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

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GBX 2,104 +20.00 (+0.96 %)
(As of 04/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 2,084
Today's RangeGBX 2,068 - GBX 2,112
52-Week RangeGBX 1,678 - GBX 2,222
Volume381,871 shs
Average Volume316,134 shs
Market Capitalization£2.27 billion
P/E Ratio25.02
Dividend Yield3.59%
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. As of August 31, 2018, it operated 607 stores. This segment also offers its stationery, books, magazines, and gifts through whsmith.co.uk; and its online personalized greetings cards and gifts through funkypigeon.com and funkypigeon.ie, as well as pens through cultpens.com. The company was founded in 1792 and is based in Swindon, the United Kingdom.

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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£1.31 billion
Cash FlowGBX 44.40 per share
Book ValueGBX 172.20 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees13,296
Market Cap£2.27 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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 11th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 11th will be paid a dividend of GBX 17.20 per share on Thursday, August 1st. This represents a yield of 0.8%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 11th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View WH Smith's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for SMWH?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for WH Smith's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 2,050 to GBX 2,550. On average, they anticipate WH Smith's share price to reach GBX 2,353 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.8% 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 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 4 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 positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. WH Smith earned a coverage optimism score of 2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 2,104.

How big of a company is WH Smith?

WH Smith has a market capitalization of £2.27 billion and generates £1.31 billion in revenue each year. WH Smith employs 13,296 workers across the globe.

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:  351 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  502 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  853
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 4/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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