SMWH.L - WH Smith PLC

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
1,963.00
-4.00 (-0.20%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous close1,967.00
Open1,965.00
Bid1,830.00 x 122500
Ask2,060.00 x 80200
Day's range1,955.00 - 1,995.00
52-week range1,635.00 - 2,347.00
Volume205,566
Avg. volume415,481
Market cap2.143B
Beta0.13
PE ratio (TTM)19.11
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings dateN/A
Forward dividend & yield0.32 (1.63%)
Ex-dividend date2018-07-12
1y target estN/A
  • Reuters - UK Focus8 days ago

    BUZZ-Top of the Street: Weir, Meggitt, Beazley, Bpost, WH Smith

    A round-up of notable broker activity this morning from Europe's top-ranked* analysts: ** 5-star analyst Amy Wong of UBS raises Weir to "buy" as the share price now appears to reflect concerns ...

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  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    LIVE MARKETS-Russia sanctions: hold on tight

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  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    LIVE MARKETS-Mid-session update: Cautiously cautious

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    LIVE MARKETS-Buying a collapse in the "economic surprise index" rarely goes wrong

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    LIVE MARKETS-Trade wars: "There will be winners and losers"

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    LIVE MARKETS-Opening snapshot: European shares tepid

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  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    LIVE MARKETS-UK high street back in focus

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  • Reuters3 months ago

    WH Smith's interim profit dips as high street business sags

    (Reuters) - British books, newspaper and stationery retailer WH Smith Plc (SMWH.L) reported a 1 percent drop in interim pretax profit as its high street business continues to sag under pressure from broader ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    BUZZ-Top of the Street: Lindt & Sprungli, Electrocomponents, WH Smith

    A round-up of notable broker activity this morning from Europe's top-ranked* analysts: ** Berenberg cuts Swiss chocolate maker Lindt & Sprungli to "hold" from "buy", highlighting limited ...

  • Waterstone's owner balances books with Elliott sale talks
    Sky News6 months ago

    Waterstone's owner balances books with Elliott sale talks

    The hedge fund which took Game Digital (Frankfurt: A11543 - news) onto the stock market four years ago is in talks about a takeover of Waterstone's, Britain's best-known specialist bookseller. Sky News has learnt that Elliott Advisors, which has backed a string of UK retail deals, is one of a small number of bidders to have lodged formal offers for the chain. A source said that Elliott had been granted a short period of exclusivity within which to conclude negotiations about a deal.

  • Reuters6 months ago

    WH Smith keeps faith with British high street despite sales slowdown

    The problems on the high street contrast with a brighter outlook for the company's travel business which sells items such as snacks and newspapers at locations including airports and railway stations at home and abroad. "If you look at the last 10 years, like-for-like sales have declined (at the high street) but our store count has stayed stubbornly consistent around 600 or so," Chief Executive Stephen Clarke said on Wednesday, indicating the company did not intend to rethink its high street strategy. "We don't manage our high street business for sales, we manage it for profit," Clarke said adding that profit from the stores had held up despite lower sales.

  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    WH Smith keeps faith with British high street despite sales slowdown

    The head of British stationer WH Smith said the company had no plans to close any high street stores after a slowdown in sales weighed on its performance over the past 20 weeks. The problems on the high street contrast with a brighter outlook for the company's travel business which sells items such as snacks and newspapers at locations including airports and railway stations at home and abroad. "If you look at the last 10 years, like-for-like sales have declined (at the high street) but our store count has stayed stubbornly consistent around 600 or so," Chief Executive Stephen Clarke (Toronto: CKI.TO - news) said on Wednesday, indicating the company did not intend to rethink its high street strategy.

  • Famous Five and Ladybird spoofs fall flat as WH Smith sales dip
    Sky News6 months ago

    Famous Five and Ladybird spoofs fall flat as WH Smith sales dip

    Spoof humour books failed to raise a smile over Christmas as falling sales took their toll on trading at WH Smith (LSE: SMWH.L - news) . WH Smith said like-for-like sales in its high street stores fell 4% in the 20 weeks to 20 January. Chief (Taiwan OTC: 3345.TWO - news) executive Stephen Clarke said the decline was in line with expectations, and that stationery, Christmas cards, and wrapping paper had done well.

  • Bloomberg6 months ago

    WH Smith Isn't Laughing as Humorous Book Shortage Hits Sales

    British authors have lost their sense of humor, at least according to one retailer.

  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    Ex-divs to take 0.4 points off FTSE 100 on Jan. 11

    The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, ...

  • Reuters9 months ago

    WH Smith's profits boosted by sales growth at travel stores

    WH Smith said trading profit at its more than 750 outlets at travel hubs, including railway stations and motorway service areas, rose 10.3 percent to 96 million pounds and now makes up over 60 percent of its trading profit. Trading profit at its high street outlets was flat at 62 million pounds. The company's travel business has been expanding internationally.

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