WH Smith (SMWH)

Sector:

Retailers

Index:

FTSE 250

1,275.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -2.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,525.00p
  • 52 Week Low: 1,083.00p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 130.91m
  • Volume: 115,737
  • Market Cap: £1,669.13m
  • RiskGrade: 324

Dividend Data

  31-Aug-2331-Aug-2231-Aug-2131-Aug-2031-Aug-19
Interim Dividend8.10pn/an/an/a17.20p
Final Dividend20.80p9.10pn/an/a41.00p
Total Dividend28.90p9.10pn/an/a58.20p
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Fundamentals - based on IFRS

  £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions)
Income Statement 31-Aug-23 31-Aug-22 31-Aug-21 31-Aug-20 31-Aug-19
Continuing Operations          
Revenue 1,793.00 1,400.00 886.00 1,021.00 1,397.00
Operating Profit/(Loss) 156.00 97.00 (92.00) (260.00) 140.00
Net Interest (46.00) (34.00) (24.00) (20.00) (5.00)
Profit Before Tax 110.00 63.00 (116.00) (280.00) 135.00
Profit After Tax 88.00 53.00 (80.00) (239.00) 108.00
Discontinued Operations          
Profit After Tax n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
PROFIT FOR THE PERIOD 88.00 53.00 (80.00) (239.00) 108.00
Attributable to:          
Equity Holders of Parent Company 79.00 47.00 (82.00) (239.00) 106.00
Minority Interests 9.00 6.00 2.00 n/a 2.00
           
Continuing EPS          
Earnings per Share - Basic 60.80p 36.20p (62.60p) (199.20p) 98.10p
Earnings per Share - Diluted 59.80p 35.60p (62.60p) (199.20p) 97.20p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted 77.70p 48.50p (22.10p) (43.30p) 114.70p
Continuing and Discontinued EPS          
Earnings per Share - Basic 60.80p 36.20p (62.60p) (199.20p) 98.10p
Earnings per Share - Diluted 59.80p 35.60p (62.60p) (199.20p) 97.20p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted 77.70p 48.50p (22.10p) (43.30p) 114.70p
           
Dividend per Share 28.90p 9.10p n/a n/a 58.20p
  £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions)
Balance Sheet 31-Aug-23 31-Aug-22 31-Aug-21 31-Aug-20 31-Aug-19
Assets          
Non-Current Assets          
Property, Plant & Equipment 714.00 665.00 502.00 605.00 201.00
Intangible Assets 505.00 543.00 473.00 493.00 225.00
Investment Properties n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Investments n/a n/a 2.00 2.00 4.00
Other Financial Assets n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Non-Current Assets 54.00 66.00 63.00 32.00 18.00
  1,273.00 1,274.00 1,040.00 1,132.00 448.00
Current Assets          
Inventories 205.00 198.00 135.00 150.00 174.00
Trade & Other Receivables 115.00 87.00 45.00 49.00 73.00
Cash at Bank & in Hand 56.00 132.00 130.00 108.00 49.00
Current Asset Investments n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Current Assets 1.00 1.00 n/a 8.00 2.00
  377.00 418.00 310.00 315.00 298.00
           
Other Assets n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Assets 1,650.00 1,692.00 1,350.00 1,447.00 746.00
           
Liabilities          
Current Liabilities          
Borrowings 200.00 151.00 108.00 130.00 20.00
Other Current Liabilities 343.00 366.00 268.00 247.00 259.00
  543.00 517.00 376.00 377.00 279.00
           
Net Current Assets cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a
           
Non-Current Liabilities          
Borrowings 751.00 850.00 777.00 829.00 209.00
Provisions 16.00 14.00 12.00 11.00 7.00
Other Non-Current Liabilities n/a n/a 2.00 3.00 14.00
  767.00 864.00 791.00 843.00 230.00
           
Other Liabilities n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Liabilities 1,310.00 1,381.00 1,167.00 1,220.00 509.00
           
Net Assets 340.00 311.00 183.00 227.00 237.00
           
Capital & Reserves          
Share Capital 29.00 29.00 29.00 29.00 24.00
Share Premium Account 316.00 316.00 316.00 315.00 9.00
Other Reserves (237.00) (188.00) (254.00) (280.00) (253.00)
Retained Earnings 209.00 138.00 82.00 158.00 455.00
Shareholders Funds 317.00 295.00 173.00 222.00 235.00
           
Minority Interests/Other Equity 23.00 16.00 10.00 5.00 2.00
Total Equity 340.00 311.00 183.00 227.00 237.00
Cash Flow 31-Aug-23 31-Aug-22 31-Aug-21 31-Aug-20 31-Aug-19
Net Cash Flow From Operating Activities 251.00 187.00 100.00 81.00 149.00
Returns On Investment & Servicing of Finance fn/a fn/a fn/a fn/a fn/a
Taxation Paid fn/a fn/a fn/a fn/a fn/a
Net Cash Flow from Investing Activities (122.00) (83.00) (43.00) (395.00) (220.00)
Acquisitions & Disposals gn/a gn/a gn/a gn/a gn/a
Dividends Paid fn/a fn/a fn/a fn/a fn/a
Management of Liquid Resources cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a
Net Cash Flow from Financing Activities (203.00) (104.00) (35.00) 374.00 75.00
Net Increase/Decrease In Cash (74.00) n/a 22.00 60.00 4.00
Ratios - based on IFRS 31-Aug-23 31-Aug-22 31-Aug-21 31-Aug-20 31-Aug-19
Continuing Operations          
PE Ratio - Adjusted 18.9 29.5 n/a n/a 17.1
PEG - Adjusted 0.3 n/a n/a n/a 2.8
Earnings per Share Growth - Adjusted 60% n/a n/a n/a 6%
Dividend Cover 2.69 5.33 n/a n/a 1.97
Revenue per Share 1,379.23p 1,076.92p 6.83p 850.83p 1,293.52p
Pre-Tax Profit per Share 84.61p 48.46p (0.89p) (233.33p) 125.00p
Operating Margin 8.70% 6.93% (10.38%) (25.47%) 10.02%
Return on Capital Employed 19.45% 12.39% n/a n/a 56.45%
Continuing & Discontinued Operations          
PE Ratio - Adjusted 18.9 29.5 n/a n/a 17.1
PEG - Adjusted 0.3 n/a n/a n/a 2.8
Earnings per Share Growth - Adjusted 60% n/a n/a n/a 6%
Dividend Cover 2.69 5.33 n/a n/a 1.97
           
Dividend Yield 2.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 3.0%
Dividend per Share Growth 217.58% n/a n/a n/a 7.58%
Operating Cash Flow per Share 193.08p 143.85p 76.34p 67.50p 137.96p
Cash Incr/Decr per Share (56.92p) n/a 0.17p 50.00p 3.70p
Net Asset Value per Share (exc. Intangibles) (126.92p) (178.46p) (221.37p) (221.67p) 11.11p
Net Gearing 282.33% 294.58% 436.42% 383.33% 76.60%

Key

* GAAP

a. Includes discontinued activities

b. Including assets due in more than one year

c. Not disclosed under IFRS

d. Total fixed assets

e. Includes borrowings

f. Included in cash flow from operating activities under IFRS

g. Included in net cash from investing activities under IFRS

h. Pre-tax

i. Capital expenditure

j. Based on operating cash flow before tax

k. Issue of ordinary shares

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.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

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