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WH Smith Share Price

SMWH 1987p 37.0  1.9%
23/08/19 1.000k
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Last ex-div: 11th Jul, paid: 1st Aug more... Dividends
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Book Value ps p +18.5%

FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the six months ended 28 February 2019, WH Smith Plc revenues increased 8% to £695M. Net income decreased 24% to £51M. Revenues reflect Travel segment increase of 18% to £364M, Comp. Store Sales (G - %) - High Street increase of 50% to -2%, Value of Retail Sales-Travel increase of 18% to £364M. Net income was offset by Unallocated segment loss increase from £8M to £25M, High Street segment income decrease of 4% to £48M. more »

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31st Aug 2019
31st Aug 2020

Price Target: 22.4
(+12.51% above Price)
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Est. Long Term Growth Rate: +6.1% (£) (p) (p) (£) (p) (p)
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Recommendation:Strong SellSellHoldBuyStrong Buy
No. of Analysts: 0 1 3 3 2

Named Brokers and Analysts
Bank of America Merrill Lynch , Deutsche Bank , Stifel Nicolaus and Company, Incorporated , RBC Capital Markets Richard Chamberlain , Citi Dan Homan , Investec Bank (UK) Plc Kate Calvert , Canaccord Genuity , UBS Equities Adam Cochrane , Numis Securities , Peel Hunt Jonathan Pritchard , JPMorgan Alexander Mees , Barclays Richard Taylor , Haitong Research (UK) , Liberum , Cantor Fitzgerald Europe Mark Photiades ,

Profile Summary

WH Smith PLC is a United Kingdom-based retailer in convenience, books and news for travelling customers. The Company is a high street stationer, bookseller and newsagent. The Company operates through two segments: High Street and Travel. The Company's Travel business sells its products to cater for people on the move or in need of a convenience offer. The Travel business operates from approximately 768 units mainly in airports, railway stations, motorway service areas and hospitals. The High Street business sells a range of Stationery (including greetings cards, general stationery, art and craft, and gifting), News and Impulse (including newspapers, magazines, confectionery and drinks) and Books. The High Street business operates from approximately 612 High Street stores. The Company's digital business operates through two Websites: www.whsmith.co.uk and www.funkypigeon.com. It also operates across Australia, South East Asia, India and the Middle East.

Directors: Stephen Clarke (CEO) , Robert Moorhead (CFO) , Ian Houghton (SEC) , Henry Staunton (NEC) 70, Carl Cowling (CEO) , Simon Emeny (NED) 53, Maurice Thompson (NED) , Suzanne Baxter (NID) ,

No. of Employees: 13,828 No. of Shareholders: n/a


Last Annual August 31st, 2018
Last Interim February 28th, 2019
Incorporated August 10, 2004
Public Since January 2, 1986
Shares in Issue 107,868,059
Free Float 106.6m (98.8%)

SMWH Share Price Performance SMWH Share Price Quote
1987p
37.0  1.9%
Traded 4:46pm · Minimum 15 min delayed · NMS: 1.000k

Latest SMWH News Announcements (delayed)

Upcoming SMWH Events
Thursday 17th October, 2019
Full Year 2019 WH Smith PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 22nd January, 2020
WH Smith PLC Christmas Trading Statement Release
Wednesday 22nd January, 2020
WH Smith PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting

Recent ↓
Thursday 11th July, 2019
Dividend For SMWH.L
Tuesday 21st May, 2019
WH Smith PLC Trading Statement Release
Thursday 11th April, 2019
Half Year 2019 WH Smith PLC Earnings Presentation
Thursday 11th April, 2019
Half Year 2019 WH Smith PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 23rd January, 2019
WH Smith PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Wednesday 23rd January, 2019
WH Smith PLC Christmas Trading Statement Release
Thursday 10th January, 2019
Dividend For SMWH.L
Tuesday 30th October, 2018
WH Smith PLC to Acquire Inmotion Entertainment Group LLC Conference Call
Thursday 11th October, 2018
Full Year 2018 WH Smith PLC Earnings Presentation - London
Thursday 11th October, 2018
Full Year 2018 WH Smith PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 30th August, 2018
WH Smith PLC Pre-close Trading Statement Release
Thursday 12th July, 2018
Dividend For SMWH.L
Wednesday 6th June, 2018
Q3 2018 WH Smith PLC Trading Statement Release
Thursday 12th April, 2018
Half Year 2018 WH Smith PLC Earnings Presentation
Thursday 12th April, 2018
Half Year 2018 WH Smith PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 24th January, 2018
WH Smith PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Wednesday 24th January, 2018
WH Smith PLC Christmas Trading Statement Release
Thursday 11th January, 2018
Dividend For SMWH
Thursday 12th October, 2017
Full Year 2017 WH Smith PLC Earnings Presentation
Thursday 12th October, 2017
Full Year 2017 WH Smith PLC Earnings Release


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