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WH Smith (SMWH) Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 1,482.50
-40.00 (-2.63%)
(As of 05/19/2022 01:07 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
88,370 shs
Average Volume
317,487 shs
Market Capitalization
£1.94 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About WH Smith

WH Smith PLC operates as a retailer in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates in two segments, Travel and High Street. The Travel segment offers news, books, and convenience for travelling customers. As of August 31, 2021, it operated 1, 166 units primarily in airports, hospitals, railway stations, motorway service areas, and workplaces. 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. It operated 544 stores. This segment also offers its stationery, books, magazines, and gifts through whsmith.co.uk; personalized greetings cards and gifts through funkypigeon.com; pens through cultpens.com; and personalized stationery products through treeofhearts.co.uk and dottyaboutpaper.co.uk websites. The company was founded in 1792 and is based in Swindon, the United Kingdom.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Specialty Retail
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£1.07 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 72.72 per share
Book Value
GBX 150.80 per share


Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
£1.94 billion
Not Optionable


Overall MarketRank

2.19 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

WH Smith (LON:SMWH) Frequently Asked Questions

Is WH Smith a buy right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WH Smith in the last year. There are currently 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" WH Smith stock.
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What price target have analysts set for SMWH?

7 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for WH Smith's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,840 to GBX 2,300. On average, they expect WH Smith's share price to reach GBX 2,074.29 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are WH Smith's key executives?
WH Smith's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Carl D. Cowling, Group Chief Exec. & Director
  • Mr. Robert James Moorhead, CFO, COO & Exec. Director (Age 58, Pay $919k)
  • Mr. Ian Houghton, Legal Director & Company Sec.
What other stocks do shareholders of WH Smith own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other WH Smith investors own include Aviva (AV), Barclays (BARC), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), Babcock International Group (BAB), Chimera Investment (CIM), Glencore (GLEN), BP (BP), Diageo (DGE), International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) and Imperial Brands (IMB).

What is WH Smith's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of WH Smith?

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.
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What is WH Smith's stock price today?

One share of SMWH stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,482.50.

How much money does WH Smith make?

WH Smith has a market capitalization of £1.94 billion and generates £1.07 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does WH Smith have?

WH Smith employs 11,000 workers across the globe.

What is WH Smith's official website?

The official website for WH Smith is www.whsmithplc.co.uk.

How can I contact WH Smith?

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

This page was last updated on 5/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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