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LON:SMWH

WH Smith - SMWH Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 1,663.04
-25.46 (-1.51%)
(As of 02/6/2023 12:17 PM ET)
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Today's Range
1,662.50
1,687
50-Day Range
1,397
1,688.50
52-Week Range
1,110
1,721
Volume
105,259 shs
Average Volume
312,301 shs
Market Capitalization
£2.18 billion
P/E Ratio
4,619.56
Dividend Yield
0.58%
Price Target
GBX 1,873

WH Smith MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
12.6% Upside
GBX 1,873 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
£2.10 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.39 out of 5 stars

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About WH Smith (LON:SMWH) Stock

WH Smith PLC operates as a travel retailer in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates in two divisions, Travel and High Street. The company offers news, books, health and beauty products, souvenirs, digital accessories, and food and drink products for travelling customers. As of August 31, 2022, it operated 1,196 units primarily in airports, hospitals, railway stations, and motorway service areas. It also 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, 2022, it operated 527 stores. In addition, it offers its stationery, books, magazines, and gifts through whsmith.co.uk; personalized greetings cards and gifts through funkypigeon.com; pens through cultpens.com; and personalized stationery products through treeofhearts.co.uk and dottyaboutpaper.co.uk websites. The company was founded in 1792 and is based in Swindon, the United Kingdom.

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SMWH Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/26 Dividend
1/05/2023
Dividend Payable
1/26/2023
Today
2/06/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Specialty Retail
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
11,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 1,873
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 2,100
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 1,390
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+12.6%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£1.40 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 115.77 per share
Book Value
GBX 228.70 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£2.18 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Carl D. Cowling
    Group Chief Exec. & Director
  • Mr. Robert James Moorhead (Age 59)
    CFO, COO & Exec. Director
    Comp: $1.29M
  • Mr. Ian Houghton
    Legal Director & Company Sec.













SMWH Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell WH Smith stock right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WH Smith in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" SMWH shares.
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What is WH Smith's stock price forecast for 2023?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for WH Smith's shares. Their SMWH share price forecasts range from GBX 1,390 to GBX 2,100. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach GBX 1,873 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have SMWH shares performed in 2023?

WH Smith's stock was trading at GBX 1,484.50 at the start of the year. Since then, SMWH stock has increased by 12.0% and is now trading at GBX 1,663.04.
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How often does WH Smith pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WH Smith?

WH Smith announced a dividend on Tuesday, November 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 5th will be paid a dividend of GBX 9.10 per share on Thursday, January 26th. This represents a yield of 0.64%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 5th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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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 Aviva (AV), Barclays (BARC), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), Babcock International Group (BAB), Chimera Investment (CIM), Glencore (GLEN), BP (BP), Diageo (DGE), International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) and Imperial Brands (IMB).

What is WH Smith's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of WH Smith?

Shares of SMWH stock 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.
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What is WH Smith's stock price today?

One share of SMWH stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,663.04.

How much money does WH Smith make?

WH Smith (LON:SMWH) has a market capitalization of £2.18 billion and generates £1.40 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does WH Smith have?

The company employs 11,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact WH Smith?

WH Smith's mailing address is Greenbridge Road, SWINDON, SN3 3RX, United Kingdom. The official website for the company is www.whsmithplc.co.uk. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1793-616161.

This page (LON:SMWH) was last updated on 2/6/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff