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Smiths News plc is a United Kingdom-based newspaper and magazine wholesaler. The Company supports publishers and retailers. The Company operates through its Smiths News segment. The Smiths News segment include Smiths News Core, Dawson Media Direct (DMD), Instore and Other businesses. Smiths News Core is a distributor of newspapers and magazines to retailers across England and Wales. DMD supplies newspapers, magazines and inflight entertainment to airlines and travel points in the United Kingdom. Instore supplies field marketing services to retailers and suppliers across the United Kingdom. Other businesses include several ancillary businesses, which are adjacent to Smiths News. Its core services include newspaper and magazine deliveries, collecting and processing returns, managing retail ranges, and providing market insight to forecast demand and minimize waste. The Company distributes a range of print media from large general retailers to smaller independent newsagents.
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Half Year 2023 Smiths News PLC Earnings Release
As of Today at 18:21 UTC, shares in Smiths News are trading at 41.00p. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in Smiths News last closed at 41.00p and the price had moved by +18.16% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the Smiths News share price has outperformed the FTSE All Share Index by +15.89% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for Smiths News is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The Smiths News dividend yield is 10.12% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, Smiths News paid a total dividend of £0.04, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 10.12%.Looking ahead, shares in Smiths News are due to go ex-dividend on 2023-01-12 and the next dividend pay date is 2023-02-09.
Smiths News are due to go ex-dividend on 2023-01-12 and the next dividend pay date is 2023-02-09. The historic dividend yield on Smiths News shares is currently 10.12%.
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As of the previous close price of 41.00p, shares in Smiths News had a market capitalisation of £101.54m.
Here are the trading details for Smiths News:
- Country of listing: United Kingdom
- Exchange: LSE
- Ticker Symbol: SNWS
Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum Smiths News is currently classified as a Super Stock. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.
The analyst consensus target price for shares in Smiths News is 51.00p. That is 24.39% above the last closing price of 41.00p.
Analysts covering Smiths News currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of £0.10 for the next financial year.
An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Smiths News. Over the past six months, its share price has outperformed the FTSE All Share Index by +22.19%.
As of the last closing price of 41.00p, shares in Smiths News were trading +20.19% higher than their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The Smiths News PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 4.01. The shares last closed at 41.00p.
The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.
The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.
Smiths News' management team is headed by:
- David Blackwood - NEC
- Jonathan Bunting - CEO
- Paul Baker - CFO
- Stuart Marriner - GCN
- Denise Collis - NID
- Michael Holt - NID
- Mark Whiteling - NID