WH Smith (SMWH)

Sector:

Retailers

Index:

FTSE 250

1,181.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      8.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,665.00p
  • 52 Week Low: 1,083.00p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 130.91m
  • Volume: 343,597
  • Market Cap: 1,546.08m
  • RiskGrade: 324

WH Smith Overview

WH Smith PLC is a leading global retailer for news, books and convenience, and is made up of two core business Travel and High Street. We're proud to be the familiar face people trust on their journeys, both in life and through life. We aim to deliver our goals through our strategic priorities and initiatives by: constantly innovating, expanding globally, improving our profitability and delivering sustainable returns.

1 Day Chart (17-05-2024)

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6 Month Chart

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 2.4% 0.0%
Div Cover 2.7 2.6
Op Mrgn 8.7% 10.1%
ROCE 19.5%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 15.2 13.4
PEG 0.3 1.0
Pr/Revenue 0.9 0.8
Pr/Book 4.5  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 28.1% 8.2%
PBT 74.6% 78.9%
EPS 60.2% 13.5%
DPS 217.6% 18.6%

WH Smith Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Aug-19 1,397.00 135.00 114.70p 17.1 2.8 +6% 58.20p 3.0%
31-Aug-20 1,021.00 (280.00) (43.30)p n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0%
31-Aug-21 886.00 (116.00) (22.10)p n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0%
31-Aug-22 1,400.00 63.00 48.50p 29.5 n/a n/a 9.10p 0.6%
31-Aug-23 1,793.00 110.00 77.70p 18.9 0.3 +60% 28.90p 2.0%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

WH Smith Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Aug-24 1,940.44 196.74 88.15p 13.4 1.0 +14% 34.27p 0.0%
31-Aug-25 2,073.54 217.15 97.93p 12.1 1.1 +11% 38.91p 0.0%
31-Aug-26 2,184.15 234.75 105.85p 11.2 1.4 +8% 42.85p 0.0%

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WH Smith Company Announcements

Total Voting Rights 30-Apr-2024 11:00 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 30-Apr-2024 09:09 RNS
INTERIM RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT 25-Apr-2024 07:00 RNS

Latest WH Smith Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

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: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

WH Smith Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 1,181.00p
Change Today 8.00p
% Change 0.68 %
52 Week High 1,665.00p
52 Week Low 1,083.00p
Volume 343,597
Shares Issued 130.91m
Market Cap 1,546.08m
RiskGrade 324

WH Smith Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
67.06% below the market average67.06% below the market average67.06% below the market average67.06% below the market average67.06% below the market average
74.36% below the sector average74.36% below the sector average74.36% below the sector average74.36% below the sector average74.36% below the sector average
Price Trend
52.29% below the market average52.29% below the market average52.29% below the market average52.29% below the market average52.29% below the market average
50% below the sector average50% below the sector average50% below the sector average50% below the sector average50% below the sector average
Income
10.97% above the market average10.97% above the market average10.97% above the market average10.97% above the market average10.97% above the market average
5.26% below the sector average5.26% below the sector average5.26% below the sector average5.26% below the sector average5.26% below the sector average
Growth
76.43% above the market average76.43% above the market average76.43% above the market average76.43% above the market average76.43% above the market average
100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 2
Buy 7
Neutral 4
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 13
buy
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WH Smith Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 11-Jul-24 11-Jan-24
Paid 01-Aug-24 01-Feb-24
Amount 11.00p 20.80p

Trades for 17-May-2024

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 178,271 @ 1,181.00p
16:35 1 @ 1,181.00p
16:35 1,913 @ 1,181.00p
16:35 1,753 @ 1,181.00p
16:35 345 @ 1,181.00p

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