LON:SMWH - WH Smith Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 1,943 -1.00 (-0.05 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 1,943
Today's RangeGBX 1,921 - GBX 1,952
52-Week RangeGBX 1,635 - GBX 2,347
Volume435,397 shs
Average Volume316,134 shs
Market Capitalization£2.13 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
WH Smith logoWH 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
SymbolLON:SMWH
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£2,130.00

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, April 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 12th will be given a dividend of GBX 16 per share on Thursday, August 2nd. This represents a yield of 0.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 12th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View WH Smith's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for SMWH?

7 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for WH Smith's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,850 to GBX 2,300. On average, they expect WH Smith's share price to reach GBX 2,138.57 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for WH Smith.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WH Smith?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WH Smith in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 3 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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.

Has WH Smith been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about SMWH stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. WH Smith earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.21 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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 1,943.

How big of a company is WH Smith?

WH Smith has a market capitalization of £2.13 billion.

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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  318 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  406 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  724
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 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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