Last 1,092 GBp
Change Today -15.00 / -1.36%
Volume 149.0K
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wh smith plc (SMWH) Snapshot

Open
1,111 GBp
Previous Close
1,107 GBp
Day High
1,114 GBp
Day Low
1,089 GBp
52 Week High
03/27/14 - 1,246 GBp
52 Week Low
10/25/13 - 887.00 GBp
Market Cap
1.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
317.8K
EPS TTM
0.77 GBp
Shares Outstanding
118.4M
EX-Date
01/8/15
P/E TM
14.1x
Dividend
38.89 GBp
Dividend Yield
3.27%
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wh smith plc (SMWH) Details

WH Smith PLC operates as a retailer. The company operates in two divisions, High Street and Travel. The High Street division sells various stationery, books, newspapers, magazines, and impulse products, as well as a range of entertainment products. It operates 615 stores in the United Kingdom. The division also sells its products through operating whsmith.co.uk; and personalized greetings cards and gifts through funkypigeon.com and funkypigeon.ie. The Travel division sells various newspapers, magazines, books, and impulse products for people on the move and a broader convenience range. It operates 673 units, including 154 in airports, 125 in railway stations, 122 in motorway service areas, 122 in hospitals, and 56 in bus stations and workplaces in the United Kingdom, as well as 94 international units in Europe, the Middle East, Australia, South-East Asia, and India. WH Smith PLC was founded in 1792 and is based Swindon, the United Kingdom.

Founded in 1792

wh smith plc (SMWH) Top Compensated Officers

Group Chief Executive, Executive Director and...
Total Annual Compensation: 883.0K GBP
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Offi...
Total Annual Compensation: 764.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

wh smith plc (SMWH) Key Developments

WH Smith PLC Announces Preliminary Group Earnings Results for the Full Year Ended August 31, 2014; Proposes Final Dividend for the Year Ended August 31, 2014 Payable on 29 January 2015

WH Smith PLC announced preliminary group earnings results for the full year ended August 31, 2014. For the year, the company reported revenues of £1,186 million compared with £1,186 million for the same period a year ago. Operating profit was £117 million compared with £107 million for the same period a year ago. Profit before tax was £112 million compared with £103 million for the same period a year ago. Profit for the year was £92 million or 76.0 pence per diluted share compared with £81 million or 63.8 pence per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Headline earning diluted per share was 77.7 pence compared with 66.1 pence for the same period a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was £116 million compared with £119 million for the same period a year ago. Total capex was £32 million compared with £38 million for the same period a year ago. Headline Group profit before tax was £114 million compared with £106 million for the same period a year ago. The Board has proposed a final dividend for the year ended August 31, 2014 of 24.2 pence per share, a 14% increase on last year, giving a total ordinary dividend per share of 35.0 pence, a 14% increase on the prior year. The proposed increase in final dividend reflects the board's confidence in the future prospects of the group, the strong cash generative nature of the business, and progressive dividend policy. Subject to shareholder approval, the dividend will be paid on 29 January 2015 to shareholders registered at the close of business on 9 January 2015.

WH Smith PLC, 2014 Earnings Call, Oct 16, 2014

WH Smith PLC, 2014 Earnings Call, Oct 16, 2014

WH Smith PLC to Report Fiscal Year 2014 Results on Oct 16, 2014

WH Smith PLC announced that they will report fiscal year 2014 results on Oct 16, 2014

 

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