LON:SMWH - WHSmith Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 2,034 -16.00 (-0.78 %)
(As of 06/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 2,034
Today's RangeGBX 2,026 - GBX 2,058
52-Week RangeGBX 1,635 - GBX 2,347
Volume764,560 shs
Average Volume316,134 shs
Market Capitalization£2.13 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About WHSmith (LON:SMWH)

WHSmith logoWH Smith PLC operates as a retailer in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through two segments, High Street and Travel. The High Street segment sells stationery products, including greetings cards, general stationery, art and craft, and gifting products; news and impulse products, such as newspapers, magazines, confectionery, and drinks; and books. As of August 31, 2017, it operated 611 stores. This segment also offers its stationery, books, magazines, and gifts through whsmith.co.uk; and its online personalized greetings cards through funkypigeon.com and funkypigeon.ie. The Travel segment offers convenience, books, and news for travelling customers. As of August 31, 2017, it operated 815 units primarily in airports, railway stations, motorway service areas, and hospitals. The company was founded in 1792 and is based in Swindon, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Specialty Retail
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Cyclical
SymbolLON:SMWH
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-1793-616161

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins7.95%
Return on Equity52.22%
Return on Assets19.41%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares110,500,000

WHSmith (LON:SMWH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is WHSmith's stock symbol?

WHSmith trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SMWH."

How often does WHSmith pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WHSmith?

WHSmith declared a dividend on Thursday, April 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 12th will be paid a dividend of GBX 16 per share on Thursday, August 2nd. This represents a yield of 0.79%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 12th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View WHSmith's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for SMWH?

7 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for WHSmith's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,850 to GBX 2,300. On average, they anticipate WHSmith's stock price to reach GBX 2,138.57 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for WHSmith.

Who are some of WHSmith's key competitors?

Who are WHSmith's key executives?

WHSmith's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Stephen Clarke, Group Chief Exec. & Exec. Director
  • Mr. Robert Moorhead, CFO, COO & Exec. Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Ian Houghton, Legal Director & Company Sec.

Has WHSmith been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SMWH stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. WHSmith earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 45.80 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

How do I buy shares of WHSmith?

Shares of SMWH and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is WHSmith's stock price today?

One share of SMWH stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,034.

How big of a company is WHSmith?

WHSmith has a market capitalization of £2.13 billion.

How can I contact WHSmith?

WHSmith's mailing address is Greenbridge Road, SWINDON, SN3 3RX, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1793-616161.


MarketBeat Community Rating for WHSmith (SMWH)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  307 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  390 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  697
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WHSmith and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SMWH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SMWH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

WHSmith (LON:SMWH) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
7 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for WHSmith in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 2,138.57The high price target for SMWH is GBX 2,300 and the low price target for SMWH is GBX 1,850. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyHoldBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.572.502.442.50
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,138.57GBX 2,080.63GBX 2,034GBX 1,993.10

WHSmith (LON:SMWH) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for WHSmith (LON:SMWH)

WHSmith (LON:SMWH) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/7/2018Deutsche BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,050View Rating Details
6/6/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
6/6/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/27/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,300View Rating Details
4/13/2018Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,100View Rating Details
1/25/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 2,150 ➝ GBX 2,300View Rating Details
8/25/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,100View Rating Details
6/14/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,700View Rating Details
4/12/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,661View Rating Details
1/26/2017Haitong BankUpgradeBuyGBX 1,900View Rating Details
11/1/2016CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,600View Rating Details
7/18/2016UBS GroupLower Price TargetSellGBX 1,400 ➝ GBX 1,360View Rating Details
(Data available from 6/17/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

WHSmith (LON:SMWH) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/12/2018GBX 160.79%7/12/20187/12/20188/2/2018
10/12/2017GBX 33.601.62%1/11/20181/11/20182/1/2018
4/12/2017GBX 14.600.82%7/13/20177/13/20178/3/2017
10/13/2016GBX 30.501.99%1/12/20171/12/20172/2/2017
4/13/2016GBX 13.400.75%7/14/20167/14/20168/4/2016
10/15/2015GBX 27.301.69%1/14/20161/14/20162/4/2016
4/16/2015GBX 12.100.87%7/16/20157/16/20158/6/2015
10/16/2014GBX 24.202.31%1/8/20151/8/20151/29/2015
4/10/2014GBX 10.800.96%7/16/20147/16/20148/7/2014
10/10/2013GBX 21.302.21%1/8/20141/8/20141/30/2014
10/16/2013GBX 6.303.02%1/8/20141/8/20142/7/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

