WH Smith Plc Company Profile (LON:SMWH)

About WH Smith Plc

WH Smith Plc logoWH Smith PLC is a United Kingdom-based retail company. The Company operates through two divisions, namely, High Street and Travel. The Company's Travel business sells its products to cater for people on the move or in need of a convenience offer. Its Travel business operates from around 740 units, including in airports, railway stations, motorway service areas, hospitals and workplaces. The Company's High Street sells a range of products, which are divided into categories, such as stationery (including greetings cards), books, and news and impulse (including newspapers, magazines and confectionery), as well as a small range of entertainment products. Its Travel business operates from around 155 international units in the Middle East, Australia, South-East Asia, India and Europe, and an additional 15 small kiosks in China, and 32 small kiosks in India. Its High Street business operates around 621 stores with its presence across the United Kingdom.

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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: SMWH
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $19.66
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $1562.05
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $1644.16
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 1,174 - GBX 1,893
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.39
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $1.72B
  • Outstanding Shares: 114,000,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 7 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.36)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,698.21

Analysts' Ratings History for WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/25/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
8/25/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 1,870View Rating Details
8/24/2016InvestecLower Price TargetHoldGBX 1,820 -> GBX 1,550View Rating Details
8/24/2016Haitong BankReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,680View Rating Details
8/24/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,700View Rating Details
8/2/2016Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,900View Rating Details
8/1/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
6/8/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,695View Rating Details
4/14/2016Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingReduceGBX 1,500View Rating Details
4/14/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,850View Rating Details
3/28/2016BNP ParibasBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 1,250 -> GBX 1,500View Rating Details
3/28/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,050 -> GBX 1,180View Rating Details
1/21/2016Stifel NicolausUpgradeBuyGBX 1,880View Rating Details
12/7/2015NomuraBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,400 -> GBX 1,620View Rating Details
8/20/2015Espirito Santo Investment Bank ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,550View Rating Details
4/16/2015Cantor Fitzgerald EuropeReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,250View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/27/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $95.24 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

