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Smiths News (SNWS) Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 34.17
-0.28 (-0.82%)
(As of 05/16/2022 10:51 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
92,281 shs
Average Volume
381,773 shs
Market Capitalization
£84.63 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Smiths News

Smiths News plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesaling of newspapers and magazines in the United Kingdom and internationally. It also supplies inflight entertainment to airlines and travel points; and offers field-based merchandising and marketing, supply chain auditing, and compliance solutions to retailers and suppliers. The company was formerly known as Connect Group PLC and changed its name to Smiths News plc in November 2020. Smiths News plc was incorporated in 2004 and is based in Swindon, the United Kingdom.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£1.11 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 8.03 per share
Book Value
GBX (24.10) per share


Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
£84.63 million
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/7 Dividend
Dividend Payable


Overall MarketRank

3.03 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Smiths News (LON:SNWS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Smiths News a buy right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Smiths News in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Smiths News stock.
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How often does Smiths News pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Smiths News?

Smiths News declared a dividend on Wednesday, May 4th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 9th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.40 per share on Thursday, July 7th. This represents a yield of 4.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 9th. This is an increase from Smiths News's previous dividend of GBX 1. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is Smiths News a good dividend stock?

Smiths News pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.01 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 7.40%. SNWS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Smiths News is 0.05%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for SNWS?

3 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Smiths News' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 50 to GBX 55. On average, they expect Smiths News' stock price to reach GBX 53.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 56.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Smiths News' key executives?
Smiths News' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jonathan Michael Bunting, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 50, Pay $873.7k)
  • Mr. Paul Baker, CFO & Director
  • Mr. Timothy L. Oglesby, Chief Information & Transformation Officer (Age 64)
  • Mr. Stuart Marriner, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
  • Mr. Stuart Godman, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 49)
  • Alissa Davis, Head of Reward
  • Mr. Peter Birks, Chief Exec. Officer of Tuffnells
  • Colin White, Deputy Company Sec.
What is Smiths News' stock symbol?

Smiths News trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SNWS."

How do I buy shares of Smiths News?

Shares of SNWS 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 Smiths News' stock price today?

One share of SNWS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 34.17.

How much money does Smiths News make?

Smiths News has a market capitalization of £84.63 million and generates £1.11 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Smiths News have?

Smiths News employs 1,603 workers across the globe.

What is Smiths News' official website?

The official website for Smiths News is corporate.smithsnews.co.uk.

How can I contact Smiths News?

The company can be reached via phone at 44 34 5128 8888.

This page was last updated on 5/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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