LON:SMWH - WH Smith Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 1,879 +3.00 (+0.16 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 01:39 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 1,876
Today's RangeGBX 1,857 - GBX 1,883
52-Week RangeGBX 1,635 - GBX 2,347
Volume156,152 shs
Average Volume316,134 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
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, 2018, it operated 867 units primarily in airports, railway stations, motorway service areas, hospitals, 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. As of August 31, 2018, it operated 607 stores. This segment also offers its stationery, books, magazines, and gifts through whsmith.co.uk; and its online personalized greetings cards and gifts through funkypigeon.com and funkypigeon.ie, as well as pens through cultpens.com. 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
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-1793-616161

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Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

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Miscellaneous

Employees13,296
OptionableNot Optionable

WH Smith (LON:SMWH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is WH Smith's stock symbol?

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

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

WH Smith declared a dividend on Thursday, October 11th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 10th will be paid a dividend of GBX 38.10 per share on Thursday, January 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 2.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 10th. This is a positive change from WH Smith's previous dividend of $16.00. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View WH Smith's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for SMWH?

6 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for WH Smith's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,050 to GBX 2,300. On average, they anticipate WH Smith's stock price to reach GBX 2,158.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for WH Smith.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WH Smith?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WH Smith in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for WH Smith.

Has WH Smith been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about SMWH stock has been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. WH Smith earned a news impact score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of WH Smith's key competitors?

Who are WH Smith's key executives?

WH Smith's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Stephen Clarke, Group Chief Exec. & Exec. Director
  • Mr. Robert Moorhead, CFO, COO & Exec. Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Ian Houghton, Legal Director & Company Sec.
  • Mr. Carl Cowling, Managing Director of High Street Bus.

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.

What is WH Smith's stock price today?

One share of SMWH stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,879.

What is WH Smith's official website?

The official website for WH Smith is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for WH Smith (LON SMWH)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  336 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  467 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  803
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WH Smith 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.
This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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