WHSmith (LON SMWH) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for WHSmith (LON:SMWH)

WHSmith (LON SMWH) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
10/24/2017Robert MoorheadInsiderSell25,000GBX 2,035£508,750
10/18/2016Ian HoughtonInsiderSell44,449GBX 1,547£687,626.03
4/18/2016Clarke,StephenInsiderSell42,812GBX 1,736£743,216.32
11/12/2015Clarke,StephenInsiderSell65,241GBX 1,658£1,081,695.78
7/14/2015Staunton,HenryInsiderBuy20,000GBX 1,598£319,600
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

WHSmith (LON SMWH) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
WHSmith (SMWH) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by BrokeragesWHSmith (SMWH) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 11 at 1:42 PM
[$$] Investors Chronicle: Oxford Metrics, De la Rue, WH Smith[$$] Investors Chronicle: Oxford Metrics, De la Rue, WH Smith
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 4:27 PM
WHSmith (SMWH) Given "Hold" Rating at Deutsche BankWHSmith (SMWH) Given "Hold" Rating at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 7 at 11:44 AM
WHSmith (SMWH) Receives "Overweight" Rating from BarclaysWHSmith (SMWH) Receives "Overweight" Rating from Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 7 at 11:33 AM
Two FTSE 250 stocks I’m avoiding at all costsTwo FTSE 250 stocks I’m avoiding at all costs
www.fool.co.uk - June 7 at 9:11 AM
FTSE 100 gains ground as commodity shares advanceFTSE 100 gains ground as commodity shares advance
www.marketwatch.com - June 6 at 9:33 AM
WH Smith sales up as travel outweighs high streetWH Smith sales up as travel outweighs high street
www.marketwatch.com - June 6 at 9:33 AM
[$$] Opening Quote: RPC and WH Smith both find plastic sustainable[$$] Opening Quote: RPC and WH Smith both find plastic sustainable
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 9:33 AM
[$$] WH Smith shares climb 5% on travel shift[$$] WH Smith shares climb 5% on travel shift
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 9:33 AM
Peel Hunt Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for WHSmith (SMWH)Peel Hunt Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for WHSmith (SMWH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 6 at 9:21 AM
[$$] The slow death of WH Smith[$$] The slow death of WH Smith
finance.yahoo.com - June 1 at 9:34 AM
This FTSE 250 growth stock isn’t the only retailer I’m avoiding right nowThis FTSE 250 growth stock isn’t the only retailer I’m avoiding right now
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 29 at 9:22 AM
WHSmith (SMWH) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by AnalystsWHSmith (SMWH) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 2:23 PM
Is It Time To Buy WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH)?Is It Time To Buy WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH)?
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 9:43 AM
WHSmiths (SMWH) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Royal Bank of CanadaWHSmith's (SMWH) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 9:17 AM
Hobson: Tesco Will Rally, As Will WH SmithHobson: Tesco Will Rally, As Will WH Smith
www.morningstar.co.uk - April 13 at 4:27 PM
WHSmith (SMWH) Receives "Hold" Rating from Numis SecuritiesWHSmith (SMWH) Receives "Hold" Rating from Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 8:25 AM
WHSmith Announces Dividend of GBX 16 (SMWH)WHSmith Announces Dividend of GBX 16 (SMWH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 8:05 AM
Why I’d consider this surprising growth stock before Purplebricks GroupWhy I’d consider this surprising growth stock before Purplebricks Group
www.fool.co.uk - April 12 at 10:24 AM
WH Smith pretax profit down 1% on high-street hitWH Smith pretax profit down 1% on high-street hit
www.marketwatch.com - April 12 at 10:24 AM
WH Smith H1profit, LFL Revenue Down; Says Positive Outlook For FY18WH Smith H1profit, LFL Revenue Down; Says Positive Outlook For FY18
www.nasdaq.com - April 12 at 10:24 AM
[$$] WH Smith profits steady as high street gloom overshadows travel[$$] WH Smith profits steady as high street gloom overshadows travel
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 10:24 AM
WH Smiths interim profit dips as high street business sagsWH Smith's interim profit dips as high street business sags
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 10:24 AM
Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH)Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH)
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 10:24 AM
