Share Price Information

Obtaining information of the share price at the time when shares were bought, for completing a tax return.

This information can be obtained from The London Stock Exchange. There will be a small charge for this information. 

  • For details please telephone + 44 (0) 1232 321094.

Share price on 31 March 1982 for calculating capital gains

A Capital Gains Tax (CGT) Liability may arise when you dispose of an asset (eg Shares) which is worth more when you sell it than when you acquired it.

On 6 April 2008 the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) changed the way CGT is calculated. Further information can be found on their website at 

The share price on 31 March 1982 was 42.3p on an adjusted basis. This is the figure that can be used for CGT purposes for shares purchased before this date. Neither DS Smith nor our Registrars are able to advise on CGT.

Latest share price

In addition to the information provided through this website, the latest price of the Company's ordinary shares is available from the FT Cityline service. Calls within the UK are charged at 75 pence per minute at all times.

  • To access this service, telephone +44 (0)9058 171 690.

It is recommended you consult your financial adviser and verify any information obtained from any share price service before making any investment decision.

DS Smith's identification codes
London Stock Exchange code SMDS:LN
SEDOL (London Stock Exchange number) 0822011
ISIN (International Securities Identification number) GB 0008220112