SMWH.L - WH Smith PLC

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
2,051.00
+2.00 (+0.10%)
At close: 5:11PM BST
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Previous close2,049.00
Open2,018.00
Bid0.00 x 122500
Ask0.00 x 80200
Day's range2,018.00 - 2,061.00
52-week range1,398.00 - 2,106.00
Volume502,118
Avg. volume330,470
Market cap2.24B
BetaN/A
PE ratio (TTM)20.97
EPS (TTM)97.8
Earnings dateN/A
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-dividend dateN/A
1y target est2,015.00
  • Fool.co.uk11 days ago

    One multibagging FTSE 250 stock I’d buy and one I’d sell

    Paul Summers thinks it might be time to ditch one high street retailer and switch to another.

  • Reuters11 days 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.

  • Reuters - UK Focus11 days ago

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

    British books and stationery retailer WH Smith Plc reported a 6.9 percent rise in annual pretax profits to 140 million pounds on Thursday, with growth led by outlets at airports and other travel sites. ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus11 days ago

    WH Smith reports rise in annual profit led by travel hub outlets

    British books and stationery retailer WH Smith Plc reported a 6.9 percent rise in annual pretax profit to 140 million pounds on Thursday led by outlets in airports and other travel hubs. WH Smith said ...

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  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    MORNING BID EUROPE-Macron's European tour

    While Britain grapples with its exit from the EU, France's Emmanuel Macron is seeking to re-shape it. The risk is that this only feeds the impression that London and Brussels continue to talk past each other.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    British retailer WH Smith's sales rise 2 pct in 15 weeks to June 10

    British books and stationery retailer WH Smith Plc said its sales rose 2 percent in the 15 weeks to June 10 as a strong performance at outlets at transport hubs outshone weakness in its high street operations. ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 months ago

    MORNING BID EUROPE-Europe braces for Trump exit from Paris deal

    The big news of the day, already well trailed in various tweets and by sources close to the White House, will be Donald Trump's announcement at 1900 GMT on whether the United States will withdraw from the Paris Agreement on tackling climate change. The head of the European Commission was out late yesterday vowing to make it his duty to ensure the United States did not shirk its legacy commitments to the accord even as it embarks on the process of leaving it. Whether she was right or wrong to decide from the start to limit her TV appearances in such events, the recent poll evidence suggests that overall her campaign has been weak, allowing Jeremy Corbyn's Labour to rub out much of the commanding lead her party had only a few weeks ago.

  • Kids Company bosses face directorship ban over 2015 collapse
    Sky News6 months ago

    Kids Company bosses face directorship ban over 2015 collapse

    The founder and former trustees of Kids Company face being banned from serving as company directors after the charity collapsed in 2015 amid allegations of serious financial mismanagement. Sky News has learnt that the Government's Insolvency Service has written to lawyers acting for Kids Company's former board members - who include Alan Yentob, the ex-BBC creative director, and Richard Handover, a former boss of WH Smith (LSE: SMWH.L - news) - to warn them that it is minded to pursue disqualification proceedings against them.

  • Government moves to ban Kids Company directors over 2015 collapse
    Sky News6 months ago

    Government moves to ban Kids Company directors over 2015 collapse

    The founder and former trustees of Kids Company face being banned from serving as company directors after the charity collapsed in 2015 amid allegations of serious financial mismanagement. Sky News has learnt that the Government's Insolvency Service has written to lawyers acting for Kids Company's former board members - who include Alan Yentob, the ex-BBC creative director, and Richard Handover, a former boss of WH Smith (LSE: SMWH.L - news) - to warn them that it is minded to pursue disqualification proceedings against them.

  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    WH Smith first-half profit up 3.75 pct on travel boost

    British books, newspaper and stationery retailer WH Smith Plc (LSE: SMWH.L - news) posted a 3.75 percent rise in first-half pretax profit as its travel business continued to outshine lagging high street or town centre retail operations. WH Smith, which has more than 1,300 stores mostly in the UK, said profit before tax for the six months to Feb. 28 rose to 83 million pounds ($104 million) from 80 million last year. Trading profit at its travel business, made up of outlets at airports, railway stations, motorway services, hospitals and workplaces, rose 11 percent to 39 million pounds, helped by an improvement in passenger numbers.

  • Famous Five parodies boost WH Smith Christmas sales
    Sky News9 months ago

    Famous Five parodies boost WH Smith Christmas sales

    Sales of spoof Famous Five and Ladybird books helped WH Smith (LSE: SMWH.L - news) report strong Christmas trading. It was helped by the popularity of titles such as Five on Brexit Island and Five Go on a Strategy Away Day - gentle parodies which reimagine Enid Blyton's characters. The book series follows the success of Ladybird book spoofs for adults.

  • Reuters - UK Focus9 months ago

    WH Smith's profit forecast brightens after strong Christmas sales

    Sales at its Travel division, which comprises outlets at airports, railway and motorway service stations as well as hospitals and workplaces, rose 10 percent, helped in part by currency movements as the company operates over 190 shops abroad. "As a result of the performance in Travel we expect group profit growth for the year to be slightly ahead of plan," Chief (Taiwan OTC: 3345.TWO - news) Executive Stephen Clarke said in a trading statement. Its Travel business has consistently outperformed the High Street unit, owing to increased competition from other retailers and supermarkets and online shopping.

  • Reuters - UK Focus9 months ago

    WH Smith sees full-year profit slightly ahead expectations

    British books, newspaper and stationery retailer WH Smith Plc said it expects full-year profit growth to be slightly ahead of expectations as it posted strong sales in its travel business over the Christmas ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus9 months ago

    No ex-divs on the FTSE 100 on Jan.12

    No FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, although several mid-caps will go ex-div, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. Among FTSE 250 companies going ...

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