WH Smith (SMWH)

Sector:

Retailers

Index:

FTSE 250

1,612.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      17.50p
  • 52 Week High: 1,805.50
  • 52 Week Low: 1,311.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 130.91m
  • Volume: 386,162
  • Market Cap: £2,110.92m
  • RiskGrade: 324

Growth Ratings

EPS Growth shows the relative growth of a company's earnings over the last year.

The rise in total monies receivable for goods / services sold before expenses.

1yr EPS Growth Not Available
1yr Revenue Growth
59.56% below the market average59.56% below the market average59.56% below the market average59.56% below the market average59.56% below the market average
64% below the sector average64% below the sector average64% below the sector average64% below the sector average64% below the sector average

Income Ratings

The percentage of the share price that a company pays out as dividends over a year.

The percentage change from the previous year in the dividend paid on each share.

Dividend Yield Not Available
1yr DPS Growth Not Available

Valuation Ratings

The share price as a ratio of revenue per share.

The share price as a ratio of net asset value.

Price Sales Ratio
20.07% below the market average20.07% below the market average20.07% below the market average20.07% below the market average20.07% below the market average
73.33% above the sector average73.33% above the sector average73.33% above the sector average73.33% above the sector average73.33% above the sector average
Price Book Ratio
92.59% below the market average92.59% below the market average92.59% below the market average92.59% below the market average92.59% below the market average
100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average

Performance Ratings

In percentage total change in share price over 30 days.

In percentage total change in share price over 3 months.

Price Chg 30d
85.88% above the market average85.88% above the market average85.88% above the market average85.88% above the market average85.88% above the market average
57.69% above the sector average57.69% above the sector average57.69% above the sector average57.69% above the sector average57.69% above the sector average
Price Chg 3m
11.59% above the market average11.59% above the market average11.59% above the market average11.59% above the market average11.59% above the market average
53.85% above the sector average53.85% above the sector average53.85% above the sector average53.85% above the sector average53.85% above the sector average

Technical Ratings

The Relative Strength Index measures a share price relative to itself and its recent history.

Momentum is an oscillator that measures the rate of price change.

RSI
83.10% above the market average83.10% above the market average83.10% above the market average83.10% above the market average83.10% above the market average
80.77% above the sector average80.77% above the sector average80.77% above the sector average80.77% above the sector average80.77% above the sector average
Momentum 20
97.07% above the market average97.07% above the market average97.07% above the market average97.07% above the market average97.07% above the market average
96.15% above the sector average96.15% above the sector average96.15% above the sector average96.15% above the sector average96.15% above the sector average

Management Ratings

Operating Margin is profit as a percentage of sales.

Return on capital employed measures the return from invested and borrowed capital.

Operating Margin
49.85% below the market average49.85% below the market average49.85% below the market average49.85% below the market average49.85% below the market average
91.49% below the sector average91.49% below the sector average91.49% below the sector average91.49% below the sector average91.49% below the sector average
ROCE Not Available

Profitability Ratings

Earnings per share, the company's profitability expressed on a per share basis.

Analysts' estimates of future EPS for the next 2 years.

EPS
91.54% below the market average91.54% below the market average91.54% below the market average91.54% below the market average91.54% below the market average
100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average
Forecast EPS
37.74% above the market average37.74% above the market average37.74% above the market average37.74% above the market average37.74% above the market average
66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average

Profit/Loss Ratings

Monies produced from sales of goods and services after trade discounts, VAT, etc.

Operating Profit is the profit after deducting operating costs from gross profits.

Turnover
71.68% above the market average71.68% above the market average71.68% above the market average71.68% above the market average71.68% above the market average
23.40% above the sector average23.40% above the sector average23.40% above the sector average23.40% above the sector average23.40% above the sector average
Operating Profit Loss
95.46% below the market average95.46% below the market average95.46% below the market average95.46% below the market average95.46% below the market average
100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average

Balance Sheet Ratings

The difference between current assets and current liabilities.

A current asset representing the company's financial liquidity.

Assets
64.06% above the market average64.06% above the market average64.06% above the market average64.06% above the market average64.06% above the market average
27.66% above the sector average27.66% above the sector average27.66% above the sector average27.66% above the sector average27.66% above the sector average
Cash
68.00% above the market average68.00% above the market average68.00% above the market average68.00% above the market average68.00% above the market average
61.70% above the sector average61.70% above the sector average61.70% above the sector average61.70% above the sector average61.70% above the sector average

Director Deal Ratings

The cumulative amount of stocks sold by company directors over 1 year

The cumulative amount of stocks bought by company directors over 1 year

Sells 1y
25.16% above the market average25.16% above the market average25.16% above the market average25.16% above the market average25.16% above the market average
5.26% above the sector average5.26% above the sector average5.26% above the sector average5.26% above the sector average5.26% above the sector average
Buys 1y
0.65% above the market average0.65% above the market average0.65% above the market average0.65% above the market average0.65% above the market average
39.39% below the sector average39.39% below the sector average39.39% below the sector average39.39% below the sector average39.39% below the sector average

Broker Ratings

The percentage of stockbrokers that rate the company as a Buy

The percentage of stockbrokers that rate the company as a Hold

Brokers Percent Buy
2.21% below the market average2.21% below the market average2.21% below the market average2.21% below the market average2.21% below the market average
18.75% above the sector average18.75% above the sector average18.75% above the sector average18.75% above the sector average18.75% above the sector average
Brokers Percent Neutral
97.83% below the market average97.83% below the market average97.83% below the market average97.83% below the market average97.83% below the market average
100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

 

WH Smith Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 1,612.50p
Change Today 17.50p
% Change 1.10 %
52 Week High 1,805.50
52 Week Low 1,311.00
Volume 386,162
Shares Issued 130.91m
Market Cap £2,110.92m
RiskGrade 324

WH Smith Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
92.69% below the market average92.69% below the market average92.69% below the market average92.69% below the market average92.69% below the market average
87.23% below the sector average87.23% below the sector average87.23% below the sector average87.23% below the sector average87.23% below the sector average
Price Trend
59.73% above the market average59.73% above the market average59.73% above the market average59.73% above the market average59.73% above the market average
61.54% above the sector average61.54% above the sector average61.54% above the sector average61.54% above the sector average61.54% above the sector average
Income
72.49% below the market average72.49% below the market average72.49% below the market average72.49% below the market average72.49% below the market average
66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average
Growth
57.92% below the market average57.92% below the market average57.92% below the market average57.92% below the market average57.92% below the market average
60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 9
Buy 1
Neutral 1
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 11
strong_buy
Broker recommendations should not be taken as investment advice, and are provided by the authorised brokers listed on this page.

WH Smith Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 09-Jan-20 11-Jul-19
Paid 30-Jan-20 01-Aug-19
Amount 41.00p 17.20p

Trades for 27-May-2022

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 59,341 @ 1,612.50p
16:29 6 @ 1,600.50p
16:29 6 @ 1,600.50p
16:29 1,006 @ 1,600.50p
16:29 23 @ 1,600.50p

WH Smith Key Personnel

Chair Henry Staunton

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