LON:SMWH

WH Smith Competitors

GBX 1,860
+26.50 (+1.45 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
1,852.50
Now: GBX 1,860
1,931.50
50-Day Range
1,764
MA: GBX 1,875.84
2,016
52-Week Range
787.50
Now: GBX 1,860
2,064
Volume354,973 shs
Average Volume356,933 shs
Market Capitalization£2.43 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.90%
BetaN/A

Competitors

WH Smith (LON:SMWH) Vs. THG, ASC, BOO, DNLM, FRAS, and SPD

Should you be buying SMWH stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "specialty retail" are considered alternatives and competitors to WH Smith, including THG (THG), ASOS (ASC), boohoo group (BOO), Dunelm Group (DNLM), Frasers Group (FRAS), and Sports Direct International (SPD).

THG (LON:THG) and WH Smith (LON:SMWH) are both mid-cap consumer cyclical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for THG and WH Smith, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
THG00303.00
WH Smith02302.60

THG currently has a consensus target price of GBX 921.67, indicating a potential upside of 37.97%. WH Smith has a consensus target price of GBX 1,608.25, indicating a potential downside of 13.53%. Given THG's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe THG is more favorable than WH Smith.

Profitability

This table compares THG and WH Smith's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
THGN/AN/AN/A
WH SmithN/AN/AN/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares THG and WH Smith's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
THG£1.61 billion4.02N/AGBX (66.20)-10.09
WH Smith£1.02 billion2.38N/AGBX (199.20)-9.34

THG is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than WH Smith, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

THG beats WH Smith on 5 of the 6 factors compared between the two stocks.

WH Smith (LON:SMWH) and ASOS (LON:ASC) are both mid-cap consumer cyclical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for WH Smith and ASOS, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
WH Smith02302.60
ASOS051302.72

WH Smith presently has a consensus price target of GBX 1,608.25, indicating a potential downside of 13.53%. ASOS has a consensus price target of GBX 6,011.93, indicating a potential upside of 11.87%. Given ASOS's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe ASOS is more favorable than WH Smith.

Profitability

This table compares WH Smith and ASOS's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WH SmithN/AN/AN/A
ASOSN/AN/AN/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares WH Smith and ASOS's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WH Smith£1.02 billion2.38N/AGBX (199.20)-9.34
ASOS£3.64 billion1.47N/AGBX 175.2030.67

WH Smith is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ASOS, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

ASOS beats WH Smith on 6 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

WH Smith (LON:SMWH) and boohoo group (LON:BOO) are both mid-cap consumer cyclical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares WH Smith and boohoo group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WH SmithN/AN/AN/A
boohoo groupN/AN/AN/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for WH Smith and boohoo group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
WH Smith02302.60
boohoo group231002.53

WH Smith presently has a consensus price target of GBX 1,608.25, indicating a potential downside of 13.53%. boohoo group has a consensus price target of GBX 418.57, indicating a potential upside of 17.15%. Given boohoo group's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe boohoo group is more favorable than WH Smith.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares WH Smith and boohoo group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WH Smith£1.02 billion2.38N/AGBX (199.20)-9.34
boohoo group£1.49 billion3.03N/AGBX 6.6054.14

WH Smith is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than boohoo group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

boohoo group beats WH Smith on 6 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

WH Smith (LON:SMWH) and Dunelm Group (LON:DNLM) are both mid-cap consumer cyclical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares WH Smith and Dunelm Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WH SmithN/AN/AN/A
Dunelm GroupN/AN/AN/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for WH Smith and Dunelm Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
WH Smith02302.60
Dunelm Group23202.00

WH Smith presently has a consensus price target of GBX 1,608.25, indicating a potential downside of 13.53%. Dunelm Group has a consensus price target of GBX 1,168, indicating a potential downside of 19.28%. Given WH Smith's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe WH Smith is more favorable than Dunelm Group.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares WH Smith and Dunelm Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WH Smith£1.02 billion2.38N/AGBX (199.20)-9.34
Dunelm Group£1.19 billion2.46N/AGBX 53.8026.90

WH Smith is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Dunelm Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Dunelm Group beats WH Smith on 4 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

WH Smith (LON:SMWH) and Frasers Group (LON:FRAS) are both mid-cap consumer cyclical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares WH Smith and Frasers Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WH Smith£1.02 billion2.38N/AGBX (199.20)-9.34
Frasers Group£3.81 billion0.69N/AGBX 22.5022.39

WH Smith is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Frasers Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares WH Smith and Frasers Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WH SmithN/AN/AN/A
Frasers GroupN/AN/AN/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for WH Smith and Frasers Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
WH Smith02302.60
Frasers Group01002.00

WH Smith presently has a consensus price target of GBX 1,608.25, indicating a potential downside of 13.53%. Given WH Smith's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe WH Smith is more favorable than Frasers Group.

