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LON:SMWH - WH Smith Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 2,400
+20.00 (+0.84 %)
(As of 02/23/2020 10:06 AM ET)
Today's Range
2,368
Now: GBX 2,400
2,406
50-Day Range
2,372
MA: GBX 2,480.76
2,624
52-Week Range
1,878.64
Now: GBX 2,400
2,660
Volume317,401 shs
Average Volume316,134 shs
Market Capitalization£2.76 billion
P/E Ratio24.69
Dividend Yield3.34%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£1.40 billion
Cash FlowGBX 45.41 per share
Book ValueGBX 218.50 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees13,296
Market Cap£2.76 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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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 announced a dividend on Thursday, October 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 9th will be given a dividend of GBX 41 per share on Thursday, January 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.86%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 9th. This is an increase from WH Smith's previous dividend of $17.20. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View WH Smith's Dividend History.

When is WH Smith's next earnings date?

WH Smith is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 22nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for WH Smith.

What price target have analysts set for SMWH?

8 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for WH Smith's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,800 to GBX 3,000. On average, they expect WH Smith's stock price to reach GBX 2,485.63 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for WH Smith.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WH Smith?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WH Smith in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 6 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?

Media coverage about SMWH stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. WH Smith earned a media sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for WH Smith.

Who are some of WH Smith's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of WH Smith own?

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, MD of High Street Bus. & Exec. Director

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 2,400.

How big of a company is WH Smith?

WH Smith has a market capitalization of £2.76 billion and generates £1.40 billion in revenue each year. WH Smith employs 13,296 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About WH Smith.

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:  416 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  556 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  972
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 2/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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