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

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GBX 1,727 -61.00 (-3.41 %)
(As of 10/23/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 1,788
Today's RangeGBX 1,717 - GBX 1,773
52-Week RangeGBX 1,635 - GBX 2,347
Volume401,363 shs
Average Volume316,134 shs
Market Capitalization£2.13 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
WH Smith PLC operates as a retailer in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through two segments, High Street and Travel. 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, 2017, it operated 611 stores. This segment also offers its stationery, books, magazines, and gifts through whsmith.co.uk; and its online personalized greetings cards through funkypigeon.com and funkypigeon.ie. The Travel segment offers convenience, books, and news for travelling customers. As of August 31, 2017, it operated 815 units primarily in airports, railway stations, motorway service areas, and hospitals. The company was founded in 1792 and is based in Swindon, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange LON
Industry Specialty Retail
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Cyclical
Current SymbolLON:SMWH
Previous SymbolLON:NWS
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-1793-616161

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins7.95%
Return on Equity52.22%
Return on Assets19.41%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares110,500,000
Market Cap£2.13 billion
OptionableN/A

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. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 10th will be paid a dividend of GBX 38.10 per share on Thursday, January 31st. This represents a yield of 2.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 10th. This is an increase 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 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for WH Smith's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,850 to GBX 2,300. On average, they anticipate WH Smith's stock price to reach GBX 2,145 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.2% 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 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for WH Smith.

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 53)
  • Mr. Ian Houghton, Legal Director & Company Sec.

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 1,727.

How big of a company is WH Smith?

WH Smith has a market capitalization of £2.13 billion.

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:  331 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  450 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  781
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 10/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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