WHSmith (SMWH) Earns "Hold" Rating from Peel HuntWHSmith (SMWH) Earns "Hold" Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 9:47 AM
WHSmith (SMWH) Given "Outperform" Rating at Royal Bank of CanadaWHSmith (SMWH) Given "Outperform" Rating at Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 9:25 AM
Barclays Reaffirms Overweight Rating for WHSmith (SMWH)Barclays Reaffirms Overweight Rating for WHSmith (SMWH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 8:36 PM
WHSmith (SMWH) Receives "Hold" Rating from Deutsche BankWHSmith (SMWH) Receives "Hold" Rating from Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 9:54 PM
WHSmiths (SMWH) Overweight Rating Reiterated at BarclaysWHSmith's (SMWH) Overweight Rating Reiterated at Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 4:50 PM
WHSmith (SMWH) Given Hold Rating at Deutsche BankWHSmith (SMWH) Given Hold Rating at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 1:34 PM
WHSmith (SMWH) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsWHSmith (SMWH) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 1:42 PM
Should You Be Tempted To Sell WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH) Because Of Its PE Ratio?Should You Be Tempted To Sell WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH) Because Of Its PE Ratio?
finance.yahoo.com - March 19 at 4:18 PM
WH Smith Plc (SMWH) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by AnalystsWH Smith Plc (SMWH) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 5:26 PM
Why WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH) Is A Dividend RockstarWhy WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH) Is A Dividend Rockstar
finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 9:38 AM
Is WH Smith PLC’s (LON:SMWH) Balance Sheet A Threat To Its Future?Is WH Smith PLC’s (LON:SMWH) Balance Sheet A Threat To Its Future?
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:27 PM
WH Smith Plc (SMWH) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by AnalystsWH Smith Plc (SMWH) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 6 at 2:00 PM
WH Smith (SMWH) Earns "Hold" Rating from Peel HuntWH Smith (SMWH) Earns "Hold" Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 28 at 7:40 PM
WH Smith (SMWH) Given New GBX 2,300 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase & Co.WH Smith (SMWH) Given New GBX 2,300 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 28 at 12:54 AM
WH Smith (SMWH) Given "Hold" Rating at Deutsche BankWH Smith (SMWH) Given "Hold" Rating at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 27 at 10:48 PM
WH Smith (SMWH) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis SecuritiesWH Smith (SMWH) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 27 at 10:18 PM
WH Smiths sales for 20-weeks period flatWH Smith's sales for 20-weeks period flat
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 9:07 AM
WH Smith reports falling salesWH Smith reports falling sales
www.marketwatch.com - January 25 at 9:07 AM
WH Smith Isnt Laughing as Humorous Book Shortage Hits SalesWH Smith Isn't Laughing as Humorous Book Shortage Hits Sales
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 9:32 AM
WH Smith keeps faith with British high street despite sales slowdownWH Smith keeps faith with British high street despite sales slowdown
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 9:32 AM
WH Smith Plc (SMWH) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from AnalystsWH Smith Plc (SMWH) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 12 at 1:38 PM
Only 3 Days Left To Cash In On WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH) Dividend, Is It Worth Buying?Only 3 Days Left To Cash In On WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH) Dividend, Is It Worth Buying?
finance.yahoo.com - January 7 at 1:32 PM
WH Smith Plc (SMWH) Declares Dividend Increase - GBX 33.60 Per ShareWH Smith Plc (SMWH) Declares Dividend Increase - GBX 33.60 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 6 at 9:00 AM
WH Smith Plc (SMWH) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from BrokeragesWH Smith Plc (SMWH) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 18 at 3:08 PM
Interested In WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH)? Here’s What Its Recent Track-Record Looks LikeInterested In WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH)? Here’s What Its Recent Track-Record Looks Like
finance.yahoo.com - December 13 at 11:30 AM
WH Smiths (SMWH) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Peel HuntWH Smith's (SMWH) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 10:46 PM

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