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WH Smith

SMWH 2022p -3.0  -0.1%
17/11/17 1.000k

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Last ex-div: 11th Jan, paid: 1st Feb more... Dividends
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the fiscal year ended 31 August 2017, WH Smith Plc revenues increased 2% to £1.23B. Net income increased 7% to £116M. Revenues reflect Travel segment increase of 9% to £624M, Value of Retail Sales-Travel increase of 9% to £624M. Net income benefited from Travel segment income increase of 10% to £96M. Dividend per share increased from £0.44 to £0.48. Basic Earnings per Share excluding Extraordinary Items increased from £0.96 to £1.05. more »

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31st Aug 2018
31st Aug 2019

Price Target: 20.5
(+1.21% 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: 1 0 6 3 1

Named Brokers and Analysts
Deutsche Bank Equity Research Warwick Okines , Stifel Nicolaus and Company, Incorporated Scott Ransley , RBC Capital Markets Richard Chamberlain , Citi Dan Homan , Investec Bank (UK) Plc Kate Calvert , Canaccord Genuity , UBS Equities Adam Cochrane , Numis Securities Andrew Wade , Peel Hunt Jonathan Pritchard , Edison Investment Research Sohil Chotai , JPMorgan Chiara Battistini , 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) 69, Suzanne Baxter (NID) , Annemarie Durbin (NID) 53, Drummond Hall (NID) ,

No. of Employees: 13,773 No. of Shareholders: n/a


Last Annual August 31st, 2017
Last Interim August 31st, 2017
Incorporated August 10, 2004
Shares in Issue 110,379,022
Free Float 108.4m (98.2%)

Address Greenbridge Road, SWINDON, SN3 3RX, United Kingdom
Web http://www.whsmith.co.uk
Phone +44 1793 616161
Contact ()
Auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

SMWH Share Price Performance SMWHQuote
2022p
-3.0  -0.1%
Traded 4:51pm · Minimum 15 min delayed · NMS: 1.000k

Latest SMWH News Announcements (delayed)

Upcoming SMWH Events
Thursday 11th January, 2018
Dividend For SMWH
Wednesday 24th January, 2018
WH Smith PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Monday 22nd January, 2018 (estimate)
WH Smith PLC Christmas Trading Statement Release
Monday 9th April, 2018 (estimate)
Half Year 2018 WH Smith PLC Earnings Release
Monday 11th June, 2018 (estimate)
WH Smith PLC Trading Statement Release

Recent ↓
Thursday 12th October, 2017
Full Year 2017 WH Smith PLC Earnings Presentation
Thursday 12th October, 2017
Full Year 2017 WH Smith PLC Earnings Release
Monday 21st August, 2017 (estimate)
WH Smith PLC Pre-close Trading Statement Release
Thursday 13th July, 2017
Dividend For SMWH
Thursday 8th June, 2017 (estimate)
Q3 2017 WH Smith PLC Trading Statement Release
Wednesday 12th April, 2017
Half Year 2017 WH Smith PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 25th January, 2017
WH Smith PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Wednesday 25th January, 2017
WH Smith PLC Christmas Trading Statement Release
Thursday 12th January, 2017
Dividend For SMWH
Thursday 13th October, 2016
Full Year 2016 WH Smith PLC Earnings Presentation
Thursday 13th October, 2016
Full Year 2016 WH Smith PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 24th August, 2016
WH Smith PLC Pre-close Trading Statement Release
Thursday 14th July, 2016
Dividend For SMWH.L
Wednesday 8th June, 2016
WH Smith PLC Trading Statement Release
Wednesday 13th April, 2016
Half Year 2016 WH Smith PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 27th January, 2016
WH Smith PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Wednesday 20th January, 2016
WH Smith PLC Christmas Trading Statement Release
Thursday 14th January, 2016
Dividend For SMWH.L
Thursday 15th October, 2015
Full Year 2015 WH Smith PLC Earnings Presentation
Thursday 15th October, 2015
Full Year 2015 WH Smith PLC Earnings Release


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