Summary

WH Smith beats Frasers Group on 4 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

WH Smith (LON:SMWH) and Sports Direct International (LON:SPD) are both mid-cap consumer cyclical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares WH Smith and Sports Direct International's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WH Smith£1.02 billion2.38N/AGBX (199.20)-9.34
Sports Direct International£3.70 billion0.00N/AGBX 21.50N/A

WH Smith is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sports Direct International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares WH Smith and Sports Direct International's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WH SmithN/AN/AN/A
Sports Direct InternationalN/AN/AN/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for WH Smith and Sports Direct International, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
WH Smith02302.60
Sports Direct International0000N/A

WH Smith currently has a consensus price target of GBX 1,608.25, indicating a potential downside of 13.53%.

Summary

Sports Direct International beats WH Smith on 3 of the 4 factors compared between the two stocks.


WH Smith Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
THG
THG
1.6$668.00+0.7%£6.48 billion£1.61 billion-10.09Analyst Report
News Coverage
ASOS logo
ASC
ASOS
1.6$5,374.00+0.3%£5.37 billion£3.64 billion30.67Analyst Report
News Coverage
boohoo group logo
BOO
boohoo group
1.6$357.30+0.4%£4.51 billion£1.49 billion54.14Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Dunelm Group logo
DNLM
Dunelm Group
0.8$1,447.00+0.6%£2.93 billion£1.19 billion26.90
FRAS
Frasers Group
0.5$503.70+0.3%£2.62 billion£3.81 billion22.39Gap Down
Sports Direct International logo
SPD
Sports Direct International
0.8N/AN/A£2.34 billion£3.70 billion21.86High Trading Volume
Pets at Home Group logo
PETS
Pets at Home Group
1.2$451.40+0.3%£2.26 billion£1.09 billion31.79
AO World logo
AO
AO World
0.7$313.20+3.3%£1.50 billion£1.30 billion65.25High Trading Volume
Gap Down
MOON
Moonpig Group
1.0$441.20+0.3%£1.46 billion£262.72 million30.43Gap Up
DFS Furniture logo
DFS
DFS Furniture
1.2$285.50+2.5%£737.69 million£809.10 million-28.27Analyst Report
News Coverage
4imprint Group logo
FOUR
4imprint Group
1.5$2,465.00+0.0%£692.32 million£560.04 million308.13
N Brown Group logo
BWNG
N Brown Group
1.8$67.45+1.0%£310.60 million£782 million7.49
Card Factory logo
CARD
Card Factory
1.6$80.90+0.0%£276.38 million£356.40 million19.26News Coverage
APGN
Applegreen
1.1$221.00+1.1%£266.68 millionN/A9.13
STU
Studio Retail Group
0.8$277.95+1.6%£245.40 million£474.22 million14.40
Findel logo
FDL
Findel
0.8N/AN/A£191.90 million£506.81 million8.63
Gear4music logo
G4M
Gear4music
0.7$825.00+0.0%£172.84 million£141.15 million22.85
UPGS
UP Global Sourcing
1.0$161.50+2.2%£132.71 million£115.68 million19.46
Mothercare logo
MTC
Mothercare
0.7$17.38+3.3%£97.97 million£107.10 million3.28
Hornby logo
HRN
Hornby
0.4$57.00+0.0%£95.15 million£43.12 million-142.50News Coverage
ScS Group logo
SCS
ScS Group
1.7$243.50+0.0%£92.56 million£277.43 million7.52
MySale Group logo
MYSL
MySale Group
0.4$9.38+4.1%£82.21 million£122.93 million-93.75Gap Up
SOS
Sosandar
0.5$24.25+1.0%£46.63 million£10.49 million-7.13Analyst Report
ANG
Angling Direct
0.5N/AN/A£40.39 million£58.79 million-196.70
WRKS
TheWorks.co.uk
1.6$53.00+6.8%£33.13 million£217.56 million-2.27Gap Up
QUIZ logo
QUIZ
QUIZ
0.9$12.03+0.0%£14.94 million£72.01 million-1.29
SGI
The Stanley Gibbons Group
0.5$3.06+0.3%£13.06 million£11.41 million-3.40
InnovaDerma logo
IDP
InnovaDerma
1.0$40.00+0.0%£6.96 million£12.28 million-5.63Insider Buying
News Coverage
NTLG
Conduity Capital Plc (NTLG.L)
0.5$0.98+0.0%£2.19 millionN/A0.00High Trading Volume
Koovs logo
KOOV
Koovs
0.5N/AN/A£129,000.00N/A-0.36Gap Down
Fishing Republic logo
FISH
Fishing Republic
0.5N/AN/A£0.00N/A0.00News Coverage
UVEN
Uvenco UK
0.8N/AN/A£0.00N/A0.00
This page was last updated on 4/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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