Latest Headlines for WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH)
DateHeadline
capitalcube.com logoWH Smith Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SMWH-GB : September 12, 2016 (LON:SMWH)
www.capitalcube.com - September 12 at 12:04 PM
publicnow.com logoPurchases of shares during closed periods (LON:SMWH)
www.publicnow.com - August 31 at 12:46 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to WH Smith Plc : August 24, 2016 (LON:SMWH)
www.capitalcube.com - August 24 at 7:10 PM
marketwatch.com logoWH Smith sees 2016 in line on strong travel sales (LON:SMWH)
www.marketwatch.com - August 24 at 10:36 AM
rttnews.com logoWH Smith Plc: Fiscal Year Outcome To Be In Line With Expectations - Quick Facts (LON:SMWH)
www.rttnews.com - August 24 at 10:36 AM
capitalcube.com logoWH Smith Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SMWH-GB : August 23, 2016 (LON:SMWH)
www.capitalcube.com - August 23 at 11:59 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to WH Smith Plc : August 11, 2016 (LON:SMWH)
www.capitalcube.com - August 11 at 8:02 PM
capitalcube.com logoWH Smith Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SMWH-GB : August 10, 2016 (LON:SMWH)
www.capitalcube.com - August 10 at 10:38 AM
marketwatch.com logoValue Management calls for John Menzies split (LON:SMWH)
www.marketwatch.com - July 4 at 11:59 AM
capitalcube.com logoWH Smith Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SMWH-GB : June 22, 2016 (LON:SMWH)
www.capitalcube.com - June 22 at 4:38 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBUZZ-WH Smith: Stifel raises to buy after recent pullback (LON:SMWH)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - June 21 at 3:53 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoWH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH) price target held steady to GBX2,100 as reported today by RBC Capital Markets (LON:SMWH)
breakingfinancenews.com - June 18 at 11:32 AM
capitalcube.com logoWH Smith Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SMWH) : June 9, 2016 (LON:SMWH)
www.capitalcube.com - June 9 at 1:49 PM
News IconWH Smith posts a flat quarter (LON:SMWH)
pasionsports.com - June 8 at 7:58 PM
marketwatch.com logoWH Smith same-store sales growth flat (LON:SMWH)
www.marketwatch.com - June 8 at 7:58 PM
rttnews.com logoWH Smith Plc 14-week LFL Sales Flat - Quick Facts (LON:SMWH)
www.rttnews.com - June 8 at 7:58 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoWH Smith high street sales slump (LON:SMWH)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - June 8 at 7:58 PM
iii.co.uk logoA stock in one chart: Low multiple, 6% yield - Interactive Investor (LON:SMWH)
www.iii.co.uk - May 12 at 10:53 AM
ftsenews.co.uk logoJP Morgan Cazenove retained WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH) as 'Overweight' With 1850 PT - FTSE News (LON:SMWH)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - April 29 at 10:58 AM
ftsenews.co.uk logoWH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH) Issued With 'Overweight' Rating At JP Morgan - FTSE News (LON:SMWH)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - April 28 at 10:29 AM
News IconWeekly Broker Update - WH Smith (LON:SMWH) - Risers & Fallers (LON:SMWH)
www.risersandfallers.com - April 22 at 11:39 AM
capitalcube.com logoWH Smith Plc :SMWH-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended February 29, 2016 (LON:SMWH)
www.capitalcube.com - April 22 at 2:41 AM
News IconWH Smith (LON:SMWH) Broker Roundup - Share Trading News (LON:SMWH)
www.sharetrading.news - April 21 at 11:42 AM
bilbaoya.com logoWere Analysts Bearish WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) This Week? (LON:SMWH)
bilbaoya.com - April 19 at 12:01 PM
marketwatch.com logoWH Smith profit up 11% on travel, high street - MarketWatch (LON:SMWH)
www.marketwatch.com - April 15 at 2:35 PM
News IconWH Smith Plc (SMWH) Rating Reiterated by Investec (LON:SMWH)
cinemablaze.com - April 15 at 2:35 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoThursday newspaper share tips: Tesco, WH Smith (LON:SMWH)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 14 at 11:37 AM
ft.com logo[$$] WH Smith continues to benefit from colour therapy as profit rises (LON:SMWH)
www.ft.com - April 13 at 10:15 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWH Smith reports best high street performance 'in years' (LON:SMWH)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 3:41 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoLondon pre-open: Stocks seen higher after China trade data (LON:SMWH)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 3:35 AM
ftsenews.co.uk logoEnd Of Day Analysis Of Wh Smith (LON:SMWH) Trades - FTSE News (LON:SMWH)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - April 7 at 2:56 PM
News IconWere Analysts Bullish WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) This Week? - Stock Caller (LON:SMWH)
www.stockcaller.com - April 2 at 2:28 PM
News IconWH Smith Plc's (SMWH) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at RBC Capital - MicroCap Magazine (LON:SMWH)
microcapmagazine.com - April 2 at 2:28 PM
News IconWh Smith (LON:SMWH) Morning Share Trades - Share Trading News (LON:SMWH)
www.sharetrading.news - March 19 at 1:58 PM
News IconWh Smith (LON:SMWH) Morning Trade Volumes - Share Trading News (LON:SMWH)
www.sharetrading.news - March 19 at 1:58 PM
News IconEnd Of Day Update On Wh Smith (LON:SMWH) Stock Trades - Share Trading News (LON:SMWH)
www.sharetrading.news - March 12 at 2:47 PM
News IconWH Smith (LON:SMWH) Broker Price Targets - Share Trading News (LON:SMWH)
www.sharetrading.news - March 5 at 2:56 PM
capitalcube.com logoWH Smith Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SMWH-GB : March 4, 2016 (LON:SMWH)
www.capitalcube.com - March 4 at 4:36 AM
News IconRecent Broker Updates On WH Smith (LON:SMWH) - Risers & Fallers (LON:SMWH)
www.risersandfallers.com - February 26 at 8:54 AM
clintongazette.com logoHow Many WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH)'s Analysts Are Bearish? - Clinton Financial (LON:SMWH)
www.clintongazette.com - February 26 at 8:54 AM
News IconAnalysts Consensus For WH Smith (LON:SMWH) - Risers & Fallers (LON:SMWH)
www.risersandfallers.com - February 11 at 12:57 PM
capitalcube.com logoWH Smith Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : February 9, 2016 (LON:SMWH)
www.capitalcube.com - February 9 at 4:36 AM
News IconWh Smith (LON:SMWH) Investors: Deutsche Reiterates Buy Rating, Sees GBX 1850.00/Share - OctaFinance.com (LON:SMWH)
www.octafinance.com - February 3 at 11:52 AM
News IconWH Smith (LON:SMWH) Investors: Liberum Reconfirms Hold Rating, Sees GBX 1625/Share - OctaFinance.com (LON:SMWH)
www.octafinance.com - February 2 at 11:57 AM
trustnet.com logoWH Smith PLC (SMWH) (LON:SMWH)
www.trustnet.com - January 29 at 11:43 AM
News IconAnalyst Coverage Updates - WH Smith (LON:SMWH) - Risers & Fallers (LON:SMWH)
www.risersandfallers.com - January 28 at 11:36 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoJK Rowling venture Pottermore predicts wizard sales of Harry Potter e-books - Yahoo Finance UK (LON:SMWH)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 11:17 AM
News IconNews & Tips: Royal Dutch Shell, JD Wetherspoon, WH Smith & more - Investors Chronicle (LON:SMWH)
www.investorschronicle.co.uk - January 22 at 6:12 PM
iii.co.uk logoShare of the week: Making big paper profits - Interactive Investor (LON:SMWH)
www.iii.co.uk - January 22 at 6:12 PM
capitalcube.com logoWH Smith Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SMWH) : January 12, 2016 (LON:SMWH)
www.capitalcube.com - January 12 at 9:02 AM

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Last Updated on 9/27/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff