Last 1,343 GBp
Change Today +22.00 / 1.67%
Volume 335.4K
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wh smith plc (SMWH) Snapshot

Open
1,328 GBp
Previous Close
1,321 GBp
Day High
1,345 GBp
Day Low
1,322 GBp
52 Week High
01/23/15 - 1,405 GBp
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - 976.50 GBp
Market Cap
1.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
206.5K
EPS TTM
0.76 GBp
Shares Outstanding
117.5M
EX-Date
01/8/15
P/E TM
17.6x
Dividend
38.89 GBp
Dividend Yield
2.90%
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wh smith plc (SMWH) Details

WH Smith PLC operates as a retailer in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates through two divisions, Travel and High Street. The Travel division sells various products, such as convenience, books, and news for travelling customers. As of August 31, 2014, it operated 725 units in airports, railway stations, motorway service areas, hospitals, and workplaces. The High Street division sells stationery, books, newspapers, magazines, and impulse products. As of August 31, 2014, this division operated 604 stores. It also sells its products through whsmith.co.uk; and personalized greetings cards and gifts through funkypigeon.com and funkypigeon.ie. WH Smith PLC was founded in 1792 and is based Swindon, the United Kingdom.

14,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/8/14
Founded in 1792

wh smith plc (SMWH) Top Compensated Officers

Group Chief Executive, Executive Director and...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.2M GBP
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Offi...
Total Annual Compensation: 828.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

wh smith plc (SMWH) Key Developments

WH Smith PLC Appoints PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Auditors

WH Smith PLC announced that at the annual general meeting held on January 21, 2015, approved the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors.

WH Smith PLC Announces Trading Update for the Twenty Week Period to January 17, 2015

WH Smith PLC announced trading update for the twenty week period to January 17, 2015. For the period, the company delivered a good performance in the period with profit growth in line with plan. Total Group sales were down 1% with like-for-like (LFL) sales down 2%. In Travel, total sales were up 7% with LFL sales up 2%, with an improvement across all channels, particularly large airports. Gross margin continues to grow driven by category mix management. In High Street, total sales were down 5% with LFL sales also down 5%, in line with plan.

WH Smith PLC Proposes Final Dividend for the Year Ended August 31, 2014, Payable on January 29, 2015

WH Smith PLC announced that shareholders are being asked to approve a final dividend of 24.2 pence per ordinary share for the year ended August 31, 2014. If shareholders approve the recommended final dividend at the AGM to be held on January 21, 2015, this will be paid on January 29, 2015 to all shareholders who were on the register of members at close of business on January 9, 2015.

 

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Price/Earnings 16.4x
Price/Sales 1.3x
Price/Book 14.5x
Price/Cash Flow 15.9x
TEV/Sales 1.3x
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