DS Smith Annual Earnings Rise

Walmart Offers Miranda Lambert’s Wanda June Home Collection

Walmart Inc. announced its latest exclusive home collaboration with Miranda Lambert, the reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and three-time GRAMMY winner.

Wanda June Home by Miranda Lambert is now available only at Walmart.com at incredible prices. Lambert’s home goods collection, Wanda June, is designed to help create a warm, comfortable, casual gathering place where everyone can feel at home.

Starting Tuesday, Wanda June Home will offer more than 80 kitchen, bar, tabletop and home dcor items priced from $12.97-$170, with most pieces under $30.

The inaugural collection is designed to mix, match and collect, with tabletop essentials inspired by Lambert’s own Southwestern retro farm kitchen. These include Vintage Stripe Porcelain Dish Set at $39.97, fun and feisty barware, including the Saucy Sippers Stainless Steel Stemless Set at $20.98, and home dcor that features Lambert’s take on Southern charm – the Jersey Knit Fringe Pillows at $20.88, among others.

Following the inaugural collection, new Wanda June Home items and collections will drop seasonally.

Walmart offers other portfolio of popular exclusive product lines, including Beautiful by Drew Barrymore, Gap Home, The Home Edit, The Pioneer Woman, Queer Eye and My Texas House.

Lambert’s clothing and cowboy boot collection, Idyllwind, is a private-label brand sold at all Boot Barn stores nationwide.

PHOTOS: Colorado Avalanche falls to Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2, NHL Stanley Cup Finals Game 3 – The Denver Post

The Colorado Avalanche lost 6-2 to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Floria on June 20, 2022.

Stephen Colbert Explains How His ‘Late Show’ Staff Was Detained in Washington

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All the President’s Stock Portfolio

In his capacity as India’s First Citizen, the President owns the shares of several public sector enterprises held by the government.

Ram Nath Kovind will step down as India’s 14th President on July 24, 2022.

In his capacity as India’s First Citizen, he owns the shares of several public sector enterprises held by the government.

How have these companies performed during his tenure?

The President has no role in running these concerns. He is only the titular owner of the shares of these companies. No liability of any kind attaches to him.

But the price movement of the companies’S shares does affect his portfolio.

Take a look at the portfolio of the President of India and the legacy he leaves his successor who will be elected on July 18.

Safestore H1 Underlying Profit Rises; LFL Revenue Up 14.5% At CER

Safestore Holdings plc (SAFE.L) reported that its underlying profit before tax increased to 51.8 million pounds for the six months ended 30 April 2022 from 42.4 million pounds, last year. Adjusted EPRA earnings per share, pro forma, was 22.5 pence compared to 18.1 pence.

Profit before income tax increased to 285.2 million pounds from 167.3 million pounds, last year. Earnings per share was 124.5 pence compared to 74.4 pence.

Revenue was 101.0 million pounds compared to 88.1 million pounds, previous year. Reported Group revenue increased 15.9% at CER with like-for-like revenue at CER growing by 14.5%.

Safestore reported that Group like-for-like sales for the month of May were up 10% from last year, which was slightly ahead of Board’s expectations.

The Group said, at present, earnings for the full year is anticipated to be at least 47 pence, slightly ahead of the current consensus analysts’ forecasts of adjusted EPRA earnings per share for 2021/22 of 45.9 pence.

The Board recommended a 25.3% increase in the interim dividend to 9.4 pence per share.

DS Smith Annual Earnings Rise

DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L), a British packaging company, on Tuesday posted a rise in earnings for the fiscal 2021-22, amidst a rise in revenues, operating profit, and a decline in financing costs.

For the full year, the London-based firm reported a pre-tax income of 378 million pounds on reported basis, compared with 231 million pounds a year ago.

The company also recorded a profit of 280 million pounds or 20.3 pence per share on reported basis, compared with 194 million pounds or 14.1 pence per share of 2020-21.

Operating profit was at 443 million pounds on reported basis as against 311 million pounds, on year-on-year basis.

For the full year, net financing costs moved down to 72 million pounds, from last year’s 85 million pounds.

Revenues for the full year rose to 7.241 billion pounds, from 5.976 billion pounds of previous year.

DS Smith also announced a final dividend of 10.2 pence per share, taking the total dividend for the year to 15 pence per share against last year’s total dividend of 12.1 pence per share.

It will be paid on November 1 to the shareholders of record on October 7.

Looking ahead, for the fiscal 2022-23, Miles Roberts, Group CEO, said: “We currently expect to see 2-4 per cent growth in our volumes, aided by our focus on resilient end markets, a strong performance in the US and the opening of new sites in regions where demand is buoyant.”

In addition, for the full year, the firm expects its capital expenditure to increase by around 20 percent to 500 million pounds.