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

GBX 2,418
-4.00 (-0.17 %)
(As of 12/11/2019 03:28 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 2,418
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 2,329
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 2,418
Volume4,214 shs
Average Volume316,134 shs
Market Capitalization£2.78 billion
P/E Ratio24.88
Dividend Yield3.35%
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
SectorConsumer Cyclical



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£1.40 billion
Cash FlowGBX 46.48 per share
Book ValueGBX 218.50 per share



Market Cap£2.78 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
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 declared a dividend on Thursday, October 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 9th will be paid 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.

What price target have analysts set for SMWH?

6 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for WH Smith's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,800 to GBX 2,600. On average, they anticipate WH Smith's stock price to reach GBX 2,360.83 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.5%. 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 1 sell rating and 5 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 stories about SMWH stock have been trending very negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. WH Smith earned a coverage optimism score of -3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for WH Smith.

Who are some of WH Smith's key competitors?

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 CHIMERA INVT CO/SH NEW (CIM), Connect Group (CNCT), Imperial Brands (IMB), STV Group (STVG), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Babcock International Group (BAB), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), JMP Group (JMP), RSP Permian (RSPP) and Diageo (DGE).

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 2,422.

How big of a company is WH Smith?

WH Smith has a market capitalization of £2.79 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:  394 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  540 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  934
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 12/11/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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