.00%) is above the sector average (2.78%).
Comparison with industry average
Comparison with industry average

The company's dividend yield is compared to the industry average to determine its positioning.

Smurfit Kappa Group's dividend yield is between the top 25% (4.45%) and top 75% (0.51%) of the sector.
Evaluation with respect to competence.
Comparison with competitors

Imagine you have a list of dividend yields for different companies in an industry. If you look for the "top 25%% percentile", you will find a number. This number tells you that the top 25%% of the companies with the highest dividends have a yield higher than that number.

On the other hand, the "top 75%% percentile" shows you another number, which tells you that 75%% of the companies have a higher yield than that number, thus showing a more common and less high yield.

Dividend yield history in Smurfit Kappa Group

Over the past 5 years, Smurfit Kappa Group's annual dividend income has fallen by more than 10%.
Dividend stability
Dividend stability

For a company to have stable dividends by our standards, it is vital that it has not had an annual decline of more than 10% over the previous year.

Dividend history of Smurfit Kappa Group

In this table you can see the dividend history of Smurfit Kappa Group:

0.335 €
1.076 €
1.411 €
0.316 €
0.961 €
1.277 €
0.293 €
0.874 €
1.167 €
0.279 €
0.809 €
0.809 €
1.897 €
0.279 €
0.722 €
1.001 €
0.254 €
0.645 €
0.899 €
0.231 €
0.576 €
0.807 €
0.22 €
0.48 €
0.7 €
0.2 €
0.4 €
0.6 €
0.15375 €
0.3075 €
0.46125 €
0.1025 €
0.205 €
0.3075 €
0.075 €
0.15 €
0.225 €
0.1605 €
0.1605 €
0.321 €
Dividend history of Smurfit Kappa Group

Smurfit Kappa Group dividend capture strategy

Step 1: Buy Smurfit Kappa Group shares (SK3) one day before ex-dividend date
Date of purchase Mar 7, 2024
Next ex-dividend date Mar 8, 2024
Step 2: Sell Smurfit Kappa Group shares (SK3) when the price recovers.
Date of sale (estimated) Mar 11, 2024
Average price recovery 3 days
Average return on cost 1.74%
The dividend capture strategy is based on historical Smurfit Kappa Group data. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Information about Smurfit Kappa Group

Full name Smurfit Kappa Group Plc
Ticker SK3
Sector Cyclical Consumer Products
Industry Packaging & Containers
Market Capitalization 9.28B €
Number of Employees 47,000
Address Beech Hill, Clonskeagh, Dublin, 4, Ireland
Phone 353 1 202 7000
Description of the company

Smurfit Kappa Group plc, an Irish company specializing in the production of corrugated cardboard, has more than 350 factories worldwide and offices in 35 countries.

Its beginnings date back to 1934 in Ireland, establishing itself as a box manufacturer, being purchased by Mr. Jefferson Smurfit in 1938, several years later they acquired a stake in Time Industries in Chicago, later merging with 46% of Stone Container Corporation, thus forming Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation in 1998.

In 2012 they get a packaging company called Orange County Container, in addition to expanding their operations to Brazil in 2016, announcing a merger agreement between Smurfit Kappa and WestRock in 2023.

The company manufactures paper packaging, incorporating recycling and forestry activities into its operations, has packaging plants that produce the raw material needed in another part of its business structure, and supplies recovered wood and fiber to various customers. The company is headquartered in Dublin, with two other regional headquarters located in the Netherlands and the United States.

They are leaders in the production of corrugated board, recording revenues of close to 12.8 billion euros in 2022, with 243 production and packaging plants, 35 Paper Plants, 46 Fiber and Recovered Wood Centers and another 33 production centers, making close to 12.3 billion m2 per year in packaging, 8.4 billion tons per year of paper and recycling an estimated 8 billion tons of paper per year, with 67,000 hectares of forestry plantations.

Frequently asked questions about Smurfit Kappa Group dividends

Smurfit Kappa Group pays dividends on a Semiannual basis.

Smurfit Kappa Group is listed on the Euronext Dublin and is part of the ISEQ 20.

Smurfit Kappa Group has the Ticker or stock code SK3.

Smurfit Kappa Group belongs to the Cyclical Consumer Products sector and the Packaging & Containers industry.

The CEO of Smurfit Kappa Group in 2023 is Mr. Anthony Paul J. Smurfit.

At this moment, the value of a Smurfit Kappa Group share is 34.78€.

Smurfit Kappa Group does not have a growing dividend program. Dividends have not shown a steady growth in the last 5 years.

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